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As a farmer. HARRY SOAN has known and used many sheepdogs, rertain that it is he who is the master. But there was one exception-Oddy. a sheepdog who proved that it is sometimes the dog who trains the man.

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Soan
on BBC Home Service Basic

Prunella Scales as the actress Fanny Kemble in On Broadway, 1832 from Journal of. a Residence in America by FRANCES ANN BUTLER
Introduced by WALTER FITZGERALD
Broadcast on June 21. 1966

Contributors

Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
Fanny Kemble
Unknown:
Frances Ann Butler
Introduced By:
Walter Fitzgerald

The Travelling Man by Ray Butler
' For years I've sat in that office and watched you fellows coming in, listened to your stories ... the people you've met, the places you've seen, the adventures you've had. Well, I want that. I've wanted it for years, but I've been too scared to get it.'
Produced .by MARGARET ETALL

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Butler
Produced By:
Margaret Etall
George Kesteven:
Ronald Herdman
Jessie Kesteven:
Hilda Kriseman
Noone:
Antony Viccars
Jim Badlow:
Alexander John
Secretary:
Carol Marsh

Regional Variations (2)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A duel of words and wit between
PETER JONES with SHEILA STEAFEL, PHILIP HARBEN and WYNFORD VAUGHAN-THOMAS with ZENA SKINNER , RONNIE BARKER
Referee, ROBIN RAY
'Call My Bluff' devised by lark Goodson and Bill Todman
Produced by David Carter
Pre-recorded at The Paris. Lower
Regent Street. London. S.W.I

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Philip Harben
Unknown:
Zena Skinner
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Robin Ray
Unknown:
Bill Todman
Produced By:
David Carter
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Autumn Line: in Paris JEAN
ROOK, Women's Editor of the Daily Sketch, and PRUDF.NCE GLYNN, Fashion Editor of The Times, discuss the new trends
Nursery Governess:
DORIS HOMAN took her first post at eighteen pounds a year
Pictures in the Desert:
ROBIN HANBURY TENISON went to the Sahara to look for prehistoric rock pictures
Moscow Film Festival: a report from NINA HIBBIN
Medical Matters: news and views from doctors and medical workers, compiled by Madge Hart
The Last Enemy by Richard HILLARY abridged by Elizabeth Brewer
Read by MARTIN JARVIS
Last Instalment

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Doris Homan
Unknown:
Robin Hanbury Tenison
Unknown:
Madge Hart
Unknown:
Richard Hillary
Abridged By:
Elizabeth Brewer
Read By:
Martin Jarvis
on BBC Home Service Basic

by W. M. Thackeray
A serial in twelve parts freely adapted by AUDREY LUCAS
With Annabel Maule and Ronald Baddiley
PART 3
Becky goes to Sir Pitt Crawley 's London house and he eventually takes her to his country seat, Queen's Crawley, where she meets Miss Matilda Crawley and her nephew -Rawdon.
Produced by MARTYN C WEBSTER
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
W. M. Thackeray
Adapted By:
Audrey Lucas
Unknown:
Annabel Maule
Unknown:
Ronald Baddiley
Unknown:
Sir Pitt Crawley
Unknown:
Miss Matilda Crawley
Produced By:
Martyn C Webster
on BBC Home Service Basic

by VERNON REYNOLDS
Lecturer in Sociology University of Bristol
1: Budonao
The chimpanzee living in the forests of Uganda may not do such spectacular things as the chimp living in a circus or zoo; but he is just as intelligent-it is just that he is not a specialist. Vernon Reynolds and his wife studied the swinging chimpanzee world of the treetops.
Second talk. New Mexico: next Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Vernon Reynolds
Unknown:
Vernon Reynolds

including:
Going Shopping?: ANGELA PAIN on choosing services and goods. 2: Consumers-local, national, and international
The Skylight in the Garret: another reminiscence from a Yorkshire childhood by BILL TAYLOR
Laughter and Tears: WYN CALVIN , resident comedian at a holiday camp, talks about some of his experiences
Drop Us a Line: your news, views, and memories
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Taylor
Unknown:
Wyn Calvin
Introduced By:
Steve Race

Regional Variations (2)

Story Time: ' Feud in Drumnagowan '-3

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Visitors to America
A series of eight programmes edited by Marvin Kane and R. D. Smith
1:Dickens compiled by NOEL ROBINSON with Anthony Jacobs
Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Edited By:
Marvin Kane
Edited By:
R. D. Smith
Unknown:
Noel Robinson
Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Narrator:
Charles E Stidwiil
Dickens:
Anthony Jacobs
J T Fields:
Stephen Thorne
Mr Putnam:
Marvin Kane
Editor:
Humphrey Morton
George Dolby:
Leigh Crutchley
Mrs J T Fields:
Diana Olsson

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Scottish Newsreel

BBC Home Service Scottish

News Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Stock Market Report. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

(434 m) From the North: news and topics. (261 m.) N.E. news. Voice of Cumberland

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news—The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport
Introduced by PADDY FEENY
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Paddy Feeny
on BBC Home Service Basic

by John Galsworthy adapted for broadcasting In forty-eight parts by MURIEL LEVY with Rachel Gurney , Robert Harris Alan Wheatley , Noel Johnson
Tony Britton
2: A Reconciliation
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Tcny Britton is in ' Cactus Flower ' at the Lyric Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
John Galsworthy
Unknown:
Muriel Levy
Unknown:
Rachel Gurney
Unknown:
Robert Harris
Unknown:
Alan Wheatley
Unknown:
Noel Johnson
Unknown:
Tony Britton
Produced By:
Norman Wright
Produced By:
Tcny Britton
Young Jolvon:
Noel Johnson
Old Jolyon:
Robert Harris
Swithin:
Geoffrey Wincott
Aunt Juley:
Olga Lindo
Irene:
Rachel Gurney
Soames:
Alan Wheatley
June ;:
Gudrun Ure
Philip Bosinney:
Tony Britton
James:
Austin Trevor
Emily:
Grizelda Hervey

Sir Thomas Beecham
1879-1961
Reminiscences of his musical life compiled and introduced by DEREK PARKER with the voices of .JOHN Amis, HUGH BEAN
OWEN BRANNIGAN, CHARLES CRAIG
NORMAN DEL MAR, GERALD JACKSON WILLIAM MANN, ARNOLD NEWNHAM SACHEVERELL SITWELL ODA SLOBODSKAYA
Dame MAGGIE TEYTE
Produced by Robert Gunnell
Broadcast on May 14

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Introduced By:
Derek Parker
Produced By:
Robert Gunnell
on BBC Home Service Basic

The story of Alexander Sasha Serge Stavisky, the impostor whose frauds and sudden death caused 'The
Stavisky Affair'
Written by Jean Forest translated from the French by DINAH BROOKE with Walter Fitzgerald
Martin Starkie
James Thomason with Douglas Hankin
Sidney Keith. Humphrey Morton Stephanie Tremethick Frederick Treves
Produced by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Written By:
Jean Forest
Unknown:
Dinah Brooke
Unknown:
Walter Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Martin Starkie
Unknown:
James Thomason
Unknown:
Douglas Hankin
Unknown:
Sidney Keith.
Unknown:
Humphrey Morton
Unknown:
Stephanie Tremethick
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Produced By:
David Thomson
Narrator:
James Thomasom
Stavisky:
Martin Starkie
His Father:
Harold Kasket
His Wife:
Jill Cary
Chief of Police:
Walter Fitzgerald
Pachot:
Geoffrey Wincott
Baratier:
Christopher Bidmead
Mennet:
Ian Lubbock
Charpentier:
Duncan McIntyre

Regional Variations (2)

Queen's Own Highlanders in Berlin: talk

BBC Home Service Scottish

A.J. Ayer, Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford University, puts his view of the contemporary philosopher's role in discussion with an Englishman, Robert Kee, and a Frenchman, Olivier Todd.

Contributors

Unknown:
A.J. Ayer
Unknown:
Olivier Todd
Unknown:
Robert Kee
Producer:
Richard Keen
on BBC Home Service Basic

A sequence of 16th and 17tti century Italian brass music played by members of the SYMPHONIAE SACRAE BRASS ENSEMBLE
Gordon Webb (trumpet) Michael Laird (trumpet) John Iveson (trombone)
Martin Nicholls (trombone)

Contributors

Unknown:
Symphoniae Sacrae
Unknown:
Gordon Webb
Unknown:
Michael Laird
Unknown:
John Iveson
Unknown:
Martin Nicholls

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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