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9: William Spark one-time organist of Leeds Town Hall, travelling in England and on the Continent
Reader, CHARLES OSBORNE
A series of readings and records selected by John Lade

Contributors

Unknown:
William Spark
Reader:
Charles Osborne
Unknown:
John Lade
on BBC Home Service Basic

The book by Howard Spring adapted for radio in four parts by J. R. GREGSON with Wilfred Pickles
A Dickensian ' story about a country lad's Christmas in the Manchester of Shudehill and Tib Street.
1: Through the Night and Snow
Produced by HERBERT SMITH in the North of England
Broadcast on Dec. 7. 1966
Cast for the week:
Trombone, Bram Fisher

Contributors

Book By:
Howard Spring
Unknown:
J. R. Gregson
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Unknown:
Bram Fisher
Dick, the man:
Brian Trueman
Dick, the boy:
Peter Landon
Uncle Oswald Tubbs:
Wilfred Pickles
Dick's mother:
Rosalie Williams
Dick's father:
Tom Harrison
Harry:
Tom Harrison
Chief Constable:
John Blain
Lord Mayor:
John Broadbent
George Grimes:
John Broadbent
Lady Mayoress:
Norma Wilson
Alderman Biggs:
Harry Markham
George:
Frank Poynter
Alf Eckersley:
Frank Poynter
Uncle Henry:
Geoffrey Banks
Aunt Maria:
Ella Atkinson
Master Tom Figgis:
Willlam Cosham
'Guv'nor' Eckersley:
Robert Wallace
Bill Hepple:
Norman Somers
Gentleman George:
John Daglish
Young Walsingham:
Peter Mellor
Housekeeper:
Sybil Holroyd

A programme of old favourites sung by MARY CONDON (contralto) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and a chorus from the WELLS OPERATIC SOCIETY
Conductor. John H. Davies
Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Contralto:
Mary Condon
Conductor:
John H. Davies
Introduced By:
Dudley Savage

The Beast of the Field by Heather Stevens with Naunton Wayne
A simple wholesome life may hold out an unsuspected lure to at least one overweight self-indulgent husband.
Produced by H. B. FORTUIN
Naunton Wayne is in ' According to tho Evidence at the Theatre Royal. Brighton

Contributors

Unknown:
Heather Stevens
Unknown:
Naunton Wayne
Produced By:
H. B. Fortuin
Produced By:
Naunton Wayne
Patience Edwards:
Betty Hardy
Henry Edwards:
Naunton Wayne
Miriam:
Barbara Mitchell
Mrs Bailey:
Hilda Schroder

Regional Variations (2)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A duet of words and wit between
PETER JONES with NAN WINTON , CLEMENT FREUD and WYNFORD VAUGHAN-THOMAS with JUNE WHITFIELD, ALFRED MARKS
Referee, ROBIN RAY
Call My Bluff devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman
Produced by David Carter
Pre-recorded at The Paris.
Lower Regent Street, London, S.W.I Alfred Marks is in 'Spring and Port Wine' at the New Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Nan Winton
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Mark Goodson
Unknown:
Bill Todman
Produced By:
David Carter

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including: tOpening Fetes: URSULA BLOOM talks to Jack Singleton about her work as a writer and one of its occupational hazards
A Late Learner: DOROTHY WHIT-
TON tells how she took up the guitar in her sixties tA Scandalous Profession? (i):
BRIAN OULTON , an actor by profession and also a qualified lay reader of the Church of England, talks with Leslie Smith about the sometimes contrasted worlds of church and stage
Drop Us a Line: your news, views, and memories
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
Brian Oulton
Unknown:
Leslie Smith
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Regional Variations (2)

' The Strange New Country.' by Theodora Caldwell-2

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
5: Journey to America by Alexis de Tocqueville adapted by Pamela Gravett
Reader, DAVID LYTTON
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Edited By:
Marvin Kane
Edited By:
R. D. Smith
Adapted By:
Pamela Gravett
Reader:
David Lytton
Produced By:
R. D. Smith

Regional Variations (7)

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

BBC Home Service North

News. Stock Market Report. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

Scottish Newsreel

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness
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
6: Pillars of Society
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Tony 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:
Tony Britton
Young Jolyon:
Noel Johnson
Winifred Dartie:
Nicolette Bernard
Monty Dartie:
Garard Green
Philip Bosinney:
Tony Britton
Irene:
Rachel Gurney
Old Jolyon:
Robert Harris
Soames:
Alan Wheatley
June:
Gudrun Ure
Mrs Baynes:
Marjorie Westbury
James:
Austin Trevor

You just can'get a choir today. Boys won'give up the time. Neither will the men
LEIGH CRUTCHLEY went to St. Mary's, Warwick; St. Paul's, Heaton Moor, Stockport; and Grimsby Parish Church, where he found this observation not necessarily true and looked for the reason why.
Produced by Maurice Brown
Broadcast on July 14

Contributors

Produced By:
Maurice Brown

TONY VAN DEN BERGH recently spent a working day and night with The Rev. D. Downham , Rector of Spitalfields
He accompanied the Rector as he carried out his daily duties, taking. services, visiting his sick parishioners, holding staff meetings, and ministering to the vagrant alcoholics in his rehabilitation centre. Out of these recordings Tony Van den Bergh has built up an authentic picture of a day in the life of a Church of England parson.
Produced by Alan Burgess

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony van Den Bergh
Unknown:
Rev. D. Downham
Unknown:
Tony van Den Bergh
Produced By:
Alan Burgess

NORWEGIAN
BROADCASTING ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ØIVIND BERGH PAUL DURAND
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
PRAGUE RADIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by FRANTISEK DYK
Recordings made available by courtesy of Norwegian Radio. French Radio, and Czechoslovak Radio

Contributors

Conducted By:
Ivind Bergh
Conducted By:
Paul Durand
Conducted By:
Frantisek Dyk
on BBC Home Service Basic

by Rosemary Timperley with Mary O'Farrell
Mrs. Gorman. an elderly lady bed-ridden in hospital, is visited by her daughter once a fortnight. Mrs. Gorman is vain about her appearance and likes to have her hair tied with a different coloured ribbon for each visit-and then the Green Ribbon disappears ...
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD and AUDREY CAMERON
Broadcast on October 6. 1965

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Timperley
Unknown:
Mary O'Farrell
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Nurse Forest:
Patricia Leventon
Mrs Gorman:
Mary O'Farrell
Alice Gorman:
Joan Matheson
Gerald Morny:
Noel Howlett
Miss Ames:
Anna Burden
Joan:
Eva Stuart

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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