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on BBC Home Service Basic

JOHN SEYMOUR walks and talks his way along the banks of the River Nar which rises near Tittleshall in Norfolk and runs through a countryside full of farms before it reaches the Great Ouse in the middle of King's Lynn
Produced by Patrick Harvey
John Seymour looks at Black Country canals: next Thurs., 4.15

Contributors

Unknown:
John Seymour
Produced By:
Patrick Harvey
Produced By:
John Seymour
on BBC Home Service Basic

A new series of sound biographies tracing the lives and careers of the ' greats ' of the film world as chosen by listeners.
9: Errol Flynn
Illustrated by excerpts from his important motion pictures
Compiled and introduced by PETER MATTHEWS
Produced by John Dyas

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Matthews
Produced By:
John Dyas
on BBC Home Service Basic

A play by Charles Castle
Mysterious visitors by night, bogus telephone-calls, lights that fuse unaccountably, peripatetic prowlers knocking on windows, footsteps in the dark! Just part of a stupid practical joke to scare a lonely woman - or did some more sinister purpose lie behind it all?

Wednesday's broadcast in the series Midweek Theatre (Light)

Contributors

Writer:
Charles Castle
Producer:
Archie Campbell

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Selling a Star: GEORGE BART-
RAM. public relations officer to many of Britain's top comedians, talks to Jack Singleton about his job
There's no Place Like Home:
NICK HENDERSON introduces a selection of true stories, sent in by listeners, about the homing instinct of animals tGoing to Collage:
KATHLEEN BINNS takes up a new interest
Cordon Rouge: GEORGE VILLIERS in his kitchen gives his recipe of the month
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Introduces:
Nick Henderson
Unknown:
Kathleen Binns
Unknown:
George Villiers
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Part 2
The book by C. S. Lewis abridged as a serial reading in seven parts by Naomi Lewis
Lucy has gone through the wardrobe and discovered the land of Narnia. Edmund followed her and found a beautiful woman, calling herself the Queen of Narnia who asked him to bring his brother and sisters to her castle.

Contributors

Author:
C. S. Lewis
Adapter:
Naomi Lewis
Reader:
David Davis

Regional Variations (7)

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Scottish Newsreel

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Stock Market Report. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

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

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines-Tonight's Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport-September Preview
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (3)

Growers' Guide

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Y Maes Chwarae: sports magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

The case histories of a remarkable detective
Written by DONALD STUART starring
William Franklyn with Heather Chasen , David Gregory
The Sin-Eater
Cast in order of speaking:
Signature tune composed by Frank Chacksfield
Devised for radio by Philip Ridgeway
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Written By:
Donald Stuart
Unknown:
William Franklyn
Unknown:
Heather Chasen
Unknown:
David Gregory
Composed By:
Frank Chacksfield
Radio By:
Philip Ridgeway
Produced By:
Alastair Scott Johnston
Paula Dane:
Heather Chasen
Sexton Blake:
William Frankiyn
Landlord:
James Beck
Daniel Quexley:
Henry Stamper
Tinker:
David Gregory
Inspector Hedges:
Ronald Baddiley
Steve Munt:
Norman Mitchell
Agnes Glibber:
Betty Hardy
on BBC Home Service Basic

Alas! It s a fearful thing To feel another's guilt!
THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL
Tony Parker has written about many kinds of criminal, from the habitual petty thief to the murderer, in such books as The Courage of his Convictions', The Unknown Citizen, and The Plough Boy
Tonight he is himself examined by Wilfred De'Ath, by many of the men he has written about and those with whom he has worked, from Johnny Scarface Carter to Dr. Terence Morris
Compiled and introduced by WILFRED DE'ATH
Produced by Robert Cradock

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Parker
Produced By:
Robert Cradock

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic talk

BBC Home Service Scottish

David-The Last Prince of Wales: talk by Professor Ralph Maud

BBC Home Service Welsh

by NORMAN EVANS
Should the teacher be a social worker? Unofficially, through concern for children's home problems, he often is. Now the Plowden Report has suggested that contact with parents should be a formal part of the teacher's job. Norman Evans. until recently Headmaster of a secondary modern school, considers what this would mean for the profession.

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Evans
Unknown:
Norman Evans.

DR. DONALD GOULD
Editor of New Scientist examines the extent to which professional medical organisations like the B.M.A. or the Royal Colleges are able to cope with the demands of modern medical policy-making.
At a time when more and more planning of medical skills and resources is necessary, are these long-established medical bodies able to adapt themselves to a new situation-and if not. who is to replace them in representing the doctors' viewpoint?

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr. Donald Gould

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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