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on BBC Home Service Basic

by PAUL GALLICO abridged by Neville Teller
Read by John WESTBROOK
Produced by John Cardy
Last of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Gallico
Abridged By:
Neville Teller
Read By:
John Westbrook
Produced By:
John Cardy
on BBC Home Service Basic

tells of his
Love of Five Continents in excerpts from three conversations with LEIGH CRUTCHLEY
Programme 3
Peter Ustinov concludes his journey round the earth in ninety minutes with visits to the U.S.A., Africa, and Australasia. He also has thoughts on India, Pakistan. and the Japanese and Jewish people
Broadcast on July 20

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Ustinov

by JAMES LUDOVICI
Countless people have wandered up and down Baker Street, in London, looking fur a house that never existed—No. 221b, where Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson 1 lived.' But part of the house, Holmes's consulting-room, does exist-in Switzerland....

Contributors

Unknown:
Sherlock Holmes
on BBC Home Service Basic

The book by Howard Spring adapted for radio in four parts by J. R. GREGSON with Wilfred Pickles
4: The Midnight Clear
Broadcast on Dec. 28, 1966

Contributors

Book By:
Howard Spring
Unknown:
J. R. Gregson
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
on BBC Home Service Basic

from the South and West
Songs and music in traditional style with PAT NELSON , DICK WITT
THE GREENSLEEVES BAND led by DENNIS DARKE and the dancers of Throwleigh, Devon
Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Unknown:
Pat Nelson
Unknown:
Dick Witt
Unknown:
Dennis Darke
Produced By:
Brian Patten
on BBC Home Service Basic

A weekly conversation between
Thomas BARMAN and three foreign journalists about the British people and their political, economic, and social preoccupations during the past seven days

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Barman
on BBC Home Service Basic

Robbery, whether it happens at night or in daylight, is always a distressing experience for the victim. But to be robbed by day is in some ways worse because it is more unexpected. Not many houses have someone in them throughout the twenty-four hours, and thieves have entered even those which have. Is there anything we can do about it?
SONYA CALLINGHAM met some of the victims and those concerned with the investigations
Broadcast on June 28

Contributors

Unknown:
Sonya Callingham
on BBC Home Service Basic

A documentary programme on the discovery of Tahiti in June 1767
Written by REX RIENITS with Wilfred Babbage as Captain Samuel Wallis
Trader Faulkner as George Robertson ,
Master of the Dolphin Others taking part:
John Bown. Nigel Clayton Paul Harris , Andrew Jack
Michael McClain , Peter Porteous
Narrator, ROLF LEFEBVRE
Produced by DOROTHY BAKER
Shortened version of the broadcast on August 18

Contributors

Written By:
Rex Rienits
Unknown:
Wilfred Babbage
Unknown:
Captain Samuel Wallis
Unknown:
Trader Faulkner
Unknown:
George Robertson
Unknown:
John Bown.
Unknown:
Nigel Clayton
Unknown:
Paul Harris
Unknown:
Andrew Jack
Unknown:
Michael McClain
Narrator:
Peter Porteous
Narrator:
Rolf Lefebvre
Produced By:
Dorothy Baker

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
0, 'tis most sweet, When in one line two crafts directly meet!: CYNTHIA ALLEGRO, once a ballet dancer and now Baptist Minister at Wolston, near Coventry, tells Joan Harper how the dance can become an act of worship
The Garden in September:
Peter Colbourne calls on PERCY THROWER
Should bygones be bygones?:
Roy WELLS doesn'think so, and to prove his point he has mounted an exhibition in Nottingham, which opens today. He talks to Tony Church
Introduced by DAVID STEVENS from the Midlands

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Harper
Unknown:
Peter Colbourne
Unknown:
Roy Wells
Introduced By:
David Stevens
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl translated by F. H. Lyon and abridged by NAN MACDONALD
A series of ten readings by Gary Watson
1: An Expedition is Born
Produced by Bennett Maxwell from the South and West

Contributors

Unknown:
Thor Heyerdahl
Translated By:
F. H. Lyon
Abridged By:
Nan MacDonald
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Produced By:
Bennett Maxwell

Regional Variations (7)

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

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Stock Market Report News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland

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-Perspective on a talking point of the moment-Scotland Yard Calling-Weekend Road Report —Sports Spot-FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (3)

Midland Beat: pop music survey

BBC Home Service Midland

Pynciau'r Tir: farming magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

KENNETH HARRIS with LADY BARNETT,
LORD SOPER NORMAN ST. JOHN-STEVAS, M.P. discuss observations and conclusions about Britain and the British offered by visitors from the rest of the world
Produced by John Bridges
Pre-recorded at The Paris, Lower
Regent Street. London. S.W.I

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Harris
Unknown:
Lord Soper Norman St.
Produced By:
John Bridges
on BBC Home Service Basic

From Gooseberry Bush to Hellfire
HAROLD WILLIAMSON talks to boys and girls in Cardiff
Recording of the programme shown on BBC-2 on June 10: produced for television by Michael Barton followed by an interlude

Contributors

Television By:
Michael Barton
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by NEWS-STAND
How the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street are analysed by DOUGLAS BROWN

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Brown

Shall we get the Health Service we want by continuing to finance it mainly out of general taxation, or would some system of payment bring better prospect of improvement? If so, what sort of payment?
THE RT. HON. DOUGLAS HOUGHTON, m.p., discusses the social and financial implications of some of the suggestions made, and offers one of his own

on BBC Home Service Basic

Woody HERMAN , GARY BURTON EARL HINES , SIDNEY BECHET GERRY MULLIGAN on gramophone records
Introduced by JOHN DUNN

Contributors

Unknown:
Woody Herman
Unknown:
Gary Burton
Unknown:
Earl Hines
Unknown:
Sidney Bechet
Unknown:
Gerry Mulligan
Introduced By:
John Dunn

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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