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Regional Variations (2)

This Desirable Residence: serial by Denis Constanduros—1

BBC Home Service South and West

by KONRAD Z. LORENZ translated by Marjorie Kerr Wilson adapted for broadcasting Read by CARLETON HOBBS
Produced by Evelyn Gibbs
1: Animals as a nuisance
First of five instalments: first broadcast in June 1952
According to legend, with the help of a magic ring Kini! Solomon was able to talk to animals. Dr. Lorenz's passport into the talking world of birds, beasts, and fishes was acquired by infinite patience and a scientist's imagination.

Contributors

Unknown:
Konrad Z. Lorenz
Translated By:
Marjorie Kerr Wilson
Read By:
Carleton Hobbs
Produced By:
Evelyn Gibbs
on BBC Home Service Basic

with PETER WHEELER including:
A Survey of Sailing Schools
A lady yacht-skipper
Off-shore Racing
Club of the Week
Produced by Tony Preston from the North

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Wheeler
Produced By:
Tony Preston

The Puck oj Pook's Hill stories by Rudyard Kipling dramatised by A. R. RAWLINSON in ten parts
' The People of the Hills have all left. I saw them come into Old England and I saw them go. I came into England with Oak, Ash, and Thorn, and when Oak, Ash, and Thorn are gone I shall go too.'
1: Weland's Sword
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
Broadcast on December 17. 1965
Main cttaracters for the week:
Other parts: Wilfred Babbage Patrick Barr , Basil Jones
Miriam Mareolyes. Peter Marinker Norman Shelley , Gabriel Woolf

Contributors

Stories By:
Rudyard Kipling
Dramatised By:
A. R. Rawlinson
Produced By:
David Davis
Unknown:
Wilfred Babbage
Unknown:
Patrick Barr
Unknown:
Basil Jones
Unknown:
Miriam Mareolyes.
Unknown:
Peter Marinker
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
Gabriel Woolf
Dan:
Jo Manning Wilson
Una:
Sian Davies
Puck:
Geoffrey Wincott
Hobden:
Peter Claughton
de Aquila:
John Bentley
Sir Richard Dalyngridee:
Preston Lockwood
Fulke:
Stephen Jack
on BBC Home Service Basic

GORDON Gow introduces scenes from
Giant: Part 1 starring
Elizabeth TAYLOR
ROCK HUDSON , JAMES DEAN adapted by Marjorie Bilbow Produced by Tony Luke
Broadcast on May 12 (Light)

Contributors

Introduces:
Gordon Gow
Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown:
Rock Hudson
Unknown:
James Dean
Adapted By:
Marjorie Bilbow
Produced By:
Tony Luke

Regional Variations (3)

(261 m.) Midday North: miscellany

BBC Home Service North

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
The Collecting Bug
Michael Tweedie , a former curator of Raffles Museum, Singapore, talks to DEREK COOPER about the excitement and frustration of collecting specimens in the swamps and jungles of Malaya
Produced by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Tweedie
Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Produced By:
Patrick Harvey
on BBC Home Service Basic

Friday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By:
Edward J. Mason
Edited By:
Godfrey Baseley
Produced By:
Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer:
Monte Crick
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer:
Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Lilian Archer:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Aunt Laura Archer:
Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Valerie Woolley:
Jenny Lee
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
John Tregorran:
Philip Morant
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Ned Larkin:
Bill Payne
Roger Travers-Macy:
Jeremy Mason
Joe Duncan:
Bryden Murdoch
Nora McAuley:
Julia Mark
Fred Barratt:
Tommy Duggan
Ronnie Beddoes:
Harry Littlewood
Brigadier Winstanley:
Anthony Godfrey
Mr Brown:
Geoffrey Lewis
Mrs Brown:
Linda Polan
Ralph Bellamy:
Jack Holloway
[Also appearing]:
Tom Robbie
[Also appearing]:
W. Calderwood
[Also appearing]:
John Cameron
[Also appearing]:
Neil MacDonald

A radio portrait of George Gershwin who died in Hollywood on July 11, 1937
'Music must reflect the thoughts and aspirations of the people and the time. My people are American. My time is today.'
Introduced by STEVE RACE
Script by RODNEY GREENBERG
Additional research by Neil Stevens
Produced by David Allan
Broadcast on July 2

Contributors

Unknown:
George Gershwin
Introduced By:
Steve Race
Script By:
Rodney Greenberg
Unknown:
Neil Stevens
Produced By:
David Allan

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
At Your Invitation:
ALISTAIR COOKE , chosen by listeners to be their guest on the programme this month, answers questions sent in to him
Home on the Range:
MOLLY WEIR recalls life in a tenement kitchen in Glasgow
Book Shelf: GILBERT PHELPS takes down a selection for you to read
Introduced by KEN SYKORA -

Contributors

Unknown:
Alistair Cooke
Unknown:
Molly Weir
Unknown:
Gilbert Phelps
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

or Mr. Fox, Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Terrapin by Joel Chandler Harris 1848-1908
Six readings by Edric Connor
6' Mr. Terrapin shows his strength
The end of Mr. Bear
How Mr. Rabbit succeeded in raising a dust

Contributors

Unknown:
Joel Chandler Harris

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Report. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sports Page

BBC Home Service South and West

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Scottish Newsreel

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Sport

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 Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin

From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Beethoven
Fidelio
A concert performance of the production given by the Covent Garden Opera Company
ORCHESTRA OF THE
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN
Leader, Charles Taylor
Conductor, GEORG Solti
Act 1
See facing page

Contributors

Leader:
Charles Taylor
Conductor:
Georg Solti
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
ANNE ALLEN introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome
For very late letters you can ring (01) 580-4468. extension 3030. and dictate your message.

Contributors

Introduces:
Anne Allen

Regional Variations (2)

Music Room: Anne Lavery, contralto: Maurice Cavanagh, violin; Havelock Nelson. piano

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Handel
Trio-Sonata in E major. Op. 2 No. 9 Trio-Sonata in F major. Op. 5 No. 6 played by THE BASIL LAM ENSEMBLE Patrick Halling (violin) Marjorie Lavers (violin) Peter Hailing (cello)
Basil Lam (harpsichord)
Broadcast on March 17. 1963

Contributors

Violin:
Patrick Halling
Violin:
Marjorie Lavers
Cello:
Peter Hailing
Harpsichord:
Basil Lam

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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