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Friday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By:
Bruno Milna
Daniel Archer:
Monte Crick
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer:
Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Lilian Archer:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Valerie Woolley:
Jenny Lee
Sid Perks:
Alan Deveireux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Ned Larkin:
Bill Payne
Nora McAuley:
Julia Mark
Gregory Salt:
Gerald Turner
Fiona Watson:
Carole Boyd
Ralph Bellamy:
Jack Holloway
Rouer Travers-Macy:
Jeremy Mason
Fred Barratt:
Tommy Duggan
Betty Barratt:
Brenda Dunrich
Ronnie Beddoes:
Harry Littlewood
PC Drury:
John Baddeley
Zebedee Tring:
Graham Rigby
Doughy Hood:
Arnold Ridley

Repertory in Britain
Scarborough
Theatre in the Round Company in Eden End by J. B. Priestley
' This isn'your home. It stopped being your home when you ran away from it. years ago. And It's my home. more than ever. because I've stuck to it and helped to keep it going. We'd made a life here without you. and now you have to come charging back into it. upsetting everyone.'
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
J. B. Priestley

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Doddy's Here!: John Ellison talks to KEN DODD about the turning points in his life
Old Peking: CECIL LEWIS recalls the Chinese capital in the 1920s
This Happy Breed: St.
John Howell talks to ARTHUR LEWIS of Tamworth in Warwickshire, whose family has been raising shire-horses for generations
Recommended for Reading:
HONOR WYATT has some suggestions for your library list
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Talks:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Cecil Lewis
Talks:
John Howell
Unknown:
Arthur Lewis
Introduced By:
Steve Race

The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter abridged as a four-part serial reading by JOSEPHINE BRUCE
Read by LEONARD HENRY
3: Burglars, and The Professor Sends an Invitation

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Branestawm
Unknown:
Norman Hunter
Reading By:
Josephine Bruce
Read By:
Leonard Henry

Sybil Thorndike Festival
Dame Sybil stars in some of her favourite plays
8: Captain Brassbound's Conversion by Bernard Shaw
Shortened version for radio by CEDRIC MESSINA with Cecil Parker and Gabriel Woolf
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown:
Sybil Thorndike
Unknown:
Bernard Shaw
Unknown:
Cedric Messina
Unknown:
Cecil Parker
Unknown:
Gabriel Woolf
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Narrator:
Alexander John
Drinkwater:
James McManus
Rankin:
Denys Hawthorne
Porter:
Frank Henderson
Sir Howard Hallam:
Cecil Parker
Lady Cicely Waynflete:
Sybil Thorndike
Marzo:
Robert Rietty
Captain Brassbound:
Gabriel Woolf
Redbrook:
Bernard Brown
Johnson:
Ralph Truman
Osman:
Frank Henderson
Sidi el Assif:
Alaric Cotter
The Cadi:
Antony Viccars
Bluejacket:
Nigel Clayton
Captain Kearney:
John Justin

The News
Background to the News People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
LESLIE SMITH 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:
Leslie Smith

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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