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Spring 1954

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Looking at Things
(Home Service, Fridays 2:20pm)
Exploring Scotland
(Scottish Home Service, Mondays 1:40pm)
Nature Study
(Home Service, Tuesdays 9:55am)
General Science
(Home Service, Tuesdays 11:20am)
Stories from World History
(Home Service, Wednesdays 9:55am)

BBC Radio

Home Service

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
09:00
9:05 Service for Schools
09:15
09:30
9:35 Service for Schools
09:45
9:55 How Things Began 9:55 Nature Study 9:55 Stories From World History 9:55 Music and Movement I(Christine Trodd) (rpt) 9:55 Music and Movement II(Marjorie Eele) (rpt)
10:00
10:08 Nature Calendar
10:15
11:00 11:00 Singing Together(William Appleby) 11:00 Music and Movement I(Christine Trodd) 11:00 Music and Movement II(Marjorie Eele) 11:00 Rhythm and Melody(Gladys Whitred) 11:00 Time and Tune(Kay Foster)
11:15
11:20 The World of Work 11:20 General ScienceGrowing Up / Animals with Backbones 11:20 Current Affairs II 11:20 GeographyLife and Work in Asia 11:20 Current Affairs I
11:30
11:40 Intermediate French(Jean-Jacques Oberlin) 11:40 Religion and PhilosophyNatural Science & Supernatural Religion 11:40 French for Sixth Forms 11:40 Intermediate German 11:40 Talks for Sixth FormsHuman Institutions
11:45
12:00
13:30
13:40 For Country SchoolsAustralia & New Zealand
13:45
14:00 14:00 The Music Box(Gordon Reynolds) 14:00 Stories and Rhymes 14:00 Let's Join In 14:00 Adventures in English 14:00 Travel Talks
14:10 Orchestral Concerts
14:15
14:20 Senior English IIJane Eyre, etc 14:20 Adventures in Music 14:20 History I 14:20 Looking at Things
14:30 14:30 Let's Hear It Again
14:40 Know Your Neighbourhood 14:40 Early Stages in French 14:40 History II 14:40 Science and the Community 14:40 Senior English IOur Exploits at West Poley, etc
14:45
15:00 15:00 Prose and Verse Readings
15:15
15:30


Scottish Home Service

MONDAY

as England except:

13:40-14:00 Exploring Scotland

14:40-15:00 Scottish Heritage

TUESDAY

as England except:

9:35-9:55 Service for Schools (Scottish)

11:20-11:40 Round and About

14:40-15:00 Stories from Scottish History: The Days of James IV, etc

WEDNESDAY

as England.

THURSDAY

as England.

FRIDAY

as England except:

9:55-10:15 Physical Training: (Sheila Cater)

11:40-12:00 This is My Country

Welsh Home Service

DYDD LLUN

as England except:

13:40-14:00 Ar Grwydr yng Nghymru (Wandering Through Wales)

DYDD MAWRTH

as England except:

11:00-11:20 Storiau

14:20-14:45 The Story of Wales (followed by an interlude)

DYDD MERCHER

as England except:

9:15-9:35 Gwasanaeth Crefyddol (Service for Schools in Wales)

11:00-11:20 First Stages in Welsh

DYDD IAU

as England except:

11:40-12:00 Second Stages in Welsh

15:00-15:20 Hanes Cymru

15:20-15:30 Materion y Dydd

DYDD GWENER

as England.


Notes

The Service for Schools and Current Affairs I began on Friday 15th January 1954. All other programmes began in the week of Monday 18th January, and ran for 10 weeks until the week ending Friday 26th March 1954.

The Services for Schools for both England and Scotland continued until Tuesday 30th March. Materion y Dydd on the Welsh Home Service continued until Thursday 1st April 1954.


Sources & References

  • Radio Times listings, 1954