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THE LIVES OF GILBERT AND SULLIVAN

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A new and revised production of the radio biography in six parts written by Leslie Baily
PART 1: How they Began
Other parts played by Joan Morrow , Derek Lamden
Wilfred Babbage , Humphrey Morton
Narrator, HUGH BURDEN
THE NEW RADIO ORCHESTRA Leader, Julien Gaillard
AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Conducted by ALAN PAUL
Excerpts from the Gilbert and Sullivan operas taken from long-playing gramophone records
Produced by VERNON HARRIS
Broadcast on December 6, 1965

Contributors

Written By: Leslie Baily
Played By: Joan Morrow
Played By: Derek Lamden
Unknown: Wilfred Babbage
Narrator: Humphrey Morton
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Alan Paul
Produced By: Vernon Harris
W S Gilbert: Clive Morton
Arthur Sullivan: Richard Hurndall
Mrs Sullivan: Ella Milne
Tom Sullivan: Eric Phillips
F C Burnand: Philip Guard
German Reed: Ralph Truman
Frederick Clay: Dudley Rolph
Rachel Scott Russell: Christina Gray
John Hollingshead: Peter Pratt

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THE LIVES OF GILBERT AND SULLIVAN

BBC Home Service Basic, 24 September 1966 19.30






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