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Monitor

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 fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
Tonight's programme includes:

What the Dickens
Johnny Dankworth has just completed a record album whose themes are based on characters from Charles Dickens. Tonight's film suggests some of the elements that have gone into the music and tell the story of the disc from composition to completion with Cleo Laine, Tubby Hayes, The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra and Cyril Luckham as Charles Dickens.

and
Nottingham's New Playhouse
Nottingham's new civic theatre opened ten days ago. The building alone cost £370.000. Its directors believe passionately that provincial theatre is due for a revival. Their aim: a theatre with real roots in a compact community with Sir Tyrone Guthrie, John Neville, Frank Dunlop and The citizens of Nottingham.

Contributors

Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Singer (What the Dickens): Cleo Laine
Saxophonist (What the Dickens): Tubby Hayes
Musicians (What the Dickens): Johnny Dankworth Orchestra
Charles Dickens (What the Dickens): Cyril Luckham
Director (What the Dickens): Norman James
Speaker (Nottingham's New Playhouse): Sir Tyrone Guthrie
Speaker (Nottingham's New Playhouse): John Neville
Speaker (Nottingham's New Playhouse): Frank Dunlop
Director (Nottingham's New Playhouse): Patrick Garland
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Associate producer: Nancy Thomas
Associate producer: Christopher Burstall
Producer: David Jones

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