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: The Western Studio Orchestra

Leader, Louis Levitus


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Louis Levitus

: Memories

A Programme of Popular Victorian Music
Compiled by Joseph Lewis
Presented by Alice Vaughan (Contralto), Cecil Dixon (Pianoforte)
The B.B.C. Orchestra (Section E)
(Led by Marie Wilson)
Conducted by Joseph Lewis
(Daventry National Programme)


Compiled by/Conductor: Joseph Lewis
Contralto: Alice Vaughan
Pianist: Cecil Dixon
Musicians: The B.B.C. Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Marie Wilson

: Admiral Guinea

A Drama of the Eighteenth Century by W.E. Henley written in collaboration with R.L. Stevenson
The Persons Represented: [see below]
The action takes place in Admiral Guinea's house and in the Admiral Benbow Inn, on the sea-coast of the West of England, about the year 1760


Author: W. E. Henley
In collaboration with: R.L. Stevenson
Arranged for broadcasting by/Producer: Cyril Wood
John Gaunt, called Admiral Guinea, once Captain of the Slaver Arethusa: Hedley Goodall
Arethusa Gaunt, his daughter: Nancy Tricks
David Pew, a Blind Beggar, once Boatswain of the Arethusa: Donald Davies
Kit French, a Privateersman: Michael Holloway
Mrs. Drake, Landlady of the Admiral Benbow Inn: Doris Nichols

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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