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: Animal Language

James Fisher, Assistant Curator of the London Zoo, brings to the studio animals who will listen to records of their voices played by Ludwig Koch.


Presenter: James Fisher
Recordist: Ludwig Koch

: La Chauve-Souris (The Bat Theatre)

In selections from their repertoire, including 'Italian Salad', 'English Engraving', 'The Abduction from the Seraglio', and 'L'amour fatal'. The BBC Television Orchestra, conducted by Alexis Archangelsky.
(to 16.00)


Conferencier: Nicholas Moyseenko
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Conductor: Alexis Archangelsky
Television Presentation: Philip Bate

: Bridge

A demonstration by Harry Freeman, Hubert Phillips, J. Tarlo and L. Tarlo, winners of the Portland Club Cup, described by Kathleen Salmons.


Bridge player: Harry Freeman
Bridge player: Hubert Phillips
Bridge player: J. Tarlo
Bridge player: L. Tarlo
Commentator: Kathleen Salmons

: Animal Language

(Details as 3.0)

: Re-View (8th Edition)

Songs and Scenes from bygone shows remembered by William Stephens. With Phyllis Monkman, Arthur Marshall, Patricia Leonard, Graham Payn, William Stephens, and Queenie Leonard. At the pianos, Roy Ellis and Geoffrey Wright.


Compiled by: William Stephens
Production: Reginald Smith
Dancer: Phyllis Monkman
Performer: Arthur Marshall
Performer: Patricia Leonard
Singer: Graham Payn
Singer: Queenie Leonard
Pianist: Roy Ellis
Pianist: Geoffrey Wright

: Niedzielski (pianoforte)

playing a Chopin programme.
(to 22.30)


Pianist: Stanislas Niedzielski

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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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