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: For the Children

For Young Children: Clinkie
The curious adventures of a slot machine. Written and told by Alison Petrie.

For Older Children: Jennifer's Party
During July Jennifer made a special point of meeting people from the Colonies because it was Colonial month. She has invited some of her new friends to the studio for a party.
They include: Ivan Brown, Ambrose Campbell, and Joyce Sharen Vuidel

The Case of the Scented Banknotes
Frank Gardiner the ace detective, is invited to describe one of the many baffling cases he has solved.
Written and arranged by John Boddington who plays the part of Frank Gardiner.

(to 18.00)


Writer/Narrator (Clinkie): Alison Petrie
Animations (Clinkie): Maurice
Guest (Jennifer's Party): Ivan Brown
Guest/musician (Jennifer's Party): Ambrose Campbell
Guest (Jennifer's Party): Joyce Sharen Vuidel
Arranger (Jennifer's Party): Alan Tarrant
Writer/arranger (The Case of the Scented Banknotes): John Boddington
Frank Gardiner: John Boddington
Producer: Peter Thompson

: Music Makers: Elizabeth Lockhart

At the piano: Tom McCall

Tango - Albéniz
Rondino - Beethoven
The girl with flaxen hair - Debussy
Appassionato - Suk


Violinist: Elizabeth Lockhart
Pianist: Tom McCall

: The Queen of Spades

Adapted by Mervyn Mills from the short story by Pushkin.
[Starring] Ellen Pollock and Albert Lieven
The music arranged by James Hartley from motifs taken from Tchaikovsky's opera 'The Queen of Spades'.
The action of the play takes place in St. Petersburg in 1830 and at Versailles in 1770
(Albert Lieven appears by permission of the J. Arthur Rank Organisation, Ltd.)
((Second performance on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)


Author: Alexander Pushkin
Adapted by: Mervyn Mills
Producer: John Glyn-Jones
Music arranged by: James Hartley
Orchestra conducted by: Walter Goehr
Settings: James Bould
Prince Tomsky: Edgar Norfolk
Captain Narumov: Patrick Boxill
Tchekalinsky: Abraham Sofaer
Lieutenant Hermann Staeker: Albert Lieven
Sasha: Cameron Hall
Countess Anna Fedorovna: Ellen Pollock
Lizaveta Ivanovna: Ursula Howells
The Young Countess: Dorothy Baird
Comte St Germain: Peter Creswell
Coachman: Kenneth Saunders

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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