Introduced by Brian Kay from the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest artists Jacquelyn Fugelle and Eugene Ginty , and pianist and organist William Davies. At 8.15, during the interval, there is music on disc.
Producer Alan Boyd
Robert Hardy begins an eight-part reading of Evelyn Waugh 's tale of journalistic skulduggery. 1: William Boot , a gardening correspondent of the Daily Beast, is mistakenly chosen to cover a civil war in Africa.
Abridged by John Hartley Producer Paul Kent.
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