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STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Thomas Barnardo (1845-1905)': how Dr. Barnardo's Homes began
2.25 SENIOR ENGLISH I. ’ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner': by S. T. Coleridge
2.50 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. First of two illustrated talks by John Horton on ' The Beggar's Opera '
3.10 LET'S HEAR IT AGAIN. Dido's Lament and Sailor's Dance (Dido and Aeneas) (Purcell)


Thomas Barnardo
S. T. Coleridge
John Horton

Edited by Professor M. L. Oliphant , F.R.S.
Produced by Robin Whitworth
Written by Martin Chisholm in consultation with W. I. B. Smith
Other parts played by Leonard Crabtree , John Edge , Andrew Faulds. Eddie Robinson , and Ann Chatterley


Edited By:
Professor M. L. Oliphant , F.R.S.
Produced By:
Robin Whitworth
Written By:
Martin Chisholm
W. I. B. Smith
Played By:
Leonard Crabtree
Played By:
John Edge
Played By:
Andrew Faulds.
Played By:
Eddie Robinson
Played By:
Ann Chatterley
James Dale
Hugh Morton
Ivan Samson

A play by Michael Kelly based on the novel
' The Misfortunes of Elphin ’ by Thomas Love Peacock
Adapted for broadcasting by the author
Music by Arwel Hughes
Production by Dafydd Gruffydd
Other parts played by Stanley Groome , Dorothy Smith , and Gladys Spencer
BBC Welsh Chorus
BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader. Philip Whiteway )
Conducted by Arwei Hughes


Play By:
Michael Kelly
Thomas Love Peacock
Music By:
Arwel Hughes
Production By:
Dafydd Gruffydd
Played By:
Stanley Groome
Played By:
Dorothy Smith
Played By:
Gladys Spencer
Philip Whiteway
Conducted By:
Arwei Hughes
Prince Elphin ap Gwythno:
Richard Burton
Teithryn ap Tathral:
Laidman Browne
Dai Dyfed, an old soldier:
Roddy Hughes
Megan, his wife:
Rachel Thomas
Seithenyn ap Seithyn:
Hugh Griffith
Egbert, a small boy:
John Cavanah
A Lay Brother, an official guide:
Alastair Duncan
Praxilotas a Phoenician trader:
Barry Faber
Angharad, Seithenyn's daughter:
Rosalie Crutchley
Tannwen, Angharad's nurse:
Vivienne Chatterton
The Abbess of Melvas:
Mary O'Farrell
Marsil, king of a prosperous neighbouring country:
Carleton Hobbs
Andywad, his Chancellor:
Richard Williams
Morvudd a flood victim:
Mary Jones
Andred a farmer:
Kenneth Evans
Three Shadows: Chaos:
Bryan Powley
Three Shadows: Desolation:
Donald Gray
Three Shadows: Despair:
Martin Lewis
Ronald Sidney

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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