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Overture: L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini): Orchestra Stabile dell' Accademia di Santa Cecilia. conducted by Tullio Serafln
Concerto in D. Op. 21 (Haydn): Marguerite Roesgen-Champion (piano) with Paris Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marius-Francois Gaillard
Porgi amor (Act 2. Le Nozze di Figaro) (Mozart): Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with Orchestra conducted by Waiter Susskind
Dich, tfure Halle (Tannhauser, Act 2)
(Wagner): Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Anatole Fistoulari
Valse Triste (Kuolema); Tone Poem, En Saga (Sibelius): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Paul Kletzki on gramophone records

Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by Roger Manvell
12.11 Art: J. M. Richards
12.20 Films: Edgar Anstey
12.28 Theatre: Alan Dent
12.37 Books: Elspeth Huxley
12.45 Radio: Henry Reed


Conducted By:
Roger Manvell
J. M. Richards
Edgar Anstey
Alan Dent
Elspeth Huxley

by Bernard Shaw
Part 2
Produced by Peter Watts


Bernard Shaw
Produced By:
Peter Watts
David Preston
The Earl of Warwick:
Wyndham Goldie
Monseigneur Cauchon:
Dennis Arundell
The Inquisitor:
Valentine Dyall
Canon d'Estivet:
Anthony Jacobs
Master John de Stogumber:
Richard Williams
Canon de Courcelles:
Malcolm Hayes
Brother Martin Ladvenu:
David Enders
Joan Hart
An Executioner:
Sebastian Cabot
King Charles VII of France:
John Wyse
Dunois, the Bastard of Orleans:
Michael Hordern
An English Soldier:
Charles Leno
A Gentleman:
V Clinton-Baddeley
The Archbishop of Rheims:
Baliol Holloway
Frederick Allen

by Robert Louis Stevenson
Arranged as a serial for broadcasting by R. J. B. Sellar
7—' Strange Events in Albany '
Produced by James Crampsey
Having taken part in the Rebellion of 1745 James Durie , the Master of Ballantrae, loses his title to his younger brother Henry who also marries the lady the Master intended to make his wife. The feud between the brothers becomes so deadly that Henry, now Lord Durrisdeer, secretly leaves Scotland for America taking his wife with him. The Master discovers where his brother has gone and follows to New York. He has two objects in view: first, to obtain revenge on his brother, and second, to regain the treasure that he had hidden in the forests near Albany after the Jacobite Rebellion. In New York Lord Durrisdeer refuses to finance the treasure-hunting expedition. The Master, thus frustrated, determines to compass his brother's ruin. In a last effort to avert a family tragedy Ephraim Mackellar , the old Scots steward to the Durrisdeer estate, goes to see the Master and offers the loan of his life-savings.


Robert Louis Stevenson
Broadcasting By:
R. J. B. Sellar
Produced By:
James Crampsey
James Durie
Ephraim MacKellar
James Durie, Master of Ballantrae:
Moultrie R. Kelsall
Henry Durie:
Bryden Murdoch
Alison, his wife:
Denise Edwards
Ephraim Mackellar:
George Davies
Captain Harris:
Robert Sherwood

by C. A. Joyce
Tonight's speaker has worked in the prison service since he was a young man and is now the headmaster of a Home Office approved school for delinquent boys. Approved schools are the modern version of the old reformatories, and Mr. Joyce has been among the pioneers in introduc ng methods that help young rebels to become members of our common life, sharing our common responsibilities.


C. A. Joyce

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