Programme Index

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Overture, Les francs juges (Berlioz):
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for violin. viola, and orchestra (K.364) (Mozart): Albert Sammons (violin) and Lionel Tertis (viola) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty
Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's
Dream) (Mendelssohn): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Introduction and Bridal Chorus
(Lohengrin. Act. 3) (Wagner): Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Hembert von Karajan on gramophone records


Sir Adrian Boult
Albert Sammons
Lionel Tertis
Conducted By:
Sir Hamilton Harty
Conducted By:
Rafael Kubelik
Conducted By:
Hembert von Karajan

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
' An Operatic Discovery,' by Boyd Neel
Some French musical criticism of fifty years ago, read by Martin Cooper
' The Music of Janacek,' by Leonard Cassini


Edited By:
Anna Instone
Introduced By:
Alec Robertson
Boyd Neel
Read By:
Martin Cooper
Leonard Cassini

by Aimee Stuart
Adapted for broadcasting by Martyn C. Webster
Other parts played by Erik Chitty Howieson Culff Malcolm Hayes , Basil Jones
JiJl Nyasa. Ronald Sidney
Production by Ayton Whftaker


Aimee Stuart
Broadcasting By:
Martyn C. Webster
Played By:
Erik Chitty Howieson Culff
Played By:
Malcolm Hayes
Played By:
Basil Jones
Jijl Nyasa.
Ronald Sidney
Production By:
Ayton Whftaker
Ian Sadler
Dorothy Smith
Mrs Whitelaw:
Betty Hardy
Joy Adamson
Margot MacAlaster
Stanley Smith:
Frank Partington
The Blonde:
Irene Prador
The Count:
Olaf Olsen
The Mistress:
Nell Ballantyne

by Charles Dickens
A new series of seven programmes, by John Keir Cross , of scenes and characters from ' Pickwick Papers'
3—' Concerning Mr. Pickwick's journey to Ipswich and his romantic adventure with a middJe-aged lady in yellow curl-papers ' The Presenters:
Production by Cleland Finn


Charles Dickens
John Keir Cross
Production By:
Cleland Finn
Mr Pickwick:
Frank Pettingell
Augustus Snodgrass:
Rolf Lefebvre
Tracy Tupman:
Wensley Pithey
Nathaniel Winkle:
David Peel
Mr Perker:
Eric Anderson
Sam Weller:
Billy Thatcher
Tony Weller:
Charles Leno
Hamilton Dyce
Martin Lewis
Peter Magnus:
Charles Lefeaux
Miss Witherfleld:
Ella Milne
Mr Chapman:
Keith Pyott
Mr Hatt:
Richard Hurndall

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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