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Marjorie Anderson introduces:
The Cage Word Contest: Philip Marsden talks about the entries and gives the names of the finalists.
Children and Books: Patricia Brent introduces opinions expressed by children.
Caller in the Kitchen: Jean Metcalfe talks to Gilbert Harding.
Voices and Views from recent broadcasts in Woman's Hour.

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Marjorie Anderson
Reporter:
Philip Marsden
Reporter:
Patricia Brent
Interviewee:
Jean Metcalfe
Interviewer:
Gilbert Harding

A request programme of records
Symphony No. 35, in D (Haffner)
(Mozart): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham Bt. ,
Songs by Richard Strauss and Hugo Wolf : Elisabeth Schumann (soprano)
Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten):
Michael Hartnett (treble). Jonathan Steele (alto). Philip Todd (tenor), Donald Francke (bass), with the Purcell Singers, and George Malcolm (organ), conducted by the composer

Contributors

Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham Bt.
Songs By:
Richard Strauss
Songs By:
Hugo Wolf
Unknown:
Elisabeth Schumann
Unknown:
Michael Hartnett
Unknown:
Jonathan Steele
Tenor:
Philip Todd
Bass:
Donald Francke
Bass:
George Malcolm

For Listeners of Most Ages
'Elgar of England '
The story of the great English composer's life
Written by Geoffrey Trease with Albert Webb at the piano
Produced by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Written By:
Geoffrey Trease
Unknown:
Albert Webb
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
A friend, who tells the story:
Alan Wheatley
Edward Elgar, the man:
Ivan Samson
Edward Elgar, the boy:
Robin Willett
His mother:
Hilda Birch
Lucy, his sister:
Ysanne Churchman
Alice Elgar:
Elspeth Duxbury
Jaeger:
Rudolf Offenbach
Pollitzer:
Denis Goacher
Shopkeeper:
Eric Skelding

on his eightieth birthday
A celebration with comments and quotations from many admirers including
Richard Church, Patric Dickinson
Cyril Falls , Dorothy Green
Laurence Irving , Lillah McCarthy
S. P. B. Mais , Herbert Palmer
J. H. B. Peel , Muriel Spark
Marie Stopes , L. A. G. Strong Gilbert and Dorothy Thomas
Compiled and produced by R. D. Smith who writes on page 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Patric Dickinson
Unknown:
Cyril Falls
Unknown:
Dorothy Green
Unknown:
Laurence Irving
Unknown:
Lillah McCarthy
Unknown:
S. P. B. Mais
Unknown:
Herbert Palmer
Unknown:
J. H. B. Peel
Unknown:
Muriel Spark
Unknown:
Marie Stopes
Unknown:
L. A. G. Strong
Unknown:
Dorothy Thomas
Produced By:
R. D. Smith

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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