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Songs sung by Gordon Honey (baritone) with Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Sweet content; I held Love's head; Thou gav'st me leave to kiss; Take. 0 take those lips away; And wilt thou leave me thus?; The droll lover; Walking the woods; Consider; My own country; Ha nacker Mill; Late summer; After two years; Romance

Contributors

Baritone:
Gordon Honey
Piano:
Clifton Helliwell

Mozart
Quintet in B flat (K.1T4) played by the Macgibbon String Quartet Margot Macgibbon (violin) Lorraine du Val (violin) Anatole Mines (viola) Lilly Phillips (cello) with Jean Stewart (viola)

Contributors

Violin:
Margot MacGibbon
Viola:
Jean Stewart

A discussion between
Martin Robertson
Yates Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology,
University College, London and Michael Ayrton
A classical archaeologist and a practising sculptor discuss the Greek arts of architecture, sculpture, and painting.
The recorded broadcast of March 1 in Network Three
Seventh of ten weekly programmes on the Gieeks

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Robertson
Unknown:
Michael Ayrton

Alfred Deller (counter-tenor) Desmond Dupre (lute) Valerie Tryon (piano) Thea King (clarinet) Nona Liddell (violin) Josephine Lee (piano)
Produced by John Manduell
Part of the recorded broadcast o! August 21. 1960

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfred Deller
Unknown:
Desmond Dupre
Piano:
Valerie Tryon
Violin:
Nona Liddell
Piano:
Josephine Lee
Produced By:
John Manduell
on BBC Home Service Basic

Warwickshire v. Yorkshire at Edgbaston
Hampshire Y. Derbyshire at Bournemouth
Third day
Commentary by Rex Alston from Edgbaston, and by John Arlott from Bournemouth

Contributors

Commentary By:
Rex Alston
Unknown:
John Arlott
on BBC Home Service Basic

A weekly series of programmes in which well-known musicians discuss questions sent by listeners
This week's panel:
Archie Camden
Deryck Cooke
Peter Fricker
Chairman, 'Robert Irwin

Contributors

Unknown:
Archie Camden
Unknown:
Deryck Cooke
Unknown:
Peter Fricker
Unknown:
Robert Irwin
on BBC Home Service Basic

From the many broadcasts on BBC sound and television during the past seven days, Gale Pedrick selects highlights that listeners may have missed or might like to hear again
Introduced by John Ellison Edited by Kenneth Pragnell Repeated on Saturday at 2.40

Contributors

Unknown:
Gale Pedrick
Introduced By:
John Ellison
Edited By:
Kenneth Pragnell
on BBC Home Service Basic

Stories based on the work of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia
THE MEASURE OF A MAN with James McKechnie as Dr. Chris Rogers
Bill Kerr as Tommy O'Donnell
Rosemary Miller as Mary West
Bettina Dickson as Sally MacAndrew
Written by Rex Rienits
Production by Vernon Harris
Recorded broadcast of March 17 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
James McKechnie
Unknown:
Dr. Chris Rogers
Unknown:
Bill Kerr
Unknown:
Tommy O'Donnell
Unknown:
Rosemary Miller
Unknown:
Mary West
Unknown:
Bettina Dickson
Unknown:
Sally MacAndrew
Written By:
Rex Rienits
Production By:
Vernon Harris
Mike Brand:
Walter Brown
Sandra Brand:
Gwenda Wilson
Martin Crowther:
Alister Williamson
Boss Hughes:
Robert Hewitt
Mrs Wells:
Aileen Britton
on BBC Home Service Basic

Highlights from Act 3 of Wagner's opera with ELISABETH GRUMMER as Eva RUDOLF SCHOCK as Walther FERDINAND FRANTZ as Hans Sacha
Chorus of the Muncipal Opera and German State Opera, Berlin Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Rudolf Kempe on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Elisabeth Grummer
Unknown:
Eva Rudolf Schock
Unknown:
Walther Ferdinand Frantz
Unknown:
Hans Sacha
Conducted By:
Rudolf Kempe

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced by Ivan Samson Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Military Twostep: Chrysanthemum Waltz; Camellia Tango; Progressive Saunter; Ideal Schottische; Idaho Foxtrot; Melody Twostep
Tickets for the recording of this programme on Saturday, August 26, may be obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Fredric Bayco
on BBC Home Service Basic

Alexander Armstrong
A dialogue story written by John D. Stewart
44: Home Again
Introduced by Cicely Mathewa BBC recordling

Contributors

Unknown:
Alexander Armstrong
Written By:
John D. Stewart
Introduced By:
Cicely Mathewa
on BBC Home Service Basic

The book by Charles Kingeley arranged as a serial for broadcasting in six parts by Nan Macdonald
1: How Hereward became an outlaw and slew the Great White Bear
Production by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Book By:
Charles Kingeley
Unknown:
Nan MacDonald
Production By:
Herbert Smith
Charles Kingsley, the Chronicler:
Ivan Samson
Hereward:
David Mahlowe
Lady Godiva, his mother:
Joan Heath
Herluin, Steward of Peterborough:
Leonard Wiriams
Prior Brand, Hereward' s uncle:
Robert Wallace
The Abbot of Peterborough:
John Wardle
Martin Lightfoot:
Geoffrey Banks
Winter:
Brian Trueman
Gwenoch:
John Daglish
Gery:
Geoffrey Hayes
Azer:
Brian Dean
Alfiruda:
Jenwifer Moss
Gilbert of Ghent's wife:
Rosalie Wiliams

Regional Variations (4)

Enterprise: industrial news magazine for the Midlands and East Anglia

BBC Home Service Midland

News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

For Your Entertainment: artists new to broadcasting

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Warwickshire v. Yorkshire at Edgbas'on Hampshire v. Derbyshire at Bournemouth
Reports on the day's play
6.35 South-Eastern Sport Weekend review

Regional Variations (4)

What's On? Coming events

BBC Home Service West

Y Ddolen: religious magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

Time For Sport: magazine

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Bill Latto comments on rtews and prospects for anglers in south-eastern waters; with a special report from Harvey Torbett on the river Beult

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Latto
Unknown:
Harvey Torbett

Regional Variations (4)

' Try Anything Once— Again ' : comedies by T. C. Thomas. 3: Aiming High!

BBC Home Service Welsh

Scots Songs sung by Moira Milne. soprano

BBC Home Service Scottish

Bandstand Special: Rushden Temperance Band

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Seaside entertainment from Lancashire's playground
Jack Watson welcomes
Tommy Trinder
Doreen Hume
Peter Goodwright
The Litttewoods
Reginald Dixon
Mr. Blackpool himself
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra Directed by Bernard! Herrmann
Produced by Geoff Lawrence
Shortened version of the recorded broadcast of June 25 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Watson
Unknown:
Tommy Trinder
Unknown:
Doreen Hume
Unknown:
Peter Goodwright
Unknown:
Reginald Dixon
Produced By:
Geoff Lawrence

Patrick Ireland (viola)
Trio di
Trieste Renato Zanettovich (violin) Libero Lana (cello)
Dario De Rosa (piano)
BBC Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra Leader. Hugh Maguire Conducted by Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Part 1

Contributors

Viola:
Patrick Ireland
Violin:
Trieste Renato Zanettovich
Cello:
Libero Lana
Piano:
Dario de Rosa
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Basil Cameron
Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall

Three programmes of poems about animals
Arranged and introduced by George MacBeth
1: The Creatures of the Sea
Including verses on a whale, a hermit crab, a pike, and a red herring
Readers:
Hugh Dickson , Brenda Dunrich
Anthony Jacobs , and Gary Watson

Contributors

Introduced By:
George MacBeth
Readers:
Hugh Dickson
Readers:
Brenda Dunrich
Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs
Unknown:
Gary Watson

by Asa Briggs
Professor Briggs has been appointed Professor of History and Dean of Social Studies in the new Universitv of Sussex at Brighton. In this talk he gives some of his ideas about the functions of a University in the modern world and about some of the planning going on at Brighton.

Contributors

Unknown:
Asa Briggs
on BBC Home Service Basic

Else Cross (piano)
Fourth in a series of programmes including lesser known piano variations by Beethoven Next programme in this series: Friday. September 22

Contributors

Piano:
Else Cross
Unknown:
Beethoven Next

BBC Home Service Basic

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