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THE YEARS GONE BY
Alan Keith brings you a selection of your recorded memories Produced by Denys Gueroult
If you have a memory from the past, an event, a radio programme, a personality, which you would like to hear again, write on a postcard to: ' The Years Gone By,' BBC, London, W.l.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Keith
Produced By:
Denys Gueroult

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally, and a meeting place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
My Fool - Proof Resolution: A. H. Chesworth learns from experience
Listeners' Letters: A selection from the post
Do You Remember? : Frederick Canham recalls some stories about tiuses, cabs, and the tubes
Over the Bridge: A reading from Richard Church's book
Presented by John Dunn
The first, third, and last items are recorded

Contributors

Unknown:
A. H. Chesworth
Unknown:
Frederick Canham
Presented By:
John Dunn

A programme for the fives to eights
The Adventures of Pinocchio
The story by CARLO COLLODI adapted in thirteen parts by Barbara Sleigh
1: The Log of Wood
Once upon a time, there was a log of wood. But not an ordinary piece of wood! Though when Master Antonio found it lying among the shavings in a corner of his work-shop, it looked as ordinary as any you might put on the fire to keep you warm.
Produced by David Davis

Contributors

Story By:
Carlo Collodi
Unknown:
Barbara Sleigh
Unknown:
Master Antonio
Produced By:
David Davis
Master Antonio:
Ivan Samson
Geppetto:
Harry Hutchinson
Pinocchio:
Patricia Hayes
Storyteller:
Mary O'Farrell

or The Peer and the Peri
An operetta in two acts
Words by W. S. GILBERT
Music by ARTHUR SULLIVAN
Sadler's Wells Opera production
From the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford-upon-Avon
Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscounts. Barons, and Fairies
BAND OF the IRISH GUARDS
Director of Music. Major C. H. Jaeger (By permission of Col. J. W. Berridge , M.B.E., Lt.-Col. Commanding Irish Guards)
SADLER'S WELLS CHORUS
Chorus-Master, John Barker
SADLER'S WELLS ORCHESTRA Leader. Brian Thomas
Conductor, ALEXANDER FARIS Producer, Frank Hauser
The action takes place between 1700 and 1882. Act 1: An Arcadian landscape
See page 19

Contributors

Unknown:
W. S. Gilbert
Music By:
Arthur Sullivan
Unknown:
H. Jaeger
Unknown:
Col. J. W. Berridge
Chorus-Master:
John Barker
Leader:
Brian Thomas
Conductor:
Alexander Faris
Producer:
Frank Hauser
The Lord Chancellor:
Eric Shilling
Earl of Mountararat:
Denis Dowling
Earl Tolloller:
Stanley Bevan
Private Willis:
Leon Greene
Strephon, an Arcadian shepherd:
Julian Moyle
Queen of the Fairies:
Heather Begg
Iolanthe, a fairy, Strephon's mother:
Patricia Kern
Phyllis, an Arcadian shepherdessand Ward in Chancery:
Elizabeth Harwood
Celia:
Elizabeth Robson
Leila:
Cynthia Morey
Fleta:
Marjorie Ward

Four Dances
(Melchior Franck , 1573-1639) Philomusica of London directed by Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
Suite No. 4, in D major (Bach)
Bach Festival Chamber Orchestra directed by Yehudi Menuhin on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Melchior Franck
Directed By:
Thurston Dart
Directed By:
Yehudi Menuhin

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