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Three programmes based on incidents in the lives of the poets
Byron, Shelley, and Keats Written and adapted from contemporary sources by DEREK PARKER
2: Summer in Switzerland
The Continental journey of Shelley and his family in the summer of 1816 with Produced by JOHN POWELL
Revised version of the broadcast on April 3
Thursday: A Little Fevered

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Parker
Produced By:
John Powell
Shelley:
Tim Seely
Actor:
Eva Haddon
as Mary:
Wollstonecraft Godwin
Dr Polidori:
Nigel Graham
Lord Byron:
John Justin
William Godwin:
Stephen Jack
and:
The Reviewer

Captain Banstead by A. R. Rawlinson
A cycle of three plays comprising the chronicle of the Melmott family from the first World War to the present day. with Frank Duncan
1: Tony's Story (1914-1919)
Main characters in order of speaking:
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown:
A. R. Rawlinson
Unknown:
Frank Duncan
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Jack Mintle:
Douglas Hankin
Tony Melmott:
Frank Duncan
Cladger:
Lewis Stringer
Percy:
John Gray
Ashley Melmott:
Stephen Jack
' C ':
Geoffrey Matthews
Mary:
Hilda Schroder
Captain Banstead:
Ronald Baddiley
Celeste:
Noel Hood
Sister:
Joan Matheson

from St. Michael's, Cornhill, London
Introit: Oculi omnium
(Charles Wood)
Psalms 6, 7, and 8 Lessons: Wisdom 9
1 Corinthians 3
Canticles (Dare in F)
Anthem: Beat! quorum via
(Stanford)
Our Lord, his Passion ended
(A. and M. Rev. 155)
Organist and Director of Music, HAROLD DARKE , C.B.E.

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Darke

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Master of Suspense:
ALFRED HITCHCOCK , who has just finished his fiftieth film, talks to BETTY BEST about himself and his work
Dvorak Slept Here:
Colin GIBSON recalls, with the help of records, Dvorak's visits to Britain
1 Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown:
Betty Best
Unknown:
Colin Gibson
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Counterspy
A serial play by John Darran featuring Security Officers Greg Vaughan and James ' Rocky ' Mountain in their latest assignment.
Behind the international success of the Dives industrial organisation lies an ultimate aim which Colonel Spear deems to be ' shattering in its concept.' What is this aim?
5: Shoot First
Produced by EVELYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Play By:
John Darran
Unknown:
Greg Vaughan
Produced By:
Evelyn Williams
Greg Vaughan:
John Darran
Rocky Mountain:
Dillwyn Owen
Minister:
Peter Bowen-Jones
Kango:
Ieuan Rhys Williams
Second Minister:
Bill Meilen
Sir Charles Winter:
Brinley Jenkins
Captain:
Ray Handy
Arnold Blissom:
Henry Jacobs

Famous Cases of Sir Rufus Isaacs , K.C.
Chosen and presented at the microphone by Edgar Lustgarten
2: Bryce v. Bryce and Pape
A Divorce Suit, 1907
The petitioner briefed Henry Duke , the sledgehammer of the Divorce Court Bar. The respondent, Mrs. Bryce, briefed Rufus Isaacs , and the co-respondent Edward Carson. The two greatest all-round counsel of the day. usually opposed, were now virtually in harness.
June 22: Joel v. Sievier-a blackmail action, 1908

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Rufus Isaacs
Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown:
Henry Duke
Unknown:
Rufus Isaacs
Unknown:
Edward Carson.

A sequence of varied music
MARGARET PRICE (soprano) JANET CRAXTON (oboe)
JAMES LOCKHART (organ)
ROSEMARIE WRIGHT (piano) LOUIS LEFF (clarinet)
DAPHNE DOWN (clarinet)
GEORGINA DOBRÉE (basset-horn) THEA KING (basset-horn) WILFRED HAMBLETON
(basset-horn)
Second broadcast
James Lockhart broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Soprano:
Margaret Price
Oboe:
Janet Craxton
Oboe:
James Lockhart
Piano:
Rosemarie Wright
Clarinet:
Louis Leff
Clarinet:
Daphne Down
Basset-Horn:
Georgina Dobrée
Basset-Horn:
Thea King
Basset-Horn:
Wilfred Hambleton
Unknown:
James Lockhart

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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