Programme Index

Discover 9,970,586 listings and 226,418 playable programmes from the BBC

Talk by W. F. Jackson Knight
The speaker is author of Roman Vergil and Reader in Classical Literature, University College of the South-West, Exeter. In this talk he considers what Vergil was attempting—consciously or unconsciously— to achieve in the composition of his epic, and comments on the subtle poetic technique that Vergil gradually evolved.
(The recorded broadcast of September 12)
Second of a group of talks
Next talk: October 11


Talk By:
W. F. Jackson Knight

by M. H. Pirenne, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Physiology, University of Aberdeen
In this talk Dr. Pirenne explains how he nses rhe human eye (which is so sensitive that, with the aid of a powerful telescope, it could see an electric light burning on the moon) to study both the nature of light and the problem of vision.


M. H. Pirenne, Ph.D.

A series of threeprogrammes on the Southern States of America from the point of view of the Negroes who built the South and made its songs, told in their own words and recorded on the spot
1-Mr. Jelly Rollfrom New Orleans
A programme built round the life and times of the first jazz composer, Jelly Roll Morton
Presented by Alan Lomax
Produced by Marjorie Banks


Presented By:
Alan Lomax
Produced By:
Marjorie Banks

London Consort of Viols :
Harry Danks (treble viol)
Stanley Wootton (treble viol)
Jacqueline Townshend (tenor viol)
Desmond Dupr (tenor vioi)
Henry Revell (bass viol)
Robert Donington (bass viol)


Harry Danks
Stanley Wootton
Jacqueline Townshend
Desmond Dupr
Henry Revell
Robert Donington

Third Programme

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More