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French Suite No. 4, in E flat Italian Concerto played by Lucille Wallace (harpsichord)


Harpsichord: Lucille Wallace


Being Young in Edinburgh
William Armstrong , theatrical producer and raconteur, who recently gave a talk called ' Remembering Mrs. Patrick Campbell ,' gives the first of three more reminiscent talks
Next talk: Saturday at 10.5


Unknown: William Armstrong
Unknown: Mrs. Patrick Campbell


Symphony No. 5, in C (Symphonie singuliere) played by the Swedish Radio
Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Sten Broman
Another performance of Berwald's Third Symphony. August 16


Conducted By: Sten Broman

: Bernard Miles in The Wakefield Play of 'NOAH'

Adapted with a verse commentary by Terence Tiller
Music by John Hotchkis
Conducted by John Hollingsworth
Frank Atkinson. Martin Boddey
Narrators.... Jill Balcon , Douglas Seale
Production by Douglas Cleverdon


Commentary By: Terence Tiller
Music By: John Hotchkis
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth
Unknown: Frank Atkinson.
Narrators: Martin Boddey
Narrators: Jill Balcon
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon
Noah: Bernard Miles
God: Ralph Truman
Noah's Wife: Thea Wells
Ham: Frank Atkinson
Shem: Martin Boddey
Japheth: Basil Jones
Ham's Wife: Vida Hope
Shem's Wife: Betty Linton
Japheth's Wife: Cecile Chevreau
The Good Gossips: Vida Hope,


talks about criticism and tradition in contemporary poetry
'Because I want to consider the function of criticism I am beginning with the reassertion of tradition.....'


Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
Richard Lewis (tenor)
Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Neville Marriner (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)


Soprano: Margaret Ritchie
Soprano: Margaret Field-Hyde
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Violin: David Martin
Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards


Talk by Robert Speaight on the French poet and dramatist, who celebrates his eightieth birthday today


Talk By: Robert Speaight


Prelude in G
Wo soil ich fiiehen bin?
Ein' teste Burg ist unser Gott
Fugue in D minor: Wir glauben all' an elnen Gott
Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ Prelude and Fugue in D played by Arnold Richardson (organ)
From St. Mark's. North Audley Street Another programme of Bach's organ music, by Arnold Richardson , from Westminster Cathedral: August 24


Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Played By: Arnold Richardson
Music By: Arnold Richardson


Short story by Elizabeth Bowen
Reader, Ara Calder-Marshall


Story By: Elizabeth Bowen
Reader: Ara Calder-Marshall


Oboe Quintet
Léon Goossens (oboe) Martin String Quartet


Oboe: Léon Goossens

: An appreciation of SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

by Geoffrey Grigson
Reader, Robert Marsden


Reader: Geoffrey Grigson
Reader: Robert Marsden

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