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2—' What is the Outlook of Liberal Democracy?'
Discussion between Professor W. G. Maclagan of Glasgow University and Professor John Macmurray of Edinburgh University
Next discussion: February 21


Unknown: W. G. MacLagan
Unknown: Professor John MacMurray


Mass: Westron Wynde sung by the Cambridge University Madrigal Society
Conductor. Boris Ord


Conductor: Boris Ord


The talk last week illustrated English speech up to Elizabethan times. Tonight the Professor of Phonetics in the University of London shows that the language is still changing

: Third Division

Some Vulgar Fractions
with Robert Beatty, Benny Lee, Bruce Belfrage, Patricia Hayes, Harry Secombe, Benny Hill, Michael Bentine, Carole Carr
George Mitchell's Choir
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra
Strings under Reg Leopold
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Additional material by Paul Dehn
Produced by Pat Dixon


Unknown: Robert Beatty
Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Bruce Belfrage
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Benny Hill
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: George Mitchell
Unknown: Vic Lewis
Unknown: Reg Leopold
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Produced By: Pat Dixon


Leon Goossens (oboe)
Carter String Trio:
Mary Carter (violin) Anatole Mines (viola)
Peggie Sampson (cello)


Oboe: Leon Goossens
Violin: Mary Carter
Viola: Anatole Mines
Cello: Peggie Sampson

: Anthony Jacobs in 'HE HAD A DATE'

The life story of a man who was born in 1907 and died in 1942— a fictitious character but typical of his period
Written and produced by Louis MacNeice


Produced By: Louis MacNeice
Tom: Anthony Jacobs
Naval Officer: Michael Hordern
Mother: Gladys Young
Father: Mark Dignam
Terry: Lewis Stringer
Striker: Ivor Barnard
Tutor: Malcolm Graeme
Jane: Julia Lang
Mary: Dorothy Smith


Piano Sonata in G, Op. 49 No. 2
Piano Sonata in E flat. Op. 31 No. 3 played by Phyllis Sellick
Fourth of a series of recitals In which all Beethoven's piano sonatas are being played


Played By: Phyllis Sellick


Talk by Maurice Schumann


Talk By: Maurice Schumann


Symphony No. 1, in C played by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor, Sergiu Celibidache


Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache

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