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: Arthur Young Hubert Gregg and Helen Burns in THE FAIR QUAKER OF DEAL'

Charles Shadwell
Edited and adapted for broadcasting by ' Sea Lion' with mualc composed, arranged, and conducted by Anthony Bernard
Others taking part: Ernest Sefton , Ronald Sidney. Hugh Manning , Duncan McIntyre , Andrew Faulds , Raf de la Torre , and Janet Morrison
Production by Wilfrid Grantham


Unknown: Charles Shadwell
Conducted By: Anthony Bernard
Unknown: Ernest Sefton
Unknown: Ronald Sidney.
Unknown: Hugh Manning
Unknown: Duncan McIntyre
Unknown: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: Raf de la Torre
Unknown: Janet Morrison
Production By: Wilfrid Grantham
Narrator: Frank Birch
Commodore Flip: Arthur Young
Captain Mizen: Hubert Gregg
Captain Worthy: Ronald Simpson
Mr Rovewell: Anthony Marlowe
Arabella Zeal: Eleanor Summerfield
Dorcas Zeal: Helen Burns
Sir Charles Pleasant: Patrick Waddington
Easy: Philip Morant
Cribidge: Cameron Hall
Barmaid: Lucille Lisle
Belinda: Lydia Sherwood
Jenny Private: Julia Lang
Jiltup: Belle Chrystall
Indent: Eric Lugg


Words by W. B. Yeats
Music by Peter Warlock
Peter Pears (tenor)
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (cor anglais)
Phllharmonia String Quartet:
Maurice Clare (violin)
Ernest Element (violin) Herbert Dewnes (viola)
William Pleeth (cello)


Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Music By: Peter Warlock
Tenor: Peter Pears
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Flute: Terence MacDonagh
Violin: Maurice Clare
Violin: Ernest Element
Viola: Herbert Dewnes
Cello: William Pleeth


First of two talks by David Thomson about the Rev. Sydney Smith , wit and controversialist
This talk deals with Smith's social personality and his genius for living


Unknown: David Thomson
Unknown: Rev. Sydney Smith


Symphony No. 9, In D played by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Bruno Walter
Gramophone records of a performance In Vienna In 1938


Conducted By: Bruno Walter


E. M. Forster 's talk on criticism in the arts, especially music, is based on a lecture given at Harvard University in May 1947


Unknown: E. M. Forster


Antonio Saffi (harpsichord)


Harpsichord: Antonio Saffi


First of four readings from the works of Sydney Smith
Read by Rat del a Torre


Unknown: Sydney Smith
Read By: Rat Del A Torre


Fantasia contrappuntistica: Variation on the choral, Alleln Gott in der Hon. set Ehr played by Franz Osborn and Eric Harrison (two pianos)


Unknown: Alleln Gott
Played By: Franz Osborn
Played By: Eric Harrison

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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