• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte
Herbert Downes (viola)

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte
Viola: Herbert Downes

: THE COLONIAL DILEMMA

Introductory Survey by Margery Perham , C.B.E., Fellow in Imperial Government, Nuffield College, and late Reader in Colonial Administration in the University of Oxford
First of seven talks
Next talk: Saturday at 9.30
What are our relations to the Colonial peoples and what is their place in the world scheme? Are they to be thought of primarily as producers of food and raw materials for the rest of the world, or as young nations whose political development should be our first concern? Ideas on the Colonies tend to be oversimplified, since many people judge Colonial problems in the terms of their experience of an ' advanced ' industrialised world, and do not know what are the implications of, say, large-scale mechanisation, or political responsibility, to peoples who live in a primitive social structure with a hand-tool economy. Over the years our Colonial administration has been attempting a slow, balanced development of the Colonial territories. Today the pressure of world need-involving large-scale development-and new ideologies, threaten to dislocate this careful planning and, consequently, a serious situation faces us and the Colonial peoples themselves. Four of these talks will deal with some of the fundamental difficulties in the British Colonies and two others with the methods of American and French Colonial administration. The speakers will be men and women-administrators, anthropologists, scientists, educators-who have had direct experience in Colonial relations and field work.

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Perham

: A performance in German of ' FIDELIO '

Opera by Beethoven Libretto by Sonnleithner and Treitschke
Cast in order of singing
(Continued in next column)
Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk
(Chorus-Master, Max Thurn)
Conductor, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Producer. Giinther Rennert
(Recording made available to the BBC by courtesy of N.W.D.R.. Hamburg)
The action takes place at a Spanish State Prison outsade Seville
Act 1
The inner court of the prison

Contributors

Unknown: Beethoven Libretto
Conductor: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Producer: Giinther Rennert
Jacquino, porter at the prison (spoken by Manfred Steffen): Alfred Pfeifle
Marzellina, daughter of Rocco (spoken by Gisela Peltzer): Margot Guilleaume
Rocco prison warden (spoken by Gaspar Briininghaus): Siegmund Roth
Leonora, wife of Florestan, disguised as a youth under the name of Fidelio (apoken by Gisela Mattishent): Walburga Wegner
Don Pizarro, Governor of the State Prison (spoken by Hermann Schomfoerg): Alexander Welitsch
First prisoner: Rupert Glawitsch
Second prisoner: Ernstmax Liihr
Florestan, a political prisoner (spoken by Erich ScheUow): Peter Anders
Don Fernando, the Minister: Theodore Schlott

: LETTER FROM PARIS

Talk by Yvette Guyot

Contributors

Talk By: Yvette Guyot

: FIDELIO

Act 2
Scene 1: An underground vault in the prison
Scene 2: The castle square

: A Year I Remember

1929 by Sean O'Faolain
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
Sean O'Faolain recalls twelve months in the United States as they appeared to a young Irishman, a disillusioned romantic -New York at the beginning of the slump. a student's life at Harvard, a Baptist settlement in the Appalachians, an apple orchard in New Mexico. But after he had toured America in a Model T Ford - one of the old Flying Bedsteads - the truth of Henry James' words was borne in upon him: The flower of art blooms only where the soil is deep'; and soon he found himself again in his native Ireland

Contributors

Subject: Sean O'Faolain
Producer: Douglas Cleverdon
Producer: Sean O'Faolain

: DEBUSSY and HINDEMITH

Quatuor Haydn:
Georges Maes (violin) Louis Hertogh (violin)
Louis Logie (viola)
Rene Pousseele (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Georges Maes
Violin: Louis Hertogh
Viola: Louis Logie
Cello: Rene Pousseele

: 'EPIPHANY'

Story by Guy de Maupassant
Reader, Wilfred Babbage

Contributors

Reader: Wilfred Babbage








About this project

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel