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Talk by Rosalie Glynn Grylls
Readings by Howard Marion-Crawford
Production by Gilbert Phelps
Miss Glynn Grylls examines the efforts made by Shelley's son. Sir Percy Florence Shelley, and Lady Shelley to secure a biography that would fit in with the ' Shelley legend ' they were building up round the Sanctum, with its various relics, at Boscombe Manor near Bournemouth.


Talk By: Rosalie Glynn Grylls
Production By: Gilbert Phelps
Unknown: Miss Glynn Grylls
Unknown: Sir Percy Florence


John Francis (flute)
Manoug Parikian (violin)
Bernard Davis (viola)
George Roth (cello)
Millicent Silver (harpsichord) with Enid Simon (harp)
First of four concerts by the London Harpsichord Ensemble.


Flute: John Francis
Viola: Bernard Davis
Cello: George Roth
Harp: Enid Simon


Archaeology and the Bible by the Rev. J. N. Schofield
Mr. Schofield is University Lecturer in Hebrew and Old Testament Subjects at Cambridge, and a member of the Society for Old Testament Study. In this talk he gives an account of the results of modem archaeological discoveries which have thrown light on the reliability of the biblical account of Israel and on the whole complex of civilisation in the Near East.
Second of five talks


Unknown: Rev. J. N. Schofield

: The English Opera Group presents ' LET'S MAKE AN OPERA '

(first broadcast performance)
An entertainment for young people
Libretto and radio version by Eric Crozier
Music by Benjamin Britten
(Continued in next column)
(Characters in the play are given in roman type; characters in the opera, in italics) The Children:
The English Opera Group
Chamber Orchestra
(Leader. Hans Geiger )
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
Produced by Eric Crozier and Basil Coleman
Part 1
The stage shortly before a dress rehearsal. Time: The Present


Unknown: Eric Crozier
Music By: Benjamin Britten
Leader: Hans Geiger
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar
Produced By: Eric Crozier
Produced By: Basil Coleman
Mr. Chaffinch (Black Bob, the sweep;and Tom, the coachman): Norman Lumsden
Max Westleton (Clem. Black Bob's son; and Albert, the gardener): Max Woithley
Mrs Parworthy (Miss Bagaott the housekeeper): Gladys Parr
Annie Dougall (Juliet Brook): Anne Sharp
Elisabeth Parrish (Rowan. nursery-maid to the Brook children): Pamela Woolmore
Sammie Fisher (Sam, the new sweepboy): John Moules
Gay Parworthy (Gay Brook agedthirteen): Bruce Hines
Sophie Stevenson (Sophie Brook, agedeleven): Monica Garrod
John Chaffinch: Peter Cousins
Johnnie Crome aged fourteen: Brian Cole
Hugh Lark (Hughie Crome,aged eight): Mavis Gardineri
Christina Chaffinch (Tina Crome, Hughie's twin): Mavis Gardineri


The Statesman by David Douglas , Professor of German at Bristol University
The speaker describes Goethe's administration of the Duchy of Weimar and analyses his reactions to contemporary politics, in particular to the French Revolution.
Fifth of six talks


Unknown: David Douglas


Part 2
The children's nursery at Iken Hall
January 1810
Scone 1: Mid-morning Scene 2: Afternoon Scene 3: Next day


Trio in E minor, Op. 90 (Dumky) played by Henry Hoist (violin) Anthony Pini (cello)
Louis Kentner (piano) on gramophone records


Violin: Henry Hoist
Cello: Anthony Pini
Piano: Louis Kentner


Short story written and read by Arthur Calder-Marshall


Read By: Arthur Calder-Marshall

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