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Goethe's Reception in Britain
Talk by J. Isaacs
The British in the last century and a half have shown to Goethe's works more indifference than attention. But he has had a definite influence on certain British writers, and in this talk J. Isaacs considers its nature and extent.
Sixteenth of a series of talks


Talk By: J. Isaacs


John Francis (flute)
Joy Boughton (oboe)
Millicent Silver (harpsichord)
Sonata No. 5, in G. for flute
Sonata No. 8, in C minor, for oboe Sonata No. 9, in B minor, for flute
First of three recitals of Handel's chamber music


Flute: John Francis

: Thomas Love Peacock NIGHTMARE ABBEY'

Adapted and produced by Douglas Cleverdon
(Continued in next column)
(Richard Burton and Esmé Percy are appearing in 'The Lady's Not for Burning ' at the Globe Theatre, London)
In Nightmare Abbey, one of the gayest of nineteenth-century conversation pieces, several of Peacock's friends were portrayed -Shelley in the guise of the romantic young idealist Scythrop, Coleridge as the metaphysical Dr. Flosky. Shelley , in Italy, was delighted with the novel, and gave the name of Scythrop's Tower to the tower in which he was working at Valsovano.
Part 1


Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Dr. Flosky. Shelley
Scythrop: Richard Burton
Marionetta: Diana Maddox
Celinda: Maxine Audley
Mr Glowry: Andrew Cruickshank
Mr Hilary: Leslie French
Mrs Hilary: Thea Wells
The Rev Mr Larynx: Martin Boddey
Mr Flosky: Esmé Percy
The Hon Mr Listless: Hugh Manning
Mr Toobad: Francis de Wolff
Mr Cypress: Dudley Jones
Raven: Ernest Jay
Narrator: Cyril Cusack


Suite, Le tombeau de Couperin: Prelude; Forlane; Minuet; Rigaudon played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Jean Martinon on gramophone records


Conducted By: Jean Martinon


Mascia Predit (soprano)
Boris Christoff (bass)
Ernest Lush (piano)
The Tempest
Song-cycle. Sunless:
Between Four Walls
Thou didst not know me in the crowd
The idle. noisy day is ended Boredom Elegy
On the River
Songs and Dances of Death:
Trepak Lullaby Serenade
The Field-Marshal


Bass: Boris Christoff


Empiricist and Democrat by Bertrand Russell
First of a group of four talks on the fourteenth-century Franciscan philosopher
The other speakers are Professor A. J. Ayer. Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic at University College. London; F. G. Young , Professor of Biochemistry at Cambridge University: and F. C. Copleston, s.j.. Professor of the History of Philosophy at Heythrop College


Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: A. J. Ayer.
Unknown: F. G. Young


Piano Sonata in C (Unfinished) Piano Sonata in A minor. Op. 164 played by Peter Stadlen
Third of fourteen programmes of Schubert's piano music


Played By: Peter Stadlen


by C. Day Lewis
Part 3-' A Letter from Rome '
C. Day Lewis reads the third section of his new poem on Italy. In it he describes the effect on him of the traditional scenes and modern anomalies of post-war Rome.


Symphony No. 5 played by the Orchestra of Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt


Conductor: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt

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