An imaginary obituary by Roger Fulford
Reader, Leonard Sachs
Suppose Shelley had been elected to Parliament: what might the result have been? Mr. Fulford's imaginary biography presents some of the possible consequences.
Modern Shakespearean Production
Talk by Muriel St. Clare Byrne
Since 1900 the aims and technique of Shakespearean producers have radically altered. The speaker has made a special study of modern Shakespearean production. . (Revised version of the broadcast on July 29)
Eighth of nine talks
by Philip Carr
Philip Carr 's recollections of these entertainers go back at least as far as 1890 when he saw J. L. Toole perform. He speaks also of Dan Leno , Arthur Roberts , and Little Tich. and of great clowns in Britain and in France.
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