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Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Myths by Stephen Toulmln
The first of three talks in which Stephen Toulmin , Lecturer in the Philosophy of Science at Oxford, discusses the ways in which the progress of science affects the layman's picture of the world.


Unknown: Stephen Toulmln
Unknown: Stephen Toulmin


Aeolian Strdng Quartet:
Alfred Cave (violin)
Leonard Dight (violin) Watson Forbes (viola)
John Moore (cello)
Terzetto for tw.o violins and viola
Wrayburn Glasspool
6.40 app. String Quartet in G
Paul Ben-Haim
(first broadcast performances)


Violin: Alfred Cave
Violin: Leonard Dight
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore
Unknown: Paul Ben-Haim


Thirty-second of a series of reports on the Soviet point of view as expressed In the Soviet Press and broadcasts directed to the U.S.S.R.
Compiled by members of the BBC's foreign news department
(BBC recoi ding)

: Voltaire's ' CANDIDE '

or The Philosophy of Optimism
Translated into a raddo version and produced by Douglas Cleverdon
Part 1


Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Candide: Hugh Munro
Cunegonde: Cherry Cottrell
The Old Woman: Flora Robson
Dr Pangloss: Norman Shelley
Cacambo: Roger Snowdon
The Governor of Buenos Ayres: Alastair Duncan
The Jesuit Colonel: Basil Jones
The Oreillon Girl: Molly Lawson
The King of Eldorado: Preston Lockwood
Martin: Ernest Jay
The Abbé: Charles E Stidwill
The Marquise: Diana Marshall
The Man of Letters: Laidman Browne
II Signore Pococurante: Robert Farquharson
The Englishman: Arthur Bush
Brother Giroflee: Malcolm Hayes
Paquette: Olive Gregg
The Levantine Captain: Ian Catford
Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire: James McKechnie


Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. Ill played by Claudio Arrau


Played By: Claudio Arrau


by J. A. W. Bennett
See tomorrow at 6.15


Unknown: J. A. W. Bennett

: The Irish Storyteller

'The Beauty of the World'
'...Black as the raven's wing; red as the blood on the snow... '
A folk tale told by Paddy Sherlock, chimney sweep, of County Clare, Ireland.
With an introduction by Professor J.H. Delargy of the Irish Folklore Commission.
Second of six programmes.


Storyteller: Paddy Sherlock
Introduction: Professor J. H. Delargy
Producer: David Thomson


Pro Music Antiqua Ensemble :
Maria Ceuppens (soprano)
Jeanne Deroubaix (contralto)
Louis Devos (tenor)
Franz Mertens (tenor)
Albert van Ackere (baritone) Sylva Devos (minstrel's harp) Rachel van Hecke (treble viol)
Jean-Christophe van Hecke (tenor viol)
Michel Podolski (lute)
Charles Koenig (recorder) Director, Safford Cape


Soprano: Maria Ceuppens
Contralto: Jeanne Deroubaix
Tenor: Louis Devos
Tenor: Franz Mertens
Baritone: Albert van Ackere
Baritone: Sylva Devos
Harp: Rachel van Hecke
Tenor: Jean-Christophe van Hecke
Unknown: Michel Podolski
Unknown: Charles Koenig
Director: Safford Cape


A series, of talks suggested by the South Bank Exhibition
4 —The Economics at Designby Bernard Hollowood
(The recorded broadcast of July 28)
Next talk: Saturday


Unknown: Bernard Hollowood

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