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Choir of Salisbury Cathedral Organist and Master of Choristers, Douglas Guest
Introduced by Denis Stevens


Introduced By: Denis Stevens


C.A. Fisher , Lecturer in Geography at University College, Leicester, has been making a special study of the political geography of South-East Asia. In this talk he suggests that many Anglo-American differences in this area * stem from the British habit of viewing South-East Asia as part of the Indian Ocean theatre, while to the United States it seems more properly to belong to the Pacific.'
(The recorded broadcast of April 9)


Unknown: C.A. Fisher


Liza Fuchsova (piano)
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins


Piano: Liza Fuchsova
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins

: The Police: 4: The Policeman's Lot

A series of eight talks

Recruitment and conditions of work, by the Rt. Hon. J. Chuter Ede C.H., M.P., Home Secretary from 1945 to 1951.


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. J. Chuter Ede


(Fiammetta's Tale on the Fifth Day)
Seventh of twelve stories from Boccaccio's Decameron in the anonymous translation of 1620 Arranged for broadcasting by Sasha Moorsom and Rayner Heppenstall with Elaine Macnamara
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall


Broadcasting By: Sasha Moorsom
Broadcasting By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Elaine MacNamara
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Fiammetta: Jill Balcon
Frederigo: Robert Eddison
Giana: Catherine Lacey


Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Gondoliera; II Pensieroso (Annies de
Deux Legendes: St. Francois d'Assise predicant aux oiseaux; St. Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots on gramophone records


Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Unknown: Francois de Paule


Six studies in African anthropology by Max Gluckman
Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Manchester
1-The Peace of the Feud
The feud, according to a dictionary definition, is ' a lasting state of hostility.' ' There is no society which does not contain such states of hostility between its component sections,' says Professor Gluckman, but provided they are redressed by other loyalties they may contribute to the peace of the whole.'
Surveying some anthropological studies of feuding societies in Africa, the speaker introduces his thesis that custom, which exacerbates social conflicts, in so doing also restrains these conflicts from destroying the wider social order.
To be repeated on April 19
' The Frailty of Authority': April 20


Unknown: Max Gluckman


The New London Quartet:
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Lionel Bentley (violin) Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)


Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron


A monthly miscellany of comment and observation
Roger Sharrock
Our Present Language of Discourse '
Gwyn Williams
' Welsh Devices in English Verse '
Iris Murdoch
' Simone de Beauvoir's Les Mandarins.


Unknown: Roger Sharrock
Unknown: Gwyn Williams
Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Unknown: Simone de Beauvoir'S

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