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Max Gluckman , Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Manchester, talks about Livingstone and Africa by Jack Simmons , and The Way to Ilala: David Livingstone 's Pilgrimage by Frank Debenham.
' After long observation,' Livingstone wrote about the Makololo tribe, ' I came to the conclusion that they are just such a strange mixture of good and evil as men are everywhere else.' ' Livingstone brought to his observations of African life and society a balanced, open mind, plus the care with which he collected his geographical data. And it is these qualities,' Professor Gluckman comments, ' which make everything he wrote on Africa a century ago so valuable as records for both historian and anthropologist.'


Unknown: Max Gluckman
Unknown: Jack Simmons
Unknown: David Livingstone
Unknown: Frank Debenham.

: The Oxford University Dramatic Society THE ' HIPPOLYTUS

of Euripides in a new translation by Kenneth Cavander
Directed by Casper Wrede
Radio presentation by Michael Bakcwell
(Continued in next column)


Translation By: Kenneth Cavander
Directed By: Casper Wrede
Unknown: Michael Bakcwell
The goddess Aphrodite: Beth Boyd
Hippolytus: Jeffry Wickham
Servant: Rod McManigal
The Nurse: Avril Elgar
Phaedra: Dilys Hamlett
Theseus: Jack Good
Messenger: Daibhidh Mitchell
The goddess Artemis: Penny Hopkins
Chorus of huntsmen:: Robin Blackhurst,
Chorus of huntsmen:: Martin Boase
Chorus of huntsmen:: Kenneth Ives
Chorus of huntsmen:: Paul Gardner
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Howard Baker,
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Michael Cox
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Peter Dunkley
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Christopher Kirwan
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Robert Mill,
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Paul Mitchell
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Michael Poole
Chorus of women of Troezen:: Alan Shallcross,
Chorus of women of Troezen:: John Toft


Andre Gertler (violin)
Diane Andersen (piano)


Violin: Andre Gertler
Piano: Diane Andersen


A series of talks commenting on current legal issues
23-Innkeepers and Motorists by J. W. A. Thornely
Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
If a car is stolen from the car park of a public house while the owner is inside, the licensee's liability may depend on whether he offers sleeping accommodation to the public. There are reasons for and against this distinction, and proposals for reform.


Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
John Whitworth (counter-tenor)
David Galliver (tenor)
Gordon Clinton (baritone)
Arnold Goldsbrough (harpsichord)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
Kalmar Chamber Orchestra
(Leader. Leonard Friedman )
Conducted by Guest Douglas
Ode: Hark, how the wild musicians sing (edit. Dennis Arundell )
Cantata: In a deep vision's intellectual scene (edit. Anthony Lewis )
Ods: Hark. Damon. hark (edit.
Anthony Lewis )
Cantata: We reap all the pleasures
(edit. Anthony Lewis )
Mr. Maidwell's Ode: Celestial Music
(edit. Arnold Goldsbrough)
These odes and cantatas are taken from the forthcoming new volume of the Purcell Society's complete edition of the composer's works (general editor, Anthony Lewis ). This programme is the last of a series of six including verse-anthems, motets, and odes by Purcell.


Soprano: Margaret Ritchie
Soprano: John Whitworth
Tenor: David Galliver
Baritone: Gordon Clinton
Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Leonard Friedman
Conducted By: Guest Douglas
Unknown: Dennis Arundell
Unknown: Anthony Lewis
Unknown: Anthony Lewis
Unknown: Anthony Lewis
Unknown: Anthony Lewis


A programme to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Martin Joseph Routh
President of Magdalen College by Christopher Sykes
Those taking part:
Dorothv Black , Alec Finter
John Glen. Derek Hart
Joan Hart. Edgar Norfolk
Bryan Powley , Ronald Simpson and Geoffrey Wincott
Production by Christopher Sykes
Born on September 18, 1755, 'the venerable President' lived till December 1854, and till his last days he continued to wear the clothes-and the wig—of the mid-eighteenth century. He was a great scholar, a great Anglican churchman, and an enduring legend.


Unknown: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Dorothv Black
Unknown: Alec Finter
Unknown: John Glen.
Unknown: Derek Hart
Unknown: Joan Hart.
Unknown: Edgar Norfolk
Unknown: Bryan Powley
Unknown: Ronald Simpson
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Production By: Christopher Sykes


Octet in F played by the Vienna Octet:
Alfred Boskovsky (clarinet)
Rudolf Hanzl (bassoon)
Josef Veleba (horn)
Willi Boskovsky (violin) Philipp Matheis (violin)
Gunther Breitenbach (viola)
Nikolaus Hubner (cello)
Johann Krump (double-bass) on gramophone records


Clarinet: Alfred Boskovsky
Bassoon: Rudolf Hanzl
Horn: Josef Veleba
Violin: Willi Boskovsky
Violin: Philipp Matheis
Viola: Gunther Breitenbach
Cello: Nikolaus Hubner
Double-Bass: Johann Krump

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