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5-War and Social Policy
Talk by R. M. Titmuss
Professor of Social Administration in the University of London
' To explain the social life of a community in terms of aggression and struggle,' Professor Titmuss observes, ' is to explain only part of " this sorry scheme of things entire."' With that proviso in mind, he considers the way in which modern war has influenced British social policy and, reciprocally, how the direction of social policy has influenced the prosecution of war.


by J. R. R. Tolkien
A radio adaptation in six parts from
Volume of The Lord of the Rings' The music composed and conducted by Anthony Smith-Masters
5 — ' The Moria Gate '
The programme adapted and produced by Terence Tiller


Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien
Conducted By: Anthony Smith-Masters
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Frodo: Oliver Burt
Sam: Victor Platt
Pippin: Basil Jones
Merry: Michael Collins
Aragorn: Godfrey Kenton
Gandalf: Norman Shelley
Legolas: Frank Duncan
ElrOnd: Garard Green
Gimli: Eric Lugg
Boromir: Derek Prentice
Bilbo: Felix Felton
Narrator: Derek Hart


Quartet No. 5 (1934) played by the Juilliard String Quartet:
Robert Mann (violin)
Robert Koff (violin)
Raphael Hillyer (viola)
Claus Adam (cello)
Quartet No. 6: December 20


Violin: Robert Mann
Violin: Robert Koff
Viola: Raphael Hillyer
Cello: Claus Adam


A report on the Soviet point of view as expressed recently in the Soviet Press and broadcasts to the U.S.S.R.
Compiled by members of the BBC foreign news department

: ' SLY '

or The Story of the Sleeper Awakened
A lyric drama in three acts by Giovacchino Forzano
Music by Wolf-Ferrari
Translated and adapted for radio by Dennis Arundell
Scene: London in the seventeenth century
ACT 1: The Falcon Inn


Unknown: Dennis Arundell


Talk by L. P. Kirwan
The Director- of the Royal Geographical Society outlines the historical background to the latest projects for Antarctic exploration, including the Trans-Antarctic Expedition.


Talk By: L. P. Kirwan

: 'SLY'

ACT 2: A room in the palace of the Earl of Westmoreland


2-Cavafy and Seferis Poems read In Greek by Elsa Verghis and in English by Jill Balcon
Translations by Ian Scott-Kilvert


Unknown: Elsa Verghis
Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: Ian Scott-Kilvert

: 'SLY'

Act 3: A cellar in the palace


A series of four talks on the desirability of economic change
2 —Counting the Costby Bertrand de Jouvenel
M. de Jouvenel, author, economist, and political philosopher, points out that the demand for an increasing flow of goods implies the willingness to accept unpleasant changes and that these may be regarded as. costs to be chalked up against the gains.


Unknown: Bertrand de Jouvenel


Sketch in C minor. Op. 58 DavidsbUndlertanze, Op. 6 played by Frank Laffitte (piano)


Piano: Frank Laffitte

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