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Talk by Rupert Cross
Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford
Last year's Hamlyn Lectures by Dr. Glanville Williams , under the above title, were devoted to an examination of criminal trial, and some of the proposals made in Dr. Williams's lectures are considered in this talk.
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 10)


Unknown: Dr. Glanville Williams


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
Part 1


Conducted By: Stanford Robinson


by Christopher Hill
Harrington's friend and cousin Charles I ' would not endure to hear of a commonwealth,' but Cromwell said he was not afraid of ' a little paper shot,' and allowed the publication of Harrington's Oceana in 1656. Christopher Hill offers a reinterpretation of the political thought of this strange Republican.


Part 2 followed by an interlude at 8.6

: Paul Daneman and Peter Wyngarde in ' HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY'

A tragi-comedy by Luigi Pirandello
Translated by Frederick May from
' II piacere dell'onesta
Adapted for broadcasting by Helena Wood
Scene: a town in Central Italy. Time: 1917
Produced by Mary Hope Allen
(The recorded broadcast of March 25)


Translated By: Frederick May
Broadcasting By: Helena Wood
Produced By: Mary Hope Allen
A maid: Annette Kelly
Signora Maddalena Renni: Lydia Sherwood
Maurizio Setti: David King-Wood
The Marchese Fabio Colli, his cousin: Peter Wyngarde
Agata Renm: Joan Hart
Angelo Baldovino: Paul Daneman
The vicar of the church of Santa Marta: Jeffrey Segal
A butler: Rolf Lefebvre


Sonata in C minor, Op. Ill played by Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Last of five programmes of Beethoven's late piano sonatas played by Wilhelm Kempfl


Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Played By: Wilhelm Kempfl


Speeches by the Vice-President of the Republic of India, Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan , and the Prime Minister. Shri Jawaharlal Nehru
A shortened version of addresses recorded in New Delhi in February at the opening session of a seminar on Parliamentary Democracy.
(Recording made available by courtesy of All India Radio)


Unknown: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Unknown: Shri Jawaharlal Nehru


Transcribed by Gilbert Reaney
Edited and produced by Denis Stevens
April Cantelo (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Alexander Young (tenor)
Maxwell Ward (viola)
Donald Bridger (cor anglais)
John Alexandra (bassoon)
Desmond Dupr6 (lute)
George Malcolm (organ)


Unknown: Gilbert Reaney
Produced By: Denis Stevens
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Alexander Young
Viola: Donald Bridger
Bassoon: John Alexandra
Unknown: George Malcolm


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