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The Jean-Marie Leclair Instrumental Ensemble
Conducted by Jean-Francois Paillard
Sinfonia in A minor (Torelli) Sonata (Alberti) on gramophone records


Unknown: Jean-Marie Leclair
Conducted By: Jean-Francois Paillard


Four talks on the problems of civil-military relationships as they have developed in the major states of the world.
4-The Army and Autocracy in Russia by Hugh Seton-Watson
Professor of Russian History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (The recorded broadcast of March 3)


Unknown: Hugh Seton-Watson


Gina Bachauer (piano)
London Orchestra
(Leader, Leonard Hirsch )
Conductor, Alec Sherman


Piano: Gina Bachauer
Leader: Leonard Hirsch
Conductor: Alec Sherman


Lionel Robbins discusses the recently published biography by Sir Henry Clay and attempts to assess the achievements, positive and negative, of one of the most elusive but influential figures of the period between the wars


Unknown: Lionel Robbins
Unknown: Henry Clay


by Ugo Betti
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by Harry McWilliam
The action takes place in a foreign city: the people are inhabitants and emigrants from various countries. Time, the present.
Music composed by Christopher Whelen
Production by John Gibson
(The recorded broadcast of April 28)


Unknown: Ugo Betti
Broadcasting By: Harry McWilliam
Composed By: Christopher Whelen
Production By: John Gibson
Parse, a judge: Donald Pleasence
Jud, a senior judge: Brewster Mason
Goetz, the prosecutor-general: Anthony Jacobs
Holand, justices' clerk: Charles Leno
Riccardo Gaucher, entrepreneur: Howard Marion-Crawford
Anna, his wife: Betty Hardy
Anselmo Bret, mechanic: Victor Piatt
Manrico Giuseppetti, labourer: Alfie Bass
Beatrice Mosca: Kathleen Boutall
Giovanna Burke: Betty Baskcomb
Carmelo Aiello: Hugh Manning
Orsola Nasca: Mary Wimbush
A short-sighted gentleman: Allan McClelland
Gustavo Kurz: Ernest Milton
Menjura: Patrick Magee
A clerk: Toke Townley
The girl from the cafe: Jessica Lang
Lucrezio, court usher: Hugh Manning


The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn
Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Second of six programmes of contemporary choral music


Conductor: William Llewellyn
Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Evans
Piano: Clifton Helliwell


by Sheila Wingfield
Selected passages from the poem read by Margaret Rawlings


Unknown: Sheila Wingfield
Read By: Margaret Rawlings


Divertimento played by John Francis (flute)
Millicent Silver (piano)


Flute: John Francis
Piano: Millicent Silver

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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