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English Historical Documents 1833-1874, compiled and edited by E. M. Young and W. D. Handcock considered by W. L. Burn Professor of Modern History in the University of Durham


Edited By: E. M. Young
Edited By: W. D. Handcock
Unknown: W. L. Burn


Derek Simpson (cello)
BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte


Cello: Derek Simpson
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte


by E. J. Ambrose
Biophysics Group.
Chester Beatty Research Institute
Dr. Ambrose and his colleagues have been studying the surface properties of cancer cells bv means of a new kind of microscope--the interference microscope. In this talk he speaks about the results obtained and speculates about their possible significance.


Unknown: E. J. Ambrose


A chronicle of the development of English drama from its beginnings to the 1580s
Arranged for broadcasting and introduced by John Barton
Edited and produced by Raymond Raikee
Full details of the thirteen programmes in the series are contained in The First Stage, a handbook by John Barton which may be obtained through newsagents and booksellers or post free by crossed postal order for 2s. 6d. from [address removed]
10-Drama in the Sehoolst
The Classical Influence on English Comedy
' Jacob and Esau'
(c. 1557)
(Continued in next column)
' Ralph Roister Doister ' by Nicholas Udall
(c. 1557)
Music composed by Anthony Bernard with the London Chamber Singers and the London Chamber Players (Leader.Lionei Bentley ) conducted by the composer


Introduced By: John Barton
Produced By: Raymond Raikee
Unknown: John Barton
Unknown: Nicholas Udall
Composed By: Anthony Bernard
Leader: Lionei Bentley
Ragan, servant unto Esau: Patrick Godfrey
Esau, a young man and a hunter: Trevor Martin
Rebecca, an old woman, wife to Isaac: Marjorie Westbury
Jacob, a young man of godly conversation: Frank Partington
Isaac, an old man, father to Jacoband Esau: Cyril Shaps
Mido, a little boy, leading Isaac: David Spenser
Abra a little wench, servant to Rebecca: Denise Bryer
Prologue: Hugh Manning
Matthew Merrygreek: Geoffrey Matthews
Ralph Roister Doister: Norman Shelley
Tibet Talkapace, a sewing-maid: Marjorie Westbury
Margery Mumblecrust, an old nurse who spins: Vivienne Chatterton
Annot Alyface, a knitting-maid: Denise Bryer
Dame Christian Custance, a wealthy widow: Mary Law
Dobinet Doughty, servant to Roister Doister: Frank Partington
Tom Truepenny, servant to Dame Custance: David Spenser
Gavin Goodluck, a London merchant: Hugh Manning


Peter Pears (tenor) Julian Bream (lute)
The Purcell Singers
Conductor, Imogen Holst
Ye that do live in pleasures (John
Wilbye: reputed to have been written in memory of Morley)
Hark, Alleluia
(Continued in next column)
A painted tale; Thyrsis and Milla; She straight her light green silken coals; I saw my lady weeping; With my love my life was nestled; Who is it that this dark night?
It was a lover and his lass (As You
Like It)
About the maypole new; In dew of roses; Ladies you see time flieth
Mistress mine, well may you fare; Can
I forget what reason's force; Love winged my hopes; Come, sorrow, come; What if my mistress now; Absence, hear now my protestation; Fair in a morn
Phillis, I fain would die now; Whither away so fast?; Hard by a crystal fountain
This is the first of three programmes to commemorate the quaterccntenary of the birth of Thomas Morley—Gentleman of the ChQpel Royal, organist, madrigalist, composer of ayres and music for virginals, editor and publisher, musical theorist, and political agent.


Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Julian Bream
Conductor: Imogen Holst


by Sewell Stokes


Unknown: Sewell Stokes


Symphony No. 3 played by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Conductor, William Steinberg on a gramophone record


Conductor: William Steinberg

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