Script by Eric Ewens
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
A programme on The Spasmodics, a quartet of poets discovered and launched by the Rev. George Gilfillan (1813-1878). Like ether critics before and since, Gilfillan was at his weakest in judging the poetry of his own time. The tide of the school dates from their dethronement by W. E. Aytoun in his satire ' Firmilian, a Spasmodic Tragedy.'
The Rev George Gilfillan:
Sydney Yendys (Sidney Dobell):
J Stanyan Bigg:
by A. L. Goodhart K.B.E., Q.C., F.B.A. ,
Master of University College, Oxford
The American Press Conference plays a much more important and a much more noisy role in the national life than its British counterpart. There are constitutional reasons for this difference.
Margaret Fraser (soprano)
Julian Bream (guitar)
Wilfred Lehmann (violin)
Eiluned Davies (piano)
Musica da Camera:
Roger Lord (oboe)
Vera Kantrovitch (violin) Lorraine du Bal (violin)
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Joy Hall (cello)
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