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Farewell and Hail
John Raven
Director of the y British Coal Exporters' Federation suggests some new prospects for a traditional trade


Unknown: John Raven


John Williams (guitar)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Leader, Steven Staryk )
Conducted by Walter Goehr
Grave and Fugato; Scherzo; Recitative and Arioso; Toccata and Hymn
(first broadcast performance in this country)
From the Town Hall, Wembley


Guitar: John Williams
Leader: Steven Staryk
Conducted By: Walter Goehr


Diderot's Supplement au ' Voyage' de Bougainville newly translated by Rayner Heppenstall
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 27)
Louis Antoine de Bougainville 's account of his visit to Tahiti (of which no English translation has been in print for nearly two centuries) came out in 1771. This programme, which quotes from Bougainville, is based principally upon the set of dialogues written in the following year by the encyclopaedist and philosopher Denis Diderot in which he claimed to refer to material unpublished by Bougainville.


Translated By: Rayner Heppenstall
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Louis Antoine de Bougainville
Unknown: Denis Diderot
The ' 'Philosophe ': Carleton Hobbs
His friend: William Eedle
Louis Antoine de Bougainville: William Fox
Old man: Laidman Browne
Orou: Lockwood West
The Chaplain: Geoffrey Wincott


John Ward
Christian Strover discusses Ward's musical style, and in particular his fantasias for viols Two Ayres, for two bass viols Two Fantasias, for four viols Madrigal: If the deep sighs Two Fantasias, for five viols
Madrigal: Retire, my troubled soul Fantasia, for six viols
London Consort of Viols :
Harry Danks , Stanley Wootton Desmond Dupre , Ysobel Danks
Henry Revell , Robert Donington
The Deller Consort:
Eileen Poulter (soprano) Mary Thomas (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Edgar Fleet (tenor)
Maurice Bevan (baritone)
Last of four programmes of studies In Elizabethan and Jacobean music


Unknown: John Ward
Unknown: Christian Strover
Unknown: Harry Danks
Unknown: Stanley Wootton
Unknown: Desmond Dupre
Unknown: Ysobel Danks
Unknown: Henry Revell
Unknown: Robert Donington
Soprano: Eileen Poulter
Soprano: Mary Thomas
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Edgar Fleet
Baritone: Maurice Bevan

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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