• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: A CONCERT

Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
Harvey Phillips String Orchestra
Conductor, Harvey Phillips

Contributors

Clarinet: Harvey Phillips
Conductor: Harvey Phillips

: Edward Chapman in ' GALILEO GALILEI '

by Bertolt Brecht with MICHAEL BRYANT and PAULINE JAMESON
English version by Charles Laughton
Edited for radio by H. B. Fortuin and W. A. Glen-Doepel
Music by Hanns Eisler
In Padua:
GALILEO GALILEI (Edward Chapman); ANDREA SARTI (as a boy, Jonathan Margeus ; as a man, William Eedle); MRS SARTI, Galileo's housekeeper (Kathleen Helme); LUDOVICO MARSILI, a wealthy young man (Gabriel Woolf);PRIOLl, Procurator, University of Padua (Norman Claridge); SAGREDO, Galileo', friend (George Hagan); VIRGINIA, Galileo's daughter (Pauline Jameson)
In Florence:
THE Philosopher (Godfrey Kenton); THE MATHEMATICIAN (Rolf Lefebvre); COURT LADIES (Sylvia Coleridge and Jane Jordan Rogers); FEDERZONI (Duncan McIntyre)
In Rome:
FAT PRELATE (George Merritt); INFURIATED Monk (Jon Rollason); OLD CARDINAL (Edgar Norfolk); THE LITTLE MONK (Michael Bryant); Cardinal BELLARMINE (Richard Williams); Cardinal BARBERINI, later Pope Urban VIII (Heron Carvic); Cardinal INQUISITOR (James Thomason); GAFFONE, Rector of the University of Pisa (Rolf Lefebvre); BALLAD SlNGER (Edmund Donlevy); VaNNI, an iron founder (Philip Cunningham); GRAND DUKE COSIMO de MEDICI (John Rye); INFORMER of the Inquisition (Leigh Crutchley)
Titles spoken by Janet Burnell
Commentator. Michael Turner
Music directed by Walter Goehr
Sung by the Schola Polyphonlca (director, Henry Washington), and played by Geoffrey Gilbert (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), and Charles Spinks (harpsichord)
Produced by H. B. Fortuin
DURING THE INTERVAL (7.30-7.40 app.):
Essay for Orchestra. No. 1 (Barber), plaved by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Howard Hanson : gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Bryant
Unknown: Pauline Jameson
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: H. B. Fortuin
Music By: Hanns Eisler
Unknown: Edward Chapman
Unknown: Andrea Sarti
Unknown: Jonathan Margeus
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Mrs Sarti
Unknown: Kathleen Helme
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Unknown: Norman Claridge
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Pauline Jameson
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown: Duncan McIntyre
Unknown: George Merritt
Unknown: Jon Rotlason
Unknown: Michael Bryani
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Edmund Donlevy
Unknown: Philip Cunningham
Spoken By: Janet Burnell
Commentator: Michael Turner
Directed By: Walter Goehr
Director: Henry Washington
Played By: Geoffrey Gilbert
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Conducted By: Howard Hanson

: BEETHOVEN

Thirty-three Variations on a waltz by Diabelll Rudolf Serkin (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Diabelll Rudolf Serkin

: WILLIAM ALABASTER

(1567-1640)
HELEN GARDNER , Reader in Renaissance English Literature in the University of Oxford, introduces a selection of sonnets by this recusant poet, written in prison and not published until this year.
Reader, Gary Watson

Contributors

Reader: Helen Gardner
Reader: Gary Watson

: MENDELSSOHN

Variations Concertantes. Op. 17 Sonata No. 1. in B flat. Op. 46 played by William Pleeth (cello) Margaret Good (piano)
First of two programmer Including all Mendelssohn's works for cello and piano.

Contributors

Cello: William Pleeth

: MR. KHRUSHCHEV

Bee panel and page 4








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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel