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(Season 1959-60)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Another performance of Gerhard's Symphony: on Saturday


Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz


A documentary programme presented by Christopher Fyfe former Government Archivist,
Sierra Leone
The Creoles, British for well over a century, descendants of African settlers and of freed slaves, have made a unique contribution to the development of West Africa. This programme presents their views about themselves and their country, and the difficulties many of them feel about their present position. It is compiled from interviews recorded recently in Freetown.
Produced by Prudence Smith


Presented By: Christopher Fyfe
Produced By: Prudence Smith


Collegium Musicum
Conductor, Toon Vranken


Conductor: Toon Vranken

: A. S. J.

Selected poems read by Godfrey Kenton


Read By: Godfrey Kenton

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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.

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