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: Glyndebourne Opera 'I PURITANI'

Act 1
Eric Mason writes on page 2
'Don Giovanni ' from Glyndebourne
July 24


Unknown: Eric Mason
Unknown: Don Giovanni


Diderot's Supplement au ' Voyage ' de Bougainville newly translated by Rayner Heppenstall


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


Sonata in E, Op. 109 played by Abbey Simon (piano) (: second broadcast)


Played By: Abbey Simon


' Tell the Police' by a barrister
You have a public duty to report to the police what you know of a serious crime. If you do not, can the law do anything about it? The speaker tells of how five respectable citizens of Barnsley found the answer, and how a High Court Judge dressed an old crime in new clothes.


Acts 2 and 3 See panel

: W. S. Graham reading his own poem 'THE NIGHTFISHING'

A new reading of the work first broadcast in 1952 In first introducing it, Mr. Graham said that its subject ' at least as an objective narrative, is fishing for herring at night ... although naturally it is about other things as well, to me more important.'


London Wind Quintet:
Gareth Morris (flute) Sidnev Sutcliffe (oboe)
Bernard Walton (clarinet)
Cecil James (bassoon)
Alan Civil (horn)


Flute: Gareth Morris
Oboe: Sidnev Sutcliffe
Clarinet: Bernard Walton
Bassoon: Cecil James
Horn: Alan Civil

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