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See foot of page. Act 1


by Bill Naughton
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
This is the story of Holdsworth Street in a Lancashire town on the evening of June i, 1921.
Beatty Tatlock , Ernie Tatlock , Mrs. Tatlock (Vida Paterson, Peter Wilde , Catherine Salkeld ); Mrs. Catford, Mr. Catford, Win Catford, Freddie Catford (Barbara Greenhalgh, Jack Howarth , Shawn Davies , Norman Hayes ): Polly Harwood. Jack Harwood (Janette Richer , John Brynine ); Mrs. O'Sullivan, Tom O'Sullivan (Molly Lawson , Charles Alexander ); Alec Scowcroft (John Sharp); Mr. Hulton (Harry Markham ); Ada, Mary Ann , Johnnie (Violet Carson , Mildred Dyson , Martin Starkie ); Mrs. Whittle, Mr. Whittle, Annie Whittle (Beatrice Varley , Frank Partington , Lizbeth Stewart ); Mr. Sedwin, Mrs. Sedwin (David March, Joyce Latham ); Mrs. Walmsley, Mr. Walmsley (Irene Sutcliffe , James Thomason ); Joe Holden (Geoffrev Bayldon ); Narrator (Arthur Young); with John Hollis , Alan Rothwell , Walter Badley , Donald Pleasant , Ian Piper , Jeremy Bradbury , Peter Harvey , Alan Sykes , and Reg Darnley (mouth organ)


Unknown: Bill Naughton
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Holdsworth Street
Unknown: Beatty Tatlock
Unknown: Ernie Tatlock
Unknown: Peter Wilde
Unknown: Catherine Salkeld
Unknown: Jack Howarlh
Unknown: Shawn Davies
Unknown: Norman Hayes
Unknown: Polly Harwood.
Unknown: Jack Har
Unknown: Janette Richer
Unknown: John Brynine
Unknown: Tom O'Sullivan
Unknown: Molly Lawson
Unknown: Charles Alexander
Unknown: Alec Scowcroft
Unknown: Harry Markham
Unknown: Mary Ann
Unknown: Violet Carson
Unknown: Mildred Dyson
Unknown: Martin Starkie
Unknown: Annie Whittle
Unknown: Beatrice Varley
Unknown: Frank Partington
Unknown: Lizbeth Stewart
Unknown: Joyce Latham
Unknown: Irene Sutcliffe
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Joe Holden
Narrator: Geoffrev Bayldon
Unknown: John Hollis
Unknown: Alan Rothwell
Unknown: Waiter Badley
Unknown: Donald Pleasant
Unknown: Ian Piper
Unknown: Jeremy Bradbury
Unknown: Peter Harvey
Unknown: Alan Sykes
Unknown: Reg Darnley


Act 2


A series of talks to mark the tercentenary of the Royal Society
4-The New Astronomy by R. Hanbury Brown, F.R.S.
Professor of Radio Astronomy in the University of Manchester
Radio techniques have developed into a valuable observational method in astronomy. They provide information inaccessible to optical telescopes; conversely, the precision of conventional methods supplements radio data. The problems raised by the stability of spiral galaxies (complex structures of stars, gas, dust, and magnetic field) are among those that may be solved by this new approach.


Unknown: R. Hanbury Brown, F.R.S.


Edmund Kurtz (cello)
Ernest Lush (piano)


Cello: Edmund Kurtz


A selectipn of unpublished poems chosen and introduced by Anthony Thwaite
Zoë Bailey. Malcolm Bradbury
Donald Hall , Evelyn Hardy Brian Higgins , Ted Hughes
Elizabeth Jennings , Philip Larkin George MacBeth , Vernon Scannell and David Wright
Kelty MacLeod , Hugh Dickson and Norman Mitchell


Introduced By: Anthony Thwaite
Unknown: Bailey. Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Donald Hall
Unknown: Evelyn Hardy
Unknown: Brian Higgins
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Elizabeth Jennings
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: George MacBeth
Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Readers: David Wright
Readers: Kelty MacLeod
Readers: Hugh Dickson
Readers: Norman Mitchell


Partita No. 2, in C minor played by George Malcolm (harpsichord)


Harpsichord: George Malcolm

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