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KENNETH GALBRAITH , Professor of Economics at Harvard, contends that the businessman, having accommodated himself to the scientist in the course of the twentieth century, must now come to terms with the artist; and, Professor Galbraith thinks, this has become more necessary to him.


Unknown: Kenneth Galbraith


A play for radio by Harold Pinter
Production by Donald McWhinnle (: third broadcast)
When A Night Out, written for the Third Programme, was first broadcast in March, The Times critic wrote that it 'uses the medium with certainty and inventiveness ... Mr. Pinter's wilderness is extremely disturbing: it has a quality that holds and convinces the listener. A large cast acted impeccably, precisely making actual Mr. Pinter's comically dreadful world.'


Unknown: Harold Pinter
Production By: Donald McWhinnle
Albert Stokes, an insurance clerk: Barry Foster
Mrs Stokes, his mother: Mary O'Farrell
Two clerks: Seeley: David Baron
Two clerks: Kedge: John Rye
The barman at the coffee stall: Walter Hall
The old man at the coffee stall: Norman Wynne
At the party: Mr King: David Bird
At the party: Mr Ryan: Norman Wynne
At the party: Gidney: Nicholas Selby
At the party: Joyce: Jane Jordan Rogers
At the party: Eileen: Auriol Smith
At the party: Betty: Margaret Hotine
At the party: Horne: Hugh Dickson
At the party: Barrow: David Spenser
The girl: Vivien Merchant

: Chamber Music

Quatuor Instrumental de Paris:
Yanet Puech (flute)
Janine Volant-Panel (violin)
Mireille Reculard (cello)
Françoise Petit (harpsichord)

Sonata In C minor (Das musikalische Opfer) - Bach
Fantasy - Matthew Locke
Conversation galante et amusante - Guillemain


Flute: Yanet Puech
Violin: Janine Volant-Panel
Cello: Mireille Reculard
Harpsichord: Françoise Petit

: Marius Goring reading 'ANDREA DEL SARTO'

(Called ' The Faultless Painter')
A monologue by Robert Browning


Unknown: Robert Browning

: Choral and Orchestral Concert

Josephine Nendick (soprano)
Jean Giraudeau (tenor)
Michel Roux (bass)
Choir of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Orchestre National
Conducted by Manuel Rosenthal
(Recording made available by courtesy of R.T.F.)


Soprano: Josephine Nendick
Tenor: Jean Giraudeau
Bass: Michel Roux
Singers: Choir of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Musicians: Orchestre National
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal

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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.

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.

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