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A WORLD OF SOUND

Why, Prince, How Charming!
GALE PEDRICK investigates the curious topsy-turvy world of Pantomime and Music-Hall, in which, by tradition, feminine becomes masculine-and, of course, vice versa with recordings from the BBC Sound Archives of pantomime dames, principal boys, Shakespearean thespians. cabaret artists. character impressionists, and the like.
Produced by Denys Gueroult
BBC Radio 4 FM

SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

The Fallen Idol by Graham Greene adapted from his film story by CHARLES HATTON
Richard Pasco , Rachel Gurney and Judi Dench
' MacgreGor : He isn'there. It's Mrs. Baines ... She killed him. I hate her. She killed Macgregor ... I wish she was dead too.'
Setting: An Embassy in London
Produced by RONALD MASON
Richard Pasco is in ' The Italian Girl ' at Wyndham's Theatre. London: Judi Dench in ' Cabaret ' at the Palace Theatre, London
Repeated: Monday, 3.15 p.m.
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BBC Radio 4 FM

The Day of the Triffids: Part 3: Conference and Confusion

A serial in six parts by Giles Cooper from the novel by John Wyndham
with Gary Watson, Barbara Shelley and Peter Sallis
'There's a light... someone's trying to get the sighted people together - we're not alone!'
(Peter Sallis is in 'Cabaret' at the Palace Theatre, London.)
BBC Radio 4 FM

The Day of the Triffids: Part 4: Dead End

A serial in six parts by Giles Cooper from the novel by John Wyndham
with Gary Watson and Peter Sallis
'How am I supposed to find supplies like this - chained to a lot of blind men?'
(Peter Sallis is in 'Cabaret' at the Palace Theatre, London.)
BBC Radio 4 FM

NIGHTS AT THE PALACE

Judi Dench currently starring in Cabaret at London's Palace Theatre recalls some of the shows and people who preceded her during the eighty years of the theatre's existence
Script and research, Nefl Stevens
Produced by David Allan
BBC Radio 4 FM

STUDY ON 4

Second Year Russian
The second of four extra programmes for the holiday period.
2: Russian Cabaret
Songs currently popular in Russia, sung by well-known Soviet artists.
Presented by TANIA KELIM
Last week's broadcast (Study on 8)
BBC Radio 4 FM

HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A family magazine introduced by KEN SYKORA and including:
Little by little: ANNE Dunys , who was one of ' That Certain Trio,' talks to Elizabeth Francis about her career as a cabaret artist in the 1930s
Eventide Gnomes: NIGEL MURPHY meets people who have retired to Switzerland
Do corsets cause varicose veins?: DENNIS BARKER takes a cool look at some recent figures
A breath of fresh air: from the Ilkley Moor gamekeeper and naturalist WALTER FLESHER
BBC Radio 4 FM

It Takes All Sorts

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life. Thursday's Child
Eartha Kitt talks and sings about how she rose from cotton pickin' in South Carolina to cabaret in Paris.
Produced by ANNE CATCHPOLE
BBC Radio 4 FM

Scan

A weekly survey of the arts presented by Michael Billington Cabaret: Book. play, film, musical, and now musical film. STEPHEN SPENDER discusses this new adaptation of Christopher Isherwood 's Goodbye to Berlin stories of the 30s
Murray Louis Dance Company : ' I say to myself, " Where is that movement going? and then I take it off in a different direction.' MURRAY louis talks about his choreography and the programmes presented by his company at The Round House, London
Producers ROSEMARY HART and MICHAEL HEFFERNAN
BBC Radio 4 FM

The Velvet Gentleman

A portrait in words and music of Monsieur Erik Satie , cabaret pianist, impeccable dresser, firer of cannons, founder of a church and creator of music magnificently vulgar and exquisitely beautiful.
Written and narrated by IAN HORSBRUGH with DERYCK GUYLER and RONALD HARVI Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON (from Manchester)
BBC Radio 4 FM

Cabaret

Four programmes on the history of cabaret presented by Lisa Appignanesi
1: Montmartre Gives Birth to Cabaret
Rare recordings of ARISTIDE BRUANT and YVETTE GUILBERT , with a newly translated ' black tale ' by ALPHONSE ALLAIS , recreate the atmosphere of Le Chat Noir at the turn of the century. Series producer HUGH PURCELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

Cabaret

A series of four programmes
2:German Cabaret and the Rise of Hitler
Lisa Applgnanesi introduces the bitterly satirical songs of BERTOLT BRECHT and KURT TUCH-OLSKY (newly translated into English), who tried, unavailingly, to prevent the rise of Nazism.
BBC Radio 4 FM

Cabaret

3: London and the Cabaret in Exile
Welcome to the cabaret revived and performed by the surviving members of London's two wartime political cabarets, the Lantern and the Little Theatre; starring AGNES BERMELLE with HANNAH NORBERT and MICHAEL MELLINGER , and compered by Lisa Appignanesi
BBC Radio 4 FM

Cabaret: 4: On the Fringes - Post-War Anglo-American Cabaret

A series of four programmes

Lisa Appignanesi introduces satirists, including Mort Sahl, Lenny Bruce and Peter Cook who, in America and Britain, used cabaret to launch full-scale assaults on their societies.
BBC Radio 4 FM

Hutch

Leslie A. Hutchinson , the singer and pianist, rose to fame as a cabaret entertainer during the 1930s. He had intendedtomakeacareerin law but he soon turned to music andi with encouragement from Cole Porter , he developed his skill at the piano. It was C. B. Cochran , some years Inter, who was responsible for revealing the ' milk-chocolate ' voice.
Derek Parker tells the story of Hutch with the help of some of the many records including ' These Foolish Things ' and 'A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square.'
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
BBC Radio 4 FM

Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue
MacGregor Birth of a Theatre: when the Tramshed's new director took over last Autumn his ambition was to form a permanent professional company to present cabaret, music-hall and plays at this London dockland theatre. NORMAN TOZER has been following the progress towards that goal.
2.0-2.2 News
Trouble under Foot: ANNE MAC-NAMARA investigates some long standing problems.
Reading your letters.
Tip-Top to Tip-Toe: shape up for the spring with the help of ESTHER FAIRFAX and a kitchen chair.
' They've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil ' - or have they? HELEN PALMER looks at the past and futures of coffee. Winter in July by DORIS LESSING abridged in two parts and read by MARGARET INGLIS (2)
BBC Radio 4 FM

Noël Coward Cabaret

Simply some of the best songs of the century, in recordings by the Master himself and the cast of Cowardy Custard Producer SIMON BRETT
BBC Radio 4 FM

Noël Coward Cabaret

Simply some of the best songs of the century, in recordings by the Master himself and the cast of Cowardy Custard. Producer SIMON BRETT
BBC Radio 4 FM

Agnes Bernelle in Cabaret

Four programmes starring Agnes Bernelle , described by a reviewer as ' a magnificent artist with the voice and personality of the authentic cabaret singer, like Greco or Piaf '.
1: Berlin - recalling her upbringing in Nazi Berlin, she sings the songs of Ringelnatz andWedekindandremembers meeting Dietrich and Einstein. Producer HUGH PURCELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

Agnes Bernelle in Cabaret

2: War songs and memories of London's ' Cabaret in Exile ' and the bogus Radio Atlantik, broadcast into Germany, in which she became 'Vicky-the answer to Tokyo Rose '






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