A Manchester Guardian Man


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The autobiography of Sir Neville Cardus , read in five parts by Neville Barber. 1: Old Trafford

At the turn of the century, a 12-year-old boy pays his first sixpence at the turnstiles of the Lancashire County Cricket Ground. Abridged and produced by Patrick Rayner

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Unknown: Sir Neville Cardus

Unknown: Neville Barber.

Produced By: Patrick Rayner

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2: The MG

In 1917 a young journalist joins the highest-minded newspaper of its day - and begins by applying his pen to the music hall artistry of the Great Max Erard and his eight-ton organ.

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Unknown: Max Erard

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3: Too Good to Be True

Actually to be paid to go to Lord's and Covent Garden?

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4: A Long Weekend with J MBarrie

Eerie goings-on in the London flat of Peter Pan's creator.

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5: A Dear Tyrant

Sir Hamilton Harty versus Hans Richter , in the contest for the slowest-ever conducting of the Adagio from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

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Unknown: Sir Hamilton Harty

Unknown: Hans Richter