Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700108]Ralph Reade A radio portrait providing a fresh insight into his career and personality drawn by GALE PEDRICK a close friend for many years

I Produced by ALEC REID

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Reade

Unknown: Gale Pedrick

Produced By: Alec Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700326]"The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky translated, edited, and introduced by ROMOLA NIJINSKY Music by RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT Paul Scofield speaks Nijinsky's words

' We follow the mind of a genius as he releases his delicate hold on reality and, staggering along the outer verge of reason, glimpses truths about art and life, beauty and God, society and personality, which seem saner than our own logic.'

Music played by the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader PHILIP WHITEWAY conducted by MARCUS dods The diarv abbreviated and produced by H. b. FORTUIN

(A shortened version of the broadcast in the Third Programme on 11 April 1965)

Contributors

Unknown: Vaslav Nijinsky

Introduced By: Romola Nijinsky

Music By: Richard Rodney Bennett

Music By: Paul Scofield

Leader: Philip Whiteway

Conducted By: Marcus Dods

Produced By: H. B. Fortuin"

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700326]The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky translated, edited, and introduced by ROMOLA NIJINSKY Music by RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT Paul Scofield speaks Nijinsky's words

' We follow the mind of a genius as he releases his delicate hold on reality and, staggering along the outer verge of reason, glimpses truths about art and life, beauty and God, society and personality, which seem saner than our own logic.'

Music played by the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader PHILIP WHITEWAY conducted by MARCUS dods The diarv abbreviated and produced by H. b. FORTUIN

(A shortened version of the broadcast in the Third Programme on 11 April 1965)

Contributors

Unknown: Vaslav Nijinsky

Introduced By: Romola Nijinsky

Music By: Richard Rodney Bennett

Music By: Paul Scofield

Leader: Philip Whiteway

Conducted By: Marcus Dods

Produced By: H. B. Fortuin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700402]Gilbert and Sullivan

A programme compiled written and performed by Max Adrian

Produced for radio by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: Max Adrian

Unknown: Charles Lefeaux

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690703]
1: Larry Adler

The master harmonica player reminisces about his life, music, and personalities he knows accompanied by the BUNNY THOMPSON QUARTET and on record by MORTON GOULD and the ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Produced by John Browell

This is the first of a series of midweekly portraits of personalities in public life and from the world of show business. The sitters include Dame Eva Turner and Bud Flanagan , Sir Walford Davies and Jack Buchanan , James Griffiths , M.P., and Dorothy Lane , for so long the indomitable Mrs. Freeman of ' The Dales.' The series ends on September 18 with an extended version of the 35th anniversary gala tribute to Dame Margot Fonteyn.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690703]
Unknown: Larry Adler

Unknown: Bunny Thompson

Unknown: Morton Gould

Produced By: John Browell

Unknown: Dame Eva Turner

Unknown: Bud Flanagan

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

Unknown: Jack Buchanan

Unknown: James Griffiths

Unknown: Dorothy Lane

Unknown: Margot Fonteyn.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690710]
Dame Eva Turner

Prima donna

One of the great singers of the century recalls her early years as a student and talks about her present career as a teacher The programme includes operatic recordings made by Dame Eva and an interview with one of her pupils, JANET COSTER

Produced by Alan Haydock

Broadcast on January 22

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690710]
Unknown: Dame Eva Turner

Produced By: Alan Haydock

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690717]
James Griffiths

Member of Parliament for Llanelli and a Cabinet Minister in three Labour Governments, looks back at seventy-nine over his lifelong fight for ' Bread and Roses'

Introduced and produced by GARETH BOWEN See page 36

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690717]
Unknown: James Griffiths

Produced By: Gareth Bowen

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690724]
Paul Whiteman

A tribute to the man who for more than fifty years played a dominant part in the development of American popular music. As a violinist, composer, band leader, and impresario. Whiteman was an important influence on the careers of Gershwin, Crosby, and Jane Fro -man among many others. He was also a pioneer of the symphonic dance orchestra.

Written and narrated by BENNY GREEN

Produced by Steve Allen

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690724]
Unknown: Paul Whiteman

Unknown: Jane Fro

Produced By: Steve Allen

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690731]
Dittersdorf composer and friend of Haydn Reader. DAVID MARCH

Readings and records selected by John Lade

Broadcast on November 15, 1968

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690807]
Bud Flanagan

An appreciation of the life and the music of the man who made audiences laugh for fifty years

Introduced and written by BENNY GREEN

Produced by Steve Allen

Broadcast on December 27, 1968

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690807]
Unknown: Bud Flanagan

Written By: Benny Green

Produced By: Steve Allen

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690821]
Dorothy Lane talking to KEITH WILLIAMS

Dorothy Lane , who for more than twenty years played Mrs. Freeman in The Dales, looks back over her career and forward to the future

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690821]
Unknown: Dorothy Lane

Unknown: Keith Williams

Unknown: Dorothy Lane

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690828]
Jack Buchanan

Songs and memories of a musical charmer including the voices of ANNA NEAGLE , ELSIE RANDOLPH

DOUGLAS FURBER , WILLIAM KENDALL

Introduced by HECTOR STEWART

A BBC Sound Archive production by Sheila Anderson

Broadcast on October 20, 1968

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690828]
Unknown: Jack Buchanan

Unknown: Anna Neagle

Unknown: Elsie Randolph

Unknown: Douglas Furber

Unknown: William Kendall

Introduced By: Hector Stewart

Production By: Sheila Anderson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690911]
Sir Walford Davies

DEREK PARKER introduces a portrait of the famous music teacher, organist, choirmaster, and populariser of music, with GEORGE DIXON , SIDNEY HARRISON , and the recorded voice of SIR WALFORD DAVIES

Produced by DENYS GUEROULT

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690911]
Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

Introduces: Derek Parker

Unknown: George Dixon

Unknown: Sidney Harrison

Produced By: Denys Gueroult

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690918]
Margot Fonteyn

In March 1934 Peggy Hookham joined her first class at the Sadler's Wells School. Last March Dame Margot Fonteyn celebrated the 35th anniversary of her association with the Royal Ballet with a Gala Performance. Today's programme is a full-scale version of the I miniature ' presented on Radio 4 the day after that occasion

DEREK PARKER talks to SIR FREDERICK ASHTON

DAME NINETTE DE VALOIS ARNOLD HASKELL

SIR ROBERT HELPMANN

RUDOLF NUREYEV , ANNETTE PAGE and DAME MARGOT FONTEYN

Produced by DENYS GUEROULT

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690918]
Unknown: Margot Fonteyn

Unknown: Peggy Hookham

Unknown: Dame Margot Fonteyn

Talks: Derek Parker

Unknown: Sir Frederick Ashton

Unknown: Dame Ninette de Valois

Unknown: Arnold Haskell

Unknown: Sir Robert Helpmann

Unknown: Rudolf Nureyev

Unknown: Dame Margot Fonteyn

Produced By: Denys Gueroult

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19691211]
Glenn Miller

25 years after the disappearance of the celebrated band leader

ALAN DELL considers the man and his unique music

He includes tributes from RAY MCKINLEY , TEX BEN EKE DAVID MACKAY , JERRY GRAY CECIL MADDEN , RAY EBERLE FRANKLIN ENGELMANN and GEORGE T. SIMON

Special recordings made available by Henry Whiston through the courtesy of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Produced by DENIS LEWELL

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19691211]
Unknown: Glenn Miller

Unknown: Ray McKinley

Unknown: David MacKay

Unknown: Jerry Gray

Unknown: Cecil Madden

Unknown: Ray Eberle

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Unknown: George T. Simon

Unknown: Henry Whiston

Produced By: Denis Lewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19700108]
Ralph Reade A radio portrait providing a fresh insight into his career and personality drawn by GALE PEDRICK a close friend for many years

I Produced by ALEC REID

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Reade

Unknown: Gale Pedrick

Produced By: Alec Reid

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19700326]
The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky translated, edited, and introduced by ROMOLA NIJINSKY Music by RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT Paul Scofield speaks Nijinsky's words

' We follow the mind of a genius as he releases his delicate hold on reality and, staggering along the outer verge of reason, glimpses truths about art and life, beauty and God, society and personality, which seem saner than our own logic.'

Music played by the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader PHILIP WHITEWAY conducted by MARCUS dods The diarv abbreviated and produced by H. b. FORTUIN

(A shortened version of the broadcast in the Third Programme on 11 April 1965)

Contributors

Unknown: Vaslav Nijinsky

Introduced By: Romola Nijinsky

Music By: Richard Rodney Bennett

Music By: Paul Scofield

Leader: Philip Whiteway

Conducted By: Marcus Dods

Produced By: H. B. Fortuin

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19700402]
Gilbert and Sullivan

A programme compiled written and performed by Max Adrian

Produced for radio by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: Max Adrian

Unknown: Charles Lefeaux