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Mon 4 Sep 1961 13:10 Home Service

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John Slater

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 September 1961

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor John Slater.

Favourite track: An Evening Hymn by Henry Purcell
Book: Plays and Prefaces by George Bernard Shaw
Luxury: Still

Music Played

8 items
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    Gilbert & Sullivan Gilbert & Sullivan - The Gondoliers

    Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Evening Hymn 'Now that the sun has veil'd his light'

    Soloist: Alfred Deller, Geraint Jones

  • Image for Shelley Berman

    Shelley Berman Outside Shelley Berman

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Wedding March (from A Midsummer Night's Dream)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Image for Frankie Laine

    Frankie Laine The Kid's Last Fight

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel See the conqu'ring hero comes (from Judas Maccabaeus)

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    Shirley Bassey My Funny Valentine

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 'Archduke'

    Soloist: Alfred Cortot, Jacques Thibaud, Pablo Casals

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
John Slater

Broadcasts

  • Mon 4 Sep 1961 13:10 Home Service

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