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Mon 13 Apr 1959 13:10 Home Service

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Edric Connor

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 13 April 1959

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Edric Connor.

Book: Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Luxury: Toothbrush

Music Played

8 items
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    Georges Bizet Au fond du temple saint (from The Pearl Fishers)

    Soloist: Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Renato Cellini

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Swan Lake - Dance of the Swans

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

  • Image for Trinidad Calypso Singers and Players

    Trinidad Calypso Singers and Players The Drums of Trinidad

  • Image for Choir of the Russian Church of the Metropolitan of Paris

    Choir of the Russian Church of the Metropolitan of Paris The Creed

  • Image for Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Ernest (Act 1)

    Artist: Edith Evans, John Gielgud

  • Image for Glasgow Orpheus Choir

    Glasgow Orpheus Choir The Lord is my Shepherd

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak/Grun

    Antonin Dvorak/Grun Deep Blue Evening (from Summer Song)

    Soloist: Edric Connor

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Zadok the Priest

    Coronation: of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 13 Apr 1959 13:10 Home Service

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