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Fri 8 May 1953 18:20 Home Service

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Jack Hawkins

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 08 May 1953

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Jack Hawkins.

Music Played

8 items
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    Jean Sibelius The Swan Of Tuonela

    Soloist: Mitchell Miller Orchestra: Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Hark! the echoing air (from The Fairy Queen)

    Soloist: Isobel Baillie Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: Leslie Heward

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Preludes Nos. 1 and 2

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    George Gershwin Bess, you is my woman now (from Porgy and Bess)

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    Orchestra: Amsterdam Concertgebouw Conductor: Eduard van Beinum

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    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Der Männer Sippe (from Die Walküre)

    Soloist: Lotte Lehmann Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Bruno Walter

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Zadok the Priest

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  • Fri 8 May 1953 18:20 Home Service

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