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Tue 22 Jan 1952 18:20 Home Service

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Spike Hughes

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 January 1952

Roy Plomley's castaway is critic Spike Hughes.

Luxury: Wine

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quintet No. 4 in G minor

    Soloist: Alfred Hobday Orchestra: Pro Arte Quartet

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Emperor Waltz

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Bruno Walter

  • Image for Spike Hughes and his Orchestra

    Spike Hughes and his Orchestra Elegy

  • Image for Dinah Shore

    Dinah Shore You'd be So Nice to Come Home To

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi La donna è mobile (from Rigoletto)

    Soloist: Enrico Caruso

  • Image for Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Drop Me Off at Harlem

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Piece En Forme de Habanera

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 In C Minor

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Spike Hughes

Broadcasts

  • Tue 22 Jan 1952 18:20 Home Service

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