Friends And Contemporaries

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700322]

Arnold Toynbec introduces recordings from the BBC Sound Archives made by distinguished acquaintances to illustrate aspects of the impact of war. technology, and the changing environment upon humanity

Dr Toynbee also reflects upon the problems of old age as they increasingly affect the world of today.

The recorded voices are those of: WILLY BRANDT

SIR WILLIAM HOLFORD SIR ROBERT MATTHEW

GILBERT MURRAY. ALYS RUSSELL BERTRAND RUSSELL C. V. WEDGWOOD

Produced by DENYS GUEROULT

Contributors

Unknown: Willy Brandt

Unknown: Sir William Holford

Unknown: Sir Robert Matthew

Unknown: Gilbert Murray.

Produced By: Denys Gueroult

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700607]

Sir Felix Aylmer introduces the recorded voices of some of his distinguished colleagues of the theatre, including

HENRY AINLEY , WILLIAM ARMSTRONG DAME PEGGY ASHCROFT

SIR LEWIS CASSON

A. E. MATTHEWS and SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER

Produced by DENYS GUEROULT (First broadcast in 1968)

Contributors

Introduces: Sir Felix Aylmer

Unknown: Henry Ainley

Unknown: William Armstrong

Unknown: Dame Peggy Ashcroft

Unknown: Sir Lewis Casson

Unknown: A. E. Matthews

Unknown: Sir Laurence Olivier

Produced By: Denys Gueroult

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700722]

Robert Speaight looks back on a lifetime divided mainly between acting and authorship and coloured by a host of distinguished acquaintances.

He recalls some of those whose personalities and philosophies have influenced him most, introducing the voices of some of the friends who have appeared in his recently completed autobiography The Property Basket.

Produced by ROY WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Speaight

Produced By: Roy Williamson