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BBC Third Programme Radio Scripts

1940 - 1969
Manuscript Collection Number: 332
Accessioned: Purchase, 3 January 1996.
Extent: 3.3 linear ft.
Contents: Radio scripts, records.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1996 by Julie Witsken.

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Historical Note

The Third Programme of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was inaugurated on September 29, 1946, as part of the BBC's post-war restructuring of radio into three networks. Responding to the public's growing interest in the arts, which BBC programs during World War II had helped to foster, the BBC instituted three complementary networks designed not only to inform and entertain, but to educate the public as well: the Home Service, the Light Programme, and the Third Programme.

The Home Service provided a broad range of news, educational, and entertainment services and was the principal channel. The Light Programme, as the name implies, offered lighter fare which was intended purely for relaxation and amusement purposes. The Third Programme was more serious in nature and catered to an esoteric audience. Its purpose, as outlined by Sir William Haley, was to present "the great classical repertoire in music and drama, and, so far as they are broadcastable, in literature and the other arts," things "culturally satisfying and significant." The BBC defined the program as "being for the educated rather than an educational programme."

The esoteric nature of the Third Programme proved to be detrimental rather than beneficial to the BBC. Although the BBC was generally praised for its noble ambition of raising cultural standards, the Third Programme's small following made the program less than cost-efficient. Saddled with rising production costs and stung by criticism of the Third Programme's elitist tendencies, the BBC decided in 1957 to curtail the program. Its decision was met with much protest, which came primarily from a small but highly organized following. Several hundred constituents organized The Third Programme Defense Society and enlisted support from a number of well-known intellectuals such as T. S. Eliot, Albert Camus, and Sir Laurence Olivier, who headed the Society's seven-man delegation.

Despite the Society's efforts, the Third Programme was truncated--its air time was reduced from 40 to 24 hours a week--but was otherwise materially unaltered. It continued to offer a combination of spoken word and music, though with fewer repeats and fewer long speeches, until 1970. At that point, aware of listener divisions the three-network system had perpetrated, BBC virtually phased out the Third Programme, allotting it only eight hours per week and merging much of the program's material with that of Radio Four, which had been developed for a more general audience.

Sources:

Paulu, Burton. British Broadcasting in Transition. Minneapolis: Universityof Minnesota Press, 1961.

Whitehead, Kate. The Third Programme: A Literary History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.


Scope and Content Note

The BBC Third Programme Radio Scripts collection consists of 3.3 linear feet of 232 radio scripts as produced by Douglas Cleverdon for the BBC's Third Programme from the 1950s through the 1970s. The collection also includes 57 production documents such as billing sheets, program records, and notes; and a paper and report by Douglas Cleverdon entitled A Historical Survey of Radio Documentary and The Treatment of Documentary Material from the Author's Point of View: Reality and Subjectivity, respectively.

The scripts document the nature and diversity of the program's offerings as well as the modifications made to the program after its 1957 scheduling curtailment. The scripts also reflect how the program functioned as a "literary magazine of the air" and a sponsor of contemporary literature. The majority of the scripts are adaptations and productions of works by noted authors, playwrights, and poets such as Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, and Henry Mayhew. Original works are also included, as are interviews with contemporary literary figures, speeches, essays, radio operas, and folk and other musical scores. Several of the productions are international in flavor, with music and poems from other countries. A few of the scripts contain penciled cues and markings, presumably made by the readers, who included contemporary stage presences such as Alec Guiness.

Arrangement Note

The scripts are arranged chronologically by date of broadcast, followed by an author index. Folders 1 through 186 contain dated scripts which were broadcast between 1940 and 1977; folders 187 through 198 undated material; folders 199 through 232 unscheduled scripts, though some have recording dates; and folder 233 contains billing and program records and notes.


Contents List


Box 1

F1    Jacobs, W.W.  The Claybury Comedies.  Episode 2: Watchdogs.  Adapted for radio and produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F2     1948/04/07     Beerbohm, Max.  Zuleika Dobson.  An Oxford Love Story.  Part I. 
                         	Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Douglas Cleverdon.

F3     1951/09/28     Ros, Amanda McKittrick.  Unpublished Extract from 'Six Months in Hell.'   
  
F4     1953/09/05     Mayhew, Henry.  The Old Street Showman.  An interview by Henry
				Mayhew.  Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon from "London
				Labour and the London Poor."  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  
				SLO 33996

F5     1954/01/25     Thomas, Dylan.  Au Bois Lacte.    Mise en ondes de Douglas Cleverdon.  

F6     1954/07/21     Antigone.  A Radio Opera.  Music by John Joubert.  Libretto by 
				Rachael Trickett. Produced by David Harris.  

F7     1954/09/02     Jacobs, W.W.  Alf's Dream.    Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F8     1954/09/16     Mayhew, Henry.  The Photographic Man.  An interview by Henry 
				Mayhew from his "London Labour and the London Poor."  
				Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.  SLO 62235

F9     1954/10/12     Fielding, Henry.  Ovid's Art of Love.  Paraphrased and adapted to
				the present time by Henry Fielding.  Arranged for
				broadcasting and produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  SLO 63514

F10     1955/03/29     Reed, Henry.  Vincenzo.  A Tragi-Comedy.  Music arranged by 
				Denis Stevens.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 75241

F11	1955/07/16	Mayhew, Henry.  The Microscope Exhibitor.  An interview by 
				Henry Mayhew from his "London Labour and the London 
				Poor."  Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 83306

F12	1955/09/27	Beerbohm, Sir Max.  Hethway Speaking.      KLO 88755

F13	1956/07/07	Mackenzie, Sir Compton.  Insert for Walter James Programme. 
				Transcribed from a Telediphone recording.    

F14	1956/12/18	Martin, Kingsley.  An Editor Looks Back.  Recollections of Kingley
				Martin's Twenty-five years' editorship of the New Statesman
				& Nation.  Compiled by Kingsley Martin and Jenifer Wayne. 
				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 19381
 				
F15	1957/04/26	Phillips, Robert.  Desdemona.    Production by Douglas Cleverdon. 	
				TLO 27934

F16	1957/11/28	Peter Ustinov.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording. 		

F17	1957/11/28	Peter Ustinov.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording.	

F18	1957/12/03	Recollections of Joseph Conrad.  Compiled by Vincent Brome and
	1957/12/06	 	Douglas Cleverdon.    TLO 44033

F19	1957/12/28	Miserable Dumbledores.  Some recordings of church barrel-organs
				with a commentary by Canon Noel Boston.  Produced by
				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 47135

F20	1958/02/25	Reed, Henry.  Emily Butter.  An Occasion Recalled.  The occasion is
				the first performance of Hilda Tablet's opera at the Royal
     				Opera House, Covent Garden, in October 1953.  The
     				production suddenly realized by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO
     				49413

F21	1958/07/20	Bell, Hon. Mrs. Mary.  Recollections of Queen Alexandra.   
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  CTLO 48367

F22	1958/07/29	Naughton, Bill.  June Evening.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.

F23     1958/07/30	Watkins, Vernon.  The Ballad of the Mari Lwyd.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  

F24	1958/09/20	Reed, Henry.  The Auction Sale.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.
				TLO 65431
 
F25	1959/05/31	O'Connor, Philip.  He Who Refrains.  A Morality.  Production by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 86076

F26	1959/08/15	Cotton, Donald.  Echo and Narcissus.  Music by James Stevens. 
     				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 93174

F27	1959/09/06	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Liberty.    Production by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 95402

F28	1959/09/21	Craig, H.A.L.  The Children of Lir.  Sound by Tristram Cary. 
     				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 97238

F29	1960/02/25	Recollections of Mrs. A. Stirling.  Transcribed from a telediphone
     				recording.    

F30	1960/03/01	Pinter, Harold.  A Night Out.    Produced by Donald McWhinnie.  

F31	1960/03/26	The Book of the Dead.  For music by Anthony Milner.  Adapted and
     				produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 11132

F32	1960/05/11	Cranston, Maurice.  Sovereignty.  A conversation in May 1660. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 15282

F33	1960/05/26	Cotton, Donald.  Voices in the Air.  Introduced by Donald Cotton. 
	1960/06/21		Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 16697 (1st transmission) 
				& TLO 16697/B (2nd transmission)

F34	1960/05/28	Mayhew, Henry.  The Coster Girl.  An interview by Henry Mayhew. 
				From "London Labour and the London Poor."  Adapted and
     				produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F35	1960/07/10	Meynell, Sir Francis.  The Lovely that are not Beloved.    Produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 20282

F36	1960/09/29	Naughton, Bill.  Wigan to Rome.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     
F37	1960/10/15	Lomax, Alan.  Folk Songs of the Southern States.  The Pioneer
     				Strain.  Compiled and narrated by Alan Lomax.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 22451

F38	1960/10/26	Craig, H.A.L.  The School of Night.    Production by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 30682

F39	1960/11/08	Naughton, Bill.  '30 - '60.  A barber shop on an evening in 1930 and
     				the same place in 1960.  Production by Douglas Cleverdon. 
				TLO 30382

F40	1960/11/22	Betjeman, John.  Summoned by Bells.  Chapters I to IV.  Produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 29396

F41	1960/11/26	Betjeman, John.  Summoned by Bells.  Chapters V to VII.  Produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 29397

F42	1960/11/28	Betjeman, John.  Summoned by Bells.  Chapters VIII to IX. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 29398

F43	1960/12/10	Cleverdon, Douglas.  From the Villino Chiaro.  A talk by Douglas
     				Cleverdon on some of Sir Max Beerbohm's books, drawings,
     				and manuscripts that are to be sold next week at Sotheby's. 
     				Production by Niouta Kallin.  TLO 38856

F44	1961/01/12	Lloyd, A.L.  The Gypsy Minstrel.  Dance, Music and Lyrical Songs. 
     				The first of two programmes compiled and introduced by
     				A.L. Lloyd.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 39301

F45	1961/02/12	Blake, William.  The Vision of William Blake.  Poems selected and
     				introduced by Kathleen Raine.  Read by Marius Goring and
     				Janette Richer.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 43242

F46	1961/05/17	Reed, Henry.  A Very Great Man Indeed.  Music composed and
     				played by Donald Swann.  Production by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLO 49487

F47	1961/06/28	Craig, H.A.L.  The Flight of the Earls.  The songs set by Tristram
    				 Cary and Dominic Behan.  Production by Douglas
    				 Cleverdon.  TLO 56168

F48	1961/07/01	Mayhew, Henry.  London Street Markets.  Adapted and produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon from "London Labour and the London
     				Poor" by Henry Mayhew.  Two different copies.

F49	1961/07/06	Kennedy, Peter.  Ballads of Britain No.1.  Barrack Room Ballads. 
     				Compiled and introduced by Peter Kennedy.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 51246

F50	1961/07/11	Hine, Daryl.  A Mutual Flame.    Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F51	1961/07/20	Kennedy, Peter.  Ballads of Britain No.3.  Ballads of Sport and
     				Pleasure.  Compiled and introduced by Peter Kennedy. 
    				 Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 53805

F52	1961/07/27	Kennedy, Peter.  Ballads of Britain No.4.  Ballads of Work and Why
     				Bother.  Compiled and introduced by Peter Kennedy. 
     				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO

F53	1961/08/03	Kennedy, Peter  Ballads of Britain No.5.  Ballads of Fate and
     				Fortune.  Compiled and introduced by Peter Kennedy. 
     				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 51006

F54	1961/09/03	Page, H.V.S.  Lectures to a Shaving Mirror.  Read by Hugh Burden. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 61919

F55	1961/12/27	Reed, Henry.  Insert for "The Private Life of Hilda Tablet." 
     				Replacing speeches 870 to 911 of original script.  Production
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 72532

F56	[1961]		Raine, Kathleen.  New Poems.    Production by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLO 53688

F57	[1961]		Ballads of Britain No.2.  Lovin' an' Leavin.'    

F58	1962/01/03	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Revolution.    Production by
    	1962/01/23		Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 73380		

F59	1962/01/07	Naughton, Bill.  Alfie Elkins and his Little Life.    Production by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 73549

F60	1962/01/07	Naughton, Bill.  Alfie Elkins and His Little Life.    Production by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  C/TLO 73549

F61	1962/01/07	Naughton, Bill.  Alfie Elkins and his Little Life.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  

F62	1962/02/01	Hughes, Ted.  The Wound.  Music by Alexander Goehr.  Production
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 76015

F63	1962/02/26	O'Connor, Philip.  Anathema.  Electronic music by Marc Wilkinson. 
    				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 7861

F64	1962/03/23	The Love Songs of Donald Swann.  An anthology of love poems by
     				Ronsard, Froissart, John Betjeman, Francis Scarfe, Pushkin,
     				Heine, Shakespeare, Gryparis and Lord Byron.  Set to music,
     				accompanied and introduced by Donald Swann.  Sung by
     				Marion Studholme and Rene Soames.    TLO 79441

F65	1962/03/01	Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.  The Duenna.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 72326 and TLO 72490

F66	1962/04/10	Folk Music of Venezuela.  Introduced by A.L. Lloyd.  Performed by
     				Federico Reyna and members of his family.  Production by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 80668

F67	1962/05/02	Cotton, Donald.  The Golden Fleece.  Music by Humphrey Searle. 
				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 81140

Box 2

F68	1962/07/18	Miller, Jonathan.  The Alberts.  In conversation with Jonathan Miller. 
     				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 87914

F69	1962/09/18	Potter, Stephen.  How Now to Listen.  By Stephen Potter and Joyce
     				Grenfell.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 91752 & A

F70	1962/10/03	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Anarchy.    Produced by
     1962/10/21		Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 91674
		
F71	1962/10/16	Mayhew, Henry.  Mayhew: The Purefinder.  From "London Labour
     				and the London Poor."  Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F72	1962/10/17	Mayhew, Henry.  Jack Black Rat Catcher.  From "London Labour
     				and the London Poor."  Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.

F73	1962/10/17	Mayhew, Henry.  Whistling Billy.  From "London Labour and the
     				London Poor."  Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.

F74	1962/10/19	Naughton, Bill.  Jacky Crowe: A Small-Time Gambler.    Produced
     	1962/11/03		by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 92686
		
F75	1962/11/16	Bronowski, J.  A New Dialogue on Two World Systems.    Produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 95733

F76	1962/11/17	Cotton, Donald.  Stereologue.  Music by Alan Owen.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TSTE 236

F77	1962/11/25	Crawford, Iain.  Balkan Caravan.  A family jaunt through Eastern
     				Europe in and out the Iron Curtain  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 96189

F78	1963/02/17	Aucassin and Nicolette.  The 13th century musical fable translated
     				and adapted for broadcasting by Rene Hague with music
     				arranged from contemporary sources by Denis Stevens.  
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 3293

F79	1963/02/21	The Art Trade Runner.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording
     				from Talks/General Division - Sound.    

F80	1963/04/28	Stephens, Piers.  Population.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLO 8078.

F81	1963/07/19	Naughton, Bill.  November Day.    Produced b Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLO 14931

F82	1963/10/10	Brunius, Jacques.  American Students in Europe.  Compiled and
     				introduced by Jacques Brunius.  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 1885

F83	1963/10/22	East-Side Taxi Driver.  Sam Wagner in conversation with Jonathan
     				Miller.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  CTAM 36694

F84	1963/12/05	Thomas, Wynford Vaughan.  Dylan Thomas.    Produced by Robert
     				Pocock and Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 27373.

F85	1963/12/24	Carroll, Lewis.  The Hunting of the Snark.  Read by Alec Guinness. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 25399

F86	1964/01/02	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Pacifism.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 29106

F87	1964/01/02	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Pacifism.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 29106

F88	1964/02/12	Hughes, Ted.  Dogs.    Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 31510

F89	1964/02/20	Naughton, Bill.  June Evening.  A new production.  Produced by
    				 Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 32539

F90	1964/03/05	Mayhew, Henry.  Salamander, or the Street Fire King.  From Henry
     				Mayhew's  London Labour and the London Poor.'  Adapted
     				by Colin Thomas.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 33539

F91	1964/03/08	Searle, Humphrey.  The Photo of the Colonel.  A Radio Opera with
     				Sinfonia of London conducted by the composer.  Adapted by
     				Humphrey Searle from the story by Eugene Ionesco. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon and Lionel Slater. 
 
F92	1964/03/08	Searle, Humphrey.  The Photo of the Colonel.  A Radio Opera. 
     				Libretto adapted by Humphrey Searle from the short story by
     				Eugene Ionesco.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon and
     				Lionel Salter.  TLO 32247

F93	1964/05/23	Mayhew, Henry.  Boy and Girl Vagrants.  Adapted and produced by
     				Colin Thomas from Henry Mayhew's London Labour and
     				the London Poor.  TLO 33541

F94	1964/06/15	Lloyd, A. L.  Bartok as Folklorist.  Part I: 1906-1918: The Years of
     				Exploration.    TLO 40521

F95	1964/06/23	Lloyd, A.L.  Bartok as Folklorist.  Part II.  Compiled and introduced
     				by A.L. Lloyd.    TLO 40050

F96	1964/06/25	Conservatories and Other Edwardiana.  Transcribed from a
     				telediphone recording from Talks/General Division - Sound.   
     
F97	1964/07/17	Victorian Conservatories.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording
     	1964/08/19		from Talks/General Division - Sound.    	

F98	1964/09/09	Munby, A. N. L.  The Earl and the Thief.  An Excursion into
     				Nineteenth Century Bibliophily.  Written and narrated by A.
     				N. L. Munby.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 45803

F99	1964/11/23	Gaudier-Brzeska . Transcribed from a telediphone recording from
     				Talks/General Division - Sound.    

F100	1964/12/27	Conservatories and Other Edwardiana.  An exercise in nostalgia
     				between John Betjeman and Osbert Lancaster.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 44255

F101	1964/12/30	Watson, Francis.  A Year I Remember - 1939.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 54187

F102	1965/01/15	Portrait of Gaudier-Brzeska.  Transcribed from a telediphone
     				recording from Talks/General Division - Sound.    

F103	1965/02/10	Cotton, Donald.  The Tragedy of Phaethon.  A comedy by Donald
     				Cotton with music by Alan Owen.  Produced by Douglas
    				 Cleverdon.  TLO 59180 & A

F104	1965/02/11	Gaudier.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording from 
				Talks/General Division - Sound.

F105	1965/03/12	Gaudier Brzeska.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording from
     				Talks/General Division - Sound.    

F106	1965/04/16	Jones, David.  The Fatigue.  Spoken by the author.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  CMTLO 27337

F107	1965/06/24	Gide, Andre.  The Hero.  Adapted for Swedish Radio by Alfred
     				Werner from Andre Gide's 'Thesee.'  Translated from
     				Swedish by Michael Meyer.  Production by Douglas
    				 Cleverdon.  TLO 524/602/A

F108	1965/07/28	Watson, Francis.  The Long, Hot Summer.      TLO 528/654

F109	1965/09/21	Lloyd, A.L.  Commonwealth Arts Festival 1965.  III. The Antipodes. 
    				A programme of songs and poems.  Music arranged by Alf
     				Edwards and A.L. Lloyd.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F110	1965/09/23	Commonwealth Arts Festival.  IV. Africa: A Contrast of Cultures. 
     				Part One.    

F111	1965/09/26	Commonwealth Arts Festival 1965.  VII. Interchange.  Introduced
     				by C. Day Lewis.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F112	1965/09/29	Commonwealth Arts Festival 1965.  X. Poetry Today in Australia
     				and New Zealand.    

F113	1965/11/18	For Ever England.  Transcribed from a telediphone recording from
     				General Division - Sound.    

F114	1965/11/30	Allen, Walter.  The Thirties in Britain.  The Novel.  Production by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 546/566

F115	1965/12/17	Ustinov, Peter.  The Year of My Life.  Transcribed from a
     				telediphone recording from General Division - Sound.

F116	1965/12/22	Madge, Charles.  The Mass - Observed.  Compiled from various
     				surveys by Mass - Observation.  Edited by Charles Madge
     				and Tom Harrison.  With an introduction by Charles Madge. 
     				Compiled and produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  
				TLO 550/638 to H.22

F117	1965/12/29	Watson, Francis.  Another Year.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLO 551/719 to H.57

F118	1966/01/13	Reed, Henry.  The Monument.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLO 602/550, 550A & 550B to H.11

F119	1966/02/11	Richardson, Joanna.  The Looking-Glass World.  An essay in literary
     				detection.  Written for radio.  Produced by Douglas
    				Cleverdon.  TLO 606/568 to H.10

F120	1966/02/23	Some Commonwealth Poets.  From the poetry programmes of the
     				Commonwealth Arts Festival, 1965.  Chosen and introduced
     				by Patric Dickinson.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  
				TLO 547/680

F121	1966/03/13	Smith, Leonard.  The Man who Collected Sounds.  With music by
     				George Newson.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F122	1966/03/18	Cooper, Giles.  Something From the Sea.    Produced by Douglas
     	1966/04/07		Cleverdon.  
	
F123	1966/03/30	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Progress.  Between Diderot and
     	1966/04/19		Rousseau.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 612/560

F124	1966/05/19	Soyinka, Wole.  The Lion and the Jewel.    Produced by Douglas
     	1966/06/05		Cleverdon.  TLO 620/562 to H.57

F125	1966/06/03	Tolstoy, Leo.  The Story of Ivan the Fool.  And of his two brothers,
    				Simon the soldier and Taras the stout; and of his dumb sister
     				Martha, and of the old devil and the three little imps. 
     				Translated by Aylmer Maude.

F126	1966/07/09	Lloyd, A. L.  The Folk Music Virtuoso.  Written and introduced by
	1966/08/04     		A.L. Lloyd and illustrated by field recordings.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 627/566 - local.  Inserts on
				TLO 625/900.

F127	1966/07/14	Hatch, Ethel.  Lewis Carroll Remembered.  Produced by Douglas
    				 Cleverdon.  CMTLO 31472

F128	1966/10/28	Euripides.  Alcestis.  Translated by Daryl Hine.  Produced by
     	1966/11/13		Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 41/D A158 D

F129	1966/11/21	Cooper, Giles.  Carried by Storm.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 638/551 to H.10

F130	1966/12/18	Thomas, Dylan.  In Country Heaven.  An unfinished "poem-to-be." 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 49/D A760 D.

F131	1966/12/27	Lloyd, A.L.  Folk Music of Albania.  Written and introduced by A.L.
     				Lloyd and illustrated by field recordings.  Produced by  Douglas 
				Cleverdon.  TLO 47/D 0707 D

F132	1967/01/01	Watkins, Vernon.  The Ballad of the Outer Dark.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 49/D A494 D to H.60

F133	1967/01/11	Portrait of an Actor.  Recollections of Robert Farquharson. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 01/TD388

F134	1967/01/17	Ayrton, Michael.  A Silence Filled With Greek.    Produced By
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 50/DA495

F135	1967/03/08	McNeish, James.  Three New Zealand Poets.  James Baxter, Allen
     				Curnow and Denis Glover reading their own poems in
     				conversation with James McNeish.  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 628/621

F136	1967/03/22	Lloyd, A.L.  The Voice of the Gods.  Introduced by A.L. Lloyd and
     	1967/04/13		illustrated by field recordings.  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 11/DA364

F137	1967/03/27	Thorndike, Dame Sybil.  Recollections of Harley Granville-Barker. 
     				By Dame Sybil Thorndike and Sir Lewis Casson.  Produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TL042/TD322

F138	1967/04/13	Jones, Revd. Dr. A.M.  The Xylophone.  I. Africa and Indonesia. 
     				Illustrated by field recordings.    

F139	1967/04/14	Jones, Revd. Dr. A.M.  The Xylophone.  II. Other Musical Evidence. 
     				Illustrated by field recordings.    

F140	1967/05/26	Tracy, Honor.  The Sorrows of Ireland.    Produced by Douglas
     	1967/06/10		Cleverdon.  TLN20/DB033 to H. 10.

Box 3

F141	1967/06/05	O'Connor, Philip.  Success.  In conversations with Philip Toynbee,
     				Sir Michael Redgrave, Malcolm Muggeridge and John
     				Berger, Philip O'Connor discusses the nature of success in
     				contemporary society.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon 
     				TLO 40/TD321

F142	1967/06/21	The Life  and Death of Dr. John Donne.  With music arranged by
   	 1967/07/08 		Elizabeth Poston.  Compiled and produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  SLN24/DA644

F143	1967/06/22	Roberts, John Storm.  Pop Songs of East Africa.  I.  Styles. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN21/DB244

F144	1967/06/30	Roberts, John Storm.  Pop Songs of East Africa.  II. Subjects. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN21/DB245

F145	1967/08/30	Seymour, John.  Music into Memory.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN33/DB661

F146	1967/09/10	Lloyd, A.L.  Folk Music of Czechoslovakia.  Written and introduced
     	1967/09/30		by A.L. Lloyd and illustrated by field recordings.  Produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN36/DB465

F147	1967/10/18	Watson, Francis.  Ghosts on the Riviera.    Produced by Douglas
     	1967/11/05		Cleverdon.  TLN42/DB418 to H.22

F148	1967/10/26	Richardson, Joanna.  Unique, Flamboyant Lady.  A Radio Portrait
     				of Ouida.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN40/DB655
     				to H.22

F149	1967/11/13	Gittings, Robert.  The Writing of the Eve of St. Agnes.    Produced
     	1967/12/07		by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN44/DB824

F150	1967/11/16	Richardson, Joanna.  The Other Expo.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN45/DB417

F151	1967/12/14	Edgeworth, Maria.  Castle Rackrent.    Adapted and produced by
     	1967/12/31		Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN48/DB819

F152	1967/12/20	Seabrook, Jeremy.  Five Generations.  Part 1: The Changing
     	1968/01/16	Environment.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. TLN50/TM133

F153	1967/12/28	Oyono-Mbia, Guillaume.  Until Further Notice.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN51/DB607

F154	1967/12/28	Kibera, Leonard.  The Potent Ash.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN51/DB597

F155	1968/01/03	Seabrook, Jeremy.  Five Generations.  Part 2: The Response to
     	1968/01/20		Environment.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN50/TM134

F156	1968/02/05	Lloyd, A.L.  The Origins of Polyphony.  Written and introduced by
     	1968/02/29		A.L. Lloyd. and illustrated by field recordings.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN05/DB559

F157	1968/02/23	Dufton, Bill.  Madam, Said Dr. Johnson.  By Bill Dufton and Toby
     				Robertson.  Adapted for radio by Bill Dufton.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN08/DB928

F158	1968/03/20	Bray, Barbara.  A Link Between the Worlds.  A Sketch of Andre
     	1968/04/06		Breton.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN11/DB144 to
     				H.20

F159	1968/04/28	Roberts, John Storm.  The Congo Touch.  Written and introduced by
     	1968/05/20		John Storm Roberts.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN17/DC077 to H.52

F160	1968/05/31	Murphy, Richard.  The Battle of Aughrim.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN22/DC542 : local

F161	1968/06/02	Poets of the Sixteenth Century.  10. "Poems and Songs of Fulke
     				Greville, Lord Brooke."  Compiled by Thom Gunn and
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN21/DC360 to H.20

F162	1968/06/09	Plath, Sylvia.  Three Women.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN23/DC361

F163
	1968/07/04	Gittings, Robert.  A Page From Blake's Notebook.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN26/DC286

F164	1968/07/17	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Socialism.    Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN29/DC155

F165	1968/08/01	Watson, Francis.  Kama Sutra.  Music recorded and supervised by
     				John Levy.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN
     				31/DB548

F166	1968/08/23	p'Bitek, Okot.  Song of Lawino.  A Lament.  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN30/DC652

F167	1968/09/22	Soyinka, Wole.  Idanre.  A Poem.  Written and read by Wole
     				Soyinka.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO51/DA901

F168	1968/09/01	Tolstoy, Leo.  Ivan the Fool.  Music by Alexander Tcherepnin. 
     				Adapted and Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				SLN38/DB038.

F169	1968/10/11	Some Poems of Vernon Watkins.  Selected and introduced by
     				Kathleen Raine.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN39/DC895

F170	1968/10/20	Belloc, Hilaire.  A Moral Alphabet.  Music by Wilfred Josephs. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN39/DC897

F171	1968/11/02	Kennedy, Peter.  Folk Music of Donegal.  Compiled and introduced
     				by Peter Kennedy.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN44/DC898

F172	1968/12/05	The Gypsy in Britain - 3  Transcribed from a recording by radio
     				direction telediphone unit.  Produced by H. Tennyson.  

F173	1969/01/04	Reed, Henry.  Mary O'Farrell.  A Recollection.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN51/DC573

F174	1969/02/02	Stanley Morison: 1889 - 1967.  A Radio Portrait.  Compiled by
     	1969/03/06		Nicholas Barker and Douglas Cleverdon.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN04/TM144

F175	1969/03/26	Golden, Colm.  Concerto for Voice.    Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  SLN06/DD045

F176	1969/05/14	Wells, John.  Changing Scenes.  Radio Autobiography of Lord Bull
     				of Bushe.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN19/DD121

F177	1969/07/28	Keats, John.  The Eve of St. Agnes.  Read by Irene Worth with an
     				introduction by Robert Gittings.  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN27/DD312

F178	1970/08/11	Gittings, Robert.  Anthem for Doomed Youth.  The Making of
     				Wilfred Owen's Sonnet.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN32/DD050

F179	1970/10/09	Hughes, Ted.  Crow.  From the Life and Songs of the Crow. 
     				Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN27/DE248

F180	1971/02/24	Trumpets, Bugles and Drums.  Transcribed from a recording by
     				radio direction telediphone unit.    

F181	1972/07/27	Beerbohm, Max.  Max on the Air.  telediphone transcript
     				(Programme Services Group).    

F182	1972/07/31	The Incomparable Max: Max Recollected.  H.58.X.

F183	1976/03/16	Cleverdon, Douglas.  A Historical Survey of Radio Documentary. 
     				Report.    

F184	1976/03/16	Cleverdon, Douglas.  The Treatment of Documentary Material from
     				the Author's Point of View: Reality and Subjectivity.  Paper.   
     
F185	1976/09/28	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on the American Constitution.   
     				Produced and directed by Douglas Cleverdon.  SLN
     				38/003V523
F186	1977/08/10	Cleverdon, Douglas.  Arrows of Vision.    Producer: John Scotney. 
     	1977/08/12		SLN31/101K580

F187	no date		David Gascoyne in Retrospect.  Compiled and introduced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.    

F188	no date		Five Generations.  Part 2.    


F189	no date		Tristram Cary.      

F190	no date		More Chinese Music.      

F191	no date		Panaccousticon.      

F192	no date		Alexandre Benois.  Extracts of conversations between Alexandre
     				Benois, Peter Ustinov and Edward Ward.    CTLO 27693A

F193	no date		Naughton, Bill.  Wigan to Rome.  A holiday coach tour from
     				Lancashire to the Continent.    

F194	no date		Commonwealth Arts Festival.  VIII. Transatlantic.  Part 2: West
     				Indies.    

F195	no date		Echoes of My Life.  Narrated by Peter Orr.    

F196	no date		Hatch, Ethel.  Recollections of Victorian Oxford.      

F197	no date		Beerbohm, Max.  Transcript of Manuscripts.  Sold at Sotheby's,
     				13th December 1960.    

F198	no date		Returning of Issue.

F199	unscheduled	Cotton, Donald.  Artists in Orbit.  Lyrics and Sketches.  Music by 
     				Humphrey Searle.  Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F200	unscheduled	Mayhew, Henry.  The Street Seller of Rings and Sovereigns.  An
     	[1955]			interview by Henry Mayhew from 'London Labour and the
     				London Poor.'  Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 81658

F201	unscheduled	Reed, Henry.  Musique Discrete.  A Request Programme by Henry
     	[1959]			Reed and Donald  Swann.  Production by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLO 95358

F202	unscheduled	Keynes, Quentin.  Dr. Livingstone's Monogram, I Presume.   
     	[1960]			Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  C/TAM 29340

F203	unscheduled	Lanier, Nicholas.  Pastoral Dialogues.  By. Nicholas Lanier, William
     	[1960]			& Henry Lawes.    TSTE 146

F204	unscheduled	Mayhew, Henry.  London Labour and the London Poor.  The
     	[1960]			Running Patterer.  Adapted for broadcasting and produced  
				by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F205	unscheduled	Mayhew, Henry.  The Running Patterer.  From 'London Labour and
     	[1960]			the London Poor.'  Adapted for broadcasting and produced
     				by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F206	unscheduled	Lomax, Alan.  Folk Songs and Music of the Southern States.  No. 4
    	[1960]			 'The Roots of the Blues.'  Compiled and narrated by Alan
    				 Lomax.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 22452

F207	unscheduled	Primitive Survivals in European Music.  Compiled and introduced
     	[1960]			by A.L. Lloyd.  Production by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F208	unscheduled	Showground Organs.  Introduced by John Levy.  Produced by
     	[1960]			Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 12414

F209	unscheduled	Lomax, Alan.  Folk Songs and Music of the Southern States.  No.2 
     	[1960]			Negro Spirituals.  Compiled and narrated by Alan Lomax. 
     				Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 22450

F210	unscheduled	Lomax, Alan.  Folk Songs and Music of the Southern States.  No.1 
     	[1960]			Mountain Music.  Compiled and narrated by Alan Lomax. 
     				Produced by  Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 22449

F211	unscheduled	Gorilla Gorilla Beringei.  Read by Quentin Keynes.  Produced by
     	[1961]			Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 70788

F212	unscheduled	Ariel and Ferdinand.  Two scenes from 'The Tempest': or 'The
     	[1961]			Enchanted Island.'  With music by Elizabeth Poston. 
     				Stereophonic production by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F213	unscheduled	Mayhew, Henry.  London Street Markets.  From 'London Labour
     	[1962]			and the London Poor.'  Adapted and produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  MSTE 194

F214	unscheduled	Murphy, Richard.  The Cleggan Disaster.  Off the west coast of
     	[1962]			Ireland in 1927.  Read by Denys Hawthorne.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 79906

F215	unscheduled	Lloyd, A.L.  Songs of the Durham Miners.  I  The Older Stratum. 
     	[1963]			Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F216	unscheduled	The Island.  Music by William Russo.  Words by Adrian Mitchell. 
     	[1963]			Stereophonic production by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F217	unscheduled	Thomas, Dylan.  Under Milkwood.    Produced by Douglas
     	[1963]			Cleverdon.  TLO 15136

F218	unscheduled	Lloyd, A. L.  Songs of the Durham Miners.  II  The Newer Seam. 
     	[1963]			Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F219	unscheduled	Reed, Henry.  The Complete Lessons of the War.  I. Naming of
     	[1965]			Parts, II. Judging Distances,  III. Movement of Bodies, IV.
     				Unarmed Combat, V. Return of Issue.  Read by Henry Reed,
     				Frank Duncan and Carleton Hobbs.    TLO 531/697

F220	unscheduled	Eliot T. S.  T.S. Eliot  The sequence of poems used at the Memorial
     	[1965]			Service in Westminster Abbey on Thursday, February 4th,
     				1965.  Chosen by Mrs. T.S. Eliot.  Spoken by Sir Alec
     				Guinness.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  TLO 60472

Box 4

F221	unscheduled	Hague, Rene.  La Bonne Lorraine.  An Account of the
     	[1965]			Rehabilitation of Jeanne d'Arc.  Produced by R.D. Smith. 
     				TLO 533/663

F222	unscheduled	Jones, David.  The Fatigue  Spoken by the author.  Produced by
     	[1965]			Douglas Cleverdon.  MYLO 27337

F223	unscheduled	Reed, Henry.  The Complete Lessons of the War.  I. Naming of
     	[1965]			Parts, II. Judging Distances, III. Movement of Bodies, IV.
     				Unarmed Combat, V. Psychological Warfare, VI. Return of
     				Issue.  Read by Reed and Frank Duncan. TLO 531/697

F224	unscheduled	Gascoyne, David.  Night Thoughts.  A Radio Poem for Voices and
     	[1966]			Orchestra.  Music by Humphrey Searle.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  

F225	unscheduled	Reed, Henry.  The Unblest.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     	[1966]			TLO 601/551 to H.11


F226	unscheduled	Cranston, Maurice.  A Dialogue on Morality.  Between Voltaire and
     	[1967]			David Hume.  Produced by Douglas Cleverdon. 
     				TLN28/DA837 to H.57

F227	unscheduled	Keynes, Sir Geoffrey.  Henry James in Cambridge.    Produced by
     	[1967]			Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN28/DB620

F228	unscheduled	Read, Herbert.  Echoes of My Life.  Poetry and Prose by Sir Herbert
     	[1967]			Read,  compiled by Peter Orr.  Produced by Douglas
     				Cleverdon.  TLN23/DB387

F229	unscheduled	Wells, John.  A Man Apart.  A Sound Portrait of an Enigma of the
     	[1968]			Twenties.  By John Wells and Richard Ingrams.  Produced by
     				Douglas Cleverdon.  TLN09/DC449

F230	unscheduled	Gascoyne, David.  David Gascoyne as a Translator.  Poems from
     	[1968]			the French translated by David Gascoyne.  Selected and
     				introduced by Robin Skelton.     TLN18/DA815

F231	unscheduled	Rothfield, Tom.  Portrait of an Actor:  MacReady.    Produced by
     	[1969]			Dorothy Baker.  TLN03/DC743

F232	no date		Jones, David.  In Parenthesis.    Produced by Douglas Cleverdon.  

F233	1964-1968		Billing, program records, and notes


Author Index

Author              		Folder
Allen, Walter            	114
Ayrton, Michael          	134

Beerbohm, Max       		2, 12, 197
Bell, Hon. Mrs. Mary     	21
Belloc, Hilaire          	166
Betjeman, John           	40, 41, 42
Blake, William           	45
Bray, Barbara            	157
Bronowski, J.            	75
Brunius, Jacques         	82

Carroll, Lewis           	85
Cleverdon, Douglas       	43, 183, 184, 186
Cooper, Giles            	121, 127
Cotton, Donald      		26, 33, 67, 76, 104
Craig, H.A.L.            	28, 38, 47
Cranston, Maurice        	27, 32, 58, 70, 86, 87, 122, 170, 185
Crawford, Iain      		77

Dufton, Bill             	171

Edgeworth, Maria         	151
Eliot, T. S.             220

Fielding, Henry          9

Gascoyne, David          224, 230
Gide, Andre              108
Gittings, Robert         149, 161, 179
Golden, Colm             175

Hague, Rene              221Hatch, Ethel             196
Hine, Daryl              50
Hughes, Ted              62, 88, 178

Author              Folder 
Jacobs, W.W.             1, 7 
Jones, Revd. Dr. A.M.    138, 139
Jones, David             107, 222, 233

Keats, John              177
Kennedy, Peter      	49, 51, 52, 53, 167
Keynes, Sir Geoffrey         227
Keynes, Quentin          202  
Kibera, Leonard          154

Lanier, Nicholas         203
Lloyd, A. L.             44, 66, 93, 94, 102, 124, 129, 136, 146, 156, 215, 218 
Lomax, Alan              37, 206, 209, 210

Mackenzie, Sir Compton   13
Madge, Charles      116
Martin, Kingsley         14
Mayhew, Henry       4, 8, 11, 34, 48, 71, 72, 73, 92, 101, 200, 204, 205, 213
McNeish, James      135
Meynell, Sir Francis          35
Miller, Jonathan         68
Munby, A. N. L.          97
Murphy, Richard          169, 214

Naughton, Bill      22, 36, 39, 74, 59, 60, 61, 81, 89, 193 

O'Connor, Philip         25, 63, 141
Oyono-Mbia, Guillaume    153

p'Bitek, Okot            162
Page, H.V.S.             54
Phillips, Robert         15
Pinter, Harold           30
Plath, Sylvia            160
Potter, Stephen          69

Raine, Kathleen          56
Read, Herbert            228
Reed, Henry              10, 20, 24, 46, 55, 130, 173, 201, 219, 223, 225
Richardson, Joanna       118, 148, 150
Roberts, John Storm      143, 144, 158
Ros, Amanda McKittrick   3
Author              Folder
Rothfield, Tom      231

Seabrook, Jeremy         152, 155
Searle, Humphrey         90, 91

Seymour, John       145
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley    65
Smith, Leonard      120
Soyinka, Wole       123, 163
Stephens, Piers          80

Thomas, Wynford Vaughan  84
Thomas, Dylan       5, 128, 217
Thorndike, Dame Sybil    137
Tolstoy, Leo             131, 164Tracy, Honor             140

Ustinov, Peter           115

Watkins, Vernon          23, 132
Watson, Francis          100, 109, 117, 147, 172
Wells, John              176, 229

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