JulianBreamGuitar.com

[BBC Television]

Monday
5 August
1963
23.00

Julian Bream

A film profile in which one of Britain's most famous musicians plays the guitar and the lute and talks with his friends with George Malcolm and the Julian Bream Consort.
"Bream has a delightful personality and his passion for English sixteenth-century music was positively exciting" Observer
A Monitor film
First transmitted in June 1962

[BBC Television]

Monday
31 July
1961
22.20

The Julian Bream Consort

plays music popular at the time of Queen Elizabeth I.
Olive Zorian (violin), Rainer Schuelein (alto flute), Julian Bream (lute), Desmond Dupre (cittern and lute), Robert Spencer (pandora, lute, and voice), Joy Hall (bass viol)
Introduced by Julian Bream.

[BBC Television]

Sunday
3 June
1962
22.10

Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Tonight's edition includes:

Julian Bream
A film profile with George Malcolm and the Julian Bream Consort.

The Death of Patroclus
Christopher Logue talks about his new adaptation of Book XVI of Homer's Iliad and reads scenes from it with Patrick Allen and Gary Watson.

Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.

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Friday
3 January
1964
21.25

Gala Performance

Introduced again by Richard Attenborough.
Tonight's artists: Mary Costa, John Ogdon, Paco Ruiz, Carmen Rojas, Paco Sevilla and Julian Bream with The Julian Bream Consort.
London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Erich Gruenberg
Conducted by Charles MacKerras

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Monday
22 November
1954
20.15

This is Show Business

Vic Oliver invites you to This is Show Business
with Yvonne Mitchell, Yvette Chauvire, Amy Shuard, Ruddy Bolli, George Cameron,
Ross Piquer, Julian Bream, Victor Platt, Ereach Riley and a telerecorded appearance of Bob Hope.
British Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Morley)
(Yvette Chauviere appears by permission of the Theatre National de l'Opera de Paris)

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Monday
7 June
1954
21.25

Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Martha Lipton, Marika de Rivera (At the piano, Thomas Rajna), Diane Dubarry, Jean Pougnet, Erno Merringer, Julian Bream and Anthony Oliver, Josephine Crombie, John Holmes, Joan Ryan, Brendan O'Dowda, Pamela Bowden, John Boulter, Margaret Young, Fred Davies, Joan Bramhall, Wallace Stephenson, Marjorie Holt, Nigel Brooks, Denise Walker, Glenn Marten, Mervyn Dobson, Gina Servini.
The Concert Orchestra (Leader, Sydney Sax)
(Anthony Oliver is appearing in 'The Moon is Blue' at the Vaudeville Theatre; Erno Messenger is appearing at the Hungaria Restaurant, London)
See 'Television Diary' on page 15

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Wednesday
19 October
1955
15.30

Time for Music

Songs you remember sung by Hella Toros with Julian Bream (guitar), Tom McCall (piano).

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Monday
28 March
1955
21.00

Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Adele Leigh, Geza Anda, Anthony Oliver, Marina de Gabarain, Julian Bream, Cy Grant, Donald Scott, Brendan O'Dowda, John Holmes, Jean Carrol, Doreen Lane, Joan Bramhall and The Music for You Singers.
The Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Sidney Sax)
(Adele Leigh appears by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)

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Wednesday
1 February
1956
20.30

First performance of "Manana"

(See facing page and page 5)

An opera for television by Arthur Benjamin.
Place: A remote Spanish village in the High Sierra.

A section of the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Peter Gellhorn)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins)
Conducted by Edward Renton
At 8.30

(Frederick Sharp appears by permission of Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.; Edith Coates and Ronald Lewis appear by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)

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Sunday
22 April
1956
15.30

BBC Welsh Orchestra

(Leader, Philip Whiteway)
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Beryl Kimber (violin), Julian Bream (guitar)
Programme introduced by Denis Matthews.
Before an invited audience in Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff

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Tuesday
27 November
1956
19.30

Vera Lynn Sings

Starring Vera Lynn
From the King's Theatre, Hammersmith.
With Semprini, The Keynotes, Dennis Spicer
with guest artist: Julian Bream
The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes

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Monday
21 October
1957
22.45

Music from Spain

with Carmen Prietto (soprano) and Julian Bream (guitar).

(See page 5)

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Sunday
8 December
1957
15.00

Concert Hour

Derek Oldham introduces Suzanne Rozsa, Alexander Young, Julian Bream, David Parkhouse and the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon) under its conductor Gentry Gerald.
From the BBC's Midland television studio

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Saturday
2 March
1957
18.05

Six-Five Special

Climb aboard the Six-Five Special with Jo Douglas and Pete Murray introducing among others Tommy Steele and his Steelmen, Julian Bream, Russ Henderson and his steel band, Michael John, Mike Winters and Bernie Winters.
Featuring Sport: Freddie Mills
Star Spotlight on: Adrienne Corri
See page 4

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Tuesday
13 May
1958
22.50

A Little Music

for a late hour introduced by Brenda Pearson (soprano) accompanied by Patrick Harvey (piano) and Julian Bream (guitar).

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Sunday
7 September
1958
21.30

Intimate Celebrity Concert

Gerald Moore introduces an Intimate Celebrity Concert with Victoria de los Angeles, Julian Bream, Gaspar Cassado, Louis Kentner.
Televised from the BBC's studios in Edinburgh.
(All the artists in this programme appear by permission of the Edinburgh Fesitval Society)
See page 9

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Sunday
23 February
1958
22.00

Music for You

Eric Robinson introduces Music for You
with The Vienna Boys Choir, Anna Moffo, Bernard Miles, Nicanor Zabaleta, James Milligan

And presenting "Capricho"
A new ballet specially created for television by Alfred Rodrigues
with Julia Farron, Pirmin Trecu, Annette Page, Ronald Hynd, Merle Park, David Shields, Shirley Graham, David Drew.
Julian Bream (guitar)
Also appearing: Joan Bramhall, Ursula Connors, Gillian Knight, Jean Allister, Nora Ogonovsky, Edward Morgan, John Larsen, Vernon Rees, Vernon Williams
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Steven Staryk)

(The Vienna Boys Choir appears by arrangement with the Anglo-Austrian Society and Victor Hochhauser; John Larsen appears by permission of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company; Julia Farron, Pirmin Trecu, Annette Page, Ronald Hynd, Merle Park, David Shields, Shirley Graham, and David Drew by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)

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Sunday
27 April
1958
15.40

Maypole and Melody

Brendan O'Dowda introduces Maypole and Melody
Leo Wurmser conducts the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon)
with The guitar of Julian Bream, The ballads of Brendan O'Dowda
Maypole dances by the Wisbech Little Theatre Club
Excerpts from Verdi's 'La Traviata' with Adele Leigh as 'Violetta'; Raymond Nilsson as 'Alfredo'
Chorus: Tamworth Co-operative Choir
From the BBC's Midland television studio

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Monday
17 November
1958
17.10

Children's Television: Focus

Your Monday Magazine
Introduced by Vera McKechnie.

Julian Bream plays guitar music from Spain and Brazil

Here and There with Commander Sir Stephen King-Hall

Making Your Own Christmas Presents

Man on the Move: The Story of the Bicycle
told by Peter West.

The Idiot's Guide to Good Manners: 1 - At the Table
with Keith Smith.

Stamp Collection

Zodiac Quiz

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Thursday
29 January
1959
22.45

Music in Camera

with April Cantelo (soprano), Richard Adeney (flute), Julian Bream (guitar)
London String Quartet: Erich Gruenberg (violin), John Tunnell (violin), Keith Cummings (viola), Douglas Cameron (cello)
Accompanist, Patrick Harvey (piano)

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[BBC Television]

Monday
16 March
1959
17.10

Children's Television: Focus

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Julian Bream

Man on the Move: The Railway Passenger
with Peter West and John Hewer.

Here and There
with Commander Sir Stephen King-Hall.

Candy Bar
How to make sweets of many nations.

Stamps from the Wild West
with Eileen Evans.

Current Film Releases
with a scene from 'The Horse's Mouth'.

Zodiac Quiz

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Tuesday
2 June
1959
21.30

World Theatre Presents: Blood Wedding

by Federico Garcia Lorca
English version by George Leeson
[Starring] Katina Paxinou

The action of the play takes place in Andalusia. Time: the present

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Sunday
10 September
1961
16.20

International Celebrity Concert

Lord Harewood introduces some of the artists who starred at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
[Starring] Joan Sutherland, Elisabeth Soderstrom (Accompanist David Wilde), Julian Bream, George Malcolm and a section of the BBC Scottish Orchestra
Leader, Peter Gibbs
Conducted by James Lockhart
Recorded in the BBC studios in Edinburgh

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Sunday
15 July
1962
22.10

Music in Camera

presenting Nadia Nerina, Mary Costa, Michael Somes, Julian Bream, Vivianne Gomori
Introduced by Bernard Keeffe.
The Pro Arte Orchestra
Leader, Max Salpeter
Conducted by Marcus Dods

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Sunday
29 September
1963
22.05

Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
Tonight's programme includes:

Walking, Talking, Laughing Dance
Three months ago Gillian Lynne late of the Royal Ballet, 'Cranks', and the London Palladium, formed a dance company to play on the 'Fringe' at Edinburgh, where their impact brought them immediate offers to appear in London's West End.
Tonight's film follows the company from early rehearsals in a London church hall to the first taste of success in Edinburgh, and plans for a permanent future.

and
East Meets West
A musical encounter between Julian Bream virtuoso of the guitar and Ali Akbar Khan, virtuoso of the sarod, who bring European and Indian music together in a session of improvisation.

(Gillian Lynne and her Dance Company are presenting 'Collages' at the Savoy Theatre, London)

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Tuesday
19 November
1963
20.10

Gala Performance

Introduced by Richard Attenborough.
With Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Joan Hammond, Julian Bream, Gyorgy Cziffra
Malcolm Arnold conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean

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Tuesday
10 December
1963
20.10

Gala Performance

Introduced again by Richard Attenborough.
With Malcolm Arnold and Julian Bream
Tonight's artists: Geraint Evans, Viktor Rona, Galina Samtsova, Los Paraguayos, The Temple Church Choir
Organist and conductor, Dr. George Thalben-Ball
The Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean
Conducted by Malcolm Arnold
The Choir appears by permission of the Treasurers and Masters of the Bench of the Middle and of the Inner Temple.

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Thursday
20 February
1964
21.25

Gala Performance

Introduced by Richard Attenborough.
with Yehudi Menuhin, Svetlana Beriosova, Julian Bream, Catherine Gayer, Donald MacLeary
Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean
Conducted by Charles MacKerras
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Thursday
12 March
1964
21.25

Gala Performance

Introduced by Richard Attenborough.
with Tito Gobbi, Julian Bream, John Browning, Nana Mouskouri and Georges Petsilas, Annette Page, Alexander Grant, Susann McDonald, Georgina Parkinson, Ann Jenner, Vyvyan Lorrayne, Monica Mason, Austin Bennett, Petrus Bosman,
Anthony Dowell, David Drew.
Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean
Conducted by Charles MacKerras
The members of the Royal Ballet appear by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden
See page 43

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Sunday
11 May
1952
21.15

Martine

A play by Jean-Jacques Bernard.
[Starring] Claire Bloom and Denholm Elliott
The play takes place in Grandchin, a village near Paris.
Lionel Hale writes on page 41

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Sunday
24 May
1953
20.40

Will Shakespeare

An Invention by Clemence Dane.
Second performance: Thursday at 7.30

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Sunday
26 December
1954
21.45

The Captive

from a story by Luigi Pirandello.
Translated by Arthur and Henrie Mayne.
Adapted for television by David Fisher and Alwyne Whatsley.
[Starring] Harcourt Williams
(Victor Baring is appearing in 'Can-Can' at the London Coliseum)

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Tuesday
5 July
1955
20.45

The Romantic Young Lady

A romantic comedy by Gregorio Martinez Sierra.
English version by Helen and Harley Granville-Barker.
The action takes place between one August evening and the next, at Dona Barbarita's house and at the abode of the Apparition.
See page 15

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Wednesday
11 March
1964
21.25

Festival: A Florentine Tragedy

by Oscar Wilde and T. Sturge Moore.
Adapted for television by Robert Shaw.
[Starring] Mary Ure and Robert Shaw
See page 37