Voice on Record: Episode 57 (Listeners’ Choice)

Voices and recordings, ranging from William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize acceptance, more relevant than ever, through Tolkein’s Tom Bombadil, via Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier to Hugh MacDiarmid’s remarkable scots poetry and finishing up with the splendid and lovable Gerard Hoffnung.

Originally broadcast on 14th December 2010

Voice On Record is produced and presented by Sean Williams. Each episode features a selection of recordings of the human voice which have been preserved on vinyl. Historic events stand alongside esoteric guides to better bowling. Arid studio recordings are juxtaposed with location recordings rich with fascinating incidental sounds.