His Master’s Voices – new radio series

BBC Radio 4  Monday 23rd – Friday 27th November 2015 each day at 1.45 pm

(except Wednesday 25th at 3.45pm)

Cerys Matthews and Tristram Penna use their music industry careers to examine the legacy and stories behind some of the first Gramophone records recorded in Britain from 1898-1902.

For a sneak preview LISTEN HERE to Cerys on 6 22/11/2015 – scroll to 28 minutes 10 seconds.

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Cerys Matthews and Tris Penna visit Wyndham’s Theatre in London’s West End where they meet on stage the current leading actor Kenneth Cranham.

Early recordings are courtesy of the EMI Archive Trust.

LISTEN HERE – Chairman of the Gramophone Company, Trevor Williams recording his party piece of farmyard animal sounds -1898

A Sue Clark Production for BBC Radio 4.

This programme will be available shortly after broadcast

Presenter: Cerys Matthews and Tris Penna

Producer: Tris Penna

Exec Producer: Sue Clark

Sound Design: Peregrine Andrews

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