in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

A concert conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. He slowly waddled on to the platform, like a contented penguin, and, as was his wont, addressed the audience: "The B.B.C. have invited me to conduct this concert. The programme has been decided upon by the BBC. So, if you are dissatisfied do not communicate with me, write to the  BBC."

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 24 February, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Classical Concert performed by Sir Thomas Beecham

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:03:25 +0000
Approved on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:08:38 +0000