16 JUNE 1955, page 19

Television And Radio

WE live in the age of Pickles's Pony. More deadly than radioactivity, more humiliating than a stammer, emotionally more carminative even than Gilbert's Growl. Pickles's Pony......

Music

THERE can hardly be a greater distance in our professional operatic world than that between Glyndebourne's Figaro. with which they opened their coming-of-age season last Wed-......

Ballet

JOHN CRANKO'S new version of The Lady and the Fool at Covent Garden (the original was given at Sadler's Wells last year) is a thor- oughly competent assembly of so many dance-......

Cinema

STRATEGIC Am COMMAND. (Plaza.) To launch VistaVision, a new but not notice- ably original recruit to the Big Screen, Para- mount has produced a film dedicated to the Strategic......

June 19, 1830

COBBETT AND CHELTENHAM.—The editor of the Political Register wrote a description of Chel- tenham. in his gentle way, in 1826, which he ended by stating, that not a farthing of......