Solo and Trio Broadcasts BBC Bush House1941 onwards
ENSA Solo Sonatas Chamber Music1943 to 1945
Philharmonia Orchestra1945 to 1957
Sub-Principal1947 to 1953
Dartington Hall, Lecturer in Cello and History of Music1957 to 1959
Principal, BBC Symphony Orchestra1960 to 1965
BBC Solo Broadcasts1960 onwards
Commercial Recordings1965 onwards

Prestigious Film Recordings

Henry VLaurence OlivierWilliam Walton
HamletLaurence OlivierWilliam Walton
Richard the ThirdLaurence OlivierWilliam Walton

Desert Rats; Lawrence of Arabia; Battle of Britain; Cruel Sea; James Bond Series; Great Expectations; Ealing Studio Series, i.e. Kind Hearts and Coronets; Guns of Navaronne; The Day of the Jackal; The French Lieutenants Woman; Zorba the Greek; Never on Sunday; Life of Brian; Time Bandits; Time Machine; Death of a Princess; Give My Regards to Broadway; and many others.


Brideshead Revisited; Dr Who; Blake Seven; Voyage Round My Father; Duet For One; Narnia; Life on Earth; Darwin's Voyage; Silent Witness; Live TV shows with Val Doonican ; Cilla Black; Sandy Shaw; Top of the Pops; Rolf Harris; David Frost; New Faces; and others.


TV SeriesBeautiful Music in Beautiful Places
Sound of History
Walter Legge - An Appreciation
Stories about conductors, soloists, and orchestral colleagues
Trek Boere. The saga of twenty years in a wilderness

Positions Held

  • Principal Cellist Jacques String Quartet
  • Sub-Principal Boyd Neel String Orchestra
  • Founder member and Sub-Principal Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Principal BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Principal Midland Radio Orchestra
  • Principal Cheltenham Music Centre
  • Founder Member of the Dartington String Quartet
  • Founder Member of the London Octet
  • Founder Member of the London Ensemble