Australian TV TV

Melba The Voice (ABC 1971 with Wilfred Thomas and Sybil Thorndike)

Australia / ABC / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast 20 February 1971

Writer / Producer Brian Adams

Wilfred Thomas looks into the legend which is Dame Nellie Melba, the great Australian opera singer. He talks with her contemporaries, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Lady Jessie Wood (wife of Sir Henry), who sang with her in 1905, Ivor Neuton, her accompanist, Beverly Nichols, her private secretary.

Also taking part were Dame Mable Brookes, Australian singers Gertrude Johnson and Browning Mummery, and Lindley Evans.