Nicholas Spice, 6 January 1994
Show More Daring to Excel: The Story of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain by Ruth Railton.
Secker, 466 pp., £20, August 1992, 0 436 23359 2Show More
“... Ruth gave the Prime Minister as a Christmas card an old map of the Broadstairs area of Kent.’ The Prime Minister thanked her for it, writing from Chequers ‘in his own hand’. In his 1970-74 diaries Cecil King records a warm relationship between his wife, Dame Ruth Railton, and Edward Heath ...”