by Anton Ehrenzweig
The speaker discusses the pathological and mystic elements in modern art in the light of the recently published book by Adrian Stokes Three Essays on the Painting of Our Time.
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by MAX FRISCH
A play for broadcasting translated by Michael Bullock with Edward Chapman as Mr. Biedermann
Bernard Bresslaw and Michael Flanders
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In this play written for radio-first produced in Atunich in 1953 and since made into a television play and produced on the stage in the German-speaking world and in France-the witty Swiss author introduces us to a self-satisfied small-town citizen whose conduct as an employer and a manufacturer of hair restorative may not be above reproach but who has a sentimental streak and so cannot be harsh to two individuals who establish themselves in his loft. Surely these people cannot be the much-feared fire-raisers who have already caused such damage in the neighbourhood? If so, would they heap up so much inflammatory material and even ask their host for a box of matches? A situation which could well reflect upon our world..... Produced by H. B. FORTUIN
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Mr Gottlieb Biedermann:
Anna, the maid:
Joe Schmitz, a circus artist:
Mrs Babette Biedermann:
Willie Eisenring, an ex-waiter:
A talk about alignments and influences in West Africa by Lionel Fleming
BBC Commonwealth Correspondent Mr. Fleming-on the basis of his recent journeyings up and down the West African coast from Ghana to Senegal-talks about the kaleidoscopic political negotiations among the West African states and about some of the personalities behind them.
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