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A play by Henry de Montherlant
Translated from the French and adapted for radio by Henry Reed
Production by E. A. Harding
The action of the play takes place in Rome and Rimini between June and October in the year 1468
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Characters in order of speaking:
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 26)
During the Interval in the performance of ' 'Malatesta' (from approximately 9.45 to 9.55 p.m.) there will be a programme of flute music by Honegger and Roussel: on records
Sigismondo Malatesta, lord of Rimini:
Porcellio, a man of letters at his court:
Basinio, another man of letters:
Venier Varrano. lord of Camerino,Malatesta's son-in-law:
Isotta da Rimini, Malateata's wife:
Two of Malatesta's captains:Gaspare Broglio:
Federigo de Meldola:
A papal chamberlain:
Pope Paul II:
Benedetto de Narni:
Platina, of the Accademia Romana:
Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia (later Pope:
Alexander Vi) Malcolm
Vanella a girl:
Aloysia, a nurse:
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