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by Max Beerbohm
An account of one Ladbroke Brown (dramatist), a martyr in youth, a maestro in maturity
Incorporating for the first (and possibly the last) time a broadcast of his uncompleted tragedy in five acts—
In which the roles of:—Savonarola, Lucrezia Borgia , the Borgias' Fool, St. Francis of Assisi, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante, Lorenzo and Cosimo de Medici, Pope Julius II, various Apprentices, Friars, Sacristans, Murderers, Cloaked Figures, Papal Legates, Guelfs, Ghibellines, and Other. Noted Figures of the Renaissance are depicted by a cast of Equally Noted Performers
The story of Ladbroke Brown is related, on behalf of Mr. Beerbohm, by V. C. Clinton-Baddeley , and the entire production and transportation to this unsuspected medium is in the hands of John Cheatle , who in accordance with what he imagines to be the wishes of Mr. Brown, has also composed the music for the songs
Cast :
Robert Atkins , Baliol Holloway , Frank Birch , Leslie French, Bruce Winston , Geoffrey Wincott , Norman Shelley , Philip' Wade,
Barbara Couper


Unknown: Max Beerbohm
Unknown: Lucrezia Borgia
Unknown: V. C. Clinton-Baddeley
Unknown: John Cheatle
Unknown: Robert Atkins
Unknown: Baliol Holloway
Unknown: Frank Birch
Unknown: Bruce Winston
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Barbara Couper

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