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La Fianza Satisfecha by Lope de Vega 1562-1635
Translated for broadcasting by JOE BURROUGHS
La Fianza Satisfccha was lately produced at the National Theatre in a free translation by John Osborne under the title A Bond Honoured. This translation of the original text differs both in context and implication from Mr. Osborne's version.
Scene: Sicily, then Tunisia
Time: Renaissance
Third broadcast followed by an interlude at 7.55


Unknown: Lope de Vega
Broadcasting By: Joe Burroughs
Broadcasting By: La Fianza Satisfccha
Translation By: John Osborne
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
Leonido, a Sicilian gentleman: Marius Goring
Tizon his servant: Charles Leno
Marcela, his sister: Jill Cary
Dionisio, his brother-in-law: Denys Hawthorne
Gerardo, his father: Robert Harris
King Berlerbeyo, a Moor: John Pullen
Moors, his servants: Zulema: Willlam Squire
Zarubulli: David March
Lidora, Leonido's sister, believed to be a Moor: Eva Haddon
Christ, the Shepherd: Peter Claughton
The Chorus: Geoffrey Wincott

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