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John Gielgud in The Pilgrim's Progress

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From this World to that which is to Come: Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream, wherein is discovered the Manner of his Setting out, his Dangerous Journey and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country by John Bunyan.
Arranged for broadcasting by Edward Sackville-West, with acknowledgments to W. Nugent Monck
Music especially composed by Vaughan Williams.
BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Chorus: conductor, Sir Adrian Boult.
Produced by John Burrell
Others taking part are Edgar Norfolk, Preston Lockwood, Deryck Guyler, Joan Carol, Belle Chrystall, Rita Vale, Sehri Saklatvala, Sybil Arundale, Charles Maunsell, William Trent, Heron Carvic, Ann Codrington, and members of the BBC Chorus.
Soloists: Margaret Godley (soprano); Margaret Rolfe (contralto); Bradbridge White (tenor); Stanley Riley (baritone).

Contributors

Author: John Bunyan
Broadcasting By: Edward Sackville-West
Broadcasting By: W. Nugent Monck
Composed By: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Produced By: John Burrell
Contributor: Preston Lockwood
Contributor: Deryck Guyler
Contributor: Joan Carol
Contributor: Belle Chrystall
Contributor: Rita Vale
Contributor: Sehri Saklatvala
Contributor: Sybil Arundale
Contributor: Charles Maunsell
Contributor: William Trent
Contributor: Heron Carvic
Contributor: Ann Codrington
Soloist: Margaret Godley
Contralto: Margaret Rolfe
Contralto: Bradbridge White
Tenor: Stanley Riley
Christian: John Gielgud
Faithful: Julian D'Albie
Hopeful: James McKechnie
Evangelist: V C Clinton-Baddeley
Obstinate: Cyril Gardiner
Pliable: Carleton Hobbs
Help: Allan Jeayes
Timorous: Ivor Barnard
Worldly-Wiseman: Laidman Browne
Apollyon: Carl Bernard
Giant Despair: George Woodbridge
Angel: Lilian Harrison
John Bunyan: Julian Somers

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John Gielgud in The Pilgrim's Progress

BBC Home Service Basic, 5 September 1943 21.30






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