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King's Rhapsody


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To commemorate the 100th anniversay of the birth of Ivor Novello , Radio 2 presents a complete performance of his last show, first produced in London in 1949. Lyrics by Christopher Hassall. Featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Roderick Dunk and the Ambrosian Singers.
With Claudia Bryan ,
Nicola Fulljames , Martyn Read , Glen Hugill , Tilly Tremayne and Daniel Tobias. Producer Tim McDonald


Unknown: Ivor Novello
Unknown: Christopher Hassall.
Conducted By: Roderick Dunk
Unknown: Claudia Bryan
Unknown: Nicola Fulljames
Unknown: Martyn Read
Unknown: Glen Hugill
Unknown: Tilly Tremayne
Unknown: Daniel Tobias.
Producer: Tim McDonald
Countess Vera Lemainken: Spoken By Delia Lindsay
Countess Vera Lemainken: Sung By Janine Roebuck
Princess Cristiane: Spoken By Charlotte Attenborough
Princess Cristiane: Sung By Marilyn Hill Smith
King Peter: Peter Gilmore
Queen Sena: Margaret Courtney
Vanescu: Jeremy Sinden
Nikki: Jeremy Nicholas
Marta Karilbs: Spoken By Mel Martin
Marta Karilbs: Sung By Meriel Dickinson
Narrator: Peter Graves

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