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by Henrik Ibsen
A radio adaptation of the stage version in English of Ibsen's dramatic poem by James Forsyth from a literal translation by Evelyn C. Ramsden
Narrator, Robert Sansom
With Stephen Murray, Fay Compton, Ursula Howells, Rowena Cooper, Emerton Court, Humphrey Morton, Patrick Godfrey, Arthur Keane, John Graham, Beatrice Kane, Ronald Sidney
Music selected by Cynthia Pughe from
Symphony No. 2 by Khachaturyan
Production by Val Gielgud
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 30)
During the interval in the performance of 'Brand' (21.20–21.30 app.)
Harald Saevernd: Galdreslatten, Op. 20, played by the Symphony Orchestra of Statsradiofonien, Denmark, conducted by Nicolai Malko on gramophone records


Author: Henrik Ibsen
Adapted by: James Forsyth
Translation By: Evelyn C. Ramsden
Narrator: Robert Sansom
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Emerton Court
Unknown: Humphrey Morton
Unknown: Patrick Godfrey
Unknown: Arthur Keane.
Unknown: John Graham
Unknown: Beatrice Kane
Unknown: Ronald Sidney
Unknown: Cynthia Pughe
Production By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Harald Saevernd
Conducted By: Nicolai Malko
Brand: Stephen Murray
His Mother: Fay Compton
Agnes: Ursula Howells
Einar: Simon Lack
Gerd: June Tobin
The Sheriff: Arthur Young
The Doctor: Allan Jeayes
The Dean: Alban Blakelock
A Small Man: Frank Partington
His Son: Bunny May
A Gypsy Woman: Molly Rankin
A Fisherman: Haydn Jones

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