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A radio review of the stage, introducing Robert Helpmann , Margaret Rawlings , and Martita Hunt , in scenes from John Webster's tragedy 'The White Devil'
The tragedy is based on the trial in Italy of Vittoria Corombona in the late sixteenth century. Through his love for her, the Duke of Brachiano was prompted to murder both his own wife, sister to the Grand Duke of Florence, and Vittoria's husband, nephew to a Cardinal. The play deals with the revenge of the Duke and the Cardinal and the destruction of Corombona's entire family
Shakespeare's Birthday-April 23
The roving microphone visits the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, at Stratford-upon-Avon, during the birthday celebrations
'What is Happening to the Theatre?'
Vernon Noble talks about various aspects of theatres in the North
Programme edited and produced by Ayton Whitaker


Unknown: Robert Helpmann
Unknown: Margaret Rawlings
Unknown: Martita Hunt
Unknown: John Web
Unknown: Grand Duke
Produced By: Ayton Whitaker

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