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The Battle for Democracy THE PERSIAN WAR


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1—' The Tragedy of Thermopylae
Written by Colin Shaw and based on the Histories of Herodotus with Donald Wolfit as Xerxes and David King-Wood as Themistocles
Others taking part: Heron Carvic
Olaf Pooley. Brian Haines
Geoffrey Hodson. Nigel Davenport
Donald Bisset , Jessica Dunning T. St. John Barry , John Baker
Alan Reid. Keith Pyott and Robert Marsden
Incidental music composed by Kenneth Leighton
BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Vilem Tausky
Produced by Colin Shaw


Written By: Colin Shaw
Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: David King-Wood
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: Olaf Pooley.
Unknown: Brian Haines
Unknown: Geoffrey Hodson.
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Donald Bisset
Unknown: Jessica Dunning
Unknown: T. St.
Unknown: John Barry
Unknown: John Baker
Unknown: Alan Reid.
Unknown: Keith Pyott
Unknown: Robert Marsden
Composed By: Kenneth Leighton
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky
Produced By: Colin Shaw
Mardonius: Richard Bebb
Artabanus: Edgar Norfolk
Eurybiades: Andrew Faulds
Leonidas: Joseph O'Conor
Priestess: Nan Marriott-Watson

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The Battle for Democracy THE PERSIAN WAR

BBC Home Service Basic, 14 August 1955 21.30

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