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Ralph Richardson as Ahab in 'MOBY DICK'


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by Herman Melville
Adapted for broadcasting by Henry Reed
Incidental music written by Antony Hopkins
Cast, in order of speaking:
Murray Davies (baritone)
BBC Theatre Orchestra (Leader, Alfred Barker )
Conducted by Antony Hopkins Production by Stephen Potter
Part 1


Unknown: Herman Melville
Broadcasting By: Henry Reed
Written By: Antony Hopkins
Baritone: Murray Davies
Leader: Alfred Barker
Conducted By: Antony Hopkins
Production By: Stephen Potter
Father Mapple. a preacher: Mark Dignam
Ishmael, a young sailor: Cyril Cusack
Queequeg, a savage: Harry Quashie
Elijah, an eccentric: Cecil Trouncer
Captain Peleg part owner of the Pequod: Deryck Guyler
Starbuck first mate: Stephen Murray
Charity, sister of Peleg and Bildad: Betty Hardy
Captain Bildad, part owner of the Pequod: Bryan Powley
Pip, a negro boy: David Spenser
Flask third mate: Anthony Oliver
Stubb second mate: James McKechnie
First sailor: John Vere
Manx sailor: Lawrence Hanray
Second sailor: Francis de Wolff
Ahab, Captain of the Pequod: Ralph Richardson
Doughboy, a steward: John Vere
Fedallah: Gerik Schelderup
Captain Mayhew, of the Jeroboam: William Trent
Captain Gardner, of the Rachel: Francis de Wolff
An old sailor: Alexander Sarner

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Ralph Richardson as Ahab in 'MOBY DICK'

Third Programme, 22 February 1948 19.25

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