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A folk story by Leo Tolstoy
Adapted for radio by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON from the translation by AYLMER MAUDE with songs (in English versions by Nest Cleverdon ) and music composed by ALEXANDER TCHEREPNIN
His brothers: with the SINFONIA OF LONDON and the AMBROSIAN SINGERS solo tenor, Leslie Fyson
Conducted by THE COMPOSER and with electronic music supervised by Serge Tcherepnin at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
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Story By: Leo Tolstoy
Radio By: Douglas Cleverdon
Translation By: Aylmer Maude
Unknown: Nest Cleverdon
Composed By: Alexander Tcherepnin
Tenor: Leslie Fyson
Unknown: Serge Tcherepnin
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Ivan the Fool: Francis De Wolff
His father: Carleton Hobbs
Simon the Soldier: Victor Lucas
Taras the Stout: Alan Dudley
Lady Simon: Grizelda Hervey
Mme Taras: Olwen Brookes
The Devil: Richard Wordsworth
The Devil's Imps: Frank Duncan
The Devil's Imps: Rosalind Shanks,
The Devil's Imps: Janette Richer
The King of India: Wolfe Morris
The King of Cockroachland: Haydn Jones

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