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A study of the last years of the Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi
Written for broadcasting by Henry Reed
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
(Continued in next column)
The voices of childhood:
Ysanne Churchman , Joan Hart. Carleton Hobbs , David Markham. Marjorie Westbury , and Gladys Young
Actors, intellectuals, residents of Florence and of Naples: Roger Delgado , Alastair Duncan. Hamilton Dyce , Stanley Groome , Molly Lawson , Joan Matheson , John Turnbuil , Margaret Vines , and Richard Williams
Band music composed and directed by John Hotchkis
Children's song by Antony Hopkins
Time: 1832-37
Scene: Florence and Naples


Unknown: Giacomo Leopardi
Broadcasting By: Henry Reed
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Ysanne Churchman
Unknown: Joan Hart.
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: David Markham.
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Roger Delgado
Unknown: Alastair Duncan.
Unknown: Hamilton Dyce
Unknown: Stanley Groome
Unknown: Molly Lawson
Unknown: Joan Matheson
Unknown: John Turnbuil
Unknown: Margaret Vines
Unknown: Richard Williams
Directed By: John Hotchkis
Leopardi: David King-Wood
Antonio Ranieri: Anthony Jacobs
Fanny Targioni: Diana Maddox
Maddalena Pelzet: Elspeth March
Biffl, an actor: Arthur Young
Lina Ranieri's sister: Dorothy Smith
Pietro Giordani: Abraham Sofaer

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