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A comedy by Moliere (1668)
Translated by John Ozell
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Martyn C. Webster Incidental music composed and conducted by John Hotchkis
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Translated By: John Ozell
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Conducted By: John Hotchkis
Mercury: Richard Bebb
Night: Joan Hart
Sosia, servant to Amphitryon: Max Adrian
Jupiter: Michael Hordern
Alemena: Jill Balcon
Cleanthis, wife to Sosia: Janet Burnell
Amphitryon: James McKechnie
Nauerates: Raf de la Torre
Polidas: Alexander Davion
Posicles: Leonard Trolley
Argatiphontidas: Andrew Faulds

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