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Lord David Cecil
A new series of personal choices of prose and poetry
Guest reader, Patrick Garland
Given before an invited audience at Lamda Theatre, London
Designer, Raymond Berger
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Lord David Cecil 's choice reflects very much his own tastes. As a friend of Max Beerbohm 's he has naturally chosen something by him, and his fondness for Jane Austen's work is reflected in two excerpts from Northanger Abbey. There is a great deal of humour in Lord David's selection. 'I think it's the sign of a fool to take everything seriously,' he says. But there are also some deeply moving passages from the works of Wordsworth, Robert Bridges , and Sir Thomas Browne.


Unknown: Lord David Cecil
Reader: Patrick Garland
Designer: Raymond Berger
Producer: John Furness
Unknown: Lord David Cecil
Unknown: Max Beerbohm
Unknown: Robert Bridges
Unknown: Sir Thomas Browne.

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