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The Ass


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A music-theatre entertainment by KATE AND MIKE WESTBROOK based on the poem by D. H LAWRENCE and on his letters from Taormina adapted for radio by the authors from the Foco Novo Theatre production with Stephen Boxer as Lawrence
The setting is a square in Taormina, Sicily.
Other parts played by MEMBERS OF THE SICILIAN BAND KATE WESTBROOK (vocals/ tenor horn/friscalettu)
TREVOR ALLAN (accordion/ clarinet)
lesia MELNYK (violin/mandolin) PETER WHYMAN (alto/soprano saxophones/clarinet)
MIKE WESTBROOK (tuba/piano)
(1985 D. H. Lawrence Centenary Festival commission: first broadcast)


Unknown: Mike Westbrook
Unknown: D. H Lawrence
Unknown: Stephen Boxer
Unknown: Kate Westbrook
Accordion: Trevor Allan
Violin: Lesia Melnyk
Clarinet: Mike Westbrook
Piano: D. H. Lawrence

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