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COMPOSERS IN THE THEATRE

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1: Edward Elgar
The Starlight Express Op. 78
A Fantasy for
Children of all ages arranged for broadcasting by RAYMOND RAIKES from the novel
A Prisoner in Fairyland by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD and the play by VIOLET PEARN with all the original music written by Elgar for the production at the Kingsway Theatre, London In December 1915
Cast in order of singing and speaking: with the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Conducted by LIONEL SALTER who edited the music
Produced by RAYMOND RAIKES
Broadcast on December 26. 1965

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: Algernon Blackwood
Play By: Violet Pearn
Conducted By: Lionel Salter
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
The Organ-Grinder: Denis Dowling
Some of the sprites: A Gardener: Wilfrid Carter
Some of the sprites: A Dustman: Bruce Beeby
A Lamplighter: Brian Hewlett
A Tramp: John Dearth
A Guard: Patricia Gallimore
A Sweep: Hector Ross
The Lauglier: Audrey Attxxd
Jane Anne: Jane Wenham
Mother: Noel Hood
Monkey: Elizabeth Proud
Jimbo: Danny Rambler
Daddy: Noel Howlett
Madame Jequier: Cecile Chevreau

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COMPOSERS IN THE THEATRE

BBC Radio 3, 29 December 1968 15.30






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