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The Provok'd Wife

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by JOHN VANBRUGH
Music by John Eccles
Adapted and arranged by LIONEL SALTER with Donald Wolflt. Geraldine MeEwan. Denis Qullley and Barbara Couper
The action takes place in London in 1697. EMANUEL HURWITZ (violin) CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola) TERENCE WEIL (cello) PETER GRAEME (oboe)
LIONEL SALTER (harpsichord) Producer CHARLES LEFEAUX
(The repeat of this programme commemorates the 250th anniversary of John Vanbrugh 's death on 26 March 1726.)
During the interval 10.5*-10.15* a gramophone record of Purcell's Incidental Music: The Virtuous Wife
ROUEN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ALBERT BEAUCHAMP

Contributors

Unknown: John Vanbrugh
Music By: John Eccles
Arranged By: Lionel Salter
Unknown: Donald Wolflt.
Unknown: Geraldine Meewan.
Unknown: Denis Qullley
Unknown: Barbara Couper
Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cello: Terence Weil
Oboe: Peter Graeme
Harpsichord: Lionel Salter
Producer: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: John Vanbrugh
Conducted By: Albert Beauchamp
Sir John Brute: Donald Wolfit
Lady Brute, his wife: Geraldine McEwan
Belinda, her niece: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Lady Fancyfull: Barbara Couper
Cornet, her maid: Eva Stuart
Mademoiselle, fille-de-chambre to Lady Fancyfull: Valerie Kirkbricht
Pipe: Barbara Elsy
Gentlemen of the town: Heartfree: John Rye
Constant: Denis Quilley
Mr Treble, a singing master: Gordon Faith
Rasor, valet-de-chambre to Sir John: Andrew Sachs
Companions to Sir John: Lord Rake: Eric Anderson
Colonel Bully: Peter O'Shaughnessy
Constable: Kevin Flood
Justice: Hamlyn Benson

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