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Adapted for broadcasting from the English book by Basil Hood . The original German libretto by A. M. Willner and Robert Bodanzky. English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Music by Franz Lehar
Cast in the order of their appearance
(Violin solos by Rae Jenkins )
Ruritanian Nobles , peasants, Gypsies
The BBC Theatre Chorus (trained by Charles Groves ), The BBC Theatre Orchestra (leader Tate Gilder ), conductor, Stanford Robinson
Scenes :
Act 1, The Grounds of Dragotin's
Act 2, Andor's Tavern
Adaptation and production by Gordon McConnel
' Gypsy Love' will be broadcast again on Thursday (Regional, 8.45)


Book By: Basil Hood
Unknown: A. M. Willner
Unknown: Robert Bodanzky.
Unknown: Adrian Ross.
Music By: Franz Lehar
Solos By: Rae Jenkins
Unknown: Ruritanian Nobles
Unknown: Charles Groves
Leader: Tate Gilder
Production By: Gordon McConnel
Ilona, Dragotin's daughter: Hella Toros
Jolan, Dragotin's niece: Billie Baker
Jozsi, a Gypsy musician: Dennis Noble
Count Dragotin, a Ruritanian nobleman: Horace Percival
Jonel, betrothed to Ilona: Webster Booth
Kajetan, a shy young man: Dudlev Rolph
Lady Babby, an English lady: Sybil Evers
Andor, an innkeeper: Kenneth Ellis
Zorika, a Gypsy girl: Margaret Schlegel

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