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Stephen Murray with Coral Browne and Leon Quartermaine in


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' OEDIPUS THE KING' by Sophocles
A new translation by C. A. Trypanis
Music composed by Richard Drakeford and played by Edward Selwyn (oboe) and Joy Hall (cello)
Production by Val Gielgud


Translation By: C. A. Trypanis
Composed By: Richard Drakeford
Oboe: Edward Selwyn
Cello: Joy Hall
Production By: Val Gielgud
Oedipus: Stephen Murray
Priest: Arthur Young
Creon: Godfrey Kenton
Teiresias: Leon Quartermaine
Jocasta: Coral Browne
Messenger: Robert Sansom
Shepherd: William Eedle
Chorus: Leslie , Perrins
Chorus: Frank Partington
Chorus: Will Leighton
Chorus: Howieson Culff
Chorus: Duncan McIntyre
Chorus: Leonard Trolley

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Stephen Murray with Coral Browne and Leon Quartermaine in

Third Programme, 15 October 1957 21.45

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