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'THE RING AND THE BOOK'

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A dramatic poem by Robert Browning
An abridged version in nine parts
Part 2 (from Books 2, 3. and 4) MARtUS GORING as ' Half-Rome' JAMES MCKECHNIE as 'The Other Half-Roma '
HUGH BURDEN as ' Tertium Quid'
'Half-Rome' speaks the day alter the murder and ' finds much excuse tor Guido. His opinion is coloured by jealousy of his own wife.
' The Other Half-Rome,' speaking the next day, has found his way to the hospital cell where Pompilia lies dying. Her beauty and calm of spirit move him to speak in her defence.
* Tertium Quid,' two days later, makes his account of the murder an opportunity to demonstrate his shrewdness and turn of elegant phrase to a distinguished audience in the hope of personal advantage.

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Unknown: Robert Browning
Unknown: Martus Goring
Unknown: James McKechnie

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'THE RING AND THE BOOK'

Third Programme, 1 June 1958 17.55






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