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Arthur Young and Stephen Murray in ' IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS'


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11— ' At the House of Euripides' by Frederic Manning
Arranged for broadcasting and produced by Rayner Heppenstall
A number of critics regard the late Frederic Manning's Scenes and Portraits as one of the true classics of our time. An earlier broadcast in the ' Imaginary Conversations ' series. 'The Jesters of the Lord.' was also taken from this little-known book.
' At the House of Euripides ' is in a form similar to Plato's ' Symposium. The central figure is the sophist Protagoras (' sophist '-a word which has acquired an unattractive sound since Plato's time-was. in fact. merely the Athenian name for a professional teacher). The fate of Protagoras. recounted here. foreshadows that of Socrates


Unknown: Frederic Manning
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Socrates: Arthur Young
Protagoras: Stephen Murray
Euripides: Olat Pooley
Philip: J Hubert Leslie
Pythodorus: Abraham Sofaer
Lysis: Leslie Perrins
Hermogenes: Arthur Ridley
Callias: Alexander Sarner
Flautist: John Francis

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Arthur Young and Stephen Murray in ' IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS'

Third Programme, 15 June 1947 18.00

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