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: The Pilgrim's Progress

by John Bunyan.
Adapted for television by H. D. C. Pepler.
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
This dramatisation was first televised on Good Friday. Through unforeseen circumstances Alan Bourne Webb was unable to play the part of Christian, and in this repeat performance Stafford Hilliard will once again fill the role.
(to 16.05)


Author: John Bunyan
Adapted for television by: H. D. C. Pepler
Incidental music collected and arranged by: Lionel Salter
Dance arranger: Antony Tudor
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader: Boris Pecker
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Production: Stephen Thomas
Bunyan: Dennis Arundell (by permission of O'Bryen, Linnit, and Dunfee)
Christian: Stafford Hilliard
Evangelist, and Envy: Bruce Adams
Pliable, and By-Ends: Charles Peters
Obstinate, and Clerk to the Court: D. G. Milford
Worldly Wiseman and Judge Hate-good: Lawrence Hanray
Hopeful: Guy Verney (by permission of Jack Waller)
Porter, and Superstition: Douglas Allen
Discretion: Margaret Pepler (by Permission of The Vic-Wells Management)
Charity: Kathleen Hilditch (by Permission of The Vic-Wells Management)
Prudence: Therese Langfield
Piety: Ann Gee
Apollyon: Alured Weigall
Faithful: Robert Eddison
Talkative, and Diffidence: Charlotte Leigh (by Permission of Herbert Farjeon)
Giant Despair: H. D. C. Pepler
Juror: Wilfred Franks

: Prologue from I Pagliacci


Pierrot: Percy Heming
Harlequin: Robert Helpmann (by permission of the Vic-Wells Management)
Columbine: Margot Fonteyn (by permission of the Vic-Wells Management)

: The Little Father of the Wilderness

A comedy by Austin Strong and Lloyd Osbourne.
This and the I Pagliacci prologue were the two opening items at the Royal Matinee attended by Their Majesties the King and Queen at the London Coliseum on Monday, March 27, in aid of the King George's; Pension Fund for Actors and Actresses.


Writer: Austin Strong
Writer: Lloyd Osbourne
Television Presentation: D. H. Munro
Pere Marlotte: Huntley Wright
Frere Gregoire: Oliver Johnston
Captain Chevillon: S.J. Warmington
Mlle Henriette: Sandra Storme
Louis XV: Dennis Arundell (by permission of O'Bryen, Linnit,and Dunfee)
Chevalier de Frontenac: John Turnbull
Due de St Albert: David Tree
Generals, Indians, Ladies, and Courtiers: Students of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

: Interlude

Florence Hooton (cello)
Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
(to 22.10)


Cellist: Florence Hooton
Dancer: Margot Fonteyn
Dancer: Robert Helpmann
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader: Boris Pecker
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum

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