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: Lady by the Sea

A ballet created for Swedish Television by Birgit Cullberg.
Orchestra of the Royal Opera, Stockholm
Conducted by Bertil Bokstedt
The ballet is based on Ibsen's play "The Lady from the Sea" (1888), one of his earliest psychological dramas.
Allida is married to Dr. Wangel, but her life is dominated by the sea; she feels stifled living in the mountains and is only happy near the sea. Once she loved a sailor - he too seemed to belong to the sea; together they were as much part of the vast waters as the creatures of the deep.


Choreographer: Birgit Cullberg
Music: Knudage Riisager
Musicians: Orchestra of the Royal Opera
[Orchestra] conducted by: Bertil Bokstedt
Producer: Arme Arnbom
Allida, the Lady: Kari Sylwan
The Sailor: Verner Klavsen
Dr Wangel, a widower: Gunnar Randin
His daughters: Carina Jarlemark
His daughters: Hervor Sjöstrand
The Sea: The Corps de Ballet

: Il Trovatore

Sir David Webster introduces highlights from the new production of Verdi's opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
in Italian with English sub-titles

Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson

Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader, Charles TaylorSee page 10


Presenter: Sir David Webster
Producer: Luchino Visconti
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Singers: Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Musicians: Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader: Charles Taylor
Scenery and Costumes: Filippo Sanjust
Television Presentation: John Vernon
Azucena and old gypsy woman: Giulietta Simionato
Manrico a troubadour, supposed son of an old gypsy: William Clothier
The Count di Luna commander of the Royal Army of Aragon: Peter Glossop
Ferrando an old retainer of the Count di Luna: Joseph Rouleau
Leonora lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Aragon: Gwyneth Jones
Inez another lady-in-waiting: Elizabeth Bainbridge
Ruiz Manrico's retainer: John Dobson

: Landmarks: 3: The Factory - The Raleigh works, Nottingham

Landmarks of life from birth to old age in six documentary films.
A series from Birmingham.


Director: Charles Denton
Cameraman: Stewart A. Farnell
Sound Recordist: Bill Barker
Still Photography: Roger Mayne
Music: Ewan MacColl
Music: Peggy Seeger
Editor: Bill Veitch
Producer: Philip Donnellan

: Best of Both Worlds

Leading conductors from Britain and America present the music they compose and arrange.
This week: Henry Mancini and his Orchestra
with The Michael Sammes Singers


Musicians: Henry Mancini and his Orchestra
Singers: The Michael Sammes Singers
Sound: Hugh Barker
Lighting: John Treays
Design: Michael Young
Producer: Bryan Sears

: The Brothers Karamazov: Part 3: Corruption

by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Dramatised by Frederick Gotfurt.

Both Fyodor and Mitya, father and son, are obsessed with the beautiful Grushenka. The bitter rivalry between them has almost led to a murder.
Recorded in the BBC's Glasgow studio


Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Dramatised by: Frederick Gotfurt
Script Editor: Michael Voysey
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Alan Bridges
Lise Khokhlakov: Jane Asher
Julia: Mary Holder
Alyosha Karamazov: Nicholas Pennell
Mrs. Khokhlakov: Ann Castle
Arina Snegiryov: Elaine Wells
Ex-Captain Snegiryov: Frank Shelley
Ilya Snegiryov: David Jaxon
Waiter: Ronald Muirhead
Ivan Karamazov: Lyndon Brook
Mitya Karamazov: Ray Barrett
Forester: Wallace Campbell
Lyagavy: Jameson Clark
Smerdyakov: Alan Rowe
Grushenka: Judith Stott
Fenya: Elizabeth Howarth
Fyodor Karamazov: John Barrie
Marfa: Marjorie Wilde
Rakitin: John Kelland
Father Paissy: John Moore
Father Joseph: David Orr
Wandering monk: Kevin Stoney
Father Ferapont: John Tate
Monks: Richard Findlay
Monks: Christopher Denham
Perkhotin: Frederick Bartman

: News; followed by Late Night Line-Up

Round off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Nicholas Tresilian

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