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An opera by Charles Gounod.
Libretto by Michel Carre and Jules Barbier.
English version based on the translation by H.F. Chorley.

[Starring] Mary Costa as Marguerite, Stuart Burrows as Faust, Michael Langdon as Mephistopheles
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgiadis
Associate conductor, David Lloyd-Jones
Conductor, Charles Mackerras

Scene: Germany, about 1840
Part 1: Faust's study; The town square; Marguerite's garden
Part 2: Marguerite's garden, a year later; The town square; In the church; The prison

(Charles Mackerras conducts by arrangement with Hamburg State Opera)
(There will be a short interval between Parts 1 and 2)
See page 11

Contributors

Composer:
Charles Gounod
Libretto:
Michel Carre
Libretto:
Jules Barbier
Translator:
H.F. Chorley
Singers:
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Musicians:
London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Leader:
John Georgiadis
Associate Conductor:
David Lloyd-Jones
Repetiteur:
Richard Fisher
Repetiteur:
Valda Plucknett
Repetiteur:
Patrick Harvey
Choreographer:
Philippe Perrottet
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Conductor:
Charles Mackerras
Producer:
Cedric Messina
Director:
Basil Coleman
Marguerite:
Mary Costa
Faust:
Stuart Burrows
Mephistopheles:
Michael Langdon
Wagner, a student:
Benjamin Luxon
Valentine, Marguerite's brother:
Michael Maurel
Siebel, a youth:
Anne Pashley
Marthe Schwerlein:
Johanna Peters

A duel of words and wit between Patrick Campbell with Stephanie Beacham, Anthony Burgess, Jimmy Edwards with Lady Antonia Fraser, Anthony Blond.
Referee, Robert Robinson

(Jimmy Edwards is appearing in "Big Bad Mouse" at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London)

(Colour)

Contributors

Referee:
Robert Robinson
Team captain:
Patrick Campbell
Panellist:
Stephanie Beacham
Panellist:
Anthony Burgess
Team captain:
Jimmy Edwards
Panellist:
Lady Antonia Fraser
Panellist:
Anthony Blond
Call My Bluff devised by:
Mark Goodson
Call My Bluff devised by:
Bill Todman
Producer:
Johnny Downes

The story of the giant steamship The Great Eastern.
Just over a century ago the eminent Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel realised his dream to build a vast transatlantic liner.

Contributors

Producer:
Patrick Beaver
Director:
Regg Spragg
Narrator:
Michael Barsley

rounds off the week of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests
also Philip Jenkinson with more film requests.

Letters to Philip Jenkinson should be addressed c/o Late Night Line-Up, [Address removed]

(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Tony Bilbow
Presenter:
Sheridan Morley
Presenter (Film Requests):
Philip Jenkinson

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