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Introduced by Keith Dewhurst

Zulus in 'Macbeth'
The opening company in Peter Dauteny's World Theatre Season at the Aldwych - a spectacular Zulu version of Macbeth, brought all the way from Natal, with ritual dancing, music and song.

Rabbit Redux
The return of John Updike's famous character 'Rabbit' - the representative of Middle America - in his much acclaimed new novel, published here this week. John Updike, over from the States, talks to Jim Douglas Henry about the novel's brilliant reflection of contemporary America.

Music from Amsterdam
The Dutchman, Gustav Leonhardt, one of the world's greatest organists and harpsichordists, plays music by Bach and Couperin and talks about the great age of the harpsichord.

Contributors

Presenter:
Keith Dewhurst
Interviewee (Rabbit Redux):
John Updike
Interviewer (Rabbit Redux):
Jim Douglas Henry
Musician (Music from Amsterdam):
Gustav Leonhardt
Director (Music from Amsterdam)/Producer:
Michael MacIntyre
Producer:
Tony Staveacre
Producer:
Peter Adam
Producer:
Tony Cash
Editor:
Colin Nears

Adapted in nine parts by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson from Gabriel Chevallier's novel.
Told by Peter Ustinov and starring Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Nigel Green, Kenneth Griffith, Cyd Hayman, Micheline Presle and Catherine Rouvel

A BBCtv co-production with Bavaria Atelier GMBH, Munich

Contributors

Author:
Gabriel Chevallier
Adapted by:
Ray Galton
Adapted by:
Alan Simpson
Producer:
Michael Mills
Narrator:
Peter Ustinov
Barthelemy Piechut:
Cyril Cusack
Cure Ponosse:
Roy Dotrice
Justine Putet:
Wendy Hiller
Tafardel:
Kenneth Griffith
The Baroness:
Micheline Presle
Judith:
Catherine Rouvel
Frangois Toumignon:
Freddie Earlle
Adele Torbayon:
Cyd Hayman
Arthur Torbayon:
Barry Linehan
Captain Tardivaux:
Nigel Green
Lieutenant:
Tom Kempinski
Blazot:
Gordon Rollings
Rose Bivaque:
Georgina Moon
Brodequin:
James Wardroper
Eugene Fadet:
Richard Shaw
Madame Fadet:
Carolyn Moody
Hippolyte Foncimagne:
Christian Roberts
Dr Mouraille:
Peter Madden
Sergeant:
Kenneth Watson
Oscar De St Choul:
Ian Gray
Babette Manapoux:
Sheila Brennan
Washerwomen:
Pamela Cundell
Washerwomen:
Nita Lorraine
Ploquin:
Larry Noble
Poipanel:
John Barrett
Machevoigne:
Roland MacLeod
Lagouche:
Michael Golden
Laroudel:
John Turtle
Mme Chavaigne:
Ruth Harrison
Madame Fouache:
Deddie Davies
Madame Nicholas:
Miriam Raymond
Madame Voujon:
Gwen Nelson
Mme Lagousse:
Mollie Maureen

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