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Introduced by LESLIE PEROWNE from the BBC Sound Archives
A talk by General Sir William Slim , G.B.E. now
Field-Marshal Viscount Slim , K.G.
Broadcast on November 24, 1946


Introduced By:
Leslie Perowne
Talk By:
General Sir William Slim
Field-Marshal Viscount Slim

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind. including:
'Appy May, Blithesome May!:
URSULA BLOOM talks to Jack Singleton about May Day celebrations around Stratfordupon-Avon during her childhood
I spy with my little eye something beginning with M: Eric Roberts recounts the problems of wearing a monocle. f Spring Reading: GARETH LLOYD
EVANS looks at some new paperbacks
Introduced by DAVID STEVENS from the Midlands


Jack Singleton
Eric Roberts
Gareth Lloyd
Introduced By:
David Stevens

by T. B. Morris with Paul Daneman
The action of the play passes In or near Bertran de Born's castle of Hautefort, in Permord, during a few days of August, 1153.
Cast in order of speaking:

See facing page


T. B. Morris
Paul Daneman
Songs composed by:
Alan Paul
Lute played by:
Desmond Dupre
Norman Wright
Charles Mauriac, an officer:
Basil Jones
Rene, Bertran's page:
John Baddeley
Bertran de Born, Viscount of Hautefort:
Paul Daneman
Huguette, Bertran's housekeeper:
Nan Marriott-Watson
Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of England:
Anna Burden
Guiscarde de Camborn a young lady of Aquitaine:
Polly Murch
Sir Gilles de Foix, Bertran's friend:
Gabriel Woolf
Hermyssende de Pellecars, an age ing lady of Aquitaine:
Vivienne Chatterton
Adalazie Faidit, another young lady of Aquitaine:
Valerie Kirkbright
Sir Geoffrey Beresford an English officer:
Humphrey Morton
Thomas of Wappins, English master of ordnance:
Nigel Clayton
English Quartermaster:
Arthur Lawrence
Henry II, King of England:
Geoffrey Wincott

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