Relayed from the Carlton Restaurant
S.B. from Newcastle
(9.45 West Regional News)
National Orchestra of Wales
(Cerddorfa Genedlaethol Cymru)
Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus': Act I, Scene 1
A company of mutinous citizens enter a street in Rome, brandishing staves and clubs.
Pity or Gringoire, the Ballad Monger
Adapted from the French of De Banville by Arthur Shirley
A Play in One Act
Louis XI, King of France
Gringoire, a Poet of the People
Simon, a Wealthy Draper
Oliver-Le-Diam, the King's Barber, nicknamed 'The Devil'
Jeanette, Simon's Daughter
Nicole, Simon's Sister
At the house of a wealthy draper in Tours King Louis XI is the guest.
Oliver Cromwell: (Scene II)
By John Drinkwater
A Member of Parliament
The Speaker Henry Ireton
After midnight on November 22, 1641. The House of Commons is still in session at St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster.