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Regional Variations (3)

London Regional Programme

Regional Programme Midland

London Regional Programme

Regional Programme Northern

Adapted by ANNE PARLANE from the short Story,
' A Wildgoose Chase,' by A. E. COPPARD
The Characters :
The Scenes:
The Beamishs' Kitchen Their Drawing-room
An Apartment somewhere in Italy
The Play produced by PETER CRESWELL


Adapted By:
Anne Parlane
A. E. Coppard
Produced By:
Peter Creswell
Martin Beamish:
Harold Warrender
Natalie Beamish, his wife:
Dorothy Tetley
Fred Smith, their chauffeur:
Eric Berry
Jossie Parsons, their housemaid:
Vivienne Chatterton
An Italian Peasant Woman:
Joan Hare

Regional Variations (2)


Regional Programme Northern

Conductor, B. WALTON
IN writing Rienzi, Wagner admitted that his idea was to be imposing and extravagant in the prevailing grand-opera manner, though he pursued his theme with the sincerity of belief ho had in it. The opera itself would not prove effective if performed today. There are moments in it, but it is for the most part flamboyantly tiresome, and theatrical beyond oven what we are prepared to stand from Wagner. There is some fine resounding music in the Overture, however, and though it leans slightly towards vulgarity in its more opulent melodies, its brassy vigour and fiery strength make the strongest of appeals.


B. Walton

Regional Programme London

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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