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' The Duchess at Sunset'
Written for broadcasting by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
Music for piano composed and played by Arthur Oldham
The date is 1941. The characters from Proust's A la Recherche du Temps Perdu are imagined to be still in their heyday


Broadcasting By:
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced By:
Rayner Heppenstall
Played By:
Arthur Oldham
Esme Percy
Baron de Charlus:
Austin Trevor
Anthony Jacobs
Duchcsse de Guermantes:
Lydia Sherwood
Due de Guermantes:
Ivan Samson
Madame de Villeparisis:
Ella Milne
Comte Hannibal de Breauté-Consalvi:
Charles Lefeaux
Stanley Groome
Monsieur Verdurin:
Andrew Churchman
Madame Verdurin:
Betty Hardy
Dr Cottard:
Howieson Culff
J Hubert Leslie
Professor Brichot:
Raf de la Torre
Madame Cottard:
Gladys Spencer
Hilda Schroder
Monsieur de Norpois:
Carleton Hobbs

Festival Mass for soloists, chorus, organ, and orchestra
Emilie Zachardova (soprano) Ruzena Horakova (contralto)
Beno Blachut (tenor)
Eduard Haken (baritone)
Czech Chorus
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Rafael Kubelik


Emilie Zachardova
Ruzena Horakova
Beno Blachut
Eduard Haken
Rafael Kubelik

by T. S. Eliot
Production by John Richmond
The Eumenides
Scene: A country house in the North of England
Part 1


T. S. Eliot
Production By:
John Richmond
Amy, Dowager Lady Monchensey:
Gladys Young
Her younger sisters:Ivy:
Susan Richards
Vivienne Chatterton
Barbara Couper
Brothers of her deceased husband: Col the Hon Gerald Piper:
William Devlin
The Hon Charles Piper:
Ronald Simpson
Mary daughter of a deceased cousin of Lady Monchensey:
Barbara Lott
Denman, a parlourmaid:
Janet Morrison
Harry, Lord Monchensey (Amy's eldest son):
John Gielgud
Downing, his servant and chauffeur:
Russell Waters
Dr Warburton:
William Trent
Sergeant Winchell:
Stanley Groome

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