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Also taking part are Betty Baskcomb , Beryl Calder. Catherine Campbell , Richard Hurndall , Charles Lefeaux. Arthur Lowe. and Dorothy Summers
Music composed by William Wordsworth played by the BBC Theatre Orchestra
Conductor, Walter Goehr with Martin Boddey (tenor) and Jeanne Chevreau (harp)
Produced by the author
Time: C. A.D. 490. Scene: Jutland, N. Cumbria, and S.E. Pictiand
Part 1
* The Story in the Shield'


Rayner Heppenstall
Betty Baskcomb
Beryl Calder.
Catherine Campbell
Richard Hurndall
Charles Lefeaux.
Arthur Lowe.
Composed By:
William Wordsworth
Walter Goehr
Martin Boddey
Jeanne Chevreau
Hermintrude a Pictish queen:
Jean Taylor Smith
Godfrey, her spy:
Duncan McLntyre
The Ollave:
John Laurie
Feng fratricide and usurping king of Jutland:
Malcolm Hayes
Gertrude, his queen:
Gladys Young
Hunferth an aged counsellor:
Frederick Lloyd
Thora, Hamlet's foster-sister:
Joan Hart
Tosti a dwarf:
Esmé Percy
Hamlet, son to Gertrude and Orwendill:
David King-Wood
His companions:Cimbal:
Raf de la Torre
Edward Forsyth
Balant a British king:
Bryan Powley
Fvris his daughter:
Diana Maddox
Minimus, a bard:
John Glyn-Jones
Drafnar an outlaw:
Howard Marion-Crawford
Hugh a British spy:
Basil Jones
Wigiek brother to Gertrude:
Alastair Duncan

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