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New production of an extended series of adaptations from Geoffrey Chaucer 's poem in fourteen weekly instalments
Arranged by Nevill Coghill
5-The Shipman's Tale
The Prioress' Tale and Chaucer's Tale of Sir Thopaz
The Shipman's Tale
The Prioress' Tale
Chaucer's Tale of Sir Thopai
Production by Stephen Potter
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Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Arranged By:
Nevill Coghill
Production By:
Stephen Potter
Shipman:
Arthur Young
Wife:
Belle Chrystall
Husband:
Ronald Simpson
Monk:
Carl Bernard
Prioress:
Cathleen Nesbitt
Boy:
Denise Bryer
Chaucer:
Cecil Trouncer
Host:
Malcolm Graeme

Bernard Ashmole , Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the British Museum, describes how Lord Elgin formed his collection, and the impact upon literary and artistic circles when the Marbles were first introduced to this country
The Elgin Marbles are shortly to be on view again to the public. During the war they were preserved from bomb damage in an unused section of London's Underground

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Ashmole
Unknown:
Lord Elgin

Songs of Travel
The Vagabond: Let beauty awake: The Roadside Fire; Youth and Love; In dreams unhappy: The Infinite Shining Heavens; Whither must [ wander; Bright is the ring of words sung by William Herbert (tenor) with Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Tenor:
William Herbert
Piano:
Josephine Lee

Third Programme

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