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A New Judgment by Christopher Sykes and Others taking part:
Arnold Diamond , Alan Gordon
James Ottoway , Bryan Spielman Production by Douglas Cleverdon


Christopher Sykes
Arnold Diamond
Alan Gordon
James Ottoway
Bryan Spielman
Production By:
Douglas Cleverdon
Cardinal Manning:
Carleton Hobbs
Pope Pius IX:
Heron Carvic
Canon Morris:
Ronald Simpson
Lord Acton:
Leslie French
Odo Russell:
Russell Napier
Roger Snowdon
Two Catholic ladies:
May Hallatt
Two Catholic ladies:
Susan Richmond
Lytton Strachey:
Robert Farquharson
Andrew Cruickshank

Lyrical comedy in three acts after "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
English translation by Humphrey Procter-Gregg
Music by Verdi
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by John Clements)
BBC Opera Orchestra (Led by John Sharpe)
Conductor, Stanford Robinson Presented by Mark Lubbock
Narrator, Andrew Cruickshank
(Parry Jones broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator of the Covent Garden Opera Trust; Flora Nielsen, by permission of the English Opera Group; Gwent Lewis, by permission of the Carl Rosa Opera Company)
Dyneley Hussey writes on page 8
Act 1
Scene 1: Interior of 'The Garter Inn'
Scene 2: A garden


Arrigo Boito
English translation:
Humphrey Procter-Gregg
null Verdi
BBC Opera Chorus
Trained by:
John Clements
BBC Opera Orchestra
John Sharpe
Stanford Robinson
Presented by:
Mark Lubbock
Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Caius, a physician:
Parry Jones
Bardolph, a follower of Falstaff:
Jan van Der Gucht
Sir John Falstaff:
Dennis Noble
Pistol, a follower of Falstaff:
Martin Lawrence
Mistress Ford:
Laelia Finneberg
Mistress Page:
Flora Nielsen
Dame Quickly:
Mary Jarred
Anne Ford (Nanetta):
Beryl Hatt
Fenton, a young gentleman:
Gwent Lewis
Ford, a wealthy burgher:
Stanley Pope
Burghers and street folk; Ford's servants; maskers as elves, fairies, witches:
null uncredited

Why the British Have Neglected Goethe by L. A. Willoughby
On Monday evening J. Isaacs assessed the extent of Goethe's influence in this country. But indifference to his work has been the more usual reaction, and in this talk Professor L. A. Willoughby analyses the reasons for this apathy.
Seventeenth ot a series of talks


L. A. Willoughby

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