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The story of Bahram Kirmani's Inspiration by Christopher Sykes
with Victor Platt, Manning Wilson, Ella Milne, Norman Shelley, Patrick Troughton, Basil Dignam, Preston Lockwood, Keith Pyott, Thorp Devereux, Geoffrey Wincott, Bernard Rebel, Siwerida Green and Martin Benson
Production by Maurice Brown

In Four Studies in Loyalty, published in November 1946, Christopher Sykes told the story of an extraordinary Persian named Bahram Kirmani, who claimed that he was, first and foremost, 'an Oxford man,' and commanded a wonderful fund of stories about his life among the notabilities of the haut monde in London at the end of the last century. These stories, alas, were based rather on imagination than fact; but when the Germans attempted to control Persia during the late war Bahram proved his loyalty to the university he never attended.
Christopher Sykes has now re-written Bahram's story as A Study in Loyalty. It seems that Bahram did in fact work for some time as a clerk for E.G. Browne, Professor of Persian at Cambridge - not, as his imagination later insisted, at Oxford.


Bahram Kirmani
Christopher Sykes
Victor Piatt
Manning Wilson
Ella Milne
Norman Shelley
Patrick Troughton
Basil Dignam
Thorp Devereux.
Geoffrey Wincott
Bernard Rebel.
Production By:
Maurice Brown
Christopher Sykes
Bahram Kirmani
Christopher Sykes
E. G. Browne
Esmé Percy
The Author:
Hugh Burden
The Consul-General:
Ronald Simpson

A conversation-piece for music in one act by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss
(Continued in next column)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Karl Boehm
The action takes place in a castle in the neighbourhood of Paris in about 1775 when Gluck was beginning his reform of the opera
From the Salzburg Fesrtspielhaus


Clemens Krauss
Richard Strauss
Conducted By:
Karl Boehm
The Countess:
Lisa Della Casa
The Count, her brother:
Willi Wolff
Flamand, a musician:
Anton Dermota
Olivier a poet:
Hans Braun
La Roche, manager of the theatre:
Paul Schöffler
The actress Clairon:
Elisabeth Höngen
Monsieur Taupe:
Peter Klein
An Italian soprano:
Vilma Lipp
A young dancer:
Inge Hiltscher
An Italian tenor:
Karl Friedrich
The major-domo:
Franz Bierbach

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