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by Thomas Love Peacock Adapted for broadcasting by Denis Cannan
The music composed and conducted by Anthony Bernard
His daughters:
London Chamber Players and a section of the London Chamber Singers
(soloists: Barbara Lane and Elizabeth Cooper )
Production by Donald MeWhinnie


Thomas Love Peacock
Broadcasting By:
Denis Cannan
Conducted By:
Anthony Bernard
Barbara Lane
Elizabeth Cooper
Production By:
Donald Mewhinnie
Mr Escot, a Deteriationist:
Anthony Jacobs
Mr Jenkison, a Statu-quo-ite:
Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Foster, a Perfectibilian:
Hugh Manning
The Rev Dr Gaster -:
Howieson Culff
A Welsh maid:
Joan Matheson
Mr Milestone, a landscape-gardener:
Denys Blakelock
Harry Headlong, a squire:
Roger Deleado
Caprioletta, his sister:
Joan Hart
Evans, a butler:
Meadows White
Mr Cranium, a craniologist:
Dodd Mehan
Cephalis his daughter:
Diana Maddox
Sir Patrick O'Prism a dilettante painter:
Allan McClelland
Mr Chromatic, a dilettante musician:
Victor Lucas
Ruth Trouncer
Catherine Campbell
Mr MacLaurel a literary critic:
Duncan McLntyre
Mr Panscope, a Universal Philosopher:
Douglas Wilmer
Squire's Aunt:
Nan Marriott-Watson
A Voice:
Hamilton Dyce

Opera in four acts
Libretto by Da Ponte (after Beaumarchais)
Music by Mozart
Cast in order of singing:
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum ) Continuo, John Pritchard
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay
Produced by Carl Ebert
From the King's Theatre. Edinburgh
(Continued in next column)
6.55 Act 1
In the palace of Count Almaviva
7.45 Interval
During the intervals Christopher Pemberton reads from The Letters of Mozart and his Family, translated by Emily Anderson
7.55 Act 2
The Countess's boudoir
This act is also being broadcast in the Scottish Home Service
8.45 Interval
8.55 Act 3
A hall in the palace
9.45 Interval
9.55 Act 4
The palace gardens
Another full performance: Sept. 1


David McCallum
John Pritchard
Conducted By:
Ferenc Fricsay
Produced By:
Carl Ebert
Christopher Pemberton
Translated By:
Emily Anderson
Figaro the Count's servant:
George London
Susanna, the Countess's maid:
Elfride Troetschel
Doctor Bartolo:
Ian Wallace
Marcelliha, his former housekeeper:
Jean Watson
Cherubino, a page:
Sena Jurinac
Count Almaviva:
Marko Rothmuller
Don Basilio, a music teacher:
Murray Dickie
Countess Almaviva:
Clara Ebers
Antonio, a gardener:
Dennis Wicks
Don Curzio a lawyer:
Leslie Fyson
Barbarina, Antonio's daughter and Susanna's cousin:
April Cantelo

by Hilda Kuper , Ph.D., formerly lecturer in Social Anthropology at Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg
How does one people come to develop myths or caricatures of another? The speaker, who has done extensive research among the people of Swaziland, gives an account of the race stereotypes produced in a country dominated by colour consciousness.


Hilda Kuper

Third Programme

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