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The Years in Italy
' Apollo e Dafne'
Cantata for soprano, baritone, and orchestra
(sung in Italian)
Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
Raymond Clark (cello)
Boris Ord (harpsichord)
Philharmonia Orchestra
(Leader, Max Salpeter )
Conducted by Anthony Lewis


Margaret Ritchie
Bruce Boyce
Raymond Clark
Boris Ord
Max Salpeter
Conducted By:
Anthony Lewis

A comedy by Christopher Fry adapted for broadcasting by the author
Characters in order of speaking:
Production by Mary Hope Allen
The action takes place in the Observatory Room at Stellmere Park, the Duke's mansion, and the Temple of the Ancient Virtues, Stellmere Park
During the ten-minute interval at 9.50 app.:
Six Preludes for piano played by Colin Horsley on gramophone records


Comedy By:
Christopher Fry
Production By:
Mary Hope Allen
Played By:
Colin Horsley
Donald Gray
The Duke of Altair:
Francis Lister
Edgar, his son:
Nigel Stock
Herbert Reedbeck, his agent:
Carleton Hobbs
Dominic, Reedbeck's son:
Peter Coke
Rosabel Fleming:
Barbara Couper
Jessie Dill:
Nuna Davey
Captain Fox Reddleman, the Duke's butler:
Gibb McLoughlin
Bates, the Duke's footman:
Thomas Heathcote
Hilda Taylor-Snell:
Rachel Kempson
Perpetua, Reedbeck's daughter:
Patricia Brent

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