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A comedy by Luigi Pirandello
Translated by Arthur Livingston and adapted for broadcasting by Helena Wood
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
Characters in order of speaking:
Actors In the play:
Audience, critics, theatre personnel played by Ella Milne , Howieson Culff
Malcolm Hayes , Frederick Gibson
John Gabriel , Charles Hunt
Ronald Sidney and members of the Drama Repertory Company
(Record'ng of Sunday's broadcast)
(Peter Coke broadcasts by permission of the Directors of the Old Vic Trust)
L. Grosso writes in this issue


Comedy By:
Luigi Pirandello
Translated By:
Arthur Livingston
Broadcasting By:
Helena Wood
Produced By:
Wilfrid Grantham
Played By:
Ella Milne
Played By:
Howieson Culff
Played By:
Malcolm Hayes
Frederick Gibson
John Gabriel
Charles Hunt
Ronald Sidney
L. Grosso
First old man:
Erik Chitty
First young man:
Nicholas Parsons
First young lady:
Virginia Winter
Second young lady:
Audrey Mendes
Diego Cinci:
Alan Wheatley
Second young man:
Derek Hart
Donna Livia Palegari:
Gladys Spencer
Second old man:
Stanley Groome
Doro Palegari:
Peter Coke
Francesco Savio:
Roger Delgado
Delia Morello:
Maxine Audley
William Fox
Michele Rocca:
David Markham

(' Proserpina and the Stranger')
An opera in three acts
Libretto by Eugenio Montale after the drama by Omar del Carlo
Music by Juan-José Castro
Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
(Chorus-Master. Vittore Veneziani)
Conducted by the composer
(This recording of a performance at La Scala has been made available by courtesy of Radio Italiana, Milan)
Harold Rutland writes on page 7 Scene: Present-day Buenos Aires
Act 1
The lobby in Marfa's lodging-house


Eugenio Montale
Omar Del Carlo
Music By:
Juan-José Castro
Elisabetta Barbato
Giulietta Simionato
Cloe Elmo
Cora Fuentes:
Jolanda Giardino
Silvana Zanolli
Rosanna Carteri
The Stranger Gian:
Giacomo Guelfl
Porfirio Sosa:
Vincenzo Maria Demetz
Marshal Quiroga:
Mirto Picchi
Luciano Della Pergola
A police agent:
Enrico Campi
Pablo Marcelo:
Gino Del Signore
The Myth:
Giacinto Prandelli

Third Programme

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