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Octet in E flat, Op. 20
Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco; Andante; Scherzo, allegro leggierissimo; Presto played by the Whitehead String Octet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) Kathleen Sturdy (violin) Lorraine du Val (violin)
Colin Sauer (violin) Max Gilbert (viola) Jean Stewart (viola) Peter Beavan (cello)
James Whitehead (cello)


Leonard Hirsch
Kathleen Sturdy
Lorraine Du Val
Colin Sauer
Max Gilbert
Jean Stewart
Peter Beavan
James Whitehead

(author unknown)
Adapted for radio and produced by Raymond Raikes
Cast in order of speaking:
(Continued in next column)
Mayor of Faversham.....John Turnbull
Arden of Faversham was printed in 1592. It is not known who wrote it. It is known, however, that it is founded upon a particularly horrible murder effected in a house at Faversham, a few miles from Canterbury, on February 15, 1551. The play is noteworthy because, as Professor Allardyce Nicoll has pointed out, it is the earliest ' domestic drama ' in our literature: that is to say, a piece not about kings and queens but about ordinary small-town people. It was for a time attributed to Shakespeare, but some scholars now believe that it was written by Thomas Kyd. '


Produced By:
Raymond Raikes
John Turnbull
Written By:
Thomas Kyd.
Franklin, friend to Thomas Arden:
James Dale
Alice, wife of Thomas Arden:
Marjorie Mars
Thomas Arden, Gentleman, of Faver sham:
Godfrey Kenton
Adam Fowle, landlord of the ' Flower de Luce':
John Cazabon
Michael, Arden's servant:
Derek Hart
Mosbie, formerly a tailor, now Lord Clifford's steward:
Hugh Burden
Clarke, a painter:
Noel Iliff
Dick Greene, a factor:
John Glen
Susan, Mosbie's sister, servant to Alice Arden:
Audrey Mendes
Bradshaw a goldsmith:
Garard Green
Murderers:Black Will:
Howard Marion-Crawford
George Shakebag:
Norman Shelley
Lord Cheney:
Hamilton Dyce
A ferryman:
Frank Tickle

Motet: Singet dem Herrn Suite in B minor for flute and strings
Magnificat in D
Doris Gambell (soprano) Adrienne Cole (soprano) Audrey Brice (contralto)
Eric Greene (tenor)
Arthur Reckless (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Clifton Helliwell (harpsichord)
Martindale Sidwell (organ)
The Welbeck Orchestra (Leader, Vera Kantrovitch )
Conducted by Maurice Miles


Doris Gambell
Audrey Brice
Eric Greene
Leslie Woodgate
Geoffrey Gilbert
Clifton Helliwell
Vera Kantrovitch
Conducted By:
Maurice Miles

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