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of Euripides
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by Gilbert Murray who has recorded a short introductory talk
Music composed and conducted by Dennis Arundeld
(Continued in next column)
Leader of the Chorus. Molly Rankin
Chorus of Women of Argos-
Ann Codrington , Dorothy Green Patricia Hilliard , Mary Kenton
Sehri Saklatvala and a section of the BBC Women's Chorus
Produced by Peter Watts

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Gilbert Murray
Conducted By:
Dennis Arundeld
Unknown:
Molly Rankin
Unknown:
Ann Codrington
Unknown:
Dorothy Green
Unknown:
Patricia Hilliard
Unknown:
Mary Kenton
Unknown:
Sehri Saklatvala
Produced By:
Peter Watts
A Peasant:
Stephen Jack
Electra:
Joan Hart
Orestes:
Peter Coke
An Old Man:
Baliol Holloway
Clytemnestra:
Catherine Salkeld
A Messenger:
Allan Cuthberrtson
Castor:
Valentine Dvall

An illustrated talk by Gwyn Williams
Readers:
Arthur Williams , Rhydwen Williams Considerable poetry was written in Welsh as early as the sixth century, though not necessarily in the country now known as Wales. The pleasures and pains of putting this early poetry into English are shown from the translations of Thomas Grey , of William Barnes , and (more extensively) of the speaker himself.

Contributors

Talk By:
Gwyn Williams
Readers:
Arthur Williams
Unknown:
Thomas Grey
Unknown:
William Barnes

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica based on scenes from Henri Murger 's
Scènes de la Vie deBoheme'
Music by Puccini on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
N.B.C. Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
CONDUCTED BY ARTURO TOSCANINI
Scene: Paris, about 1830
Act 1
A garret: Christmas Eve
Act 2
The someday: a square in the Latin Quarter

Contributors

Unknown:
Giuseppe Giacosa
Unknown:
Luigi Illica
Unknown:
Henri Murger
Music By:
Puccini
Conducted By:
Arturo Toscanini

Michael Grant gives an assessment of the historian on the fiftieth anniversary of his death
Although Mommsen died in 1903 it was not until 1948 that the publication of a suppressed clause in his will revealed the historian's own view of himself. ' In my life,' he said, ' in spite of my external successes I have failed.' Michael Grant , who is Professor of Humanity at Edinburgh University, speaks of Mommsen's qualities as a historian and of the grounds for his sense of failure.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Grant
Unknown:
Michael Grant

Eilidh McNab (soprano) Ann Dowdall (soprano) Wilfred Brown (tenor) Trevor Anthony (bass) Edward Selwyn (oboe)
. Geraint Jones (organ)
A Chamber Ensemble
Directed from the harpsichord by Geraint Jones

Contributors

Soprano:
Eilidh McNab
Soprano:
Ann Dowdall
Tenor:
Wilfred Brown
Bass:
Trevor Anthony
Oboe:
Edward Selwyn
Oboe:
Geraint Jones
Unknown:
Geraint Jones

Third Programme

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