Programme Index

Discover 9,876,535 listings and 221,482 playable programmes from the BBC

by David Lytton
A dramatic exploration into a man's mind
THE place : Post-war Britain
THE PERSONS : A man maimed by the Gestapo
THE CHALLENGE : How to forgive with David Peel , Dorothy Gordon and Vernon Greeves
Production by Charles Parker
David Lytton writes: 'The subject of this play has been under discussion now for one thousand nine hundred and fifty-five years, and the problems it raises are no nearer solution.... It has been quite simply summarised in the prayer Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive them that trespass against us. There is nothing equivocal about this, and yet, when the opportunities arise for us to practise what we pray, we continue to admire the virtue but we do otherwise. We demand both eyes for the one we lost that we may continue to conduct ourselves as kings in the wilderness of the blind ... '

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lytton
Unknown:
David Peel
Unknown:
Dorothy Gordon
Unknown:
Vernon Greeves
Production By:
Charles Parker
Unknown:
David Lytton

Lyric drama in five acts and twelve scenes by Maurice Maeterlinck
Music by Claude Debussy
(sung in French) on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
CONDUCTED BY ERNEST ANSERMET
Acts 1. 2. AND 3

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Maeterlinck
Music By:
Claude Debussy
Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet

The Lovers' Martyrdom
A reading in English and Italian of some madrigals by Torquato Tasso and his near-contemporaries Gianbattista Guarini and Gianbattista Marino.
Readers:
Anthony Jacobs , David Enders Francesco Russo , Paolo Bellucci
Narrator, lain Fletcher
(The recorded broadcast of April 7)

Contributors

Unknown:
Torquato Tasso
Unknown:
Gianbattista Guarini
Readers:
Gianbattista Marino.
Readers:
Anthony Jacobs
Readers:
David Enders
Readers:
Francesco Russo
Narrator:
Paolo Bellucci

Third Programme

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More