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Modern Classical Music from India and Pakistan
Manik Varna (singer) Shanta Prasad (tabla)
Vilayat Khan (sitar)
Tabla solos
Raga Shyam Kalyan Ragamala
Second of three programmes devised and presented by William Coates


Manik Varna
Shanta Prasad
Vilayat Khan
Raga Shyam Kalyan
Presented By:
William Coates

Scenes from country life by Anton Chekhov
Translated by David Tutaev
Music by John Hotchkis
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
Introductions to the four acts spoken by Peter Wyngarde
Incidental music played by the Goldsbrough Orchestra
(leader, Emanuel Hurwitz ) conducted by the composer


Anton Chekhov
Translated By:
David Tutaev
Production By:
Raymond Raikes
Spoken By:
Peter Wyngarde
Emanuel Hurwitz
Alexander Serebryakov, a retired Professor:
Cyril Shaps
Helena, his second wife:
Olive Gregg
Sonia, his daughter by his first wife:
Adrienne Corri
Maria Voynitsky, mother of the professor's first wife:
Kathleen Helme
Georges, her son:
Anthony Jacobs
Dr Michael Kruschov (The Wood Demon):
Norman Wooland
Hya Dyadin (Waffles), an impoverished landowner.:
John Glyn-Jones
Leonid Zheltukhin a rich young landowner:
Denis Goacher
Julie, his sister:
Janette Richer
Orlovsky godfather Ivan a neighbouring landowner:
Haydn Jones
Theodore, his son:
David Peel

Talk by Keith Kyle
Mr. Kyle, Washington correspondent of The Economist, describes how American constitutional practice illuminates English constitutional history, and vice versa. To find the symbols of the continuity of British institutional development Americans come to Britain; but Mr. Kyle believes that to look for the reality we in this country need to go to America.


Talk By:
Keith Kyle

Third Programme

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