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Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano)
Pamela Bowden (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Frederick Harvey (baritone)
Alvar Lidell (baritone speaker)
George James (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
Part 1

Contributors

Soprano:
Elisabeth Soderstrom
Contralto:
Pamela Bowden
Tenor:
Peter Pears
Baritone:
Frederick Harvey
Baritone:
Alvar Lidell
Bass:
George James
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Leader:
Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Norman Del Mar

Talk by the Rev. G. B. Bentley
The Report of the Royal Commission on Marriage and Divorce was published last March. The Rev. G. B. Bentley considers some of its findings as evidence of the status of marriage in this country at the present time.
(The recorded broadcast of October 18)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. G. B. Bentley
Unknown:
Rev. G. B. Bentley

Scenes from country life by Anton Chekhov
Translated from the Russian by David Tutaev
Music by John Hotchkis
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Introduction to the four acts spoken by Peter Wyngarde
Incidental music played by the Goldsbrough Orchestra
(leader, Emanuel Hurwitz ) conducted by the composer

Contributors

Unknown:
Anton Chekhov
Unknown:
David Tutaev
Music By:
John Hotchkis
Production By:
Raymond Raikes
Spoken By:
Peter Wyngarde
Leader:
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
Vanya (Uncle Vanya), her son:
Anthony Jacobs
Dr Michael Astrov:
Norman Wooland
Ilya Telegin (Waffles), an impoverished landowner:
John Glyn-Jones
Marina, an old nurse:
Molly Rankin

The Jacobean Ensemble:
Neville Marriner (violin)
Peter Gibbs (violin)
Desmond Dupré (viola da gamba)
Thurston Dart (organ, harpsichord)
Fantasy No. 1 (three parts)
Sonata No. 1, in G minor, for two violins and continuo
Song-tune; Lesson; March- New
Minuet, for harpsichord
Fantasy No. 2 (three parts)
Sonata No. 2. in B flat, for two violins and continuo
Two Minuets; New Scotch Tune:
New Ground, for harpsichord
Fantasy No. 3 (three parts)

Contributors

Violin:
Neville Marriner
Violin:
Peter Gibbs
Violin:
Desmond Dupré
Unknown:
Thurston Dart

Third Programme

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