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A weekly review of the arts
This edition includes:
T. G. Rosenthal on Harold Pinter 's new radio play A Night Out (broadcast on Tuesday at 9.50)
Muriel Spark on Spring Song, Joyce Cary's collected stories

Contributors

Unknown:
T. G. Rosenthal
Unknown:
Harold Pinter

A play on words and music The words by Donald Cotton The music by James Stevens
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
Sinfonia of London conducted by the composer
In this hyper-sophisticated variation of the legend, Narcissus, ignorant of his true parentage, fondly imagines that he was begotten by Jove in the form of a swan. Enamoured of his almost unique chromosome structure, he cannot love any nymph who has not a similar genetic history.
(third broadcast)

Contributors

Writer:
Donald Cotton
Music by:
James Stevens
Production by:
Douglas Cleverdon
Narcissus:
Denis Quilley
Echo:
Stella Chapman
Jove:
Alan Dudley
Chorus:
Max Adrian

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