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An Entertainment for Radio
Text from Muriel Spark's novel with lyrics by MURIEL SPARK and music by TRISTRAM CARY Adaptation and production by CHRISTOPHER HOLME
Other voices played by Malcolm Haves and members of the cast with William Davies (keyboard) and instrumental ensemble conducted by the composer

Contributors

Music By:
Tristram Cary
Unknown:
Christopher Holme
Played By:
Malcolm Haves
DOUGAL DOUGLAS, M A (Edinburgh):
Frank Duncan
HUMPHREY PLACE, refrigerator engineer:
John Dearth
Dixie MORSE, typist, his fiancée:
Denise Bryei
MAVIS CREWE, her mother:
Nan Marriott-Watson
ARTHUR CREWE, her step-father:
Julian Somers
LESLIE CREWE, her step-brother:
Nicholas Edmett
MR. DRUCE, managing director. Meadows, Meade and Grindley:
Leslie Perrins
Merle Coverdale, head typing pool:
Betty Hardy
MR Weedin, personnel manager:
Frank Partington
CONNIE WEEDIN, typist, his daughter:
Anne Beresford
Elaine Kent, senior process controller:
Sheila Grant
TREVOR Lomas, L C C electrician:
Malcolm Knight
BEAUTY, shop assistant:
Norma Griffin
COLLIE GOULD:
Kenneth Dight
MR WILLIS,:
Managing Director,
Drover Willis's:
Tom Watson
JOYCE WILLIS, his wife:
Charlotte Mitchell
Miss FRIERNE, a landlady:
Gladys Spencer
NELLY MAHONE:
June Tobiu

Alexander Young (tenor)
Pierre Mollet (baritone)
Pierre Ie Seve (speaker) BBC Chorus
Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Bruno Maderna
Part 1
Charles Ives
Tone Road No. i
The Unanswered Question Over the Pavements
'Tone Road No. 3
Webern
Six Pieces. Op. 6
With the exception of The Unanswered Question, the works by Charles Ives are being broadcast for the first time in this country.

Contributors

Tenor:
Alexander Young
Baritone:
Pierre Mollet
Baritone:
Pierre Ie Seve
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Leader:
Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Bruno Maderna
Unknown:
Charles Ives
Unknown:
Charles Ives

A comparison of Sir Walter Seott and Livy by R. M. Ogilvie
Fellow of Balliol College,
Oxford Mr. Ogilvie speculates on the reasons for the decline in popularity of ' un-historical' historical novels. He compares the two periods in which these have been most widely enjoyed.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Walter Seott
Unknown:
Oxford Mr.

by ANTHONY DELIUS
The Union of South Africa is an anomalous country which it is difficult to caricature. None the less Anthony Delius, a prominent South African poet and journalist, produced in 1959 a satirical verse fantasy (at the expense not only of the Nationalists but of the Opposition) which was so explosive that it was quoted and argued about in the Union Parliament
Readers
Hilda Kriseman Michael Turner Russell Napier
Produced by Louis MacNelce

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Delius
Readers:
Hilda Kriseman
Readers:
Michael Turner
Readers:
Russell Napier
Produced By:
Louis MacNelce

The Dennis Brain
Wind Ensemble
Gareth Morris (flute) Leonard Brain (oboe)
Stephen Waters (clarinet) Cecil James (bassoon) Dennis Brain (horn)
George Malcolm (piano)

Contributors

Flute:
Gareth Morris
Oboe:
Leonard Brain
Clarinet:
Stephen Waters
Bassoon:
Cecil James
Horn:
Dennis Brain
Piano:
George Malcolm

Third Programme

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