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Venice Preserved or A Plot Discovered
A tragedy by THOMAS OTWAY with Donald Wolfit
Music by Christopher Whelen being variations on a contemporary theatre theme by Henry Purcell
Characters in order of speaking
A section of the New Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer
Radio adaptation and production by RAYMOND RAIKES
BBC recording: second broadcast
Otway's tragedy was first acted at the Duke's Theatre in Dorset Garden on February 9. 1682. See page 36
'The Way of the World ': Deo. 30 DURING THE INTERVAL (9.0-9.10 app.)
Frescobaldi
Cento Partite sopra Passacagll played by Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Otway
Unknown:
Donald Wolfit
Music By:
Christopher Whelen
Unknown:
Henry Purcell
Production By:
Raymond Raikes
Harpsichord:
Gustav Leonhardt
Priuli, father to Belvidera:
Carleton Hobbs
Jaffeir:
Michael Turner
Pierre:
Donald Wolflt
Belvidera, wife to Jaffeir:
Barbara Jefford
Aquilina, a courtesan:
June Tobin
Conspirators:Renault:
Julian Somers
Conspirators:Spinosa:
Philip Leaver
Conspirators:Eliot:
Keith Williams
Maid to Aquilina:
Penelope Lee
Antonio, a fine speaker In the Senate:
Norman Shelley
Duke of Venice:
David Bird
Officer:
Keith Williams
Friar:
Hugh Manning

Third Programme

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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