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A melodrama for broadcasting by EDWARD SACKVILLE-WEST based on Homer's Odyssey with Stephen Murray
Rachel Gurney
Leon Quartermaine
Jeffrey Segal
Music composed by Benjamin Britten
Other parts played by Will Leighton. Arthur Gomez
Frank Partington , Godfrey Kenton and John Pullen
Singing Parts
Mourners and Naiads sung by the Ambrosian Singers
Sinfonia of London conducted by John Hollingsworth
Production by VAL GIELGUD
Originally produced in 1943, this piece is among the most distinguished of plays specially written for broadcasting
DURING THE INTERVAL (9 15 app -9 25 app )
A gramophone record of Tartini's Trio Sonata in F major played by David and Igor Oistrakh (violins) with Hans Pischner (harpsichord)

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Edward Sackville-West
Unknown:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
Rachel Gumey
Unknown:
Leon Quartermaine
Unknown:
Jeffrey Segal
Composed By:
Benjamin Britten
Played By:
Will Leighton.
Played By:
Arthur Gomez
Unknown:
Frank Partington
Unknown:
Godfrey Kenton
Unknown:
John Pullen
Unknown:
Ambrosian Singers
Conducted By:
John Hollingsworth
Production By:
Val Gielgud
Production By:
Igor Oistrakh
Harpsichord:
Hans Pischner
Phemius:
Leon Quartermaine
Mentor:
George Hagan
Eurymachus:
Lewis Stringer
Halitherses:
Will Leighton
His wife:
Peggy Butt
Machaon:
Frank Partington
Callidice:
Gudrun Ure
Irus:
Jeffrey Segal
Leodes:
Wilfred Babbage
Penelope:
Rachel Gurney
Eurynome Meg:
Wynn Owen
Telemachus:
Hugh Dickson
Euryclea:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Coxswain:
Arthur Gomez
First sailor:
Harry Hutchinson
Second sailor:
Godfrey Kenton
Third sailor:
John Pullen
Odysseus:
Stephen Murray
Agelaus:
Brian Oulton
Amphinomus:
Kenneth Dight
Leocritus:
John Bryning
Noemon:
Arthur Ridley
Medon:
Charles Maunsell
Melanthius:
Geoffrey Matthews
Alastor:
Humphrey Morton
Athene:
Pinkie Johnstone
Apollo:
Ranken Bushby
Athene:
Beryl Hatt
Hermes:
Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Artemis:
Nancy Thomas

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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