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A series on the teaching of mathematics
5: The Psychopathology of Arithmetic by John BIGGS , of the National Foundation for Educational Research
The learning of mathematics is notoriously prone to ' emotional blockage.' Why should this be? The answer discloses our fundamental uncertainty about the goal of mathematics teaching. We are in danger of an unhealthy maladjustment of aim, method, logic and psychology.


John Biggs

plays the title part in The Princess Zoubaroff the comedy by RONALD FIRBANK with Lydia Sherwood
Elisabeth Welch , Patience Collier David March, Denys BUkelock Adapted and produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Two young husbands:
Two young wives:
Visitors to the Casa Meyer Servants at the Casa Meyes
Music for barrel organ composed by Christopher Whelen
The Place: Florence. The Year: 1920
Act 1: Garden of the Casa Meyer , early summer
Act 2: The same, autumn Act 3: The same, winter
: second broadcast


Comedy By:
Ronald Firbank
Lydia Sherwood
Elisabeth Welch
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Casa Meyer
Composed By:
Christopher Whelen
Casa Meyer
Adrian Sheil-Meyer:
William Eedle
Eric Tresilian:
Lewis Stringer
Nadine Sheil-Meyer:
Gudrun Un
Enid Tresilian:
Peggy Butt
Princess Zoubaroff:
Edith Evans
Lady Rocktower, a ' social light:
Lydia Sherwood
Glyda, her daughter, aged eleven:
Adrienne Poster
Lord Orkish, a patron:
David March
Reggie Quintus, a protege:
Barry Justice
Mrs Blanche Negress, a novelist:
Elisabeth Welch
Marchesa Pitti-Conti, nee Smith:
Patience Collier
Dante, her young son:
Josefina Ray
Monsignor Vanhove, a priest:
Rolf Lefebvre
Angelo, a footman:
Sean Lynch
Mrs Mangrove, a nurse:
Madeleine Christie
Denys Blakelock

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