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An opera in three acts by Handel
Libretto by NICOLA HAYM sung in Italian
A Handel Opera Society production from Sadler's Wells Theatre
Cast in order of singing:
Chorus of the HANDEL OPERA Society
THE BOYD NEEL ORCHESTRA Leader, Lionel Bentley
Harpsichord continuo, Kinloch Anderson
Conducted by CHARLES FARNCOMBE
Producer, Norman Ayrton
The action takes place at Alexandria after the battle of Pharsalia in the year 48 B.C.
Act 1
Scene 1: The banks of the Nile
Scene 2: Cleopatra's apartment
Scene 3: Before Caesar's camp
Scene 4: The courtyard of the palace

Contributors

Unknown:
Kinloch Anderson
Conducted By:
Charles Farncombe
Producer:
Norman Ayrton

by A. N. SHERWIN-WHITE
Nicholas Sherwin-White , a Roman history Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, has been an enthusiastic follower and student of racing since he accidentally found himself at a race-meeting when hardly knowing the difference between a horse and a donkey.

Contributors

Unknown:
A. N. Sherwin-White
Unknown:
Nicholas Sherwin-White

A story by John Updike tread by DAVID BAUER
' I feared his visit. I was twenty-four and the religious revival within me was at its height.'
The Astronomer is the second story by this young American writer to be broadcast in this country.

Contributors

Story By:
John Updike
Unknown:
David Bauer

Third Programme

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