Frederick Laws , radio critic of the News Chronicle, gives the second of two talks in which he comments on the dramatic productions given in the Third Programme
This week he deals principally with ' Mrs. Warren's Profession ' and ' The Devil's Disciple '
Extracts from Chaucer's poem
Arranged for broadcasting by Nevill Coghill
Produced by Stephen Potter
4—' The Friar's Tale,' ' The Pardoner's Tale,' and ' The Prioress's Tale'
Cast Includes Cathleen Nesbitt , Cecil Trouncer , and Arthur Young
A panorama of Aristophanic comedy, written and produced by Louis MacNeice
Special music by Antony Hopkins
Choruses sung by the London Singers
This programme pays homage to a master of mockery and fantasy; illustrating his genius with scenes from most of his extant plays, including The Wasps, The Clouds, the Peace. The Birds, and the Lysistrata. From these emerge some striking parallels to our modern world. Aristophanes wrote most of his comedies during a bitter war and remained throughout an enemy of cant, stupidity, and selfish imperialism
A new play in verse by L. A. G. Strong
Music specially composed by Elizabeth Poston and conducted by Maurice Miles
Produced by Patric Dickinson
Those taking part include Pauline Letts , Helen Spalding , Anne Cullen. Phyllis Morris , L. A. G. Strong , Robert Irwin , and Robert MacDermot
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