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: Michael Shepley, Denys Blakelock, and Milton Rosmer in 4 THE FROGS'

by Aristophanes
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by Gilbert Murray
Music composed by Antony Hopkins
Produced by Val Gielgud A chorus of frogs and initiated Betty Baskcomb Vanessa Thornton Olive Gregg Joan Clement Scott
Anthony Jacobs Preston Lock wood Eric Lugg Anthony Hooper


Broadcasting By: Gilbert Murray
Composed By: Antony Hopkins
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Betty Baskcomb
Unknown: Vanessa Thornton
Unknown: Olive Gregg
Unknown: Joan Clement Scott
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: Preston Lock Wood
Unknown: Eric Lugg
Unknown: Anthony Hooper
The God- Dionysus: Michael Shepley
Xanthias, his slave: Eliot Makeham
Aesehylus: Milton Rosmer
Euripides: Denys Blakelock
Hercules: Andrew Churchman
Plut0: Michael Hordern
Charon: Frank Cochrane
Aeacusi-house porter to Pluto: Ernest Sefton
A corpse ': Charles Maunsell
A maidservant of Persephone: Jean Brown
A landlady in Hades: Vivienne Chatterton
Plathane, her servant: Lucille Lisle
Hierophant: Raf de La Torre

: Scenes from 'THE FROGS'

in Greek
With the music of Walter Leigh Acted by members of Cambridge University and recorded from the Arts Theatre, Cambridge. Musical Director, Robin Orr , organist of St. John's College. Scenes introduced by the producer, J. T. Sheppard , Litt.D. Provost of King's College. Presented for radio by Raymond Raikes


Unknown: Walter Leigh
Organist: Robin Orr
Unknown: J. T. Sheppard
Radio By: Raymond Raikes


Full performance in Czech of the opera by Bedrich Smetana Libretto by Elisky Krasnohorske
Czechoslovak Singer Chorus National Theatre Orchestra
Conductor, Jaroslav Krombholc
The action takes place in Bezdez at the end of the eighteenth century
Act 1
The square in the town


Unknown: Elisky Krasnohorske
Conductor: Jaroslav Krombholc
Malina, an alderman: J Veverka
Kalina, an alderman: Z Otava
Roza, sister to Malina: M Krasovi
Blazenka, daughter of Malina: M. Budikova
Vit, a gamekeeper, son of Kalina: B. Blachut
Bonifac, a pensioner on Kalina's estate: V. Jedenactik
Skrivanek a singer: K Hruska
A master Duilder: K Kalaf
Jirka, a bellringer: J Skacel
Ghost of Friar Barnabase: L Mandaus


Using Sir Charles Sherrington 's book ' Man on his Nature ' as an example of the philosophical interpretation of science, E. L. Grant Watson, novelist and naturalist, discusses the influence of science on modern thought


Unknown: Sir Charles Sherrington
Unknown: E. L. Grant


Act 2
In the ruined castle


A talk by John Summerson on the great house that has recently become the property of the National Trust


Talk By: John Summerson


Act 3
A room in Malina's house


Talk by Professor Sir Cyril Burt Professor Burt's work in this field has confronted him with the grave possibility of a progressive decline in the intelligence of the population of Great Britain as a result of smaller families. He states the case for this thesis and answers some of the criticisms that have been levelled against it


Talk By: Professor Sir Cyril Burt

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