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: IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS

' The Duchess at Sunset'
Written for broadcasting by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
Music for piano composed and played by Arthur Oldham
The date is 1941. The characters from Proust's A la Recherche du Temps Perdu are imagined to be still in their heyday

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Played By: Arthur Oldham
Narrator: Esme Percy
Baron de Charlus: Austin Trevor
Marcel: Anthony Jacobs
Duchcsse de Guermantes: Lydia Sherwood
Due de Guermantes: Ivan Samson
Madame de Villeparisis: Ella Milne
Comte Hannibal de Breauté-Consalvi: Charles Lefeaux
Footman: Stanley Groome
Monsieur Verdurin: Andrew Churchman
Madame Verdurin: Betty Hardy
Dr Cottard: Howieson Culff
Saniette: J Hubert Leslie
Professor Brichot: Raf de la Torre
Madame Cottard: Gladys Spencer
Albertino: Hilda Schroder
Monsieur de Norpois: Carleton Hobbs

: SCHUBERT

Fantasy Sonata in C, Op. 159 played by Antonio Brosa (violin) Kathleen Long (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Antonio Brosa
Piano: Kathleen Long

: SIR EDWIN LANDSEER R.A.

A talk on the Victorian painter by Jonathan Mayne

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Mayne

: JANACEK

Festival Mass for soloists, chorus, organ, and orchestra
Emilie Zachardova (soprano) Ruzena Horakova (contralto)
Beno Blachut (tenor)
Eduard Haken (baritone)
Czech Chorus
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Rafael Kubelik

Contributors

Soprano: Emilie Zachardova
Contralto: Ruzena Horakova
Tenor: Beno Blachut
Baritone: Eduard Haken
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: John Gielgud in 'THE FAMILY REUNION'

by T. S. Eliot
Production by John Richmond
The Eumenides
Scene: A country house in the North of England
Part 1

Contributors

Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Production By: John Richmond
Amy, Dowager Lady Monchensey: Gladys Young
Her younger sisters:Ivy: Susan Richards
Violet: Vivienne Chatterton
Agatha: Barbara Couper
Brothers of her deceased husband: Col the Hon Gerald Piper: William Devlin
The Hon Charles Piper: Ronald Simpson
Mary daughter of a deceased cousin of Lady Monchensey: Barbara Lott
Denman, a parlourmaid: Janet Morrison
Harry, Lord Monchensey (Amy's eldest son): John Gielgud
Downing, his servant and chauffeur: Russell Waters
Dr Warburton: William Trent
Sergeant Winchell: Stanley Groome

: ROUSSEL

Serenade, Op. 30 played by Gaston Crunelle (flute), Rene Bas (violin). Georges Blanpain (viola), Robert Krabansky (cello), Pierre Jamet (harp): on records

Contributors

Played By: Gaston Crunelle
Violin: Rene Bas
Violin: Georges Blanpain
Viola: Robert Krabansky
Harp: Pierre Jamet

: BACH

Prelude and Fugue in B minor Prelude and Fugue in E flat played by David Willcocks (organ)
From Salisbury Cathedral

Contributors

Played By: David Willcocks

: THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

and the Study of Civilisation
Talk by Herbert Butterfield , Professor of Modern History at Cambridge

Contributors

Talk By: Herbert Butterfield








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