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by A. H. Clough
A selection by Patric Dickinson
Reader, C. Day Lewis


Unknown: A. H. Clough
Reader: Patric Dickinson
Reader: C. Day Lewis

: A performance in Czech of 'RUSALKA'

Lyric drama by Antonin Dvorak
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil
Cast, in order of singing
Chorus and Orchestra of Czechoslovak Broadcasting Corporation
Conducted by Alois Klima
Act 1: A wooded glade by a lake


Unknown: Antonin Dvorak
Unknown: Jaroslav Kvapil
Conducted By: Alois Klima
The Watersprite: Karel Kalas
Rusalka: Milada Musilova
The Witch: Marta Krasova
A hunter: Jan Soumar
The Prince: Beno Blachut
Gamekeeper: Karel Hruska
A cook: Miloslava Fidlerova
Foreign Countess: Ludmila Cervinkova
Wood nymphs: Miluse Dvorakova
Wood nymphs: Ludmila Hansalikova
Wood nymphs: Stepanka Stepanova


On September 3. 1939, the Admiralty sent out a signal to the Fleet: ' Winston is back.' In the first volume of his war memoirs... The Gathering Storm,' Mr. Churchill pays much attention to the naval war up to May 1940. His account is reviewed by Michael Lewis , Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich


Reviewed By: Michael Lewis


Act 2: Garden of the Prince's palace


Talk by Michael Balfour
The speaker, who before the war was Lecturer in Politics at St. John's College, Oxford, and Secretary to the Chatham House Study Group on Nationalism, describes how control of force affects ideas current in a society, and how ideas, in their turn, affect the way in which force is used


Talk By: Michael Balfour


Act 3: A wooded glade by a lake


by Ferdinand Peroutka. Adapted for radio by Margaret Brown and Robert Gore Brown from an original translation by Ivan Jelinek
(Continued in next column)
Production by Frank Hauser and David H. Godfrey


Unknown: Ferdinand Peroutka.
Unknown: Margaret Brown
Unknown: Robert Gore Brown
Translation By: Ivan Jelinek
Production By: Frank Hauser
Production By: David H. Godfrey
Novotny: Bryan Powley
Vesely: Martin Lewis
Colonel Weger: Philip Cunningham
Maria: Marjorie Westbury
Faulhuber: Donald Gray
Jaenieke: Francis de Wolff
Langhammer: Malcolm Graeme
Ohnmacht: Richard Goolden
Old woman: Dora Gregory
Brand: Arthur Ridley
Station-master: Basil Jones
General Dupont: Richard Williams
Voice from the car: Howieson Culff
Wehrenpfenig: Frank Atkinson
Jastrzebowski: Charles Mortimer
Maenecke: Raf de la Torre
Triebswasser: Ronald Sidney
332002: Andrew Churchman
Bookseller: Jack Melford
Doctor: Eric Lugg
Frau Ohnmacht: Gladys Spencer


played by Ralph Downes
From Brompton Oratory


Played By: Ralph Downes

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