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A new investigation by Michael Innes
The pseudonym of Michael Innes conceals the Identity, of a Shakespearean scholar who is also one of the most inspired writers of modern detective fiction. Both of these capacities are exercised in this investigation into ' the violent and more or lees mysterious deaths ' of all who might put forward a claim to. the throne of Denmark. The solution he offers tonight is as ingenious as it is stimulating.
Other Hamlet programmes this week are ' The Fool's Saga,' by Rayner Heppenstall (Monday and Friday); John Gielgud in the production first broadcast last December (Tuesday); ' I Hold You Up a Glass,' a talk on the play. by T. S. Gregory (Wednesday and Thursday); The Second-Best Bed,' arranged for broadcasting by John Keir Cross from James Joyce 's 'Ulysses' (Thursday); and ' The Missing Speech in Hamlet,' a talk by John Bamborough (Friday)


Unknown: Michael Innes
Unknown: Michael Innes
Unknown: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: John Gielgud
Play By: T. S. Gregory
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Unknown: James Joyce
Talk By: John Bamborough


Prelude, Aria, and Finale played by Solomon (piano)


Played By: Solomon


Short story by Herman Charles Bosman
Reader, Leonard Sachs


Reader: Herman Charles Bosman
Reader: Leonard Sachs

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