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: MARIA EDGEWORTH

Talk by P. H. Newby
May 22 was the hundredth anniversary of the death of the Irish novelist
Maria Edgeworth. She was the first novelist of any real importance to emerge after the death of Smollett, and both Scott and Tuntenev acknowledged their indebtedness to the pictures of Irish life that she gave in such novels as ' Castle Rackrent and ' The Absentee '

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Talk By: P. H. Newby
Unknown: Maria Edgeworth.

: SOULIMA STRAVINSKY

Piano Sonata in B flat played by Valda Aveling

Contributors

Played By: Valda Aveling

: LETTER FROM PARIS

Talk by Romain Gary

Contributors

Talk By: Romain Gary

: ARNOLD BAX

Symphony No. 1, in E flat played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra
Conductor, Ian Whyte

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Conductor: Ian Whyte

: THE COLONIAL DILEMMA

Aims and Methods of the United State* in her Oversea Territories by Mary Proudfoot
Mrs. Proudfoot is engaged on a research project for Nuffield College: ' A Comparative Study of British and American Administration in the Caribbean.' She was previously Lecturer in Modern History in Somervtlle College
Sixth of seven talks

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Proudfoot

: The Fool's Saga

The story of Hamlet as he occurs in Scandinavian legend by Rayner Heppenstall
Also taking part: Betty Baskcomb, Beryl Calder, Catherine Campbell, Richard Hurndall, Charles Lefeaux, Arthur Lowe and Dorothy Summers
Music composed by William Wordsworth played by the BBC Theatre Orchestra
Conductor, Walter Goehr with Martin Boddey (tenor) and Jeanne Chevreau (harp)
Produced by the author
(The recorded broadcast of June 27)
Time: c. A.D. 490. Scene: Jutland, N. Cumbria. S.E. Pictland
Part 1 'The Story in the Shield'

Contributors

Unknown: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Betty Baskcomb
Unknown: Beryl Calder
Unknown: Catherine Campbell
Unknown: Richard Hurndau
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Composed By: William Wordsworth
Conductor: Walter Goehr
Tenor: Martin Boddey
Tenor: Jeanne Chevreau
Hermintrude, a Pictish queen: Jean Taylor Smith
Godfrey, her spy: Duncan McLntyre
The Ollave: John Laurie
Feng, fratricide and usurping king of Jutland: Malcolm Hayes
Gertrude,! his queen: Gladys Young
Hunferth, an aged counsellor: Frederick Lloyd
Thora, Hamlet's foster-sister: Joan Hart
Tosti, a dwarf: Esm* Percy
Hamlet, son to Gertrude and Orwen dill: David King-Wood
His companions: Cimbal: Raf de la Torre
His companions: Carvel: Edward Forsyth
Balant, a British king: Bryan Powley
Fyria, his daughter: Diana Maddox
Minimus, a bard: John Glyn-Jones
Drafnar an outlaw: Basil Dignam
Hugh, a British spy: Basil Jones
Wiglek, brother to Gertrude: Alastair Duncan

: SCHUMANN

Flora Nielsen (mezzo-soprano)
Robert Irwin (baritone)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Melne Rose
Schone Wiege meiner Leiden
Schneeglöckchen; Dein Angesicht Zwei Venetianische Lieder Waldesgesprach An den Mond
Ihre Stimme Belsatzar
Provenzalisches Lied Zum Schluss

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Flora Nielsen
Baritone: Robert Irwin
Piano: Ernest Lush

: ' THE FOOL'S SAGA'

Part 2
' Hamlet, King of Jutland'

: BACH

The Art of Fugue
Transcribed by Watson Forbes played by Joan Trimble and Valerie Trimble
(two pianos)
The London String Trio :
Maria Lidka (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Vivian Joseph (cello)
John Moore (cello)

Contributors

Unknown: Watson Forbes
Played By: Joan Trimble
Played By: Valerie Trimble
Violin: Maria Lidka
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Vivian Joseph
Cello: John Moore








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