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: Jack Hawkins Margaret Leighton, John Clements and Fay Compton in 'OTHELLO'

by William Shakespeare
Text edited and introduced by M. R. Ridley and Other parts played by Basil Jones Cyril Gardiner and Ronald Sidney
Produced by Val Gielgud.
Part 1


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Introduced By: M. R. Ridley
Played By: Basil Jones
Played By: Cyril Gardiner
Played By: Ronald Sidney
Produced By: Val Gielgud.
Duke of Venice: James Woodburn
Brabantio: Frederick Lloyd.
Gratiano: John Probert.
Lodovico: James Carney.
Othello: Jack Hawkins.
Cassio: Geoffrey Keen.
Iago: John Clements.
Roderigo: Heron Carvic.
Montano: Edward Forsyth.
Clown: Charles Leno
Herald: Hugh Manning.
Senators: Bryan Powley.
Senators: Arthur. Ridley.
Desdemona: Margaret Leighton.
Emilia: Fay Compton.
Bianca: Jane Cotton.
Narrator: Duncan Carse


Symphonic Studies played by Solomon (piano)


Joan Alexander (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
Rene Soames (tenor)
Trevor Anthony (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate. )
Josephine Lee (harpsichord)
Ralph Downes (organ) A Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Colin Sauer )
Conducted by Arnold Goldsbrough.
Programme devised by Thurston Dart
(Continued in next column)
First of a aeries of three programmes


Soprano: Joan Alexander
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Rene Soames
Bass: Trevor Anthony
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate.
Harpsichord: Josephine Lee
Harpsichord: Ralph Downes
Leader: Colin Sauer
Conducted By: Arnold Goldsbrough.
Unknown: Thurston Dart


Talk by Wilfred Thesiger
Since the war Wilfred Thesiger has madt three journeys of exploration through those deserts and mountains of Southern Arabia still virtually unknown to any but the Arabs. He has previously reported on the first two journeys. Tonight he describes his third expedition-in the south-eastern corner of Arabia, the territory of Oman.


Talk By: Wilfred Thesiger
Unknown: Wilfred Thesiger


Sonata No. 2, in A minor for violin and piano played by Frederick Grinke (violin)
Kendall Taylor (piano)


Violin: Frederick Grinke
Piano: Kendall Taylor


reads a selection of his own poetry


(soprano) with Frederick Stone (piano)
Songs by Hugo Wolf
Poems by MOrlke:
Im FrUhling
Erstes Liebeslied elnes Madchans
Poems from the Spanish Songbook
(Heyse and Geibel):
MUhvoll komm' ich und beladea Bitt' thn, 0 Mutter
Bedeckt mich mit Blumen
Poem by Eichendorft:
Poems from the Italian Songbook
Was soil der Zorn. mein Schatz? Mein Llebster singt Ich hab' in Penna


Piano: Frederick Stone
Songs By: Hugo Wolf

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