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: - 'A ROSE FOR EMILY'

Story by William Faulkner
Read by Frank Atkinson

Contributors

Story By: William Faulkner
Read By: Frank Atkinson

: ' FALSTAFF '

Lyrical comedy in three acts after
' The Merry Wives of Windsor '
Libretto by Arrigo Boito !
English translation by Humphrey Procter-Gregg
Music by Verdi
Cast in order of singing:
Burghers and street folk; Ford's servants; maskers as elves, fairies. witches
(Continued in next column)
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by John Clements )
BBC Opera Orchestra (Led by John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Presented by Mark Lubbock
Narrator. Andrew Cruickshank
Act 1
Scene 1: Interior of ' The Garter Inn ' Scene 2: A garden

Contributors

Unknown: Arrigo Boito
Translation By: Humphrey Procter-Gregg
Unknown: John Clements
Conductor: John Sharpe
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Presented By: Mark Lubbock
Narrator: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Caius, a physician: Parry Jones
Bardolph a follower of Falstaff: Jan van Der Gucht
Sir John Falstaff: Dennis Noble
Pistol, a follower of Falstaff: Martin Lawrence
Mistress Ford: Laelia Finneberg
Mistress Page: Flora Nielsen
Dame Quickly: Mary Jarred
Anne Ford (Nanette): Beryl Hatt
Fenton a young gentleman: Gwent Lewis
Ford a wealthy burgher: Stanley Pope

: AN AFRICAN CONTRIBUTION

The Coussey Report on the Gold Coast by Kenneth Bradley , C.M.G.
In 1948 an all-African committee (the first of its kind in Africa) was set up under an African judge, Mr. Justice Coussey , to make recommendations on the political future of the Gold Coast. The committee has now submitted a unanimous report which has been largely accepted.
Kenneth Bradley , who spent over twenty years in administrative work in Africa and was formerly Under Secretary, Gold Coast, talks about the historical importance of this report.

Contributors

Unknown: Gold Coast
Unknown: Kenneth Bradley
Unknown: Mr. Justice Coussey
Unknown: Kenneth Bradley

: ' FALSTAFF

Act 2
Scene 1: Interior of ' The Garter Inn ' Scene 2: A room in Ford's house

: THE HERITAGE OF EARLY BRITAIN

The Pre-Historic Peoples by Glyn Daniel , Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and Lecturer in Archaeology in the University.

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Daniel

: ' FALSTAFF

Act 3
Scene 1: Outside ' The Garter Inn ' Scene 2: Windsor Park

: COLERIDGE

' Frost at Midnight'
' The Nightingale'
'Dejection: an Ode' ' An Ode to the Rain '
Readers:
Douglas Leach , Robert Marsden
Production by Donald McWhinnie

Contributors

Readers: Douglas Leach
Readers: Robert Marsden
Production By: Donald McWhinnie

: CHOPIN

Claudio Arrau (piano)
Impromptu in F sharp. Op. 36
Polonaise in F sharp minor. Op. 44 Berceuse. Op. 57
Allegro de concert, Op. 46 * Two Studies, Op. 10:
3. in E; 4. in C sharp minor
Last of eighteen programmes of music by Chopin

Contributors

Piano: Claudio Arrau

: BERNARD VAN DIEREN

(1884-1936)
Constant Lambert , who waa a personal friend of Bernard van Dieren , sketches a portrait of the composer

Contributors

Unknown: Constant Lambert
Unknown: Bernard van Dieren

: KHACHATURYAN

Symphony No. 2
Andante maestoso-allegro agitato; Allegro risoluto; Andante soatenuto; Andante mosso-allegro sostenuto played by the Prague Radio
Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Karel Ancerl

Contributors

Conducted By: Karel Ancerl








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