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Carnaval, Op. 9 played by Jascha Spivakowsky (piano)


Piano: Jascha Spivakowsky

: Roger Livesey and Hermione Hannen in AMPHITRYON 38 '

by S. N. Behrman
Adapted from the French of Jean Giraudoux
Music composed and directed by John Hotchkis
Adaptation and production by E. J. King Bull
Cast in order of speaking:


Unknown: S. N. Behrman
Directed By: John Hotchkis
Production By: E. J. King Bull
Jupiter: Roger Livesey
Mercury: Leonard Sachs
Sosie servant to Amphitryon: Leonard Sachs
Trumpeter: Olaf Pooley
Warrior: Rupert Davies
Alkmena: Hermione Hannen
Amphitryon: Roger Livesey
Kleantha: Joan Hart
Nenetza: Denise Bryer
Leda: Virginia Winter


or 'Love in the Stocks
A romantic ballad opera in two acts
Words by Harold Child
Music by Vaughan Williams
Villagers pedlars, soldiers
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by John Clements )
(Continued in next column)
BBC Opera Orchestra (Led by John Sharpe )
Conductor. Stanford Robinson
Presented by Mark Lubbock
Narrator. Robert Harris
The action takes place in a small town in the Cotswolds in the early nineteenth century
A fair in an open field near the town. Morning, April 30


Unknown: Harold Child
Music By: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: John Clements
Conductor: John Sharpe
Presented By: Mark Lubbock
Narrator: . Robert Harris
The constable: Ian Wallace
Mary the constable's daughter: Lorely Dyer
Aunt Jane, the constable's sister: Mary Jarred
John, the butcher: Roderick Jones
The turnkey: Jan van Der Gucht
A showman: Fabian Smith
A sergeant: Denis Dowling
Hugh the drover: Walter Midgley
A cheap-jack: George Stearn Scott
A shell-fish seller: Fisher Morgan
A primrose seller: Ethel Gedge
A ballad seller: David Holman


Professor D. M. MacKinnon of Aberdeen University reviews the first volume of Dr. Emile Brunner 's Dogmatik
This has been translated by Dr. Olive Wyon and published by the Lutterworth Press under the title ' The Christian Doctrine of God '


Unknown: Professor D. M. MacKinnon
Unknown: Dr. Emile Brunner
Translated By: Dr. Olive Wyon


or 'Love in the Stocks'
Act 2
The market place in the town. Early Tuesday morning. May 1

: Shakespeare and his World

by George Rylands, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge

The speaker comments on Shakespearean production in recent years, and particularly on the change in the role and status of the Shakespearean actor.
Last of a series of nine talks


Speaker: George Rylands


Octet in E flat, Op. 20 played by members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra:
Paul Beard (violin)
Thomas Peatfield (violin) Bernard Andrews (violin)
Belle Davidson (violin)
Harry Danks (viola)
Jacqueline Townshend (viola)
Peter Muscant (ceilo)
Frank Ford (cello)


Violin: Paul Beard
Violin: Thomas Peatfield
Violin: Bernard Andrews
Violin: Belle Davidson
Viola: Harry Danks
Viola: Jacqueline Townshend
Viola: Peter Muscant

: The Colonial Dilemma

by Margery Perham, C.B.E.
The speaker is Fellow in Imperial Government, Nuffield College, and was formerly Reader in Colonial Administration in the University of Oxford.


Speaker: Margery Perham

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