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: The Reith Lectures POWER AND THE STATE

by Lord Radcliffe of Werneth,
P.C., G.B.E.
6—On majority rule, the general will, and the relation of the individual to government
Rousseau believed that power should derive from the people. Lord Radcliffe examines some of Rousseau's arguments and their implications, and he questions whether they are compatible with the Benthamite view that the State should interfere as little as possible with the individual. Lord Radcliffe goes on to consider these and other theories in relation to the British Constitution.

: HAYDN THE SYMPHONIST

Second of two talks by Robert Simpson
Illustrated bv the London Chamber Orchestra conducted by Anthony Bernard

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Simpson
Conducted By: Anthony Bernard

: Flora Robson, John Gielgud Isabel Jeans, James McKechnie and Ted Ray in 'HELENA'

Evelyn Waugh 's historical novel adapted for broadcasting by the author and Christopher Sykes
Prologue: Treves
Part 1: Rome
Principal characters in order of speaking:
Narrator, James McKechnie
The calypso sung by Adelaide Hall
Incidental music composed and conducted by Antony Hopkins
Production by Christopher Sykes

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Christopher Sykes
Narrator: James McKechnie
Sung By: Adelaide Hall
Conducted By: Antony Hopkins
Production By: Christopher Sykes
Marcias: Oliver Burt
Hostess: Patience Collier
The Empress Helena: Flora Robson
Lactantius: John Glen
Lord Chamberlain: Alec Finter
Court official: John Rutland
Helena's steward: Basil Jones
The Empress Fausta: Isabel Jeans
Eusebius: Eric Lugg
Constantia: Patience Collier
Crispus: John Horsley
The Emperor Constantine: John Gielgud
Young sorceress: Adelaide Hall
Pope Sylvester: Anthony Shaw

: FINN HOFFDING

Dialoger. Op. 10 played by Waldemar Wolsing (oboe)
Poul Allin Erichsen (clarinet) on gramophone records

Contributors

Oboe: Waldemar Wolsing
Clarinet: Poul Allin Erichsen

: ' HELENA'

Part 2: Jerusalem
Principal characters in order of speaking:
Narrator, James McKechnie

Contributors

Narrator: James McKechnie
Prefect of Aelia Capitolina: Norman Shelley
Bishop Macarius: Edmund Willard
The Empress Helena: Flora Robson
Timber merchant: Oliver Burt
Clergyman: Lewis Stringer
Coptic Elder: Jack Shaw
Alexandrine Jew: Abraham Sofaer
Roman historian: John Glen
The Wandering Jew: Ted Ray
Nun: Joan Hart
The Emperor Constantine: John Gielgud

: ' IL SIGNOR BRUSCHINO'

A comic opera in one act by Giuseppe Foppa
Music by Rossini
(Continued in next column)
Orchestra of Radio Italiana, Milan
Conductor, Carlo Maria Giulini
Scene 1: Gaudenzio's castle near an Italian village in the year 1800: the garden room overlooking the park
Scene 2: A room in the castle
(Recording made available by courtesy of Radio Italiana, Milan)
Harold Rutland writes about the opera in his ' Music Diary

Contributors

Unknown: Giuseppe Foppa
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Gaudenzio, a rich landowner: Sesto Bruscantini
Sofia, his ward: Alda Noni
Marianna, Sofia's maid: Fernanda Cadoni
Florville, Sofia's lover: Alfredo Bianchini
Bruschino-father, a rich citizen: Afro Poli
Bruschino-son: Tommaso Soley
A police officer: Giulio Scarinci
Filiberto, an innkeeper in the village near Gaudenzio's castle: Cristiano Dalamangas

: LETTER FROM PARIS

Back from Three Wars in Asia by Robert Guillain , foreign news editor of Le Monde

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Guillain

: BUSONI

Stucke, Op. 33b
Schwermut: Frohsinn; Scherzino; Fantasia in modo antico; Finnische Ballade; Exeunt omnes played by Margaret Good (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Margaret Good

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