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: - Godfrey Tearle and Fay Compton in the OEDIPUS REX'

of Sophocles
English version by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald
Arranged and produced by Raymond Raikes
Music composed by Anthony Bernard
Chorus of Theban Elders: Laidman Browne (leader)
William Devlin , Valentine Dyall
Tom Hemsley (baritone) London Chamber Singers with the London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard

Contributors

Unknown: Dudley Fitts
Unknown: Robert Fitzgerald
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Composed By: Anthony Bernard
Leader: Laidman Browne
Leader: William Devlin
Leader: Valentine Dyall
Baritone: Tom Hemsley
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard
Oedipus: Godfrey Tearle
A Priest: Leon Quartermaine
Creon: James McKechnie
Teiresias: Cecil Trouncer
Iocasta: Fay Compton
A messenger from Corinth: James Dale
Shepherd of Laios: Allan Jeayes
A messenger from the palace: Deryck Guyler
Antigone: Margaret Ward
Ismene: Dorothy Smith

: Excerpts from the Greek text

Readers:
Cecil Trouncer , Deryck Guyler
Heather Brown , Denis McCarthy and Philip Vellacott
Programme introduced by Raymond Raikes and edited by Heather Brown
(The recorded broadcast of April 27)

Contributors

Readers: Cecil Trouncer
Readers: Deryck Guyler
Readers: Heather Brown
Unknown: Denis McCarthy
Introduced By: Raymond Raikes
Edited By: Heather Brown

: CHORAL AND ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Eleanor Houston (soprano) Kathleen Joyce (contralto)
John Lanigan (tenor)
Alfred Orda (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Charles Spinks (organ)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Part 1

Contributors

Contralto: Kathleen Joyce
Tenor: John Lanigan
Baritone: Alfred Orda
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Chorus-Master: Charles Spinks
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik

: 'DON ROBERTO'

Talk by Compton Mackenzie
Compton Mackenzie recalls the many-sided personality of his friend R. B. Cunning hame Graham, who was born a hundred years ago, and whom the Dictionary of National Biography describes as ' traveller, poet, horseman, scholar, Scottish nationalist, laird, and socialist.'

Contributors

Talk By: Compton MacKenzie
Talk By: Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: R. B. Cunning

: CONCERT

Part 2
(Eleanor Houston broadcasts by permission of the Governors of Sadler's Wells: John Lanigan , by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Ltd.; Rafael Kubelik , by par-mission of Harold Holt, Ltd.)
Another performance of the works by Bach, Mozart, and Janacek: tomorrou evening (Home)

Contributors

Unknown: John Lanigan
Unknown: Rafael Kubelik

: RECONSIDERING MALTHUS

A group of three talks
1-The Paradox of.Progress by H. L. Beales
Reader in Economic History at London University
Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834) put forward the view that population tended to increase faster than the means of subsistence. His pessimism was influential in the first part of the nineteenth century, but later his doctrines came to be regarded as out of date. Today, when the dangers of over-population are generally recognised, Malthus is coming into his own.

Contributors

Reader: H. L. Beales

: South American Music

Janet Fraser (contralto)
Norman Fraser (accompanist)
Eric Hope (piano)

(A programme of music by Villa-Lobos: May 26)

Contributors

Contralto: Janet Fraser
Accompanist: Norman Fraser
Pianist: Eric Hope

: BRAHMS

Sextet in G, Op. 36 played by The Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Neville Marriner (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Stephen Shingles (viola)
Florence Hooton (cello)

Contributors

Violin: David Martin
Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Florence Hooton








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