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: Iphigeneia in Aulis

by Euripides
English translation and radio production by Raymond Raikes
Music composed by Anthony Bernard
[Starring] Hermione Hannen
Scene: Aulis, on the coast of Boeotia, Greece
"Iphigeneia in Aulis" was first produced (posthumously) between 405 and 375 B.C.


Playwright: null Euripides
English Translation by: Raymond Raikes
Radio Production by: Raymond Raikes
Music composed By: Anthony Bernard
Singers: London Chamber Singers
Musicians: London Chamber Orchestra
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard
Narrator: Frederick Allen
Agamemnon, son of Atreus, king of Argos and commander of all the Greek forces: Carleton Hobbs
An Old Man, slave of Agamemnon: Franklyn Bellamy
Menelaus, King of Sparta, Agamemnon's brother and husband of Helen of Troy: Howard Marion-Crawford
A Messenger from Mycenae, slave of Clytemnestra: Charles Leno
Clytemnestra, queen-wife of Agamemnon and sister of Helen of Troy: Vivienne Chatterton
Iphigeneia, eldest daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra and sister of Orestes: Hermione Hannen
Achilles, son of Peleus and the goddess Thetis, and leader of the Myrmidons of Phthia: John Slater
Chorus of young women from Chalkis sung by: The London Chamber Singers
Chorus of young women from Chalkis spoken by: Jill Balcon
Chorus of young women from Chalkis spoken by: Betty Baskcomb
Chorus of young women from Chalkis spoken by: Nicolette Bernard
Chorus of young women from Chalkis spoken by: Grizelda Hervey
Chorus of young women from Chalkis spoken by: Sarah Leigh
Chorus of young women from Chalkis spoken by: Susan Richards


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Part 1


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould


Eddington's Fish-Net
Last of four talks by Stephen Toulmin
Lecturer in the Philosophy of Science in the University of Oxford
Are physical theories essentially subjective, as was suggested by Eddington> Stephen Toulmin argues that without going as far as Eddington one must recognise the part played by the physicist in determining the structure of physical theory.


Unknown: Stephen Toulmin


Part 2
Symphony in C sharp minor Bloch


The Effect of the Presidential Election on American Foreign Policy
Talk by Richard Rovere Washington correspondent of the New Yorker followed by an interlude at 10.5


Talk By: Richard Rovere


String Quartet No. 4
Suite for seven instruments, Op. 29
Peter Gibbs String Quartet:
Peter Gibbs (violin) Kelly Isaacs (violin)
Patrick Ireland (viola) Bruno Schrecker (cello)
London Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Ensemble: Edward Walker (flute)
Sidney Fell (clarinet)
Ronald Waller (bassoon)
Lionel Bentley (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola)
Willem de Mont (cello)
Directed from the piano by Peter Stadlen
Harold Rutland writes on page 8


Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Violin: Peter Gibbs
Violin: Kelly Isaacs
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: Bruno Schrecker
Flute: Edward Walker
Clarinet: Sidney Fell
Bassoon: Ronald Waller
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: Willem de Mont
Unknown: Peter Stadlen
Unknown: Harold Rutland


Bonamy Dobree comments on some aspects of the work of Rudyard Kipling that have so far received little attention from other critics


Unknown: Bonamy Dobree
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling


Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
Les folies francaises ou Les dominos
La poule; La joyeuse; Les sauvages:
Menuet majeur et mineur; Les tricotets (Rameau) on gramophone records


Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska

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