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Gerard Souzay (baritone)
Jacqueline Bonneau (accompanist)


Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Accompanist: Jacqueline Bonneau

: Sybil Thorndike in ' THE WOMEN OF TROY '

by Euripides
An English version by Philip Vellacott
Arranged for broadcasting and produced by Raymond Raikes Music composed and conducted by John Hotchkis
Characters in order of speaking:
Chorus of captive women of Troy: spoken by Joan Hart , Denise Bryer , Gladys Spencer , Miriam Karlin , Nancy Nevinson , Thelma Hughes , Susan Richards. Virginia Winter with singers from the Sadler's Wells Chorus (chorus - master, Marcus Dods)
(Continued in next column) and


Unknown: Philip Vellacott
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Conducted By: John Hotchkis
Spoken By: Joan Hart
Spoken By: Denise Bryer
Spoken By: Gladys Spencer
Spoken By: Miriam Karlin
Spoken By: Nancy Nevinson
Spoken By: Thelma Hughes
Spoken By: Susan Richards. Virginia
The God Poseidon: Ralph Truman
The Goddess Athene: Audrey Mendes
Hecuba, Queen of Troy, wife of Priam, mother of Hector and Paris: Sybil Thorndike
Talthybius, the Greek Herald: Deryck Guyler
Cassandra, daughter of Hecuba, priestess of Apollo: Marjorie Westbury
Andromache, wife of Hector of Troy: Rachel Gurney
Meraelaus, joint-leader (with Agamemnon) of the Greekarmy: Anthony Jacobs
Helen of Troy wife of Menelaus: Margaret Rawlings
Greek soldiers and camp guards: Geoffrey Bond
Greek soldiers and camp guards: John Cazabon,
Greek soldiers and camp guards: Garard Green
Greek soldiers and camp guards: Norman Mitchell
Greek soldiers and camp guards:: Aubrey Richards

: Excerpts from the Greek Text

Dame Sybil Thorndike
Heather Brown : of the Francis Holland School, Westminster
Elsa Verghis : of the Greek National Theatre, Athens
Programme compiled and introduced by Philip Vellacott


Readers: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Readers: Heather Brown
Unknown: Westminster
Unknown: Elsa Verghis
Introduced By: Philip Vellacott


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Vittorio Gui


Conducted By: Vittorio Gui

: New Judgment on EDMUND SPENSER

Four talks to mark the fourth centenary of Spenser's birth
2— ' Most Sacred Vertue ' by Frances Yates
The title of this talk is taken from the invocation to Queen Elizabeth before the fifth book of The Faerie Queene, which expounds the ' most sacred Vertue ' of Justice. The virtues exemplified in the knights, whose adventures form the basis of the allegory of the poem, are all related to the virtues of the Virgin Queen of England whose rule is to restore a Golden Age of Justice and of Peace.
Frances Yates is Recognised Teacher of Comparative Literature in the University of London and a member of the staff of the Warburg Institute.


Part 2
Symphony No. 4, in D minor
Another performance of the works by Haydn, Schumann: tomorrow (Home)


' The Open Society and its Enemies ' by Karl Popper reviewed by William Clark
* The Open Society and its Enemies was first published in 1945 and has recently been re-issued. William Clark suggests that Professor Popper's ' philosophy of moderation ' and his cri-ticism of the ideal societies proposed by Plato and Marx provides a theory of politics whose application in practice might effectively meet the needs of our present situation.


Unknown: Karl Popper


Das Wohltemperierte Clavier
(Book 2)
Eight Preludes and Fugues
A flat; G sharp minor: A; A minor; B flat; B flat minor: B; B minor played by Denis Matthews (piano)
Last of three programmes


Piano: Denis Matthews


Criminal Law
Talk by D. R. Seaborne Davies


Talk By: D. R. Seaborne Davies


Trio Sonata for flute, violin, and piano
Marcel Moyse (flutei
Blanche Honegger (violin)
Louis Moyse (piano) on gramophone records *


Flutei: Marcel Moyse
Violin: Blanche Honegger
Piano: Louis Moyse

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