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A ballet for orchestra, children's choir, soloists, and narrator
Written for radio by Marius Constant André Vessieres (bass)
Linette Lemercier (narrator)
The made choir of Radiodiffusion et Television Francises
L'Orcheetre du Club d'Eseai
Conducted by the composer
(Recording made available by courtesy of RTF: previously broad-oast dn the Home Service on Dec. 23) The 1952 Italia Prize wae awarded jointly to Le Joueur de Flute and to a short opera by Ghedini, to be broadcast next Saturday. See page 27.


Narrator: Linette Lemercier


Containing the encounters of Thomas Nashe with Martin Marprelate and with Gabriel Harvey , together with an account of Robert Greene 's last supper, as told by Pierce Penilesse
Programme written by H. A. L. Craig
Produced by Terence Tiller
(Continued in next column)
Other parts played by Philip Cunmingham , David Duncan David Jacobs , Desmond Llewelyn with Norah Cannell (soprano)
Bradshaw MacMillan (tenor)
Stanley Riley (bass)
Denis Weatherley (bees)
Directed by Leslie Woodgate


Unknown: Thomas Nashe
Unknown: Martin Marprelate
Unknown: Gabriel Harvey
Unknown: Robert Greene
Told By: Pierce Penilesse
Written By: H. A. L. Craig
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Played By: Philip Cunmingham
Played By: David Duncan
Played By: David Jacobs
Played By: Desmond Llewelyn
Soprano: Norah Cannell
Soprano: Bradshaw MacMillan
Bass: Stanley Riley
Bass: Denis Weatherley
Directed By: Leslie Woodgate
Pierce Penilesse: Anthony Jacobs
Thomas Nashe: Hugh Burden
Will Moxon: Edward Forsyth
Robert Greene: Frank Duncan
Martin Marprelate: Valentine Dyall
Robert Waldegraive: Ernest Jay
Gabriel Harvey: Dennis Arundell


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Eduard van Beinum
Part 1


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Eduard van Beinum


Alexander Halpern , who at the outbreak of the Bolshevik Revolution was General Secretary of the Provisional Government in Russia, talks about Hugh Seton-Watson 's recently published book


Unknown: Alexander Halpern
Unknown: Hugh Seton-Watson


A discuasdon between
Fr. Vincent Turner, s.J.
University Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford
D. M. MacKinnon
Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Aberdeen
A. G. N. Flew
Lecturer in Moral Philosophy in the University of Aberdeen
Patrick Nowell-Smith
JFellow of. Trinity College, Oxford
Does ' a future life * mean anything? On what conditions is it possible to confess belief in the resurrection of the dead?


Unknown: Vincent Turner, S.J.
Unknown: D. M. MacKinnon


Toccata, Op. 7
Arabeske, Op. 18
Variations in F, Qp. 1 (ABEGG) played by Shulamith Shafir (piano)


Piano: Shulamith Shafir


High Paddington by Professor W. G. Holford


Unknown: Professor W. G. Holford


Divertimento in E flat (K.563): Jascha Heifetz (violin). William Primrose (viola), and Emanuel Feuermann (cello) on gramophone records


Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: William Primrose
Violin: Emanuel Feuermann

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