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('Tutto per Bene') by Luigi Pirandello
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by Henry Reed
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
Cast in order of speaking:
(Continued in neat column)
Marchese Flavio Gualdi. Michael Bates Count Veniero Bongiani. Eric Anderson with Henry Mara. Brian Hayes and John Turnbull


Unknown: Luigi Pirandello
Broadcasting By: Henry Reed
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Unknown: Marchese Flavio Gualdi.
Unknown: Michael Bates
Unknown: Count Veniero Bongiani.
Unknown: Eric Anderson
Unknown: Henry Mara.
Unknown: Brian Hayes
Unknown: John Turnbull
La Barbetti: Vivienne Chatterton
Carletto Clarino: Peter Claughton
Signorina Cei: Janet Burnell
Martino Lori, a Councillor of State: George Hayes
Palma Lori: Violet Loxley
Senator Salvo Manfroni: Norman Shelley

: Sir Thomas Beecham

in a recorded talk about the operas of Delius introduces


Introduces: Delius


An opera in three acts: words and music by Frederick Delius
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum )
SIR THOMAS Beecham , BT.
Producer, Dennis Arundell
Act 1
Irmelin's room in the royal castle
Act 2
Scene 1: A swamp in the forest
Scene 2: A hall in Rolf's stronghold
Scene 3: In the mountains


Music By: Frederick Delius
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: David McCallum
Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Dennis Arundell
Irmelin, a princess: Joan Stuart
The King, her father: Arthur Copley
Nils, a prince who has lost his way swineherd to Rolf: Thomas Round
Rolf, a robber chief: George Hancock
A warlike knight: George Hancock
An old knight: David Oddile
A young knight: John Thompson
A maid, Irmelin's attendant: Claire Duchesneau


Worker- Priests : a problem of faith and loyalties by Pierre Emmanuel


Unknown: Pierre Emmanuel


Act 3
Scene 1: A hall in the royal castle Scene 2: Outside the royal castle


A monthly magazine of new poetry and prose, edited and introduced by Ludovic Kennedy
The programme includes work by G. Brader , Mangiad Evans John Digiby
Burne Singer andVernon Watkins
Kelty MacLeod , Felix Felton amd James McKechnie


Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: G. Brader
Unknown: Mangiad Evans
Unknown: John Digiby
Unknown: Burne Singer
Readers: Vernon Watkins
Readers: Kelty MacLeod
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: James McKechnie


Quartet in B flat (K.589) played by the Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)


Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett


An observer's impressions of current life and opinion by Christopher Salmon
6--Cheap at the Price
The speaker touches on some of the fundamental notions, about which, he thinks, we slhall all need to make up our minds before we can expect industry to solve Britain's problems of production.


Unknown: Christopher Salmon


Singing and Hand-clapping
First of two programmes by the Rev. A. M. Jones
Lecturer in African Music at the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London
In this programme the Rev. A. M. Jones uses recordings made by him in Northern Rhodesia to analyse the nature of African rhythm as exemplified in songs and hand-clapping.
Production by Douglas Cleverdon


Unknown: Rev. A. M. Jones
Unknown: Rev. A. M. Jones
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon


Denis Matthews and Howard Ferguson
(piano duet)


Unknown: Denis Matthews
Piano: Howard Ferguson


Noel Annan , Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, tailks about Isaiah Berlin's recently published essay on the sources of Tolstoy's historical scepticism
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 17)


Unknown: Noel Annan

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