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: Olive Gregg, Godfrey Kenton and David Peel in 'INCREASE AND MULTIPLY'

A play by Gabriel Marcel
English version by Rosalind Heywood
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
Incidental music by Christopher Whelen played by the Boyd Neel Orchestra
(led by Joshua Glazier )
Conducted by the composer


Play By: Gabriel Marcel
Unknown: Rosalind Heywood
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Music By: Christopher Whelen
Unknown: Joshua Glazier
Agnes Courteuil: Olive Gregg
Marie a maid: Annabel Maule
Mite Brecht a governess: Janet Burnell
Corinne Lemage, sister of Agnes: Cecile Chevreau
Mme. Lemage de Pierrefort, mother of Agnes and Corinne: Betty Pinchard
Chantal Forge, cousin of Agnes and Corinne: Joan Duan
Thierry Courteuil, husband of Agnes: Godfrey Kenton
Bruno, a Dominican monk, brother of Chantal: David Peel
Mme de Lieure, mother of Chantal and Bruno: Gladys Spencer
Guillaume Forge, husband of Chantal: T. St. John Barry
The Abbe Petitpaul (Jean): James Thomason

: Interlude


' Der hausliche Krieg'
Singspiel in one act
Libretto by Ignaz Castelli
(sung in German) on gramophone records with a recorded introduction by Maurice J. E. Brown
Characters in order of singing:
Akademie Chamber Choir
Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra
This work was never performed during Schubert's lifetime. At the first performance in 1861 at Frankfurt-am-Main, the librettist, then aged eighty, was present. He was amazed at the sparkle and charm of the music, having heard many years previously that Schubert had made a tedious and gloomy setting of his play. It is being broadcast this afternoon for the first time in this country.


Unknown: Ignaz Castelli
Unknown: Maurice J. E. Brown
Conducted By: Ferdinand Grossman
Udolin, page to the Count: Walter Anton
Iselia, maid to the Countess: Laurence Dutoit
Helene von Reisenberg, wife of Astolf: Elisabeth Roon
Countess Ludmilla von Ludenstein: Ilona Steingruber
Count Heribert von Ludenstein: Walter Berry
Astolf von Reisenberg, his vassal: Rudolf Kreutzberger


* Der hausliche Krieg'
Singspiel in one act


A monthly series on current questions in architecture and town planning
Some Thoughts on German Architecture by Richard Sheppard F.R.I.B.A , .
A talk occasioned by the exhibition, ' German Architecture Today,' at present on view at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London.


Unknown: Richard Sheppard F.R.I.B.A


of Dante Alighieri
The second cantica of the Divine Comedy, translated into English triple rhyme by Laurence Binyon
A reading in six parts
Produced by Peter Duval Smith
PART 4 (Cantos 18-22)
Virgil explains to Dante the nature of love-the poets reach the fourth terrace of the Slothful, who expiate their sin by running ceaselessly-in the fifth terrace the poets meet the Avaricious and the Prodigal, who are bound prostrate upon the ground-Hugh Capet denounces the greed of his successors to the throne of France-Dante and Virgil meet Statius. the Roman poet, who having expiated his sin joins their company-the three poets come to the sixth terrace where the Gluttonous wait; painfully emaciated, these spirits are taunted by the sight of fruit and water that they cannot reach.


Unknown: Laurence Binyon
Produced By: Peter Duval Smith
Dante: Marius Goring
Virgil: Esmé Percy
Abbot of San Zeno: Mischa de la Motte
A Slothful Spirit: Neville Hartley
The Siren: Delphi Lawrence
Pope Adrian V: Richard Williams
Hugh Capet: Ernest Milton
Statius: Anthony Jacobs
The Voice of Temperance: John Wood


Quartet in E. Op. 17 No. 1 Quartet in F. Op. 50 No. 5 Quartet in G, Op. 54 No. 1 played by the Quatuor Haydn:
Georges Maes (violin) Louis Hertog (violin)
Louis Logie (viola)
Rene Pousseele (cello)


Violin: Georges Maes
Violin: Louis Hertog
Viola: Louis Logie
Cello: Rene Pousseele


A talk by Thomas Mann
Part 1
Part 2: see 9.40


Talk By: Thomas Mann


Myra Verney (soprano)
Raymond Nilsson (tenor)
Hervey Alan (bass-baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate ) Charles Spinks (harpsichord)
Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conducted by John Russell
(Continued in next column)


Soprano: Myra Verney
Tenor: Raymond Nilsson
Bass-Baritone: Hervey Alan
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: John Russell


A talk by Thomas Mann
Part 2


Talk By: Thomas Mann


Introduction, Passacaglia Fugue
Op. 27 played by Philip Dore (organ)
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
(The recorded broadcast of January 12)


Unknown: Passacaglia Fugue
Played By: Philip Dore


Illustrated talk by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
(The recorded broadcast of January 8)


Talk By: Desmond Shawe-Taylor

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