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: Sebastian Shaw in 'EVERYMAN'

A version based on the Salzburg ' Jedermann' by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Translated and arranged for broadcasting by Dennis Arundell with incidental music composed by Sibelius
(which is being performed for the first time in this country)
Production by Wilfrid Grantham
(Continued in next column)
Other parts played by Rosemary Miller , Joan Harrison
Frank Taylor. Edgar Metcalfe
Anne McGrath , and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
The Goldsbrough Orchestra (Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conducted by Dennis Arundell

Contributors

Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Broadcasting By: Dennis Arundell
Production By: Wilfrid Grantham
Played By: Rosemary Miller
Played By: Joan Harrison
Played By: Frank Taylor.
Unknown: Edgar Metcalfe
Unknown: Anne McGrath
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: Dennis Arundell
MKSSENCER: George Hagan
GOD: Noel Iliff
DEATH: Baliol Holloway
EVERYMAN: Sebastian Shaw
FELLOWSHIP: Richard Williams
POOR NEIGHBOUR: Godfrey Kenton
DEBTOR: John Ruddock
DEBTOR'S WIFE: Catherine Salkeld
EVERYMAN'S MOTHER: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
LECHERY: Both Boyd
FAT COUSIN: Felix Felton
THIN COUSIN: John Gabriel
MAMMON: Neville Hartley
Good DEEBS: Mottyrankin
Faith: Mollie Ordeyne
THE DEVIL: George Hayes

: ' 'KING ROGER'

or 'The Shepherd'
An opera in three acts
Words by Jaroslaw Iwaskiewicz and Karol Szymanowski
English version by Geoffrey Dunn Music by Karol Szymanowski.
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins )
CONDUCTED BY STANFORD ROBINSON
Producer, Geoffrey Dunn
Repetiteur, Bryan Balkwill
Scene: Sicily in the twelfth century
Act 1
In a church

Contributors

Unknown: Jaroslaw Iwaskiewicz
Unknown: Karol Szymanowski
Unknown: Geoffrey Dunn
Music By: Karol Szymanowski.
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Producer: Geoffrey Dunn
Repetiteur: Bryan Balkwill
Roger II, King of Sicily: Redvers Llewellyn
Roxana, the Queen Consort: Joyce Gartside
Edrisi, an Arabian sage: Trefor Jones
The Shepherd: Rowland Jones
The Archbishop: George James
The Deaconess: Noreen Berry

: SOVIET AFFAIRS

A monthly review of cultural and political trends in the U.S.S.R.
Islam in the U.S.S.R.
Talk by Geoffrey Wheeler
Director of the Central Asian Research Centre

Contributors

Talk By: Geoffrey Wheeler

: 'KING ROGER'

Act 2
The inner courtyard of King Roger's palace

: AUTOMATIC CONTROL

Threa talks by R. H. Macmillan of the Department of Engineering,
University of Cambridge
I-Review of the History and Applications of Automatic Control
The speaker traces the evolution of the current industrial, military, and domestic uses of automatic control, and explains their common mode of action.

Contributors

Unknown: R. H. MacMillan

: 'KING ROGER'

Act 3
The ruins of an ancient Greek theatre

: THE ' PURGATORIO '

of Dante AJighieri
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 6 (Cantos 28-33): Dante, at the summit of Mount Purgatory, sees before him the Earthly Paradise; he meets the lady Matilda, who is to lead him to the divine Beatrice; an elaborate mystical procession approaches, symbolising the elements of theology; Beatrice appears out of this procession, and Dante is overwhelmed with shame for his disloyalty to her; he follows the procession through the Divine Forest, and a series of transformations takes place typifying various crises in the history of the Church; Dante is now ready to mount on his further journey to Paradise.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Binyon
Produced By: Peter Duval Smith
Dante: Marius Goring
Matilda: Lydia Sherwood
Beatrice: Siobhan McKenna
Virtue of Prudence: Margaret Gordon
Virtue of Charity: Beth Boyd

: BOCCHERINI and DVORAK

The Quintetto Chigiano

: PROSPECTS IN THE ARTS AND SCIENCES

by J. Robert Oppenheimer
Director of the Institute for Advanced Study,
Princeton, New Jersey
Under the general title Man's Right to Knowledge a number of talks were broadcast at the end of last year to mark the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Columbia University, New York. One of them was this contribution from Dr Oppenheimer.
(Recording made available by courtesy of CBS)

Contributors

Unknown: J. Robert Oppenheimer

: MANUEL DE FALLA

Anthony Bernard introduces a programme of music on records
Items include ' El amor brujo ' and 'Noches en los jardines de Espada'

Contributors

Introduces: Anthony Bernard

: WORKING WITH VIRGINIA WOOLF

Talk by John Lehmann
This talk includes the reading of some unpublished letters of Virginia Woolf which reveal much of her attitude towards her own writing and the writing of her younger contemporaries.
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 7)

Contributors

Talk By: John Lehmann

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