by Nevill Coghill
Measure for Measure has been regarded as one of the ' dark ' comedies. It is dark, the speaker suggests, not because it reflects Shakespeare's despair but because it deals with the problem of sin. The play may begin darkly; it ends in the light of repentance and forgiveness.
Michael Hordern , Deryck Guyler , and Hermione Hannen in by William Shakespeare
ADAPTATION AND PRODUCTION
BY RAYMOND RAIKES in accordance with an Interpretation of the play by Nevill Coghill
Music by John Hotchkis played by the Goldsbrough Orchestra
(leader, Emanuel Hurwitz ) conducted by the composer
During the interval
Praeludium Fantasia; Fortuna played by Fritz Neumeyer (harpsichord) on gramophone records
MISTRESS OVERDONE, a bawd:
POMPEY, her tapster:
ISABEL, sister to Claudio:
FRANCISCA, a nun:
ELBOW, a constable:
JULIET, betrothed to Claudio:
MARIANA, betrothed to Angelo:
ABIIORSON, an executioner:
BARNARDINE, a prisoner:
by William Shakespeare
(continued: see page 11) followed by an interlude at 5.45
Rosalyn Tureck (piano) plays
The Goldberg Variations
A monthly series on current questions in architecture and planning
On the Frontiers of Knowledge
Richard Llewelyn Davies , Director of the Division for Architectural Studies of-the Nuffield Foundation, examines the relation between architectural research and practice.
Emplie Hooke (soprano)
John Kentish (tenor)
Alfred Orda (baritone)
The Leighton Lucas Orchestra
(Leader, Ronald Good)
Conductor, Leighton Lucas
by Robert Graves
In this passage from the Clark Lectures which he delivered last year at Cambridge Mr. Graves speaks of the kind of independence a poet should seek.
Another performance: Tuesday at 7.15 Leighton Lucas , conductor of this concert, who was for many years a member of the Diaghilev company, danced in the original production of Pulcinella in Paris in 1920.
2-Differences of Method
This is the second of two programmes in which four English historians of the seventeenth century discuss together a subject on which each has independently uttered or written differing opinions. Last week they discussed the different emphases which each places on different sets of facts; this evening they discuss the different methods they employ in their common quest for ' the truth.'
C. V. Wedgwood author of 'The King's Peace, 1637-41'
H. R. Trevor Roper "Tutor of Christ Church, Oxford, and author of ' The Gentry, 1540-1640 '
(Continued in next column)
D. H. Pennington
Lecturer in History at Manchester
University and joint author of ' Members or the Long Parliament*
Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford and author of 'The English Revolution. 1640'
H. R. Trevor
Quartet No. 1, Op. 46 played by the Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Marjorie Lavers (violin) Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
The three string quartets by the Danish composer Vagn Holmboe arc being broadcast this week (No. 2, Wednesday at 10.10; No. 3, Thursday at 10.10). All three quartets were written in 1949.
Talk by C. P. FitzGerald
Professor of Far Eastern History,
Australian National University
It has sometimes been claimed that the Chinese discovered Australia long before the days of Captain Cook. Professor FitzGerald describes what he regards as the one piece of evidence so far that does point to the possibility of such a discovery.
This is a broadcast version of a lecture given at the twenty-third International Congress of Orientalists in Cambridge.
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 25)