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: Cyril Cusack with T. St. John Barry and Wilfrid Brambell in ' ULICK AND SORACHA

by George Moore : from A Story-Teller's Hotiday '
SCRIPT AND PRODUCTION BY E. J. KING BULL with Jean Anderson. Beth Bovd , Patrick Boxill. Michael Brooke. Diana Campbell Peter Claughton , Roger Delgado. J. G. Devlin , Denis Goacher , Brian Haines Doreen Keog-h . Pat Magee. Joan Matheson , Charles Maunsell , Kathleen Michael
Maureen Pryor , Sally Travers , Michael Turner
Music composed and conducted by Peter Crossley -Holland
During the interval (4.0-4.10 app.): Gramophone records of Jacques Ibert 's Three Short Pieces for wind quintet, played by the Copenhagen Wind Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: George Moore
Production By: E. J. King
Unknown: Jean Anderson.
Unknown: Beth Bovd
Unknown: Patrick Boxill.
Unknown: Michael Brooke.
Unknown: Diana Campbell
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Unknown: Roger Delgado.
Unknown: J. G. Devlin
Unknown: Denis Goacher
Unknown: Brian Haines
Unknown: Doreen Keog-H
Unknown: Pat Magee.
Unknown: Joan Matheson
Unknown: Charles Maunsell
Unknown: Kathleen Michael
Unknown: Maureen Pryor
Unknown: Sally Travers
Unknown: Michael Turner
Conducted By: Peter Crossley
Unknown: Jacques Ibert

: Sly

or The Story of the Sleeper Awakened
A lyric drama in three acts by Giovacchino Forzano Music by Wolf-Ferrari
Translated and adapted for radio by Dennis Arundell
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins )
Conducted by Rudolf Kemps
Producer, Dennis Arundell
Scene: London in the seventeenth century
Acr 1: The Falcon Inn

Contributors

Author: Giovacchino Forzano
Music: Wolf-Ferrari
Translated and adapted for radio by: Dennis Arundell
Singers: BBC Chorus
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Musicians: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Rudolf Kemps
Producer: Dennis Arundell
Christopher Sly: Howard Vandenburg
Dolly: Victoria Sladen
This Earl of Westmoreland: Thomas Hemsley
John Blake, an actor from Black-friars Theatre: Roderick Jones
The Hostess of the Falcon Inn: Laelia Finneberg
Snare, the Sheriff's officer: Norman Lumsden
Five friends of the Earl, disguised in Act 2 as A Moor: Andrew Gold
Five friends of the Earl, disguised in Act 2 as A Redskin: Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Five friends of the Earl, disguised in Act 2 as An Old Servant: Emrys Lloyd
Five friends of the Earl, disguised in Act 2 as A Chinaman: John Heddle Nash
Five friends of the Earl, disguised in Act 2 as A Doctor: Norman Lumsden
A French nobleman, later disguised as A Lutenist: Jan van Der Gucht
The Judge: Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Rosalina: Pamela Woolmore
A Soldier: Ian Blair
The Coachman: Denis Catlin
The Pot-Boy: Andrew Gold
The Master of Ceremonies: John Heddle Nash
First Maid: Beryl Latt
Second Maid: Elizabeth Eriksson
Third Maid: Pamela Woolmore
A Page: Mildred Watson
First servant: Denis Catlin
Second servant: Emrys Lloyd
Third servant: Ian Blair

: LAW IN ACTION

A series of talks commenting on current legal issues
26 — Take-over Bidsby L. C. B. Gower
Professor of Commercial Law in the University of London
In the eyes of the taw, company directors arc agents of their companies but not of the individual shareholders. Professor Gower discusses some of the implications of this rule when a take-over bid is made for the shares.

Contributors

Unknown: L. C. B. Gower

: 'SLY'

ACT 2: A room in the palace of the Earl of Westmoreland

: MONMOUTHSHIRE HOUSES

Talk by M. W. Barley
Department of Extra-Mural Studies,
University of Nottingham
A detailed survey of minor domestic architecture in Monmouthshire has recently been completed by Sir Cyril Fox and Lord Raglan. Mr. Barley describes the way in which the archaeological material has been collected for this publication and talks about the bearing of this new evidence upon social conditions in rural England during the seventeenth century.

Contributors

Talk By: M. W. Barley
Unknown: Sir Cyril Fox
Unknown: Lord Raglan.

: 'SLY'

Act 3: A cellar in the palace
followed by an interlude at 7.55

: ' THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING '

by J. R. R. Tolkien
A radio adaptation in six parts from Volume I of ' The Lord of the Rings '
5 — 'The Moria Gate '
For details see Monday at 6.20

Contributors

Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien

: SCHUBERT

Quartet No. 4, in C (D.46)
Quartet No. 10. in G minor (D.173) played by the Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) Leonard Dight (violin)
Stephen Shingles (viola) Francisco Gabarro (cello)
No. 2 in C (D.32), No. 5 in B fiat (D.68), and No. 12 in C minor (Quarlettsatz) (D.703): December 23

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Violin: Leonard Dight
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Francisco Gabarro

: SCIENCE AND THE SINGER

A discussion between George Baker , Joseph Hislop , Franklyn Kelsey , and Desmond Shawe -Taylor, with Alec Robertson in the chair
Mr. Kelsey believes that ' laryngeal resistance to the upward thrust of the breath governs the whole question of voice training.' Singing teachers seldom think alike, and many would dispute this and other statements in Mr. Kelsey's recent broadcast talks.

Contributors

Unknown: George Baker
Unknown: Joseph Hislop
Unknown: Franklyn Kelsey
Unknown: Desmond Shawe
Unknown: Alec Robertson

: FOUR POETS OF MODERN GREECE

I-Palamas and Sikelianos
Poems read in Greek by Elsa Verghis and in English by «
Jill Balcon
Translations by Ian Scott-Kilvert

Contributors

Unknown: Elsa Verghis
Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: Ian Scott-Kilvert

: LISZT

Tomford Harris (piano).
Etudes d'execution transcendante:
Preludio: A minor; Paysage; Mazeppa; Feux follets; Vision; Eroica; Wilde Jagd: Ricordanza: F minor; Harmonies du soir; Chasse-neige
Last of a series of eight programmes of piano music by Liszt

Contributors

Piano: Tomford Harris








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