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: James McKechnie and Leo McKern with Derek Birch in 'WOLVES'

(' Les Loups') by Romain Rolland
Translated by John Holmstrom
Adapted for broadcasting by Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced by R. D. Smith
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Peter Carver , Peter Claughton and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
The date is 1793. The city of Mainz. held by the French Citizens' Army, is besieged by Prussian forces: the great hall of the Hotel du Roi d'Angleterre is serving at staff headquarters to the National Convention, and the Republican officers are in council.
(Leo McKern is in ' The Queen and the Rebels ' at the Haymarket Theatre, London)
at 9.10
Peter Forster writes on page 6 followed by an interlude at 4.30


Unknown: Romain Rolland
Translated By: John Holmstrom
Broadcasting By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Played By: Peter Carver
Played By: Peter Claughton
Unknown: Leo McKern
Unknown: Peter Forster
Quesnel, Commissioner of the National Convention: Anthony Shaw
Verrat: Leo McKern
Vidalot: Anthony Sagar
Buquet: Geoffrey Wincott
D'Oyron: Derek Birch
Teulier: James McKechnie
Chapelas: George Merritt
The Spy: Malcolm Hayes
Jean-Amable: Simon Lack
Hotel-keeper: Richard George


('The Woman without a Shadow ')
An opera in three acts
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music by Richard Strauss
(sung In German)
Voices of Unborn Children:
Erika Koth , Anny van Kruyswyk. Antonie Fahberg , Elisabeth Lindermeier , Ruth Michaelis. and Ina Gerhein
(Continued in next column)
Watchmen: Max Proebstl ,
Karl Hoppe , and Hans Hermann Nissen
Serving-maids: Erika Koth ,
Antonie Fahberg , and Ruth Michaelis
Chorus and Orchestra of the Munich State Opera
Producer. Rudolf Hartmann
Act I
The terrace of the Emperor's palace; Barak's house
Stephen Williams writes on page 4


Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music By: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Erika Koth
Unknown: Anny van Kruyswyk.
Unknown: Antonie Fahberg
Unknown: Elisabeth Lindermeier
Unknown: Ruth Michaelis.
Unknown: Ina Gerhein
Unknown: Max Proebstl
Unknown: Karl Hoppe
Unknown: Hans Hermann Nissen
Unknown: Erika Koth
Unknown: Antonie Fahberg
Unknown: Ruth Michaelis
Conducted By: George Sebastian
Producer: Rudolf Hartmann
Unknown: Stephen Williams
The Emperor: Hans Hopf
The Empress: Leonie Rysanek
The Nurse: Lilian Benningsen
The Spirit Messenger: Kurt Böhme
Barak, the Dyer: Josef Metternich
The'Dyer's Wife: Marianne Schech
The Voice of the Falcon: Gerda Sommerschuh
The Guardian of the Threshold: Erika Koth
The Apparition of a Young Man: Howard Vandenburg
A Voice from Above: Ina Gerhein
The Dyer's three Brothers: The One-Eyed Man: Karl Hoppe
The One-Armed Man: Rudolf Wtinzer
The Hunchback: Karl Ostertag


by Eva Taylor
Looking with a geographer's eye at some of the new towns like Harlow and Basildon, Professor Taylor suggests that their location was not considered with enough care. She has, however, some constructive suggestions to make.


Unknown: Eva Taylor


' AcT 2
Barak's house; a pavilion in a wood; Barak's house; the Empress's bedroom; Barak's house


A talk about Wittgenstein and why he presents no method in philosophy by G. A. Paul
Fellow of University College, Oxford


Unknown: G. A. Paul


A poem in four parts by John Redwood Anderson
Read by Gerik Schjelderup
at 8.20


Read By: Gerik Schjelderup


Act 3
An underground vault; the entrance to a temple; inside the temple; an open landacape
To be repeated on January 29 followed by an interlude at 9.20


Talk by Ralph Vaughan Williams , o.M.
A shortened version of a lecture recently delivered at the Composers' Concourse, London


Talk By: Ralph Vaughan Williams


The Art of Fugue
Pietro Scarpini (piano)
Contrapuncti 1-4
(four simple fugues)
Contrapuncti 5-7
(three stretto fuguea)
This is the first of three recitals in which ' The Art of Fugue ' will be played by Pietro Scarpini.
Wednesday at 10.0


Piano: Pietro Scarpini
Played By: Pietro Scarpini.


by Sacheverell Sitwell
A talk suggested by the exhibition of Portuguese Art from 8oo to 1800, at present on view in London at the Royal Academy.
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 5)


Unknown: Sacheverell Sitwell


Suite: L'Histoire du Soldat played by David Oppenheim (clarinet) Loren Glickman (bassoon)
Robert Nagel (trumpet) Erwin Price (trombone) Alex Schneider (violin)
Julius Levine (double-bass) Alfred Howard (percussion) Conducted by the composer on gramophone records


Clarinet: David Oppenheim
Bassoon: Loren Glickman
Bassoon: Robert Nagel
Violin: Alex Schneider
Double-Bass: Julius Levine
Double-Bass: Alfred Howard

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