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: ' DIARMUID AND GRAINNE'

A radio play by Padraic Fallon
Music composed by Elizabeth Poston conducted by Douglas Robinson
(Continued in next column)
Production by Frederick Bradnum
During the Interval (3.50-4.0 app.):
C. P. E. Bach
Three Sonatas for wind instruments played by the London Baroque Ensemble
Conductor. Karl Haas on gramophone records

Contributors

Play By: Padraic Fallon
Composed By: Elizabeth Poston
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
Conductor: Karl Haas
The Narrator: Denis McCarthy
Diarmuid: Paul Connell
Grainne: Adrienne Corri
The High King Cormac: Jack MacGowran
Finn leader of the Fianna: William Devlin
Ossian his son: T St John Barry
Oscar grandson of Finn: Harry Towb
Caolte, comrade of Finn: Wilfrid Brambell
Diorruine son of Dobar O Baoiscne: Allan McClelland
Aodh son of Andela: Robert Mooney
Aonghus, son of Art: Cecil Brock
The Herald: Olaf Pooley
The Giant Master of the Quicken-tree: Norman Shelley
The Green Planet: Willoughby Gray
The Boar: Lionel Ngakane
Angus: Donovan Winter
A young man: Donovan Winter
A runner: Murray Hayne
A soldier: David Laing
A servant: Davld Lalng
Goli: Wyndham Milligan
A soldier: Wyndham Milligan
A father: Tony Quinn
A countryman: Tony Quinn
Conan: Shiell
A father: O'Donovan Shiell
A countryman: Charles Maunsell
A father: Charles Maunsell

: 'A MAY NIGHT'

Opera in three acts by Rimsky-Korsakov sung in Russian: on records
Cast in order of singing:
Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre Academy
Conducted BY VASILI NEBOLISIN
The action takes place in Little Russia, near Dikanka, during Whitsun week
Act 1
A village street, in front of Hanna's cottage

Contributors

Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov
Conducted By: Vasili Nebolisin

: THE POOR RELATION AT TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Lord Radcliffe, G.B.E., speaks on the Report ' National Gallery: 1938-54 '

: A MAY NIGHT'

Acr 2
Scene 1: The village headman's house
Scene 2: A village street, in front of the scribe's cottage
Act 3: The lakeside

: THE MAL DU SIECLE'

Three talks by Robert Baldick , D.Phil.
Lecturer in Modern Languages at University and Pembroke Colleges,
Oxford
2-Spleen and Disillusion
In the second of his three talks on pessimism in nineteenth-century French literature Dr. Baldick deals with the phase of ' realist disillusionment ' which developed after the revolutions of 1830 and 1848.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Baldick

: BEETHOVEN

Quartet in B flat. Op. 18 No. 6 Quartet in F, Op. 135 played by the Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin. Siegmund Nissel
Peter Schidlof, Martin Lovett

Contributors

Unknown: Norbert Brainin.
Unknown: Martin Lovett

: A TIME TO RECALL

A talk by Michael Tippett on the Mozart bicentenary
Also this week: ' The Birth of an Opera/ t programme about 'The Marriage of Figaro ' (Monday and Wednesday); a concert from the Royal Festival Hall (Tuesday); * Idomeneo * from Salzburg (Friday); Mass in C minor (Saturday).

Contributors

Talk By: Michael Tippett

: « MAISIE'

A literary invention by V. S. Pritchett
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall with Angela Clare , Gladys Spencer and Zena Walker

Contributors

Unknown: S. Pritchett
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Angela Clare
Unknown: Gladys Spencer
Unknown: Zena Walker
Henry James: Carleton Hobbs
William James: MacDonald Parke
Secretary: Duncan McLntyre
Mason: Anthony Jacoba

: SONG RECITAL

Suzanne Danco (soprano)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Suzanne Danco

: THE ORIGIN OF THE ETRUSCANS

by Sir Gavin de Beer, F.R.L
Director, British Museum
(Natural History)
Who were the Etruscans? Were they the original inhabitants of Italy, or did they come from Asia Minor? Sir Gavin de Beer shows how science can be turned to answer this and other questions.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Gavin de Beer, F.R.L

: HERBERT HOWELLS

Sonata No. 3, in E minor, Op. 38 played by Alan Loveday (violin)
Leonard Cassint (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Alan Loveday
Piano: Leonard Cassint








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