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: Peggy Ashcroft and Paul Scofield with Esme

by John Webster
Adapted by Donald MeWhinnie
Produced by R.D. Smith Delio (Godfrey Kenton ), Antonio (Tony Britton ), Bosola (Paul Rogers ), The Cardinal (Esme Percy ), Ferdinand (Paul Scofield ), Silvio (Alec Gunn ), Grisolan (Leonard Trolley ), The Duchess (Peggy Ashcroft ), Cariola (Rosalie Crutchley ), Old Lady (Nan Marriott-Watson ), Castruccio (Cyril Shaps ), Roderigo (Manning Wilson ), Julia (Mary Wim bush), A Doctor (James Dale ), Marquis of Pescara (
Geoffrey Matthews )


Unknown: Paul Rogers
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: John Webster
Adapted By: Donald Mewhinnie
Produced By: R.D. Smith Delio
Produced By: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Paul Rogers
Unknown: Esme Percy
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Alec Gunn
Unknown: Leonard Trolley
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley
Unknown: Nan Marriott-Watson
Unknown: Cyril Shaps
Unknown: Manning Wilson
Unknown: Mary Wim
Unknown: James Dale
Unknown: Geoffrey Matthews


(The Taming of the Shrew) A comic opera in four acts
Libretto by Joseph Viktor Wid mann based on Shakespeare's comedy
Music by Hermann Goetz
Chorus and Orchestra of Bayerischer Rundfunk
Conducted by Joseph Keilberth
(Recording made available by courtesy of Bayerisher Rund funk, Munich) ACTS 1 and 2


Unknown: Joseph Viktor Wid
Music By: Hermann Goetz
Conducted By: Joseph Keilberth
Unknown: Bayerisher Rund


Murder Without Design by A.R.N. Cross
Fellow of Magdalen College,
Oxford repeated on Monday at 6.30


ACTS 3 and 4 Followed by an interlude at 8.45


by John Gower (?1327-1408)
Book 3 : Anger; Book 4 : Sloth
For details see Friday at 10.35


Unknown: John Gower


Variations in F, Sonata in A minor; Adagio in B minor; Sonata in B flat played by Nina Milkina (piano recording)


Played By: Nina Milkina


by Kenneth Oakley , D. Se. of the British Museum (Natural


Unknown: Kenneth Oakley
Unknown: D. Se.


Quartet in D minor
Hirsch String Quartet

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