A talk by Vladimir Nabokov on Alexander Pushkin 's ' Eugene Onegin '
Vladimir Nabokov, who has recently translated this poem into English, explains why in a conflict between rhyme and reason he chooses reason.
by Anne Ridler
Adapted by Mollie Greenhalgh in collaboration with the author
Music composed by Elisabeth Lutyens and conducted by Edward Clark
Produced by R. D. Smith Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Jill Nyasa and Leonard Trolley
Organist, Charles Spinks
Ralph Morice, Cranmer's secretary:
Thomas Thirlby Bishop of Ely:
Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury:
Wodson his gaoler:
Queen's Proctors at Cranmer's trial: John Story:
Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London:
Lord Williams of Thame:
Friar John de Villa Garcia:
Friar Pedro do Soto:
Ayres for Four Voices sung by The Golden Age Singers:
Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
Elizabeth Osborn (soprano)
John Whitworth (counter-tenor)
René Soames (tenor)
Gordon Clinton (baritone)
Directed by Margaret Field-Hyde with Julian Bream (lute)
The London Consort of Viols:
Harry Danks (treble viol)
Desmond Dupré (tenor viol)
Henry Revell (bass viol)
Weep you no more, sad fountains; My thoughts are wing'd with hopes; Clear or cloudy; Dialogue, Come when I call; Where sin, sore wounding; Thou mighty God; Now. oh now I needs must part
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