Adapted for radio by Peter Watts
Rafael Hollingshed , the Chronicler:
Gordon Davies with Arthur Lawrence , Richard Mayes
Donald Pickering. Elsa Palmer and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Peter Watts
King Edward III:
Artois, a French lord:
The Duke of Lorraine:
Edward, the Black Prince:
The Earl of Warwick:
The Countess of Salisbury:
David, King of Scotland:
Lodwick, King Edward's confidant:
The Earl of Derby:
John King of France:
Charles, Duke of Normandy, his heir:
Phillip, his younger son:
Phllippa, Edward's Queen:
Sonata in B flat, Op. 106
( Hammerklavier) played by Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Talk by F. M. L. Stoker Ph.D. , former Lecturer in Social Work, Rhodes University, Grahamstown Miss Stoker made a five-year study of the effects of rehousing on part of the Coloured population of a South African city who were moved from what was described as ' the worst slum in the world ' into a subsidised housing estate.
These effects were unexpected and in many ways disturbing. Miss Stoker analyses some of the factors that account for this.
The Indians of Natal, by Hilda Kuper : Thursday at 8.55
F. M. L.
Marionette opera in one act sung in German: on records
Aret, his son (tenor). Waldemar Kmentt
Chorus of the Vienna State Opera
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTED BY MEINHARD VON ZALLINGER
A complete score of this work was only discovered in 1950, in the library of the Paris Conservatoire. Tonight it is being broadcast for the first time in this country.
Baucis, wife of Philemon (soprano):
Narcissa, betrothed to Aret (soprano):
Philemon, a peasant (tenor):
Illustrated talk by Peter Stadlen
The speaker discusses musical plagiarism, including the attitude of composers and their public to this gentle art.
Gwendolen Mason (harp)
Dennis Brain , Neill Sanders
Edmund Chapman , Alfred Cursue