A novel by Henry Green
Adapted for radio and produced by Frederick Bradnum with Preston Lockwood and Denise Bryer
Cast in order of speaking:
DURING THE INTERVAL (7.0-7.10 app.):
A minor, Op. 34 No. 2 E minor. Op. posth. played by Artur Rubinstein (piano) on gramophone records
Eldon, a dying butler:
Charley Raunce, head footman:
Albert his pantry boy:
Edith, a housemaid:
Violet Tennant her daughter-in-law:
Margot van Der
Kate a housemaid:
Paddy the lampman:
Mary a kitchenmaid:
Jane, another kitchenmaid:
Mrs Welch, the cook:
Miss Swift, their nanny:
Ode on the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
John Whitworth (counter-tenor)
Carl . Dolmetsch (recorder)
Edgar Hunt (recorder)
Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba)
Walter Bergmann (harpsichord) Blow's setting of Dryden's Ode (1695) is tonight being broadcast for the first time.
Talk by Samuel Pauw
Principal of the University of South Africa
Professor Pauw speaks about the outlook of his own people, from the isolationism of the days of the Great Trek to the growing economic security of the present. He examines in particular their changing attitude to the British, our friend the enemy,' and also their deep sense of group unity.
by Cor de Groot
This talk is a psychological study of the historian of the Jewish War: an analysis of his motives and of his philosophy of history.
Quartet No. 1, Op. 46 played by the Martin String Quartet:
David Martin. Marjorie Lavers
Eileen Grainger. Bernard Richards
A talk by Peter Ure on some sonnets from
'Astrophel and Stella" by Sir Philip Sidney
Reader. Anthony Jacobs
In this series critics are invited to take a poem, or passage from a poem, and examine it in as much detail as they see fit in order to bring out the full .meaning.
The sonnets read and discussed are
Nos. 10, 33, 85, and 38 in Silver Poets of the Sixteenth Century, edited by Gerald Bullett.
(The recorded broadcast of June 26)