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: La Photo Du Colonel

ou 'II Reste à Trouver' by Eugene Ionesco
Music by Pierre Barbaud
Produced by Michel Polac in collaboration with the Club d'Essai of RTF, and recorded in their studios. (To be broadcast in the original French) has been adapted by the author from his story published in the Nouvelle Revue Francaise. The central theme is the problem of evil.


Writer: Eugene Ionesco
Music by: Pierre Barbaud
Produced by: Michel Polac
Narrator: Eugene Ionesco
Edouard: Chauffard
Le Commissaire: Jacques Mauctair


Talk by Lionel Robbins , C.B.
Professor of Economics in the University of London
Professor Robbins assesses the different economic policies in vogue since the end of the war.


Talk By: Lionel Robbins


Virtuosi di Roma
(Collegium Musicum Italicum)
Renato Zanfini (oboe); Luigi Ferro. Franco Gulli , Edmondo Malanotte , Guido Mozzato , Alberto Poltronierl , Renato Ruotolo (violins); Alfredo Sabbadini , Aleardo Savelli (violas); Benedetto Mazzacurati , Antonio Valisi (cellos); Salvatore Pitzianti (double-bass); Giuseppe Anedda , Flavio Cor nacchia (mandolins); and Ferruccio Vignanelli (harpsichord)
Conductor, Renato Fasano
Concerto in C minor, for strings and continuo
(Continued in next column)
From II cimento dell' armonta e dell' invenzione:
Concerto in C, Op. 8 No. 12, for oboe. strings, and continuo
Concerto in D, Op. 8 No. 11, for violin, strings, and continuo
(solo violin, Franco Gulli )
Concerto in G, for two mandolins, strings, and continuo
Concerto in A, for strings and continuo


Oboe: Renato Zanfini
Oboe: Luigi Ferro.
Oboe: Franco Gulli
Oboe: Edmondo Malanotte
Oboe: Guido Mozzato
Oboe: Alberto Poltronierl
Violins: Renato Ruotolo
Violins: Alfredo Sabbadini
Violas: Aleardo Savelli
Violas: Benedetto Mazzacurati
Cellos: Antonio Valisi
Cellos: Salvatore Pitzianti
Bass: Giuseppe Anedda
Bass: Flavio Cor
Harpsichord: Ferruccio Vignanelli
Conductor: Renato Fasano
Violin: Franco Gulli


Three talks by Helen Gardner
Fellow of St. Hilda's College, Oxford
1-The Drunkenness of Noah
For Victorian Broad Churchmen like Jowett and Dean Farrar. the new literary criticism of the Bible was primarily a means of brushing aside irrelevant accretions and establishing the plain meaning of the words. Today the critic's function is valued even more highly, but the scope of his activities has changed. He has become once again ' a solver of riddles,' intent on discovering the true meaning of his text.


Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: Dean Farrar.


Solomon (piano)


Piano: Solomon

: Cyril Cusack in 'STEPHEN DEDALUS'

A play in two parts adapted by Donald Jonson and Clifford Williams from
James Joyce 's ' A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man ' and ' Stephen Hero '
Part 1 with John Beary , Brendan Caldwell , Donal Donnelly , Paul Farrell , David Hemmings. Desmond Jordan , Patricia Lehane , Michael Maguire , Norman Rodway. Thomas Studley , Sally Travers
Singer: Edmund Donlevy
Music directed by Charles Mackerras played by the Goldsbrough Orchestra
Production by David Thomson


Adapted By: Donald Jonson
Adapted By: Clifford Williams
Unknown: James Joyce
Unknown: Stephen Hero
Unknown: John Beary
Unknown: Brendan Caldwell
Unknown: Donal Donnelly
Unknown: Paul Farrell
Unknown: David Hemmings.
Unknown: Desmond Jordan
Unknown: Patricia Lehane
Unknown: Michael Maguire
Unknown: Norman Rodway.
Unknown: Thomas Studley
Singer: Sally Travers
Singer: Edmund Donlevy
Directed By: Charles MacKerras
Production By: David Thomson
Narrator: Cyril Cusack
Stephen Dedalus: Cyril Cusack
Simon, his father: Michael Golden
Mary, his mother: Peg Monahan
Mrs Riordan (' Dante '): Shela Ward
John Casey: Jack MacGowran
Uncle Charles: Seamus Kavanagh


Mattia Battistini by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
The illustrations to this talk on the Italian baritone include gramophone records of ' II mio Lionel' (Martha), ' Vieni meco' (Ernant), and the death of Rodrigo (Don Carlos ).


Unknown: Mattia Battistini
Unknown: Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Unknown: Don Carlos

: Patience Collier and Ronald Simpson in 'THE MEMOIRS OF MRS. CRAMP'

Being episodes in the family life of a professional man of letters
Episode 3 by Angus Wilson
Production by Christopher Sykeg


Unknown: Angus Wilson
Production By: Christopher Sykeg

: Madrigals

The Deller Consort: April Cantelo (soprano)
Eileen McLoughlin (soprano) Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
Wilfred Brown (tenor) Gerald English (tenor)
Maurice Bevan (baritone)


Soprano: April Cantelo
Soprano: Eileen McLoughlin
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Wilfred Erown
Tenor: Gerald English
Baritone: Maurice Bevan

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