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: The Plough and the Stars

by Sean O'Casey
Adapted for broadcasting by Alec Macdonald
[Starring] Liam Redmond
with Patrick Troughton and Sheila Manahan

4.30-4.35 Interlude.

Contributors

Author: Sean O'Casey
Adapted for broadcasting by: Alec MacDonald
Producer: John Gibson
Fluther Good: Liam Redmond
Peter Flynn: Harry Hutchinson
Mrs Gogan: Shela Ward
The Young Covey: Jack MacGowran
Nora Clitheroe: Sheila Manahan
Bessie Burgess: Peggy Marshall
Jack Clitheroe: Patrick Troughton
Mollser, Mrs Gogan's consumptive child: Grania O'Shannon
Captain Brennan, of the Irish Citizen Army: Brian O'Higgins
A Barman: J.G. Devlin
Rosie Redmond: Doreen Keogh
Man addressing a crowd: Maurice O'Callaghan
Lieutenant Langon, of the Irish Volunteers: Donal Donnelly
Corporal Stoddart, of the Wiltshires: Manning Wilson
Sergeant Tinley, of the Wiltshires: Eric Anderson

: 'ARIADNE AUF NAXOS'

Opera in one act with a prologue
Words by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music by Richard Strauss sung in German: on records
Cast in order of singing:
Philharmonia Orchestra
CONDUCTED BY HERBERT VON KARAJAN
THE PROLOGUE: A hall in the mansion of a Viennese nobleman

Contributors

Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music By: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
The Majordomo (spoken part): Alfred Neugebauer
A Music Master: Karl Doncb
The Composer: Irmgard Seefried
The Tenor (Bacchus): Rudolf Schock
An Officer: Gerhard Unger
A Dancing Master: Hugues Cuenod
A Wig Maker: Erich Strauss
A Lackey: Otakar Kraus
Zerbinetta: Rita Streich
Prima Donna (Ariadne): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Brighella: Helmut Krebs
Arlecchino: Hermann Prey
Scaramuccio: Gerhard Unger
Truffaldino: Fritz Ollendorff
Naiad: , Lisa Otto
Dryad: Grace Hoffman
Echo: Anny Felbermayer

: A LETTER

from Hugo von Hofmannsthal to Richard Strauss in which he explains the meaning of the libretto of Ariadne auf Naxos
The letter has been translated by Hanns Hammelmann

Contributors

Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Translated By: Hanns Hammelmann

: A WORLD ENDS'

A short story by Wolfgang Hildesheimer
Translated from the German by Christopher Holme
Read by Marius Goring

Contributors

Story By: Wolfgang Hildesheimer
Unknown: Christopher Holme
Read By: Marius Goring

: ' ARIADNE AUF NAXOS'

THE OPERA: A stage set erected in the hall, representing the outside of Ariadne's cave

: 'A PASSAGE TO ENGLAND'

Four socratic dialogues written by Nirad C. Chaudhurt
1-' Now that April's there '
Nirad Chaudhuri's Autobiography of an Unknown Indian created a considerable stir when it was published in Britain in 1951. In 1955 the Overseas Services of the BBC invited him to visit England for the first time to see how far the country corresponded to the idea of it that he had gained from literature.
The part of Nirad Chaudhurl is played by Hugh Griffith and his two sons by Basil Jones and Richard Bebb
Produced by Gerard Mansell

Contributors

Written By: Nirad C. Chaudhurt
Played By: Hugh Griffith
Unknown: Basil Jones
Unknown: Richard Bebb
Produced By: Gerard Mansell

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Hurwitz Chamber Ensemble
Director and solo violin,
Emanuel Hurwitz
Charles Spinks
(harpsichord continuo)

Contributors

Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks

: THE PRICE OF TECHNOLOGY

Two talks by Gerald Sykes based on the evidence of his own country, the United States of America
I-Technology and Politics
In this talk the speaker suggests that the drawbacks to our progress first became apparent through political disasters and that an understanding of unconscious factors in politics is now necessary for survival.

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Sykes

: MEMORIES OF A BALLAD HUNTER

In six programmes Alan Lomax Introduces folk music he has recorded on his travels
5 — Italy: Sicily and Calabria
Produced by Sasha Moorsom

Contributors

Introduces: Alan Lomax
Produced By: Sasha Moorsom

: RECITAL

Dushan Trboyevich (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Dushan Trboyevich

: PROSPECT

Planning and Local Government
Talk by Derek Senior
The local government correspondent of the Manchester Guardian continues the planning discussion in this series.

Contributors

Talk By: Derek Senior

: ANTOINE LISTE

Sonata, Op. 3 played by William Waterhouse (bassoon)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Played By: William Waterhouse
Piano: Ernest Lush








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