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: Donald Wolfit and James McKechnie with Ian Lubbock and Anthony Shaw in 'DANTON'

by Romain Rolland
Translated by John Holmstrom
Adapted and produced by R. D. Smith
Characters in order of speaking.
Workmen, officers. whores tricoteuses. and citizens of Paris played by Leigh Crutchley and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
BORING THE INTERVAL (9.25-9.35 app.):
Overture, Timoleon (Mihul) : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt.: on a record


Unknown: Romain Rolland
Translated By: John Holmstrom
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Played By: Leigh Crutchley
Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham.
Lucille Desmoulins: Emma Young
Camille Desmoulins: Ian Lubbock
Hérault de Sechelles: Richard Butler
Philippeaux: Trevor Martin
Danton: Donald Wolflt
General Westermann: Anthony Shaw
Robespierre: James McKechnie
lime Duplay: Elsa Palmer
Bleonore Duplay: Nicolette Bernard
Saint-Just: David Garth
Billaud-Varenne: Hugh Manning
Vadier: Lockwood West
Herman, President of the Revolutionary Tribunal: Malcolm Hayes
Fouquier-Tinville. the Public Prosecutor: John Graham
David, the painter: David March
Fabre d'Eglantine: John Dearth
Foreman of the Jury: Frank Windsor


A programme of songs-chosen and introduced by Basil Ashmore
Including some being broadcast for the first time
Four guitar songs (Op. 13 and 29) Romance: Elle était simple
Klage; Der kleine Fritz; Was zieht
(Op. 15)
Elfenlied, Op. 80 No. 3
Das Madchen an das erste Schneeglockchen. Op. 71 No. 3
Unbefangenheit. Op. 30 No. 3 Die Temperamente, Op. 46
From Chindara's warbling fount
(Thomas Moore )
Adele Leigh (soprano)
Alexander Young (tenor) Freddie Phillips (guitar) Frederick Stone (piano)


Introduced By: Basil Ashmore
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Thomas Moore
Soprano: Adele Leigh
Tenor: Alexander Young
Guitar: Freddie Phillips
Piano: Frederick Stone

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