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A programme suitable to the time of year
Devised and introduced by Charles Cudworth
Illustrations on gramophone records include excerpts from Handel's Viola Concerto, C. P. E. Bach's Concerto for orchestra. J. C. Bach's Cello Concerto, Mozart's 'Adelaide' Concerto and ' Wiegen.lied,' and music by Rossi, Stradella, Bugsworthy, and others


Introduced By: Charles Cudworth

: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

by William Shakespeare
[Starring] Frankie Howerd and Perlita Neilson
Music by Anthony Bernard
Arranged for broadcasting and produced by Raymond Raikes
John Carol Case (baritone) and a section of the London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Lionel Bentley )
Conducted by Anthony Bernard
SCENE: Verona, Milan, and a forest on the frontiers of Mantua
To be repeated on April 6
See page 4
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.25-9.35 app.): Movements from Suite No. 3. Antiche danze ed arie per liuto (Respighi): played by the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor Karl Münchinger on a gramophone record


Author: William Shakespeare
Music: Anthony Bernard
Arranged for broadcasting and produced by: Raymond Raikes
Baritone: John Carol Case
Musicians: A section of the London Chamber Orchestra
Leader: Lionel Bentley
Conductor: Anthony Bernard
Duke, father to Silvia: Laidman Browne
The two gentlemen - Valentine: John Westbrook
The two gentlemen - Protheus: Charles Hodgson
Antonia, father to Protheus: John Ruddock
Thurio, a foolish rival to Valentine: Godfrey Kenton
Eglamour, agent for Silvia in her escape: James Thomason
Speed, a clownish servant to Valentine: Charles Leno
Launce, the like to Protheus: Frankie Howerd
Crab, his dog: Percy Edwards
Panthio, servant to Antonio: Ronald Baddiley
Host, where Julia lodges: Arthur Young
Outlaw, with Valentine: Edward Jewesburv
Outlaw, with Valentine: Rolf Lefebvre,
Outlaw, with Valentine: Ronald Baddiley
Julia, beloved of Protheus: Perlita Neilson
Silvia, beloved of Valentine: Caroline Leigh
Lucetta, waiting-woman to Julia: Betty Baskcomb


Quartet in E flat (K.428) played by the Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)


Violin: Norbert Brainin
Violin: Siegmund Nissel
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

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