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: Harry Andrews in ' THE WINTER'S TALE'

by William Shakespeare with members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Music composed by Geoffrey Wright conducted by Marcus Dods Adapted and produced by Peter Watts
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.10-9.20 app.):
Adagio in E flat (D.897) (Schubert) played by Reinhold Barchet (violin)
Helmut Reimann (cello)
Friedrich Wuhrer (piano) on a gramophone record


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Composed By: Geoffrey Wright
Conducted By: Marcus Dods
Produced By: Peter Watts
Violin: Reinhold Barchet
Cello: Helmut Reimann
Piano: Friedrich Wuhrer
THE CHRONICLER: Wilfrid Grantham
ARCHIDAMUS, a lord of Bohemia: Edgar Norfolk
CAMILLO, a Sicilian lord: George Hagan
Polixenes, king of Bohemia: Brewster Mason
LEONTES king of Sicily: Harry Andrews
HERMIONE, his queen: Joan Hart
MAMILLIUS, their son: George Bond
A LORD, attending on Leontes: Jack Gwillim
ANTIGONUS, an old lord: Eric Anderson
PAULINA, his wife: Molly Rankin
EMILIA attending on Hermione: Ella Milne
CLEOMENES: Howieson Culff
DION: Michael Turner
AN OLD SHEPHERD: George Merritt
A YOUNG SHEPHERD, his son: Frank Duncan
AUTOLYCUS, a rogue: Charles Leno
FLORlZEL, son to Polixenes: Gabriel Woolf
PERDITA, daughter to Leontes: Marjorie Westbury
MOPSA: Petra Davies
DORCAS ,: Hilda Schroder
A STEWARD: John Scott


Piano Sonata
(first broadcast in this country) played by Colin Kingsley
This Sonata by the Polish pianist and composer Kazimicrz Serocki was written in 1955. There are four movements:


Played By: Colin Kingsley
Unknown: Kazimicrz Serocki

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