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: Michael Redgrave Fay Compton and Frances Cuka in 'PEER GYNT'

by Henrik Ibsen
English version by Norman Ginsbury
Music by HARALD SAEVERUD with Tobi Weinberg , Janet Burnell , Trevor Martin , Judith Gibson , Keith Williams , Cecile Chevreau , Patricia Leventon , Harold Reese , Hilda Schroder , Nigel Anthony , Peter Bartlett , Jeffrey Segal , Robert Ornbo
The Linden Singers
Desmond Dupre (lute)
Sinfonia of London
Conductor, John Hollingsworth Produced by Donald MeWhinnie
(: second broadcast)
DURING THE INTERVAL (6.30-6.45 app.): Sonata No. 1, in A minor (Schumann), played by Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violin) and Carl Seeman (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Henrik Ibsen
Unknown: Norman Ginsbury
Music By: Harald Saeverud
Unknown: Tobi Weinberg
Unknown: Janet Burnell
Unknown: Trevor Martin
Unknown: Judith Gibson
Unknown: Keith Williams
Unknown: Cecile Chevreau
Unknown: Patricia Leventon
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Hilda Schroder
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Peter Bartlett
Unknown: Jeffrey Segal
Unknown: Robert Ornbo
Singers: Desmond Dupre
Conductor: John Hollingsworth
Produced By: Donald Mewhinnie
Played By: Wolfgang Schneiderhan
Played By: Carl Seeman
Narrator: Frederick Treves
Aase, widow of John Gym: Fay Compton
Peer Gynt, her son: Michael Redgrave
Solveig: Frances Cuka
Ingrid: Barbara Ashcroft
A Woman in green: Margaret Whiting
The King of the Dovre: Peter Claughton
A Voice in the darkness: Will Leighton
Anitra, daughter of an Arab chief: Mairhi Russell
Professor Begriffenfeldt, Ph D , director of the lunatic asylum in Cairo.: Allan McClelland
A Button-moulder: Haydn Jones

: MAHLER

See foot of page and page 3
followed by an interlude at 10.0

: GERMANY TODAY

The Decline of the Theatre by Friedrich Luft theatre and film critic
Every town in Germany has its theatres and opera house; but, despite this, Friedrich Luft thinks that plays, productions, and acting both in West Germany and East Berlin have not their pre-war quality.
Third of six talks

Contributors

Unknown: Friedrich Luft
Unknown: Friedrich Luft

: 'NCUNCU-THE HONEYBIRD'

An English version of a Pondo legend from the Tranakei Territory, South Africa
Script by Mendl Jacobs
Reader, Magdalene Ntusl
Singer. Mrs. Matabane
Arranged for broadcasting by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Script By: Mendl Jacobs
Reader: Magdalene Ntusl
Broadcasting By: Maurice Brown

: RAVEL

Rapsodie Espagnole played by Mary and Geraldine Peppin
(two pianos)
(: second broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Geraldine Peppin

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