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Sonata (1937) played by Maurice Loban (viola)
Joseph Weingarten (piano)
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Viola: Maurice Loban
Piano: Joseph Weingarten

: Free Fall

from the novel by William Golding
Radio script by Donald McWhinnie
[Starring] Paul Scofield


From the novel by: William Golding
Radio script/Producer: Donald McWhinnie
Samuel Mountjoy: Paul Scofield
Sammy, as a boy: Patricia Hayes
Ma: Betty Linton
Evie: Patricia Somerset
Johnny Spragg: (7ean England
Philip Arnold: Henry Davies
Philip, as a boy: Caroline Leigh
Headmaster of the Council School: Jeffrey Segal
Miss Massey: Pauline Wynn
Father Watts-Watt: Hamilton Dyce
A Nurse: Freda Dowie
The Verger: Will Leighton
Beatrice: Ifor; Diana Olsson
Taffy: Patricia Somerset
Dr. Halde: Ferdy Mayne
Miss Pringle: Freda Dowie
Nick Shales: Will Leighton
Headmaster of the Grammar School: Hamilton Dyce
Dr. Kenneth Enticott: John Sharples


See foot of page
Prologue and Act 1


A series of talks commenting on current legal issues
Freedom from Advertisement by A. G. Guest
Fellow of University College, Oxford Air. Guest discusses the case of Alastair Sim and H. J. Heinz & Co. Ltd., in which the stage and film actor complained that he had been enlisted against his will into the service of tinned foods.


Unknown: Alastair Sim


Acts 2 and 3


A group of talks on the possible developments in cultural and political fields
The Apocalyptic Sixties by Czeslaw Milose
Polish author and poet
Czeslaw Milosz , who has lived both in Western and Eastern Europe, thinks that there is one quality in the past few decades that may also be characteristic of the years to come-our pessimism.


Unknown: Czeslaw Milose
Unknown: Czeslaw Milosz


Acts 4 and 5


Readings and Recollections
3-The Later Years
Introduced by D. G. Bridson
In April last year D. G. Bridson visited Ezra Pound in Italy and made a series of recordings with him. These included readings from his poetry, recollections of his friends, and many expressions of opinion on art and other matters.
This, the last of three programmes, deals mainly with Pound's translations from the Chinese and his later work.
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Introduced By: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: D. G. Bridson

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