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: Sam Wanamaker and Robert Eddison in 'MISS LONELYHEARTS'

by Nathanael West with' Jon Farrell , Patricia Hayes
Charlotte Holland , Marvin Kane and Barbara Passes
Music arranged by Walter Goehr played by William Davies (organ)
Adapted and produced by D. G. Bridson


Unknown: Nathanael West
Unknown: Jon Farrell
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Charlotte Holland
Unknown: Marvin Kane
Unknown: Barbara Passes
Arranged By: Walter Goehr
Played By: William Davies
Produced By: D. G. Bridson
Miss Lonelyhearts: Sam Wanamaker
Shrike: Howard Marion-Crawford
Miss Farkis: Laurel Solash
Betty: Jane Jordan Rogers
Goldsmith: Charles Richardson
Mary Shrike: Tucker McGuire
Fay Doyle: Mavis Villiers
Peter Doyle: MacDonald Parke
Narrator: Robert Eddison


Hans Henkemans (piano)


Piano: Hans Henkemans


A literary miscellany compiled and introduced by John Lehmann with poems and prose passages from the works of British writers of the war years including:
W. H. Auden , Keith Douglas Lawrence Durrell , T. S. Eliot Roy Fuller , David Gascoyne Henry Green , Graham Greene
Alun Lewis , C. Day Lewis
Louis MacNeice , George Orwell
William Plomer , Henry Reed
William Sansom , Stephen Spender
Dylan Thomas , Terence Tiller and Denton Welch
Hugh Dickson , Valentine Dyall and Martin Starkie
Produced by George MacBeth


Introduced By: John Lehmann
Unknown: W. H. Auden
Unknown: Keith Douglas
Unknown: Lawrence Durrell
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Unknown: Roy Fuller
Unknown: David Gascoyne
Unknown: Henry Green
Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Alun Lewis
Unknown: C. Day Lewis
Unknown: Louis MacNeice
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: William Plomer
Unknown: Henry Reed
Unknown: William Sansom
Unknown: Stephen Spender
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Terence Tiller
Readers: Denton Welch
Readers: Hugh Dickson
Readers: Valentine Dyall
Readers: Martin Starkie
Produced By: George MacBeth

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