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: Robert Eddison in ' THE GREEN BAY TREE '

Translated and arranged by Rayner Heppenstall from the short novel
' Les Lauriers sont coupes by Edouard Dujardin
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall


Arranged By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Les Lauriers
Unknown: Edouard Dujardin
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Daniel Prince: Robert Eddison
Lucien Chavainne: Gabriel Woolf
Paul Henart: Lewis Wilson
Lea d'Arsay: Janette Richer
Marie: Ilona Ference


by Else Cross


Unknown: Else Cross

: The Future Guardians

A portrait of African leadership in the Rhodesias and Nyasaland by Erskine B. Childers.
The personalities, policies, and methods of leading African politicians in the Central African Federation are the subject of this report, which includes the recorded voices of:
In Northern Rhodesia: Kenneth Kaunda, President of the United Independence Party; Gabriel Musumbula, Minister for African Education; Harry Nkumbula, President of the African National Congress.
In Nyasaland: Hastings Banda, Leader of the Malawi Congress Party; Wellington Chirwa, former Nyasaland member of the Federal Assembly.
In Southern Rhodesia: Michael Mawema, President of the National Democratic Party; Stanlake Sam-Kance, Vice-President of the Central Africa Party; Leopold Takawira, member of the Executive of the National Democratic Party.


Presenter: Erskine B. Childers
Unknown: Gabriel Musumbula
Unknown: Harry Nkumbula.
Leader: Hastings Banda


Gareth Morris (flute) Leonard Brain (oboe)
Stephen Waters (clarinet)
Dennis Brain (horn)
Cecil James (bassoon) Wilfrid Parry (piano)
Dennis Brain died in a road accident in September 1957. This concert was recorded by the BBC Transcription Service at his last appearance as a soloist, at the 1957 Edinburgh Festival.


Flute: Gareth Morris
Oboe: Leonard Brain
Clarinet: Stephen Waters
Horn: Dennis Brain
Bassoon: Cecil James
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

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