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: Raise the Wind

A play for radio by Sheila Cregeen
with Finlay Currie, Tom Watson, John Laurie, Eithne Dunn and Peter Claughton

The play is set in the town of Tranent and in the court of James VI of Scotland, in the year 1590.
(BBC recording)
(To be repeated on June 11)

During the interval (9.20-9.30 app.)
Malcolm Arnold - Overture: Tam O' Shanter
played by the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the composer, on a gramophone record
See page 55

Contributors

Writer: Sheila Cregeen
Producer: Robin Midgley
John Cunnigham, the school master, called Dr. Fian: Tom Walson
Mother Agnes Sampson, his foster-mother: Eithne Dunne
Mistress Trumbill, at whose house he stays: Gudrun Ure
Sergeant Trumbill, her husband: Walter Carr
Rev. Alexander Craigie, the Minister: Finlay Currie
Andra Seaton, the deputy bailiff: John Laurie
Gelie Duncan, his maidservant: Mairhi Russell
Robert Grierson, a skipper, called Rob the rowar: Douglas Storm
James VI, King of Scotland: Peter Claughton
Thomas Kees, attendant to the King: Duncan McIntyre
Lord Beauly: Laidlaw Dalling
William Hudson, a gentleman: Anthony Viccars
The Warder: Roddy MacMillan
The Waker: Jack Shaw
The Town Crier: Thomas Bowman
Archie Toft: Wilfred Babbage
McQuisten: Julian Somers
Mistress Lorimer: Janet Burnell
Mary, her daughter, called Eva: Annette Crosbie

: BARTOK'S STRING QUARTETS

Aeolian String Quartet
Sydney Humphreys. Trevor Williams
Wartson Forbes , Derek Simpson
Last of six programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Sydney Humphreys.
Unknown: Trevor Williams
Unknown: Wartson Forbes
Unknown: Derek Simpson

: NOT MARBLE NOR THE GILDED MONUMENTS

Fifth of twelve programmes including all
Shakespeare's sonnets
Marius Goring reads SONNETS XLIII-LV
Introduced by Rayner HeppenBtall

Contributors

Unknown: Marius Goring
Introduced By: Rayner Heppenbtall








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