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: THE RELAPSE

or Virtue in Danger
A comedy acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane in December 1696 by JOHN VANBRUGH with Pauline- Jameson, Barbara Jefford Michael Aldridge , Alec McCowen
Characters in order of speaking
Music composed by JOSEPH HOROVITZ played by the English Chamber Orchestra Leader Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted by the composer
Radio adaptation and production by RAYMOND RAIKES
Barbara Jefford and Alec McCowen broadcast by permission of the Directors of the Old Vic Trust
To be repeated on August 26
See page 18
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.0-9.10 app.)
Boismartier
Gentillesse No. 2: La Racine played by Philomusica of London directed from the harpsichord by Thurston Dart on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: John Vanbrugh
Unknown: Barbara Jefford
Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Composed By: Joseph Horovitz
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: Barbara Jefford
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: Thurston Dart
LOVELESS: John Pullen
AMANDA, his wife: Barbara Jefford
TUG, a waterman: Charles Simon
YOUNG FASHION, brother to Lord Foppington: Hugh Dickson
LORY, his servant: George Hagan
LORD FOPPINGTON, formerly Sir Novelty Fashion: Alec McCowen
PAGE to Lord Foppington: Jonathan Scott
LA VEROLE, valet to Lord Foppington: Anthony Viccars
A TAILOR: Peter Claughton
A SHOEMAKR: Philip Leaver
FORETOP, a periwig-maker: Derek Blomfleld
COUPLER, a matchmaker: Haydn Jones
ABIGAIL, maid to Amanda: Hilda Kriseman
BERINTHIA, a young widow, cousin to Amanda: Pauline Jameson
SERRINNGE, a surgeon: Anthony Viccars
WORTHY, a gentleman of the town: Michael Aldridge
RALPH servant to Sir Tunbelly: Peter Claughton
Sir TUNBELLY CLUMSEY, a country gentleman: Hamlyn Benson
Miss HOYDEN, his daughter, a great fortune: Sheila Grant
NURSE, her gouvernant: Wynne Clark
BULL, chaplain to Sir Tunbelly: Philip Leaver
SIR JOHN FRIENDLY, neighbour to Sir Tunbelly: Charles Simon

: HISTORIC PERFORMANCES

on Record
The Busch Quartet play,ing Beethoven
STRING QUARTET in E flat, Op. 127 Recorded In 1936
Bach's English Suite No. 2. in A minor, played by Harold Samuel (piano): August 20

Contributors

Played By: Harold Samuel








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