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A weekly review of the arts with interviews and discussions
Introduced by George MacBeth
It is hoped to devote this week's edition to the theme of Art in the North


Introduced By: George MacBeth


Max Adrian with Darek Godfrey
Valerie Hanson andBarry Fester in Saint's Day by JOHN WHITING
Other parts played by Beatrice Bevan and members of the BEC Drama Repertory Company Adapted and produced by ROBIN MIDGLEY
: second broadcast
DURING THE INTERVALS Gary Graffman (piano) plays music by Liszt on a gramophone record
9.10-9.15 app.
II Penseroso
10 0-10.5 app.
Grandes Etudes de Paganini. No. I


Unknown: Max Adrian
Unknown: Darek Godfrey
Unknown: Valerie Hanson
Unknown: Barry Fester
Unknown: John Whiting
Played By: Beatrice Bevan
Produced By: Robin Midgley
Piano: Gary Graffman
Stella: Valerie Hanson
Charles: Barry Foster
John Winter: Beckett Bould
Paul Southman: Max Adrian
Robert Procathren: Derek Godfrey
Giles Aldus: Denys Blakelock
Christian Melrose: Ronald Fraser
Walter Killeen: Denys Hawthorne
Henry Chater: Anthony Viccars
Thomas Cowper: Julian Somers
Narrator: Rolf Lefebvre


The Lady of Shalott (Poem by Tennyson)
A cantata in four movements for tenor, viola, percussion. two pianos and celesta
Alexander Young (tenor)
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
James Blades (percussion)
Thomas Blades
Viola Tunnard and Martin Penny (two pianos.)
Conducted by Raymond Leppard
A recording of a performance in the Guildhall, King's Lynn, during this year's Festival. The Lady of Shalott was one of a number of chamber works commissioned by the BBC to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Third Programme. It was first broadcast on Octo- ber 24. 1956. '


Tenor: Alexander Young
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Viola: James Blades
Unknown: Thomas Blades
Viola: Tunnard
Conducted By: Raymond Leppard

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