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A weekly review of the arts Introduced by George MacBeth
This edition is mainly devoted to opera, and includes
The Italian film director and producer Luchino Viscontl in conversation with Arthur Boyars
Ossia Trilling on the world première of Bruno Gillet 's prize-winning opera II Visconte Dimezzato at
Monte Carlo and Charles Osborne on the Covent
Garden production of Richard Strauss 's opera The Silent Woman


Introduced By: George MacBeth
Unknown: Luchino Viscontl
Unknown: Bruno Gillet
Unknown: Visconte Dimezzato
Unknown: Monte Carlo
Unknown: Charles Osborne
Unknown: Richard Strauss


Translated and adapted by Henry Reed with Stephen Murray and Nigel Davenport
Other parts played by John Graham ,
Stanley Lebor , Philip Morant. and members of the cast
Special effects by the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop
Production by MARTIN ESSLIN
Nigel Davenport is appearing in 'Bonne Soupe ' at the Comedy Theatre;
Patrick Magee in Whistle m the Dark at the Apollo Theatre, London
Skalkottas: Five of his Ten Sketches for Strings played by the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra conducted by Szymon Goldberg on a gramophone record


Unknown: Dino Buzzati
Adapted By: Henry Reed
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Played By: John Graham
Played By: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Philip Morant.
Production By: Martin Esslin
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Bonne Soupe
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Conducted By: Szymon Goldberg
Giovanni Corte: Stephen Murray
His mother: Mary O'Farrell
Anita, his wife: Grizelda Hervey
Bianca, his daughter: Monica Grey
Dr Malvezzi his family doctor: James Thomason
Professor Claretta: Nigel Davenport
Professor Schroeder: Felix Felton
Gloria, Corte's secretary: Dorit Welles
Menti: Keith Williams
Spanna' ' ' ' ' ' ': John Bryning
GQbbi: Charles Hodgson
Mrs Perozzi: Miriam Karlin
Mascherini: Tom Watson
Patient on the Third Floor: Patrick Magee
Nurses .: Janet Burnell
Nurses .: Dorothy Primrose
Nurses .: Gladys Spencer
Nurses .: Molly Rankin
Nurses .: Delia Paton


by Alirio Diaz


Unknown: Alirio Diaz

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