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: The Mighty and Their Fall

by Ivy COMPTON-BURNETT adapted for radio by Christopher Sykes
In collaboration with the author
Lavinia Middleton. ... Patience Collier
Selina Middleton. ...Beatrix Lehmann Ninian's children:
Narration by John Glen
(Patience Collier broadcasts by permission of the Governors of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; Carleton Hobbs is appearing in 'Luther' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)
To be repeated on March 4 See page 50

During the Interval (9.0-9.10 app.)
First movement of the String Quartet in E minor. Op. 44 No.2 played by the Tatrai Quartet on a gramophone record


Unknown: Ivy Compton-Burnett
Unknown: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Lavinia Middleton.
Unknown: Selina Middleton.
Unknown: Beatrix Lehmann
Unknown: John Glen
Production By: Christopher Sykes
Agnes: Anna Bentinck
Leah: Veronica Page
Hengist: Shaun Sculley
Ninian Middleton: Norman Shelley
Egbert: Jeremy Spenser
Hugo: Geoffrey Wincott
Ransom: Carleton Hobbs
Mrs Chilton: Joan Hart
Miss Starkie: Dorothy Black
Ainger: David William
Cook: Gladys Spencer


played by Lamar Crowson Sonata in D major
(Haydn Society No. 14)
Arietta con variazione to E fiat major
Fantasia in C major
Seventh in a series of weekly recitals which will include all Haydn's fifty-two piano sonatas.


Played By: Lamar Crowson


A series of talks commenting on current legal issues
RECORDING THE CRIMINAL by Eryl Hall Williams Reader in Criminology in the University of London
There is growing concern over the use of tape recordings in the courts. How far are they admissible as evidence in criminal proceedings? Clearly there are great dangers in using them at all; so to what extent should they be used? Mr. Hall Williams considers these questions and compares the practice here with that in the United States.


Reader: Eryl Hall Williams
Unknown: Mr. Hall Williams

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