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A play for radio by BERNARD KOPS with Cyril Shaps and Michael Crawford
Other parts played by Robert Bishop. David Duffield
Michael Picardie. Hugh Walters Pauline Wvnn , Patrick Godfrey Etain O'Dell and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Music composed and conducted by John Beckett Produced by Michael BAKEWELL
Michael Crawford is appearing in Come Blow Your Horn ' at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London
To be repeated on August 15
This play, commissioned by the Third Programme, is a satirical attack upon what J. B. Priestley once described as our Admass civilisation.


Unknown: Bernard Kops
Unknown: Cyril Shaps
Unknown: Michael Crawford
Played By: Robert Bishop.
Played By: David Duffield
Unknown: Michael Picardie.
Unknown: Hugh Walters
Unknown: Pauline Wvnn
Unknown: Patrick Godfrey
Unknown: Etain O'Dell
Conducted By: John Beckett
Produced By: Michael Bakewell
Reverend James: Rolf Lefebvre
Mrs Todd: Natalie Kent
Robert: Michael Spice
Daphne: Patricia Leventon
Danny: Michael Crawford
Mr Todd: Cyril Shaps
Helen: Janette Richer
Beatnik poet: Anthony Hall


Schola Polyphonica
Director, Henry Washington
From Brompton Oratory, London
This is the first of two programmes of music from the Eton Choirbook and Old Hall MS.


Director: Henry Washington


A review by Patric Dickinson
The second of three programmes in which he discusses the speaking of poetry, with illustrations chosen from gramophone records issued in recent years
The programme includes Readings by Peggy Ashcroft , Robert Donat Cedric Hardwicke , John Neville
Ralph Richardson , Cecil Trouncer


Review By: Patric Dickinson
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Robert Donat
Unknown: Cedric Hardwicke
Unknown: John Neville
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Cecil Trouncer


Sonata for piano duet played by Grete and Josef Dichler on a gramophone record


Unknown: Josef Dichler

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