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: NEW COMMENT

A weekly review of the arts
This edition consists of two interviews with novelists:
YUKIO MISHIMA , the Japanese author of The Sound of Waves and The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, talks to ANTHONY THWAITE
THOMAS HINDE , author of Mr. Nicholas and For The Good of the Company, talks to ANTHONY QUINTON
Introduced by GEORGE MAcBETH

Contributors

Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Unknown: Anthony Thwaite
Unknown: Thomas Hinde
Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Introduced By: George MacBeth

: THE DANCE OF DEATH

by August Strindberg with Margaret Leighton
Donald Wolfit
Sebastian Shaw and Catherine Dolan
Adapted by Max FABER from his English version
Part 2
Pianist, Clifton Helliwell
Production by H. B. FORTUIN The broadcast of January 30,
1961, in the Home Service
Tonight's play is not among Strindberg's best - known dramas, but to some critics it is his masterpiece. It is certainly the fullest analysis of the problem that haunted him for most of his life: the nature of the bond that unites a man and woman in marriage: a contract demanded by society that matures into either indifference or a vicious entanglement of love and hate

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Leighton
Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Sebastian Shaw
Unknown: Catherine Dolan
Adapted By: Max Faber
Pianist: Clifton Helliwell
Production By: H. B. Fortuin
Edgar, Captain of the garrison artillery: Donald Wolfit
Alice, his wife, an ex-actress: Margaret Leighton
Jenny, maid: Mairhi Russell
Kurt, quarantine officer, Alice's cousin: Sebastian Shaw
Judith, daughter of the Captain and Alice: Catherine Dolan
Alan, Kurt's son: Nicholas Edmett
The Lieutenant: John Bryning

: RECITAL

PETER PEARS (tenor)
JULIAN BREAM
(lute and guitar)
Second broadcast








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