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by Francoise Sagan translated by LUCIENNE HILL adapted by CYNTHIA PUGHE
Produced by VAL GIELGUD
This ironic comedy is set in a Swedish castle where a present-day family wear 18thcentury costume.
1 Second broadcast


Unknown: Francoise Sagan
Translated By: Lucienne Hill
Adapted By: Cynthia Pughe
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Narrator: Grizelda Hervey
Eleonore: Mary Wimbush
Sebastien: Alan Wheatley
Ophelia: Gudrun Ure
Agatha: Janet Burnell
Hugo: Ralph Truman
Frederic: Lewis Stringer
Gunther: Earle Grey


Clementi Sonata in F sharp minor Scarlatti
Six Sonatas
G major (L.387) B minor IL.263) A major (L.395) A major (L.393)
G major (L.486) ' D minor (L.422)
Chopin Ballade No. 2


Piano: Clementi Sonata
Unknown: Chopin Ballade


A series of talks commenting on current legal issues Risks in Reporting Foreign Trials by D. R. HARRIS Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford
Reports here of British trials are protected by privilege. But how free are British journalists to report foreign cases? Mr. Harris uses a recent libel action against a British newspaper to illustrate his discussions of privilege in reporting foreign trials. Second broadcast


Unknown: D. R. Harris

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