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by William Shakespeare with Sylvia Syms as The Princess of France
Geraldine McEwan as Rosaline
Tony Britton as Berowne
Characters in order of speaking
Love's Labour's Lost
Scene: The King of Navarre's park, 1597
Music by GERALD FINZI originally composed for a radio production in 1946 played by the London Chamber Orchestra Leader, Lionel Bentley
Conducted by Anthony Bernard Produced by RAYMOND RAIKES
To be repeated on January 15
See page 43
DURING THE INTERVAL in the performance of the play:
9.0-9.10* John Ireland '
Piano Pieces played by Alan Rowlands on a gramophone record


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Geraldine McEwan
Unknown: Tony Britton
Music By: Gerald Finzi
Leader: Lionel Bentley
Conducted By: Anthony Bernard
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Piano: John Ireland
Played By: Alan Rowlands
King of Navarre: Godfrey Kenton
His companions: Longaville: Michael Deacon
His companions: Dumaine: Geoffrey Matthews
His companions: Berowne: Tony Britton
Constable (Dull): George Hagan
Clown (Costard): Peter Pratt
Braggart (Don Armado): Basil Langton
Boy (Moth), page to Armado: Anthony Hall
Maid (Jacquenetta): Sheila Grant
Boyet: Austin Trevor
Princess of France: Sylvia Syms
Her ladies: Maria: Shirley Cooklin
Her ladies: Katherine: Elizabeth Morgan
Her ladies: Rosaline: Geraldine McEwan
Forester: Anthony Viccars
Curate (Sir Nathaniel): Norman Shelley
Pedant (Holofernes): Hamlyn Benson
Marcade, a messenger: Kenneth Hyde
Narrator: Michael Spice


MAURICE BEVAN (baritone)
Emanuel Hurwitz (violin) Nona Liddell (violin) Terence Weil (cello) Arnold Goldsbrough (harpsichord)
Trio-Sonata No. 1, in G minor
(set of 12) When Myra sings
Though you make no return I spy
Celia Trio-Sonata No. 10, in A major
(set of 12) Thy Genius lo
A dialogue between Thyrsis and Daphne Last in a series of thirteen programmes during which all Purcell's trio-sonatas have been played.


Soprano: Patricia Clark
Baritone: Maurice Bevan
Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violin: Nona Liddell
Cello: Terence Weil
Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough
Unknown: Celia Trio-Sonata


The speaker believes that any work of art or science must remain an open, partly indeterminate structure, ready to serve an unpredictable variety of interpretation Second broadcast

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