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: THE HIPPOLYTUS

of Euripides translated by IAN FLETCHER and D. S. CARNE-Ross
Music by THOMAS EASTWOOD starring
ELSA VERGHIS with Robert Eddison
Elizabeth Vaughan
The Hippclylus was first produced in Athens in the year 428 B.C., when it won first prize. The scene is set at Trozen, in the Peloponnese: the action takes place before the palace of King Theseus.
ELIZABETH VAUGHAN (soprano) The Ambrosian Singers and Orchestra
Conducted by John Matheson Produced by RAYMOND KATKES

Contributors

Translated By: Ian Fletcher
Translated By: D. S. Carne-Ross
Music By: Thomas Eastwood
Unknown: Elsa Verghis
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Elizabeth Vaughan
Unknown: The Hippclylus
Soprano: Elizabeth Vaughan
Conducted By: John Matheson
Produced By: Raymond Katkes
Aphrodite: June Tobin
Hippolytus, bastard son of Theseus by the Amazon Queen: Robert Eddison
Old servant of Hippolytus: Francis de Wolff
Nurse of Phaedra: Madeleine Christie
Phaedra, Cretan wife of Theseus: Elsa Verghis
Theseus, King of Athens and Trozen: Carleton Hobbs
Artemis: Nicolette Bernard
Huntsmen with Hippolytus: John Baddeley
JOHN PULLEN,: Michael Spice
Women of Trozen: Sheila Grant
Women of Trozen: Joan Matheson
Women of Trozen: Henzie Raeburn

: THE NEW EVIDENCE OF ALGER HISS

A programme in which
ANTHONY WEDGWOOD BENN talks about the Hiss case and questions Alger Hiss about the new evidence concerning the typewriter and other matters which he hopes will lead to his vindication
To be repeated on July 2J

Contributors

Talks: Anthony Wedgwood Benn
Unknown: Alger Hiss

: DVORAK

String Quartet In D minor Op.34 played by the SMETANA STRING QUARTET Jiri Novak (violin)
Ljubomir Kostecky (violin) Milan Skampa (viola) Antonin Kohout (cello) First of seven programmes Inclue ing string quartets by Dvorak
Op. 51 in E flat major, played by the Janacek Quartet: July 14

Contributors

Violin: Jiri Novak
Violin: Ljubomir Kostecky
Viola: Milan Skampa
Cello: Antonin Kohout

: LANGUAGE AND CHARLES DICKENS

by W. A. WARD of St. John's College, Cambridge Mr. Ward thinks that much
Dickens criticism goes astray by concentrating on plot and psychology. The great Dickens characters are an effluence of his unique linguistic virtuosity. Second broadcast








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