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Second of two talks on political attitudes in independent Africa
Lecturer in Political Science, Makerere University College, Uganda
The speaker considers that the political ideas of the new Africa are forced to make their international début in old-fashioned dress-in the limited vocabulary which developed in opposition to colonialism. Does this mean that the ideas are outmoded He makes a plea for a more perceptive assessment by other nations of African fears of ' neo-colonialism ' and of the desire for * non-alignment.'


Unknown: Ali A. Mazrui


The comedy by Jakob Michael Reinhold LENZ adapted for the modern stage by Bertolt Brecht translated by RICHARD GRUNBERGER with Alec McCowen
Michael Hordern
Marjorie Westbury
Denys Blakelock
Catherine Dolan
Austin Trevor
Broken is his backbone, it's his task
To break his pupils' first to last. The German schoolmaster-on your memory impress
Producer and product of unnaturalness.
Pupils and teachers of a new age
Him clearly in his servility
That from the past you may break free.
Cast in order of speaking:
Song composed by JOSEPH HOROWITZ
Harpsichord, Wilfrid Parry
Production by H. B. FORTUIN
Second broadcast
Alec McCowen broadcasts by permission of the Governors of the Royal Shakespeare Company


Comedy By: Jakob Michael Reinhold
Translated By: Richard Grunberger
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Catherine Dolan
Unknown: Austin Trevor
Harpsichord: Joseph Horowitz
Harpsichord: Wilfrid Parry
Production By: H. B. Fortuin
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Lauffer, Tutor: Alec McCowen
Major von Berg: Michael Horde
Counsellor von Berg his brother: Austin Trevor
Gustchen, the Major's daughter: Catherine Dolan
Fritz, the Counsellor's son: David Valla
Frau von Berg, the Major's Wife: Marjorie Westbury
Maidservant: Margaret Wolfit
Count Wermuth: Heron Carvic
Jungfer Muller: Jo Manning Wilson
Jungfer Watten: Valerie Kirkbright
Jungfer Rabenjung: Isabel Rennie
Leopold von Berg: Andrew Sachs
Students: Bollwerk: Michael Spice
Students: Patus: Denys Hawthorne
Frau Blitzer, landlady: Vivienne Chatterton
Pastor Lauffer: Earle Grey
Jungfer Rehhaar: Isabel Rennie
Wenzeslaus, village school master: Denys Blakelock
Lise, his ward: Beryl Calder
Karoline Patus: Eva Stuart
Narrator: Denys Hawthorne


Ulrich Benthien (violin)
Rudolf Maria Miiller (violin) Martin Ledig (viola)
Wolfram Hentschel (cello)


Violin: Ulrich Benthien
Violin: Rudolf Maria Miiller
Viola: Martin Ledig
Cello: Wolfram Hentschel

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