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This week's extended edition deals with The Irish
Dramatic Imagination
How has the Irishman's reputation for the ' dramatic ' evolved and how have the Irish come to appropriate so large a share of drama in the English language? tThese are a few of the points discussed by: MICHEAL MAC LIAMMOIR talking to JOSEPH HONE PROFESSOR DAVID KRAUSE O'Casey's biographer talking to ALAN BRIEN
DENIS JOHNSTON giving his own opinions on the subject and A discussion on this theme broadcast direct from Dublin where the Theatre Festival opened last week with ALAN BRIEN in conversation with SIR TYRONE GUTHRIE and FRANK O'CONNOR
Introduced by JOSEPH HONE
Programme produced in co-operation with Radio Eireann


Unknown: Micheal Mac Liammoir
Unknown: Professor David Krause
Unknown: Alan Brien
Unknown: Denis Johnston
Unknown: Alan Brien
Unknown: Sir Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Frank O'Connor
Introduced By: Joseph Hone




by Arthur Adamov translated by PETER MEYER with Maurice Denham and Hugh Burden
This play, first performed is France in 1953, is a short claustrophobic study of the extent to which we depend on others for the sense of our own identity.
Adapted and produced by WILLIAM GLEN-DOEFEL Third broadcast


Unknown: Arthur Adamov
Translated By: Peter Meyer
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Produced By: William Glen-Doefel
Narrator: Hugh Burden
Prof Taranne: Maurice Denham
Chief Inspector: Raf de la Torre
Woman Journalist: Aileen Harte
Junior Clerk: Jonathan Scott
First Gentleman: Godfrey Kenton
Second Gentleman: Malcolm Hayes
Third Gentleman: Philip Leaver
Fourth Gentleman: Earle Grey
Society Woman: Cecile Chevreau
First Policeman: Michael Shaw
Second Policeman: Peter Pratt
Hotel Manageress: Barbara Mitchell
Jeanne: Patricia Heneghan


Cello Concerto in B minor
Conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT on a gramophone record


Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult


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