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65964: In Parenthesis broadcast script, 1946

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posted on 2024-05-02, 14:26 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

David Jones' copy of the broadcast script (Typescript) of 'In Parenthesis' (Part VII) written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon, transmitted on 19th and 20th November 1946 by the BBC Third Programme. (Part VII of 'In Parenthesis' is about the attack on Mametz Wood during the Battle of the Somme, July 1916). 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this 1946 broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones, and the cast included actors like Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas. The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening. |

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A typed note (29th November 1975) explaining the margin notes written by David Jones in his copy of the broadcast script (Typescript) of 'In Parenthesis' written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon, transmitted on 19th and 20th November 1946 by the BBC Third Programme. This includes the belief that the vocal recording had a profound and disturbing effect on David Jones, a statement which academics do not all agree with.
David Jones' copy of the broadcast script (Typescript) of 'In Parenthesis' written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon, transmitted on 19th and 20th November 1946 by the BBC Third Programme. 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones, and the cast included actors like Dylan THomas. Richard Burton acted in one of the further performances in 1948. The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening.
David Jones' Typescript copy of the rehearsal schedule, pre-recording and broadcast schedule, and the cast for 'In Parenthesis' (November 1946). The cast list includes Richard Burton, Valentine Dyell [sic] [Valentine Dyall], Carleton Hobbs, Emrys Jones, Leonard Sachs, Abraham Sofaer and Dylan Thomas. Richard Burton acted in one of the further performances in 1948. 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this 1946 broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones. The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening.
David Jones' Typescript copy of the doubling up of the cast to cover all parts 'In Parenthesis' (November 1946). The cast list includes Richard Burton, Valentine Dyell [sic] [Valentine Dyall], Carleton Hobbs, Emrys Jones, Leonard Sachs, Abraham Sofaer and Dylan Thomas. 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this 1946 broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones. The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening.
David Jones' copy of his introduction (Typescript) to the broadcast of 'In Parenthesis' (Part VII) written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon, transmitted on 19th and 20th November 1946 by the BBC Third Programme. 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this 1946 broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones, and the cast included actors like Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas.The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening.
David Jones' copy of the broadcast script (Typescript) for the BBC announcer for 'In Parenthesis' written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon, transmitted on 19th and 20th November 1946 by the BBC Third Programme. 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this 1946 broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones, and the cast included actors like Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas. The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening.
David Jones' copy of the broadcast script (Typescript) of 'In Parenthesis' (Part VII) written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon, transmitted on 19th and 20th November 1946 by the BBC Third Programme. (Part VII of 'In Parenthesis' is about the attack on Mametz Wood during the Battle of the Somme, July 1916). 'In Parenthesis' was adapted for the wireless (radio) by Douglas Cleverdon and was scheduled to be broadcast on Armistice Day 1939, but all schedules were cancelled after the outbreak of the Second World War. A shortened version was rehearsed in 1942 but this too was cancelled. In this 1946 broadcast the introduction was written and was pre-recorded by David Jones, and the cast included actors like Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas. The first radio performance of 'In Parenthesis' made a profound effect on many of those listening.

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Identifier

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Creator

Cleverdon, Douglas (1903-1987) and Jones, David (1895-1974) | Unknown Cleverdon, Douglas (1903-1987) Jones, David (1895-1974) Cleverdon, Douglas (1903-1987) and Jones, David (1895-1974)

Date

1946 | 1946

Date Created

01/01/1939 | 01/01/1946 01/01/1942

Temporal Date

19/11/1946 | 29/11/1975

Spatial

Unknown

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Typescript

Type

Miscellaneous Prose Play

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

Number of Pages

25

Contributor

Alisa Miller and Alun Edwards | Alisa Miller

Rights

The National Library of Wales / The David Jones Literary Estate

Collection ID

David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.i | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.ii | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.iii | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.iv | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.ix | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.v | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.vi | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.vii | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.viii | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.x | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.53 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.53a | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.54 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.55 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.56 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.57 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.58 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.59 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.60 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.61 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.62 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.63 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.64 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.65 | David Jones Papers LP5/3 f.66

Repository Name

National Library of Wales

Repository Address

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, SY23 3BU, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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    The David Jones Collection

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