Don Quixote, By Thomas D'urfey

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20091122By Thomas D'Urfey.|Don Taylor's radio adaptation of a play based on Cervantes's classic picaresque novel, commissioned to mark the 300th anniversary of Purcell's death in 1995.|The play, with music by Purcell, Eccles and others, was first performed in 1694.|Don Quixote....Paul Scofield|Sancho Panza....Roy Hudd|Thomas Betterton....Roger Allam|Henry Purcell....Douglas Hodge|Thomas Durfey....Bill Wallis|Milkmaid....Emma Kirkby (soprano)|Marcella....Evelyn Tubb (soprano)|Cardenio....David Thomas (bass)|Gines....Doug Wootton (baritone)|Ambrosio....Peter Woodward|Carrasco....Peter Czajkowski|Duke....Sam Dastor|The Host....Michael Tudor Barnes|The Hostess....Kristin Milward|Other parts played by Derek Waring, Ian Masters and Jilly Bond, with Lucy Skeaping (soprano), the Consort of Musicke, the City Waites and the Purcell Simfony.|Additional music by Blaise Compton.|Musical director: Anthony Rooley|Directed by Don Taylor.|Don Taylor's adaptation of a stage version of Cervantes's classic picaresque novel.