Tales From The Arabian Nights

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Edited by NAOMI LEWIS from the translations of EDWARD LANE and SIR RICHARD BURTON

Read by John Westbrook

1: In which Sheherazade beguiles the waking hour on the. first of a Thousand and One Nights, and tells the story of The Magic Horse.

Produced by DAVID GEARY

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Edited By: Naomi Lewis

Edited By: Sir Richard Burton

Produced By: David Geary

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Read by JOHN WESTBROOK

2: In which Ali Baba , aided by Providence and the good sense of a slave-girl, overcomes a band of 40 thieves 1

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Read By: John Westbrook

Unknown: Ali Baba

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Read by JOHN westbrook

3: In which the Caliph Haroun Alrashid provides Abon-Hassan the Wag with a wondrous experience

Contributors

Read By: John Westbrook

Unknown: Haroun Alrashid

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Read by JOHN WESTBROOK

4: In which young Aladdin is deceived by a wicked magician, but gains possession of the Wonderful Lamp,

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Read By: John Westbrook

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Read by ,JOHN WESTBROOK

5: In which Sheherazade relates her concluding stories and makes a request of the mighty King Shahriar.

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Read By: John Westbrook

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Seven stories of love, magic and mysteries. With

Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad.

1: Ghanim, the Thrall of Love. To save herself from the executioner's sword, Shahrazad beguiles the king with a tale of love and betrayal - and a magic drum.

Music: Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan

Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans : Director Nigel Bryant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930708]

Unknown: Derek Jacobi

Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse

Music: Sue Harris

Music: Steafan Hannigan

Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans

Director: Nigel Bryant

Wazir: Simon Carter

Ghanim: Michael Lumsden

Leila: Moi Leslie

Caliph: Duncan Law

Rahil: Mary Wimbush

Slave: Richard O'Ryan

Old Man: Geoffrey Banks

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Traditional stories of love, magic and mysteries in seven parts. With Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad.

2: The Ebony Horse. "It is but a small creature, mane of cedar and ebony heart, yet it is all things to any man that would mount its back in flight."

Music: Sue Hams and Steafan Hannigan Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans Director Nigel Bryant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930715]

Unknown: Derek Jacobi

Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse

Unknown: Steafan Hannigan

Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans

Director: Nigel Bryant

Kamar: James Telfer

The Sage: Roger Hume

Shams: Teresa Gallagher

Kamar'sfather: John Baddeley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930722]

Seven traditional stories of love, magic and mysteries. With Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad.

3: The Three Suitors. Jamilla's ruse to free her lover from gaol involves a carpenter, a magistrate, a bogus camel-cleaner... and a wardrobe.

Music:Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan

Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans ; Director Nigel Bryant

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Unknown: Derek Jacobi

Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse

Music: Sue Harris

Music: Steafan Hannigan

Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans

Director: Nigel Bryant

Jamilla: Rachel Atkins

Hassan: William Chubb

Faris: Geoffrey Banks

Gaoler: Michael Mears

Magistrate: Philip Anthony

Carpenter: John Baddeley

Shahrazad's Father: Simon Carter

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Seven traditional stories of love, magic and mystery. With Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad. 4: The Ninth Pedestal. A prince inherits eight priceless statues. But the ninth is missing, and will equal the value of all the others, and more besides...

Music: Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans Director Nigel Bryant

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Unknown: Derek Jacobi

Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse

Unknown: Steafan Hannigan

Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans

Director: Nigel Bryant

Prince Zain: James Telfer

Moubarak: John Baddeley

Genie: Steve Hodson

Maysun: Teresa Gallagher

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with Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad.

6: The Hunchback. Few accidents are as bizarre as those that befell the eccentric cast of Shahrazad's tale of the hunchback.

Music: Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans Director Nigel Bryant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930812]

Unknown: Derek Jacobi

Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse

Unknown: Steafan Hannigan

Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans

Director: Nigel Bryant

Tailor: Harry Landis

Tailor's wife: Maria Charles

Doctor's wife: Mary Wimbush

Doctor: Philip Anthony

Seamstress: Kate Binchy

Christian: John Baddeley

Watchman: Jonathan Owen

Magistrate: Maurice Denham

Hunchback: Tania Ison

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Seven stories of love, magic and mysteries. With Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad. Final part: The Dream of Baba Abdullah. In a last attempt to save her life, Shahrazad invites the king not merely to hear the final story but to enter it with her - or return alone.

Music: Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans Director Nigel Bryant

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Unknown: Derek Jacobi

Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse

Unknown: Baba Abdullah.

Unknown: Steafan Hannigan

Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans

Director: Nigel Bryant

Baba Abdullah: Daniel Strauss

Dervish: Geoffrey Banks