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The published works of Martin Shaw


Martin Shaw kept a log book, in his own handwriting, which listed almost everything he had published. It is not quite complete; the following list is based on it but includes a few things which he forgot to mention and certain other publications which for the sake of completeness it seems right to mention. A few minor and occasional derivatives from Songs of Praise are omitted. The order is, so far as can be ascertained, chronological; the assignment ofworks to years, in any case, can be trusted.



EH The English Hymnal P.D. Percy Dearmer
G.S. Geoffrey Shaw R.V.W. Ralph Vaughan Williams
OBC The Oxford Book of Carols SP Songs of Praise


C Curwen MT Musical Times
Cr Cramer N Novello
GFS Girls' Friendly Society OUP Oxford University Press


Unnumbered items are arrangements or reissues of works already listed


Before 1914 (some works cannot be dated precisely)

1 Song: 'Berceuse' (Diana Gardner), c. 1898. The Dome
2 Reverie in D minor for violin. N
3 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C. Williams
4 Humoresque in G for piano. Lengnick
5 Song: 'Mad Bess' (arr from Purcell). Williams
6 Romance in F for piano. Lengnick
7 Song: 'E'en as a lovely flower' (Heine). The Page
8 Minuet in F for piano. Lengnick
9 Song: 'The Song ofthe Palanquin bearers', 1898. The Page
10 Two part-songs for female voices, Jan 1904. N
To Diana' (Jonson); 'Over the mountains' (trad)
11 Three two-part songs for female voices, July 1904. Williams
'The Fairies' escape'; 'Weep you no more'; 'The Jolly shepherd' (all Elizabethan)
12 Te Deum in C, Jan 1906. OUP
13 Overture, preludes and incidental music to The Soul of the World (Mabel Dearmer). Williams
14 Songs of Britain. Boosey
15 Song: 'England, my England' (Henley). Boosey
16 The English Carol Book (ed, with P.D.), 1st edn 1913. Mowbray
17 'Song ofCallicles' (Matthew Arnold) for three-part female voices. Williams
18 Song: 'The Cavalier's escape' (Thornbury), 1914. Stainer & Bell


19 Brer Rabbit and Mr Fox, a musical frolic in five sections (book by Mabel Dearmer). Williams
20 A modal setting of the Communion Service. C
21 Six Songs of War. Boosey
'Battle song of the fleet at sea' (Stella Callaghan); 'Called up' (Dudley Clark); 'England for Flanders' (C. W. Brodribb);
'Erin united' (C. W. Brodribb); 'Carillons' (D. Bonnard, translated); 'Venizel' (W. A. Short)
22 'Conrad Suck-a-Thumb' (in Struwwelpeter set by G.S.). C


23 Fa-burden setting of'God save the King'. C
24 Unison song: 'Cuckoo' (trad, 2nd verse by M.S.). C
25 Song: 'Clare's brigade' (S. Gwynn, Freeman 's Journal, 10 April 1915). OUP
26 Four pastorals for soprano and contralto. C
'County guy'; 'Lubin'; 'Sylvia sleeps'; 'Sylvia wakes' (all G. Darley)
27 Arrangement for organ of Tallis's funeral music (with G.S.). C
28 Song Time, a book of rhymes, songs, games, hymns and other music for all occasions in a child's life (with P.D.). C
29 Additional Tunes and Settings in use at St Mary's, Primrose Hill, NW, reprinted 1916, 1917, then see No.53. C
30 'All things bright and beautiful' ('Royal Oak'). C
31 Morning and Evening Service in E flat. C
32 'Mine eyes have seen the glory' (The Treasury, Dec 1915). C 1916


33 Music for 'The Pedlar' (Shakespeare): six songs, two dances. Evans
34 Merbecke's Communion Service, with organ accompaniment, Aug. C
35 Song: 'Why do the bells.. .' (E. Field, The Teacher's World, 25 Oct 1916), Nov. Evans
36 Unison song: 'Ships of Yule', Dec. Evans


37 The Tenor Tune Book [under 1916 in log book]. Faith Press
38 'A Nursery singsong' (Rossetti), July. C
39 Three two-part songs for sc, July. C
Under the greenwood tree'; 'Sigh no more' (Shakespeare); 'Trip and go' (trad)
40 Song: 'Orange and green' (arr of'Lilliburlero', words by A. P. Graves), Sept. C
41 Song: 'Bird or Beast' (Rossetti), Nov. C
42 Song: 'Easter carol' (Rossetti), Nov. C
43 Song: 'The land of heart's desire' (Yeats), Nov. C
44 Song: 'Over the sea' (Rossetti), Nov. C
45 Song: 'Summer' (Rossetti), Nov. C
Reissue of 'The Song of the Palanquin bearers' (No.9). C


46 Song: 'Serenade' (D. Gardner), April. C
47 'An Anglican folk mass', April. C
48 Two songs from Alice in Wonderland (Carroll), June. Evans
'You are old, Father William'; 'Will you walk a little faster?'
49 Two-part song: 'The Bird of God' (Kingsley), June. Arnold
50 Two-part song: 'The Frogge and the mouse' (Deuteromelia), June. C
51 Twenty-six British marches for schools, arranged for piano, Sept. Evans
52 Music to Play: 'Fools and Fairies', from Shakespeare, Sept. Evans
'A Sunday kindergarten', from Song Time (No.28), July. C


53 Additional Tunes &c (as No.29), enlarged edn, Jan. C
54 Song: 'Refrain' (A. S. Cripps), Jan. Rogers
55 Song: 'Love pagan' (A. S. Cripps), Feb. C
56 Song: 'Down by the Salley Gardens' Yeats), Feb. C
57 Song: 'Pity poor fighting men' (Kipling), Feb. C
58 Song: 'Brookland Road' (Kipling), Feb. C
59 Song: 'The Eggshell' (Kipling), Feb. C
60 Song: 'Old Mother Laidinwool' (Kipling), Feb. C
61 Song: 'Heffle cuckoo fair', Feb. C
62 Song: 'The Bubble song' (M. Dearmer), Feb. Chappell
63 The Motherland Song Book (edited & arr), Feb. Stainer & Bell
64 Song: 'Child ofthe flowing tide' (G. Dearmer), March. Chappell
65 'A Simple Te Deum and Benedictus'. C
66 Song: 'Stave of Roving Tim'. (Meredith). C
67 Song: 'Bab-Lock-Hythe' (L. Binyon). C
68 The English Carol Book, Vol.II (with P.D.). Mowbray


69 Song: 'The Knight's song' (Lyon). Enoch
70 Song: 'Love me, I love you' (Rossetti). C
71 Song: 'Charity' (Rossetti). C
72 Song: 'Lullaby' (Rossetti). C
73 Song: 'The Ferryman' (Rossetti). C
74 Early Days, ten English tunes arranged for piano. Rogers
75 Song: 'Up the airy mountain', two-part (W. Allingham). Augener
76 Song: 'Invictus' (Henley). C
77 Song: '0 Falmouth is a fine town' (Henley). C
78 'A Parish Communion Service'. C
79 The Motherland Song Book, Vol.II (with G.S.): sea songs. Stainer & Bell


80 League of Nations Song Book (with P.D.). Stainer & Bell
81 Canson Book (with P.D.). SPCK
82 Hymn: 'Dear Lord and Father of mankind' ('Sawyers', SP 34). C
83 Tenor Tune Book (ed, with G.S. & others), Book II. Faith Press
84 Te Deum and Benedictus in F. SPCK
85 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in D. SPCK
86 Song: 'Annabel Lee' (Poe). Cr
87 Song: 'When daisies pied' (Shakespeare). C
88 The Principles of Church Music Composition. Musical Opinion


89 Song: 'The Merry wanderer' (Shakespeare). Cr
90 Song: 'Full fathom five' (Shakespeare). Cr
91 Song: 'I know a bank' (Shakespeare). Cr
92 Song: 'Blow, blow, thou winter wind' (Shakespeare). Arnold
93 Unison song: 'The Cockyolly song' (M. Dearmer). C
94 Unison song: 'Butterflies' (M. Dearmer). C
95 Unison song: 'Croakle and Quackle' (Darnley). C
96 Song: 'Old clothes and fine clothes' (John Pryde). C
97 Two songs of spring. Boosey
'Through softly falling rain' (S. M. Ruegg); 'The Herald' (G. Dearmer)
98 Twenty-eight Selected Songs of Britain (with F. Kidson). Boosey
99 Song: 'At Columbine's grave' (Bliss Carmen). Cr
100 Fanfare for Christmas Day, SATB. C
101 'These things shall be'. C


102 Song: 'Tides' (John Pryde). Cr
103 Song: 'The Little vagabond' (Blake). Cr
104 Three sketches for piano. Cr
105 Girl Guide Hymns and Tunes (ed). C
106 Song: 'London town' (Masefield). Cr
107 Part song: 'Peaceful slumbering' (J. Cobb), TTBB. C
108 Cramer Library of Unison and Part Songs by Modern British Composers (ed):
first batch, including 'I know a bank' (No.91) and 'Over hill, over dale' (new). Cr
109 Two nursery rhymes' (Music & Youth). Evans
110 Suite in A minor for string quartet. Cr
111 Anthem: 'With a voice of singing' (see EH 688). C


112 Song: 'The Dip' (Parry). Cr
113 Part song: 'I cannot eat but little meat', TTBB. C
114 Song: 'Wood magic' (Buchan). Cr
115 Girl Guide Festival Book (ed). Cr
116 Song: 'Glad hearts adventuring' (Macdonald). Cr
117 Unison song: 'Cargoes' (Masefield) (Music & Youth). Cr
118 Two water songs'. Cr
'The waves' (E. Gore-Booth); 'The rivulet' (L. Larcum)
119 'Two Christmas fauxbourdons', SATB. Cr
'0 come, all ye faithful' (SP 78); 'Christians, awake'
120 'The Banks of Allan Water' (arr). Cr


121 Nature Song, Vol.1 (compiled Cobbold). Cr
'I know a bank' arranged for duet (No.91). Cr
Arrangement for organ of 'Three sketches' (No.104). Cr
122 Unison song: 'Pioneers'. Cr
123 Fauxbourdon for 'Easter hymn'. C
124 'Roundabouts' for piano. Cr
125 Song: 'Ye banks and braes' (arr). Cr
126 Unison song: 'Old Christmas' (Sir W. Scott & Thomas Miller, adapted by Joan Cobbold, OBC 189). C
127 Song: 'The Conjuration' Cr
128 Choral song: 'The Crib' (C. M. Baines). C
129 'A Christmas pageant' (Cobbold). C
130 Songs of Praise (with R.V.W. & P.D.), 1st edn. OUP
131 'In and out': six pieces for piano. OUP


132 Anthem: 'Easter alleluja' (C. Wesley). C
133 Song: 'The Caravan' (W. B. Rands). Cr
134 Song: 'Trees' (E. Nesbit). Cr
135 'Canticle ofthe sun' (M. Arnold, SP 434). C
136 'Contrasts' for piano. Cr
'Lords and ladies'; 'The Village green'
137 Mr Pepys, ballad opera (Bax). Cr
138 Song: 'Bridgwater Charter Day song' (Dilks). Cr
139 Unison song: 'March' (Larcom) OUP
140 Two-part song: 'May merry time' (Darley). OUP
141 Song and mime: 'The Mummers' (Farj eon). Evans
142 First Year Tunes, two-part arrangements of old melodies for piano. Cr
143 Part song: 'Make we merry' (OBC 172). C


144 Unison song: 'Little Trotty Wagtail' (John Clare). Cr
145 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in F. C
146 Unison song: 'St George's Day' (G. Dearmer). Cr
147 Song: 'Avona' (D. B. Knox). Cr
148 Descant to 'God is working his purpose out'. SPCK
149 Anthem: 'A Blessing'. C
150 Fauxbourdon to '0 come, 0 come, Emmanuel'. C
151 Song: 'Evening hymn' (arr from Purcell). Cr
152 Song: 'The Fearon grace', Nov. Teacher's World
153 Part song: 'Budmouth dears' (Hardy). C
154 Song: 'The Accursed Wood' (Boulton). Cr
155 Song: 'As I rode out', Nov. Teacher's World
156 Te Deum in G, chant form. C
157 Unison song: 'Up tails all' (Grahame), December. Music & Youth
'The Mummers' (No.141) arranged as a unison song
Hymns and Tunes from Songs of Praise for Festival Singing (ed) (No.130). OUP
'The Bells of Christmas' (No.35), 2nd edn
158 'The Christmas mystery', a carol service. Mowbray
159 Two-part song: 'Song of December' (Rossetti). Cr
160 Song: 'Lament', 'Johnny of Bradislee' (from Ionica). Cr
161 Song: 'Over the sea with the soldier' (H. Boulton). Cr
162 Prayers and Hymns for Use in Schools (ed). OUP


163 Unison song: 'Service' (Kipling). Cr
164 Song: 'Gather up your litter' (Farjeon). Cr
165 Anthem: 'This joyous day' (Spenser). SPCK
166 Te Deum and Benedictus in G, for Liverpool Cathedral. Cr
167 Hymn tune: 'Marks Tey'. SPCK
168 Pageant: 'The Months' (Cobbold, from Rossetti). Cr
169 The Oxford Book of Carols (with P.D.), including 112 arrangements, six compositions (three new, Nos.183, 184, 194). OUP
170 Song: 'Our joyfullest feast' (Wither). Music & Youth
'As I rode out' (No.155), republished. C


171 'Easter', music to a play by John Masefield. C
172 Unison song: '0 welcome in our midst' (Dearmer, SP 335). C
173 Unison song: 'Song of the music makers' (Bennett, Music & Youth, Jan). Cr
174 Song: 'Break forth into thanksgiving' (Wordsworth). N
175 School marches: 'Left! Right!' Cr
176 Up to Now, autobiography. OUP
177 Unison song: 'I vow to thee, my country' (Spring-Rice). SPCK
178 Two Shakespeare songs. Cr
'Come away, death'; 'When that I was'
179 Christmas mime: 'At the sign ofthe star' (Baron). OUP
180 Nature Song, Vol.II (ed, compiled Cobbold). C
181 Unison song: 'Sea roads' (Boulton). Boosey


182 Song: 'To sea' (Beddoes). Cr
183 Songs of Praise for Boys & Girls (ed, with R.V.W. & P.D.). OUP
184 Unison song: 'Working together' (SP 345). Cr
185 Unison song: 'Spring bursts to-day' (SP 5). C
186 Unison song: '0 Land of Britain' (Steuart Wilson). Cr
187 Song: 'There was a rosebud' (D. Palethorpe). N
188 Children's play: The Cockyolly Bird (M. Dearmer). C
189 Song: 'The World's delight' (Ould). Cr


190 Cantata: The Seaport and her Sailors (Masefield), for City of Liverpool. Cr
191 Three calendar songs for children. N
192 Song: 'No!' (Hood). Cr
193 Opera: The Thorn of Avalon (Baron). OUP
194 Unison song: 'Gather us in' (G. Matheson). OUP
195 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in E minor and major. C
196 Unison song: 'Wood fires' (M. Farjeon). Cr
197 Unison song: 'Christmas, prithee be thou drest' (Lady Lindsey). N
198 Unison song: 'Wonder tidings'. C
199 Part song: 'Gloria', for the Religious Drama Society. C
200 Songs of Praise (with P.D. & R.V.W.), enlarged edition. OUP
201 'Lullaby' for piano. Cr
202 Anthem: 'When as all the world'. OUP
203 Anthem: 'Arise in us' (Masefield). N
204 Song sequence: 'The Ungentle guest' for baritone, harp and string quartet (H. Drayton). Cr
205 'Black or white' for piano. Cr
206 Carol: 'Behold a simple tender babe' (R. Southwell). Music & Youth


207 The Folk Chant Book. C
208 Six Purcell songs (ed). Cr
209 Song: 'Perilous ways' (Curie). Cr
210 Six unison songs (Farjeon). Cr
'Argus'; 'Caesar'; 'Hannibal'; 'Leonidas'; 'Romulus & Remus'; 'Queen Dido'
211 Fanfare: 'Sing we merrily' for double choir. N
212 Song sequence: 'Water Folk' for baritone, piano and string quartet. Cr
213 Unison song: 'The Grand Panjandrum' (S. Foote). N
214 Te Deum and Benedictus in D flat. N
215 Carol: 'New prince, new pomp' (R. Southwell). N
216 Fifteen settings in The Plainsong Hymn Book. Clowes
217 Three Canons in The Garden of Youth. N
218 Cantata: The Ithacans for tenor, chorus and orchestra (E. Farjeon). Cr


219 Song: 'The Melodies you sing' (Bax). Cr
220 Canon: 'St Catherine'. Cr
221 Cantata: Sursum Corda (Binyon). N
222 Anthem: 'Jesu, the very thought is sweet'. N
223 Hymn tune: 'Sprinkwell' in Fellowship Hymn Book. N
224 Hymn tune: 'Dian' in English Hymnal, revised edn. OUP
225 Unison song: 'Marketing day' (McCulloch). N
226 'A Simple setting ofthe Eucharist'. C
227 Song: 'The Wind and the sea' (Bax). Cr


228 Song: '0 Christ who holds the open gate' (Masefield). N
229 Nature Song, Vol.III (ed, compiled Cobbold). Cr
230 Part song: 'The Builders' (T. S. Eliot). Cr


231 Unison song: 'Non nobis Domine' (Girls' Friendly Society diamond jubilee). GFS
232 Song: 'Pilgrim song' (Werge-Oram). SPCK
233 Two tunes to '0 valiant hearts' ('Julius', 'Calderon') in School of English Church Music Gift Book. SECM
234 Unison song: 'Garden flowers' (Howitt). Evans
235 Cantata: This England (from Shakespeare). OUP
236 'The Easter Anthems'. OUP
Te Deum and Benedictus (No. 214) arranged in B flat for ATB. C
'Cargoes' (No.117) arranged for four-part choir. Cr


237 Choral masque: Master Valiant for Toc H. OUP
238 Anthem: 'Grant we beseech thee'. N
239 Musical play: The Travelling Musicians (Cobbold, from Grimm). N
240 Chelmsford Diocesan Choir Festival Book, 1936 (ed). N
241 Anthem: 'Earth's mighty maker'. N
242 Suite: 'Rivenhall' for three pipes. Cr
243 Unison song: 'Would it were so' (Elizabeth Wordsworth). N
244 Song: 'A Chant for England' (Cone). Cr
245 Song: 'The King, 0 God, his heart to thee' (Bridges). N


246 Incidental music to The Six Men of Dorset (Malleson). Rec. Columbia
247 Chelmsford Diocesan Festival Book, 1937 (ed). N
248 Anthem: 'Some trust in chariots'. N
249 Anthem: 'The Lord hear thee' for double choir. C
250 Unison song: 'Go forth with God' (B. Baron). OUP
251 Anthem: '0 light from age to age'. OUP
252 Hymn: 'An Airman's Te Deum' (Foster). C


253 Chelmsford Diocesan Festival Book, 1938 (ed). N
254 Six Caldara canons. Cr
255 Song: 'Come away, Death' (Shakespeare). N
256 Benedicite (shortened form) in F. N
The English Carol Book (No.16), complete edn. Mowbray


257 Chelmsford Diocesan Festival Book [1939] (ed). N
258 'Thursday's Child', nine songs for GFS pageant (Christopher Fry). Cr
'A Song of life'; 'Leaving school'; 'What is a house?'; 'Cooking'; 'Housework'; 'Rub-a-dub-dub'; 'Ploughing';
'Sowing'; 'Reaping'


259 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, plainchant and fa-burden. OUP
260 Unison song: 'Say not the struggle naught availeth' (A. H. Clough). N (MT)
261 'A Hymn of faith' (Briggs). OUP
262 Processional for organ. Cr
Festival Hymns and Carols (ed, from SP and OBC). OUP


263 Song: 'The Airmen' (Margaret Armour, The Times, 28 May 1940). Cr
264 National Anthems of the Allies (ed). N
265 Te Deum in E. N
266 Anthem: 'Blessed art thou, 0 Lord of our Fathers'. N (MT)
267 Song: 'Hymn of endeavour' (words by M.S.). C


268 Unison song: 'Drake's drum' (Newbolt). Cr
269 Sonata for flute and piano (or recorder and harpsichord). Cr
270 Song: 'Jack overdue' (J. Pudney). Cr
271 National Anthems of the United Nations and France (ed). Cr
Tunes from Songs of Praise (No.200) (with R.V.W.). OUP


272 Unison song: 'The Path of duty' (Tennyson). N (MT)
273 Cantata: The Redeemer (libretto compiled Cobbold). Williams
274 Hymn: 'Lord God of earth' (Briggs). OUP


275 Five hymns for equal voices. C
'Be present'; 'Father, we praise thee'; 'For courage'; 'The two dwellings'; 'Matthew, Mark and Luke and John'
276 Nature Song, Vol.IV (ed, compiled Cobbold). Cr
277 Song: 'Laugh and be merry' (arranged from G.S.). C
'Bubble song' (No.62), arranged for SATB. C


278 Mass in C minor, SAB. OUP
279 Anthem: 'Let all the people'. N
Mass in C minor (No.278), SSA or TTB. OUP
'Go forth with God' (No.250) arranged for SATB. OUP


280 Song: 'The Elves', SSA. Cr
281 Song: 'My bonny cuckoo', SSA. C
282 Part song: 'Oft in the stilly night', T and TTBB. Boosey
283 Part Song: 'Kitty of Coleraine', TTBB. Boosey
284 Anthem: 'O glorious Maid' (EH 215). C
285 Anthem: 'God's grandeur' (Hopkins) for Aldeburgh Festival. OUP


286 Carol: 'Here we come a-wassailing', TTBB. Boosey


287 Anthem: 'Service and strength' (Rossetti). N
288 Cantata: The Changing Year (Cobbold). Williams
'Arise in us' (No.203) arranged for TTBB. N


289 Two-part song: 'If music be the food of love' (arr from Purcell). Cr
290 Two-part song: 'Hark, the echoing air' (arr from Purcell). Cr
'With a voice of singing' (No.111) arranged for SSA. C
'You are old, Father William' (No.48) arr for unison voices. Cr


291 Sing Three, ten songs for SAB. Cr
292 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in E flat, SAT/B. N
293 Hymn for the Queen (Cobbold). N
294 Unison Song: Coronation Song (E. Montgomery Campbell). Cr


295 Te Deum and Benedictus in E flat, SAT/B
296 Anthem: 'Christ's flock' (Kinwelmershe). C
297 Anthem: 'Voice of the harbinger' (Cobbold). C
'With a voice of singing' (No.111) arranged for SA and SAB. C
The Changing Year (No.288) arranged for flute and strings. Williams


298 Unison song: 'Over the hills' (Meredith). Cr
299 Unison song: '0 Lord, how manifold'. N
300 Anthem: 'Praise to the Spirit' (EH 630). N
301 Two-part song: 'The Sweet o' the year' (Meredith). OUP
302 Unison Song: 'Farmyard families' (Nightingale). Cr
303 Unison song: 'The Sea shore' (G. Dearmer). Cr
304 English Traditional Carols (ed, with R.V.W.). OUP


305 Play: The Fools and the Fairies (Shakespeare, arr Scholes). Cr


306 Gloria and 'God be in my head', SSA. C
'With a voice of singing' (No.111) arranged for TTBB. Schirmer
Fanfare (No.100) arranged for TTBB. C


307 Anthem: 'Lord, make us instruments of thy peace'. N
Part Song: 'Hills of the north' (No.53, arr TTBB, Cassler). C


308 Anthem: 'Hail thee, festival day', S and SATB. N
309 Simple Traditional Music for the Eucharist. C
310 Anthem: 'Christ is our corner-stone' (Chandler). N
311 Anthem: 'Come, rejoicing' (EH 22), SATB. G. V. Thompson (Toronto)
'The Birds' (from OBC) arranged for unison voices. OUP


'This joyous day' (No.165) C
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in E flat (NO.292) N.


A Christmas Reading, selected by Joan Cobbold from works of M.S. N.


312 Anthem: 'The Greater light' (T. S. Eliot), composed c.1938. C


Dramatic productions with incidental music (some unpublished), London productions


The Cockyolly Bird (No.188), Brer Rabbit and Mr Fox (No.19), The Dreamer, Soul of the World (No.13) (all by Mabel Dearmer)
Mr Pepys and Waterloo Leave (Clifford Bax)
Granite (Clemence Dane)
Philomel (Harry Farjeon)
Silver Tassie (Sean O'Casey)
The Six Men of Dorset (Miles Malleson) (No.246)
Thursday's Child (Christopher Fry) (No.258)
The Rock (T. S. Eliot)
Judgment at Chelmsford (Charles Williams)
Three Toc H productions at the Crystal Palace, London
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