In this episode from the series, Sir John Gielgud stars in a fully dramatised adaptation of the famous The Happy Hypocrite classic by Max Beerbohn.
First broadcast as an half-hour radio programme in the 1950's, this performance captures the marvellous theatrical style of post-war radio before the advent of television and offers the experience of vintage radio at its best.
The Happy Hypocrite:
An episode from the fine series of recordings, made in the early 1950's, and featuring the leading artists of the day in adaptations of many of the classics.
Lord George Hell, a heartless and wicked rake, falls deeply in love with a singer, Jennie Meer, whose voice is as beautiful as her face...
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