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Cabaret: Eric Wild and his Tea-Timers

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with Anne Lenner.

Eric Wild's Tea-Timers are an unusual combination consisting of a xylophone played by Gilbert Webster, bass by Fred Underhay, guitar Eric Robinson, saxophone Ken Bray, trombone Bill Tesky, and cornet by Eric Wild. It specialises in the soft, rhythmic style of playing. All these players are members of the BBC Television Orchestra.
Nearly three years ago, Carroll Gibbons heard this evening's vocalist, petite Anne Lenner, singing in a night club. Soon afterwards she signed a long-term contract to appear with him at the Savoy. She made her television début on January 2, with a band that was assembled and conducted by Val Rosing. Her first stage appearance was at the age of thirteen, when she was one of the Babes in The Babes in the Wood. Before joining Carroll Gibbons she made a big name for herself in cabaret and revue. Her sister, Judy Shirley, took part in "Cabaret Cartoons", which was televised on Monday, January 18.

Contributors

Cornettist/Bandleader: Eric Wild
Xylophonist: Gilbert Webster
Bassist: Fred Underhay
Guitarist: Eric Robinson
Saxophonist: Ken Bray
Trombonist: Bill Tesky
Singer: Anne Lenner

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Cabaret: Eric Wild and his Tea-Timers

BBC Television, 21 January 1937 21.50






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