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Pleasure Boat


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Music and song afloat as the Pleasure Boat comes home at the end of a series of cruises presented for your pleasure by Derek Burrell-Davis.
Come aboard the R.S. 'Mapledurham' and steam down the Thames with the ship's company.
In Command?
Kenneth Horne
Under Command!
George Martin, Michael Holliday, Ann Donoghue and the Crew Girls
At Your Command
Grace O'Connor, Glenda Mallon with the Ship's orchestra and choir under the direction of Louis Stevens
P.S.-This cruise will take place regardless of weather.


Presented by: Derek Burrell-Davis
Comedian/commander: Kenneth Horne
Comedian: George Martin
Singer: Michael Holliday
Performer: Ann Donoghue
Singer: Grace O'Connor
Singer: Glenda Mallon
Ship's orchestra and choir under the direction of: Louis Stevens
Musical Adviser: James Turner
Associate director: Noble Wilson

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