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The George Edwardes Story
Written by Roy PIomley
The Singers: Olga Gwynne
Billie Baker
Thomas Round
Bruce Trent
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
(Continued in next column)
Musical adviser, Gwen Williams
Programme produced by Michael North
Tonight's programme tells the story of 'The Guv'nor — George Edwardes. For thirty years, until his death in 1915, he was King of Theatreland. It was George Edwardes who gave us 'The Merry Widow,' 'The Geisha,' The Country Girl,' ' Our Miss Gibbs,' and many other musical shows, the melodies from which can be heard this evening.


Unknown: George Edwardes
Written By: Roy Piomley
Singers: Olga Gwynne
Singers: Billie Baker
Singers: Thomas Round
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Gwen Williams
Produced By: Michael North
Unknown: George Edwardes.
Unknown: George Edwardes

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