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All Nationals except Daventry

Synopsis

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The B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA
Directed by HENRY HALL
5.15 Daventry
The Children's Hour
The Family will break up for the holidays
Of all the popular items in the Children's Hour, the Family Party has qualities possessed by no other. It is the only impromptu party on the air-an all-staff rag. Its gaiety is infectious. Ajax reads stories, Mac reads idiotic nature notes, at which Freddie howls with laughter. Sophie plays her famous piece, ' Country Garden ', which she has played for ten years and still plays by request. Freddie, recovered from his laughter, gives a rollicking chorus with Stuart, who then plays ' Cock o' the North ' on his mouth organ. And so the fun goes on. The star turn in the Family Party is undoubtedly the Toy Symphony Orchestra, which became so famous that it was once included in ' In Town Tonight'. Elizabeth, a nightingale ; Raymond, a cuckoo ; Freddie, a quail; Denis, a rattle; Stuart, drums ; Mac, announcing in German; George, a double bass (when he can borrow one); and Leslie Woodgate , conductor..... Hear them today if you have not heard them before. Join in the fun before the Family Purty breaks up for the holidays.

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall
Unknown: Leslie Woodgate






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