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'DERBY DAY'

on Regional Programme London

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Scenes from the Comic Opera written by A. P. Herbert
Composed by Alfred Reynolds
' You want a moral?-Well then, is the Pub
The root of evil — or the Jockey
Club? '
Characters in the order of their appearance
Costers, Racegoers, Society Ladies,
Jockeys, Licensing Justices, etc.
The BBC Revue Chorus and The BBC Theatre Orchestra conducted by Alfred Reynolds
Act 1, The Day Before
Scene, The Garden of The Old
Black Horse
Act 2, The Day
Scene 1, The Road to Epsom
Scene 2, The Paddock at Epsom
Scene 3, On the Rails
Act 3, The Day After
Scene, The Garden of The Old
Black Horse
Production and adaptation by Gordon McConnel
' Derby Day ' will be broadcast again in the National programme on Friday at 6.25

Contributors

Written By:
A. P. Herbert
Composed By:
Alfred Reynolds
Conducted By:
Alfred Reynolds
Unknown:
Gordon McConnel
Bert Bones, A Tipster:
Horace Percival
John Bitter, Landlord of The Old Black Horse:
George Baker
Rose, Barmaid at The Old Black Horse:
Tessa Deane
Eddy, Son of Sir Horace Waters:
Gordon Little
Sir Horace Waters, J P:
Dick Francis
Lady Waters, his wife:
Vivienne Chatterton
Policeman:
Philip Wade
Coster:
Philip Wade
Bookmaker:
Philip Wade

Regional Programme London

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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