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The Fingers of Private Spiegel


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Script by Gale Pedrick. Music specially selected and composed by Alan Paul. Cast includes Leo de Pokorny, Joan Young, Gwen Catley, Ewart Scott, Fred Yule, Ian Sadler, C. Denier Warren, Bill Stephens, Foster Carlin. Solo violin, Boris Pecker
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas.

Before the war Gale Pedrick, radio correspondent of The Star, was an indefatigáble worker for radio. He contributed innumerable scripts for broadcasting and outside the Corporation maintained the lively standard of criticism of one wholly interested in his subject. Pedrick is now Entertainments Officer for the Western Command, and has been instrumental in producing innumerable shows for officers and men on the spot, as well as doing a fair amount of work for the microphone. His play this evening might be described as a psychological study. Its hero is an Austrian violinist, who coming to England, joins the Pioneer Corps, dislikes it and thinks of nothing but his violin.


Script: Gale Pedrick
Music specially selected and composed by: Alan Paul
[Actor]: Leo De Pokorny
[Actress]: Joan Young
[Actress]: Gwen Catley
[Actor]: Ewart Scott
[Actor]: Fred Yule
[Actor]: Ian Sadler
[Actor]: C. Denier Warren
[Actor]: Bill Stephens
[Actor]: Foster Carlin
Solo Violin: Boris Pecker
Musicians: Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor: Mansel Thomas
Producer: Eric Fawcett

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The Fingers of Private Spiegel

BBC Home Service Basic, 1 September 1942 20.15

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