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Cabaret

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with Olive Groves, Soprano, and Felicity Andreae, Dancer.
In addition to Felicity Andreae, the well-known dancer, this evening's programme is notable for the reappearance of Olive Groves. At the age of fifteen she was busy teaching the piano. Her time was divided between studying at the Royal Academy of Music, where she afterwards gained a scholarship, and giving lessons at a Franciscan convent.
Later on she had her naturally beautiful voice trained, and was picked out in Savoy Hill days to sing in Winners. Listeners with long memories will remember that her first number was "She'd a Hole in her Stocking". Since then her success on the air and in the theatre has been continuous. Her broadcasts in "Songs from the Shows" were particularly popular. But the proudest moment of her life, she says, was when she hailed a taxi and the driver without waiting for an order, said "BBC, Miss Groves?"

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Soprano: Olive Groves
Dancer: Felicity Andreae






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