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A Summer Souffle

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A B.B.C. Recipe
Suitable for a Holiday Evening's Entertainment.
(With apologies to Mrs. Beeton.)
S.B. to all Stations.
INGREDIENTS:
1 Light Soprano in Henley frock
WINIFRED FISHER
1 Soubrette ditto .. GLADYS NEWTH
Baritone in white flannels
DENNIS NOBLE
Syncopated Songsters-I Brace
LAYTON and JOHNSTONE
1 Popular Concert Party
"THE ROOSTERS"
Essence of Ivory and Catgut-1 Peck.
1 Small Orchestra ............" 2LO'S "
1 Conductor, complete with Baton DAN GODFREY, Junr.
A Head Chef P. MERRIMAN Sundry popular music, stories and back-chat.
Take first a thin layer of Orchestra, carefully tuned. Before completing the layer, add a flavour of Concert Party with a small dash of Soubrette. Continue with successive layers of Orchestra, securing as much variety in flavour as possible by adding one by one others of the ingredients as fancy may suggest. Shake in a soupcon of Navy or Army and add a suspicion of " Mr. Everyman." Use a moderate-sized Studio and stir the mixture as briskly as possible to a delicate froth. Garnish plentifully with comedy and serve to the minute.
This dish will be found suitable for consumption at home or out-of-doors.

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Unknown: Dan Godfrey
Unknown: P. Merriman

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