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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.
The story of a genius of the theatre told by Keneth Kent with Fred Allen , Maidie Andrews
Christopher Hassall
Barry Sinclair and Vanessa Lee. Iris Villiers Harry Dawson , Benny Lee also the recorded voice of Olive Gilbert
The Linden Singers
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Written by B. D. Chapman and Charles Brewer
Produced by Michael North
(A shortened version of the recorded broadcast of September 23, 1958, in the Home Service)
(Barry Sinclair is in ' The Dancing Years ' at the Empire Theatre, Edinburgh)


Told By: Keneth Kent
Unknown: Fred Allen
Unknown: Maidie Andrews
Unknown: Christopher Hassall
Unknown: Barry Sinclair
Unknown: Vanessa Lee.
Unknown: Iris Villiers
Unknown: Harry Dawson
Unknown: Benny Lee
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Written By: B. D. Chapman
Produced By: Michael North
Unknown: Barry Sinclair

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