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: A Light Orchestral Concert

Relayed from the National Museum of Wales.
(to 13.45)

: John Stean's Carlton Celebrity Orchestra

Relayed from the Carlton Restaurant.


Musicians: John Stean's Carlton Celebrity Orchestra

: The Children's Hour: A Simple Pageant of St. George

by C. E. Hodges.


Speaker: C.E. Hodges

: An English Revel

(see above)

Including Comedy at Elizabeth's Court

Arranged by C.H. Brewer

The following musical numbers will be included:- Overture, 'A May Day'..... Haydn Wood
Entrance of Queen Elizabeth ('Merrie England') ...
Dance, 'A Maypole Dance' ....... Crooke
It was a lover and his lass ..... Morley
The Yeomen of England ('Merrie England') German Selection from 'The Yeomen of the Guard' Sullivan Drake goes West ..... Sanderson
Finale, 'It comes from the misty ages' ('The Banner of St. George') .............. Elgar


Arranged by: C.H. Brewer
Baritone: Topliss Green
Entertainer: Tommy Handley
[Actor]: Donald Davies
[Actress]: Nancy Lundie
[Actor]: Michael Hasker
Singers: The Station Repertory Choir
Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: S.B. from London

(9.15 Local Announcements)
(to 23.15)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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