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: The Western Studio Orchestra

Leader, Frank Thomas


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Frank Thomas

: Tom Jenkins

At The Organ of the Plaza Cinema, Swansea


Organist: Tom Jenkins

: Light Music

Bobby's String Orchestra
Relayed from Bobby's Cafe, Clifton, Bristol


Musicians: Bobby's String Orchestra

: The Children's Hour

'In and Out and Roundabout: Old King Coal'
The first of a series of dialogue stories for the microphone by Raymond Glendenning


Writer/Storyteller: Raymond Glendenning

: A Concert

Uriel Rees (Tenor), Phil Evans (Baritone)
The Morriston United Male Voice Choir
Conductor, J. Ivor E. Sims

Relayed from Tabernacle, Morriston


Tenor: Uriel Rees
Baritone: Phil Evans
Singers: The Morriston United Male Voice Choir
Conductor: J. Ivor E. Sims

: A Band Concert

Lilian Keyes (Soprano)
The City of Bristol Police Band
(By permission of the Bristol Watch Committee)
Director of Music, Captain F. W. Wood, Late Director of Music, Scots Guards
Overture, Ruy Blas Mendelssohn, arr. D. Godfrey
Selection, The Gondoliers Sullivan, arr. G. Godfrey

Lilian Keyes
One kiss (The New Moon) ..... Romberg
Some day I'll find you (Private Lives) Noel Coward
Three green bonnets............. Guy d'Hardelot
The new umbrella Besly

Waltz, Wine, woman and song Johann Strauss, arr. M. Retford
First Suite in E flat..... Holst
1. Chaconne; 2. Intermezzo ; 3. March
Intermezzo, Al Fresco... V. Herbert, arr. H. Clarke


Soprano: Lilian Keyes
Musicians: The City of Bristol Police Band
Director of Music: Captain F. W. Wood

: A Short Mid-Week Service

Conducted by the Reverend W.H. Elliott
Relayed from St. Michael's Chester Square

(Daventry National Programme)


Service conducted by: The Reverend W.H. Elliott

: Reading

(Daventry National Programme)

: Dance Music

The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra, directed by Henry Hall
(Daventry National Programme)
(to 0.00)


Musicians: The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra
Orchestra directed by: Henry Hall

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