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: IVOR NOVELLO'S MUSICAL PLAYS

A selection on gramophone records
Crest of the Wave :
Edgar Elmes (baritone) Careless Rapture : Olive Gilbert (contralto)The Dancing Years: Drury Lane Theatre Orchestra, conducted byIvor Novello Drury Lane Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Charles Prentice
Mary Ellis , Olive Gilbert , and Ivor Novello
Dunstan Hart , Mary Ellis , and Ivor Novello
Glamorous Night :
Trefor Jones (tenor)
Shine through my dreams
Trefor Jones (tenor) and Mary Ellis (soprano)
Fold your wings

Contributors

Baritone: Edgar Elmes
Contralto: Olive Gilbert
Conducted By: Ivor Novello
Conducted By: Charles Prentice
Unknown: Mary Ellis
Unknown: Olive Gilbert
Unknown: Ivor Novello
Unknown: Dunstan Hart
Unknown: Mary Ellis
Unknown: Ivor Novello
Tenor: Trefor Jones
Tenor: Trefor Jones
Tenor: Mary Ellis

: 'A NICE CUP OF TEA'

An early-morning reviver with Betty Huntley-Wright , Doris Hare , and John Rorke. At the piano, Alan Paul
Presented by David Porter

Contributors

Unknown: Betty Huntley-Wright
Unknown: Doris Hare
Unknown: John Rorke.
Piano: Alan Paul
Presented By: David Porter

: SONGS BY SCHUBERT

on gramophone records
Elena Gerhardt (soprano) (tenor) (soprano)
Fischerweise, Op. 96, No. 4 (Fisherman's Song) (baritone)
Gruppe aus dem Tartarus (Group from Tartarus)

Contributors

Soprano: Elena Gerhardt
Wohin? (Whither?) Op 25, No 2: John McCormacK
Who is Sylvia?: Elisabeth Schumann
Gretchen am Spinnrade, Op 2 (Gretchen at the Spinning-Wheel): Sir George Henschel

: CRYNHODEB O'R CYHOEDDIADAU SWYDDOGOL YN GYMRAEG

(Summary of official announcements in Welsh)

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C)
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Clarence Raybould

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 7 of ' New Every Morning'

: POLLICLES AND JELLICLES'

Tales of cats and dogs in verse by T. S. Eliot , read by Geoffrey Tandy
Before Christmas Day, 1937, when the first selection was broadcast, nobody would have associated a set of cheery, yet at the same time profound, verses on the subjects of dogs and cats with the name of T. S. Eliot. Nevertheless the author of ' The Waste Land' has written such verses, originally for the amusement of his friends' children. The great war between the Pollicle Dogs and the Jellicle Cats is a hilarious epic, and makes ideal broadcasting from the lips of Geoffrey Tandy , whom T. S. Eliot selected to read these poems in the past.

Contributors

Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Read By: Geoffrey Tandy
Unknown: T. S. Eliot.
Unknown: Geoffrey Tandy
Unknown: T. S. Eliot

: ELEVENSES'

A mid-morning Variety mixture with the following ingredients
Michael North and Davy Burnaby , Margaret Faves , Sam Costa
At the two pianos, Ivor Dennis and Wally Wallond
Presented by Douglas Lawrence

Contributors

Unknown: Michael North
Unknown: Davy Burnaby
Unknown: Margaret Faves
Unknown: Sam Costa
Pianos: Ivor Dennis
Pianos: Wally Wallond
Presented By: Douglas Lawrence

: THE BBC SINGERS (B)

Sybilla Marshall , Margaret Rolfe , Bettine Young , Winifred Downer ,
René Soames, Emlyn Bebb , Victor Utting , Victor Harding
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Unknown: Sybilla Marshall
Unknown: Margaret Rolfe
Unknown: Bettine Young
Unknown: Winifred Downer
Unknown: Emlyn Bebb
Unknown: Victor Utting
Conductor: Victor Harding
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate

: 'CART BEFORE THE HORSE'

A programme which will take listeners behind the scenes to hear famous radio artists rehearsing their forthcoming Variety broadcasts
Presented by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: 'MARCHING ALONG TOGETHER' i.U of m«nv,always produced martial music— tunes to cheer

Times of stress have always produ«d ^ ^ & us—tunes to march to. We all know 'Goodbye, Dolly Gray', a Boer
War tune. 1914 produced 'Tipperary'. What will the marching tune of these times be ?
Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ makes a few suggestions.

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: 'THE COTTAGER'S PIG'

John Green will be a talk on some aspect of small-holding or Every Saturday there will be a talk on some aspectof small-holding or 'backyard farming lne feeding of the nation in times like these rests not only with the Government, but with the industry, skill and enterprise of the small property owner on the home front.

Contributors

Unknown: John Green

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Guilhermina Suggia (cello) Lyons Mixed Chorus, conducted by Leon Vietti
Samuel Dushkin (violin) and Igor Stravinsky (pianoforte)
Samuel Dushkin (pianoforte)

Contributors

Cello: Guilhermina Suggia
Conducted By: Leon Vietti
Violin: Samuel Dushkin
Violin: Igor Stravinsky
Pianoforte: Samuel Dushkin

: AN ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Conductor: Guy Warrack

: 'AIRS AND DISGRACES'

The airs supplied by Billy Cotton and his Band with Gwen Lewis
The disgraces being Maurice Denham and Jack Train
The programme presented by Ronald Waldman
Don't fail to listen to this programme. You will hear dance numbers played by Billy Cotton and his Band, with interruptions by Maurice Denham and Jack Train-the Disgraces. These two (two of the most versatile artists in the Variety Repertory Company) will play the parts of workmen who want to move this and that whenever something important is being broadcast. They will be constantly expelled from the studio, only to come back a moment later. To them broadcasting to millions of people is of no importance compared with their own duties.
An interesting feature will be a sketch called Two's a Crowd. It has nine or ten characters, played by Denham and Train between them.

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Cotton
Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Presented By: Ronald Waldman
Played By: Billy Cotton
Unknown: Maurice Denham

: 'THE THREE OF US'

Two Voices and Two Pianos
Sam Costa , Diana Clare , John Burnaby

Contributors

Pianos: Sam Costa
Pianos: Diana Clare

: THE BBC STRING ORCHESTRA

(Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Out with Romany'
Adventures among birds and animals

: CAN I HELP YOU?'

Questions that are puzzling people in these difficult times are answered by two well-known broadcasters in these fortnightly talks
Since the beginning of the war the National Council of Social Service has set up Citizens' Advice Bureaux all over the country, where bewi dered people may obtain kindly advice on their private difficulties and family problems. Many of the same questions are asked again and again, and they will be given general answers at the microphone.

: 'THE WHITE COONS'

A Concert-Party Show
Revived and produced by Harry S. Pepper. Book written and remembered by C. Denier Warren
Cast: Tommy Handley , C. Denier Warren , Wynne Ajello , Dudley Rolph ,
Vera Lennox
At the pianos, Harry S. Pepper and Doris Arnold

Contributors

Produced By: Harry S. Pepper.
Unknown: Tommy Handley
Unknown: C. Denier Warren
Unknown: Wynne Ajello
Unknown: Dudley Rolph
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Pianos: Harry S. Pepper
Pianos: Doris Arnold

: 'SHEER NONSENSE'

A preposterous programme, arranged by Gordon McConnel and M. H. Allen , and performed by a carefully selected company of singers and reciters

Contributors

Arranged By: Gordon McConnel
Arranged By: M. H. Allen

: 'BAND WAGGON'

with Arthur Askey
Richard Murdoch
Your old chum Syd Walker in a new feature ' Syd Sees It Through'
The New Waggoners
Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Gordon Crier

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Syd Walker
Produced By: Harry S. Pepper
Produced By: Gordon Crier

: 'MORE ABOUT THIS THEME SONG BUSINESS'

presented by Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ
From time immemorial we have been blessed (or cursed) with the theme song. Grand opera has always had its leit motif and comic opera its musical themes, but it is only since the advent of the motion picture that most of us have really had impressed upon us what we now think of as the theme song.
Here is a programme consisting of a selection of these, beginning from the very early days of the cinema.

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy MacPherson

: 'THE POINT OF VIEW'

by Eden Phillpotts
Cast
Production by Barbara Burnham

Contributors

Unknown: Eden Phillpotts
Production By: Barbara Burnham
Johnny Rowland, a kind-hearted old bachelor: Henry Longhurst
Noah Bassett, a carpenter: Carleton Hobbs
Melinda Bassett, his wife: Barbara Couper

: DANCE MUSIC

on gramophone records








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