Howard Marshall, who was unfortunately indisposed on the occasion of the first of these Sports Reviews, hopes to be present in the studio on this occasion, and will introduce a number of personalities who have been in the sporting news during the past month.
[Starring] Ivy St. Helier
with Cyril Fletcher and The Charlot Starlets: Anthony Nicholls, Myra Morton, Cynthia Stevens, Rita Grant, Muriel Robbins, Marie Sellar, Renna Caste, Noreen Hanson, Zelma Wright, Betty Shephard
This programme brings that distinguished artist, Ivy St. Helier, before the television camera for the first time. Equally brilliant as actress, singer, and composer, she has been on the stage for nearly three decades, having accompanied Seymour Hicks and Ellaline Terriss on a tour of South Africa in 1911. Theatregoers of the older generation will associate her with such famous shows as "Everybody's Doing It" and "The Model and the Man".
A revue for television written by Hans Kafka.
with Rudolf Brandt as Graf Bobbi, Brian Oulton, Lesley Burton, Helen Elton, Daphne Martin, Anne Twigg, Eugenia Triguez, Margaret Lauder, Donald Campbell, Charles Schloss
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
Hans Kafka's revue, which is devised specially for television, presents the quaint imaginary character, Graf Bobbi, on the screen for the second time. The setting of this show provides a novel and ingenious method of introducing the various artists. It is centred round a big automatic telescope to which Graf Bobbi brings a young English honeymoon couple. They then see various scenes through the telescope, and so we see the different acts of the revue.
Hans Kafka is a young Austrian novelist and radio playwright. He is also the author of a three-act play which will probably be produced in London during September, and his recent activities in England have included important work on film scenarios. He is married to a well-known Austrian actress.
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