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: The Bickershaw Colliery Band

Conductor, William Haydock


Conductor: William Haydock

: Music for Two Pianos

played by Edith Gunthorpe and Cecil Baumer


Played By: Edith Gunthorpe
Played By: Cecil Baumer

: A Famous English Bass

on gramophone records
Norman Allin
Great bass ballads
Introducing: My old shako; They all love Jack; A sergeant of the line

: Harry Fryer and his Orchestra

from the Chiswick Empire, London
(Soloist, William Connor)


Soloist: William Connor

: Tight Corners

Another of this series of talks of adventure by land, sea, and air

: Three Favourite Elgar Pieces

on gramophone records
New Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Edward Elgar
May Song Carissima
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Edward Elgar
Chanson de matin, Op. 15, No. 2


Conducted By: Sir Edward Elgar
Conducted By: Sir Edward

: Dancing Time for Dancers

featuring Joe Loss and his Band with Chick Henderson, Stan Stanton, Shirley Lenner, and the Loss Chords


Unknown: Joe Loss
Unknown: Chick Henderson
Unknown: Stan Stanton
Unknown: Shirley Lenner

: Crazy Cafe

Thirty minutes' nonsense
A lot of people will call in and listen to the Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Ternent
The programme presented by Bill MacLurg


Conducted By: Billy Ternent
Presented By: Bill MacLurg

: Floor Show

A cabaret entertainment featuring records of Florence Desmond, Hutch, Charlie Kunz with Arthur Young and The Hatchett Swingtette

: All That Glitters...

A comedy by Barbara Couper, adapted from a short story by G.H.C. Askew


Writer: Barbara Couper
From a story by: G.H.C. Askew
Producer: Moultrie R. Kelsall.

: Sandy MacPherson

at the BBC theatre organ

: Searchlight on Sport

The Stop Press for sporting news, illustrated by personalities of the moment

: Oscar Rabin and his Band

with Harry Davis , Beryl Davis , Diane, Billy Nicholls , and the Romaniacs


Unknown: Harry Davis
Unknown: Beryl Davis
Unknown: Billy Nicholls

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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.

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