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: Time from and summary of today's programmes

followed by TUNES OF TODAY
Percent recordings of popular hits

: STANLEY TUDOR

at the organ of the Gaumont Theatre,
Manchester

: 'CLUE FOR MUSIC

Use your wits at Whitsun by Aubrey Danvers-Walker and Michael North with Vera Lennox
Esther Coleman
Horace Percival
Michael North
Billy Ternent and his Band
Production by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Aubrey Danvers-Walker
Unknown: Michael North
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Unknown: Esther Coleman
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Michael North
Unknown: Billy Ternent
Production By: Tom Ronald

: VIOLIN SOLOS

recorded by Yvonne Curti

Contributors

Unknown: Yvonne Curti

: PIANOS, STRING-BASS, AND DRUMS

records by Charlie Kunz
Harry Roy 's Tiger Ragamuffins and Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Kunz
Unknown: Harry Roy
Unknown: Ivor Moreton
Unknown: Dave Kaye

: THE BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: ' BRIEF VARIETY'

Donald Peers the cavalier of song
Roy Davey with his trumpet and xylophone
Dennis Boocock with his dazzling digits
Compered by Wilfred Pickles

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Peers
Song: Roy Davey
Unknown: Dennis Boocock
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles

: ' SWING IT !'

Billie Holliday with Bob Howard and his Orchestra
Some favourite records

Contributors

Unknown: Billie Holliday
Unknown: Bob Howard

: THE ROYAL ARTILLERY (MOUNTED) BAND

(by permission of the Officers of the Royal
Artillery)
Conducted by Mr. David McBain
Royal Artillery slow march

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. David McBain

: THE OLD COUNTRY-6

' Warwickshire '
' The Bear and Ragged Staff '
A programme arranged by Eddie Benbow and Harold Taylor with Bob Arnold , Godfrey Baseley , David Compton , Marston Goulcher , and Eddie Benbow
Produced by Robin Whitworth
Eddie Benbow and Harold Taylor , who have devised this programme, are two Warwickshire schoolmasters, and they have been at pains to select all that is most interesting about England's most central county.
The legend of the bear and the ragged staff tells of how a baited bear, escaping from its tormentors in Coventry, ran into the Forest of Arden where it attacked the famous
Sir Guy of Warwick. Although he was unarmed, Sir Guy uprooted a young tree, beat the animal into submission, and gave the county its famous emblem.
In the course of the programme you will visit Coventry, Birmingham, Leamington, Rugby, and, of course, the famous villages around Stratfordon-Avon.

Contributors

Arranged By: Eddie Benbow
Arranged By: Harold Taylor
Unknown: Bob Arnold
Unknown: Godfrey Baseley
Unknown: David Compton
Unknown: Marston Goulcher
Produced By: Robin Whitworth
Produced By: Eddie Benbow
Produced By: Harold Taylor

: Records of HILDEGARDE

the Irresistible Singer
' The lovely Hildegarde ', as people generally call her, might well be described as the mystery woman of cabaret. She sings as beautifully in German as she does in French, and when it comes to rendering jazz songs with English words you would never take her for anything but English. However, whatever her true nationality, the fact remains that she is an irresistible personality with a uniquely soothing voice. She has sung in cabaret all over the Continent and in England. She is at present in America.

: 'RIVALS IN THE SADDLE'

Wilfrid Taylor introduces Fred Rimel ! and Gerry Wilson

Contributors

Introduces: Wilfrid Taylor
Unknown: Fred Rimel
Unknown: Gerry Wilson

: 'MAYFAIR MERRY-GO-ROUND'

' Forget your troubles,
Relax a while,
And listen to some music In the Ambrose style '
A programme of favourites that are a la mode, featuring
Ambrose and his Orchestra

: STAR VARIETY

(by arrangement with George Black )
George Formby and supporting cast
From the Empire Theatre,
Nottingham

Contributors

Arrangement With: George Black
Arrangement With: George Formby

: 'SWING FANS' SPECIAL'

A forty-minute programme of special
' interest to swing fans played by George Scott-Wood and his Six
Swingers with Sam Browne and Betty Kent
On 877 kc/s 342.1 m.

Contributors

Played By: George Scott-Wood
Unknown: Sam Browne
Unknown: Betty Kent

: TWENTY MINUTES

with Peggy Cochrane
(the tune-a-minute girl) and Ted Andrews (entertainer)

Contributors

Unknown: Peggy Cochrane
Unknown: Ted Andrews

: BOB CROSBY AND HIS BAND

will play you some ' Dixieland style ' records








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