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: 'REVEILLE!'

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: NEWS

Programme summary

: ' MORNING STAR '

Records of Al Bollington , the popular cinema organist

Contributors

Unknown: Al Bollington

: ' ON PARADE !

Popular artists and bands fall in for Your entertainment on gramophone records

: -MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

to records of Viennese waltzes

: SIDNEY TORCH

at the theatre organ
Hit-song revival
Selection: Chu Chin ChowNorton Torch tunes of the times

: PACKING UP'

A programme showing what goes on behind the scenes in a seaside pavilion when a concert party is finishing its summer season
Devised by Marjorie Wynn-Williams and produced by Sam Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Wynn-Williams
Produced By: Sam Jones

: 'AT THE BLACK DOG'

Mrs. Wilkes and her brother Ernest at home in their bar-parlour to Howard Marshall and their other friends
Presented by G. F. Mechan and S. E. Reynolds

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Marshall
Presented By: G. F. Mechan
Presented By: S. E. Reynolds

: GERALD SHAW

at the theatre organ
Midnight in Mayfair
Selection of current successes

: PERCIVAL MACKEY and his Sophisticated Players

with Monti Ryan and Fred Latham This band of eleven players had its radio debut last June. Although it is a rhvthm combination, it has none of the regular features of a dance band, such as sax or brass sections. Other omissions are piano, drums, and accordion.
Percival Mackey has been musical director for some of the most successful musical comedies on the West-End stage, among them No ! No ! Nanette and Gay Divorce. In recent weeks he has conducted the orchestra for Saturday-night ' Music-Halls'.

Contributors

Unknown: Monti Ryan
Unknown: Fred Latham
Accordion: Percival MacKey

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

played by Don Felipe and the Cuban Caballeros

Contributors

Played By: Don Felipe

: 'THE DANSANT'

A tea-time entertainment on gramophone records

: TEA-TIME CABARET

from a restaurant in the South with George Melachrino , Tiny Powell , Peter Valerio , and Leonard and his
Orchestra
Presented by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: George Melachrino
Unknown: Tiny Powell
Unknown: Peter Valerio
Presented By: Leslie Bridgmont

: POPULAR SONGS

sung by Enid Cruickshank (contralto)

Contributors

Contralto: Enid Cruickshank

: TWO VOICES AND A PIANO

Dick Spencer and Ethel Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Dick Spencer
Unknown: Ethel Williams

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Reginald Burston

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Reginald Burston

: RADIO ORANGE

A programme in Dutch under the auspices of the Dutch Government

: CANADIAN CAPERS'

Jack Penn , Alfie Noakes , and the Maple Leaf Orchestra, with Lyle Evans
Written and produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Penn
Unknown: Alfie Noakes
Unknown: Lyle Evans
Produced By: David Miller

: 'ICI LA FRANCE'

Un programme Français, pour les
Français, par des Français

: Your Presence is Requested

Lady Brewery-Smythe is holding a musical evening
Apart from yourselves,
The guests will include Claude Dampier, Phyllis Clare, Bobby Duke and Jack London, Three in Harmony
Her ladyship - Vera Lennox
Her ladyship's butler - Dick Francis
BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell
Dialogue by Aubrey Danvers-WaIker
Produced by Eric Spear

Many things are likely to go wrong at this musical evening of Lady
Brewery-Smythe's. Probably, for instance, the artists she invites will not be as highbrow as she imagines. There should be no disappointment for the listener, nevertheless, whatever the effect on Lady Brewery-Smythe.
One of the guests will be Phyllis Clare, for example, a revue and cabaret star who has not been on the air in this country now for some time. London theatre-goers may remember her in the West-End productions of Here's How, Give Me a Ring, and Ballyhoo, and on the screen she has appeared in many big film productions such as Clive of India, Four Men and a Prayer, While Parents Sleep, and The Last of Mrs. Cheyney.
In the early days of the war she twice went out to France to entertain the troops, on one occasion with Leslie Henson to deputise for Binnie Hale, who had had a motoring accident.

Contributors

Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Dialogue By: Aubrey Danvers-Waiker
Produced By: Eric Spear

: WILLIAM REES

and the St. Anne's Pier Orchestra

: Home Service

At 11 p.m. News in English is broadcast on 373 m. for listeners abroad








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