A cheerful selection of gramophone records
A weekly ration of records made by America's Crooner Number One
Popular artists and bands fall in for your entertainment on gramophone records
played by Billy Hardy and his Band
from an armful of records taken at random from the rack
BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
Victor Harding (baritone)
At the piano, Ernest Lush
The British Grenadiers My old Kentucky home A-hunting we will go The Bay of Biscay Faithful Johnny I married a wife Cock Robin
All through the night
What shall we do with the drunken sailor ?
played by The Irish Rhythms Orchestra conducted by David Curry with songs by George Beggs
at the theatre organ
Lloyd Thomas was born at Llangennech, South Wales. When he was three months old, his parents brought him to London, but he spoke Welsh for the first four years of his life.
He obtained his first job as assistant organist at the age of thirteen at the Garrison Theatre, Woolwich. From 1926 until 1930 he toured England, the Continent, and the Empire with a musical act. His signature tune is ' Let the great big world keep turning '.
played by The BBC Salon Orchestra
Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater
A personal choice of records presented by Kay Cavendish
Devised by Walford Hyden
at the theatre organ
Reginald Porter-Brown , who has given so many broadcasts from the Forum Cinema, Southampton, and the Guildhall, Southampton, is also a church organist and has given recitals in concert halls and churches throughout the country. He has broadcast on four other organs : that in the Regal, Torquay, the BBC Theatre Organ, a private organ in Somerset, and the church organ in St. Marychurch Parish Church, Torquay.
In his six years of broadcasting he has made his signature tune, ' Oh, Mr. Porter ', as famous as his name, and receives fan-mail letters from all over the world.
and his Music
' Puttin' on airs just for you '
Compere, David Miller
Apart from his broadcasts with his own orchestra from the Cafe de Paris, George Melachrino is successor to Brian Lawrance as Fred Hartley 's vocalist. He can play every instrument in his own orchestra bar the piano. He arranges his own music, sings in five languages, and speaks three fluently. From 1933 up to the outbreak of war he was with Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Orpheans. Melachrino is a Greek surname, but George is a naturalised British subject.
A description of recent events in the air
with Harry Gordon from a seaside theatre
A weekly summary of Australian news, specially presented for Australians in this country and read by Colin Wills
A programme in Dutch under the auspices of the Dutch Government
The third Bob Crosby showcase of records which will be played to you by Leonard Hibbs
A programme of requests designed to unite members of the Forces with their relatives and friends at home
An R.A.F. Gang Show in which Flight-Lieut. Ralph Reader and his airmen take off with a bunch of new recruits from an R.A.F. Station, somewhere in England
A farcical sketch by Harry Grattan
Produced by W. Farquharson Small
A programme of songs by Eric Maschwitz , set to music by various composers, with Ann Ziegler , Effie Atherton ,
Horace Percival , Ivor John
BBC Theatre Chorus
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
The programme presented and conducted by Mark H. Lubbock