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: Reveille!

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: Morning Star

Records of Jacques Fray and Mario Braggiotti, the famous American swing pianists

: ON PARADE !

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

: Music While You Work

played by Harold Smart at the theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Harold Smart

: CHRISTOPHER STONE

reminds us of today's anniversaries

: DEBROY SOMERS and his Band

Debroy Somers is a musician whose high reputation in the world of jazz was not won overnight. His father was bandmaster of a Gloucestershire regiment, and while he was stationed in Dublin he sent his son to the Royal Irish Academy of Music to study under Michael Esposito.
Debroy worked as a bandmaster until a year or two before the last war, when he formed a band specially for recording. A supper at the Savoy with Nat Ayer and the late Bert Ralton led to his taking over the music of the hotel and afterwards the first BBC broadcasts of the famous Savoy Orpheans.

Contributors

Unknown: Debroy Somers
Unknown: Michael Esposito.
Unknown: Nat Ayer
Unknown: Bert Ralton

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

An ENSA midday concert for war-workers

: WAR COMMENTARY

(A recording of last night's talk)

: THEATRELAND

Raymond Glendenning introduces songs, scenes, and stories of the show business past and present with Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Introduces: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Peter Yorke

: SEA SONGS AND SHANTIES

BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Lawrence Holmes (baritone)
Sling the flowing bowl
Blow ye winds in the morning Shannon and Chesapeake Across the Western ocean The whale
Homeward bound
The female smuggler We're all bound to go Reuben Ranzo
Stormalong Blow the man down
The fishers

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Baritone: Lawrence Holmes
Unknown: Reuben Ranzo
Unknown: Stormalong Blow

: DUDLEY HIPPODROME ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Harry Pell

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Pell

: Music While You Work

to records of the Casa Loma Orchestra

: 'DRIVER SMITH ENTERTAINS*

A camp concert performed and presented by members of an R.A.S.C. unit ' somewhere in the North,'

: QUIZ FOR THE FORCES

Gerry Wilmot conducts a teaser test for Empire Forces in Britain

Contributors

Unknown: Gerry Wilmot

: CASTLES IN THE AIR

A programme of musical day-dreams on gramophone records

: NAAFI presents 'BROADWAY CALLING

A New York ENSA half-hour devised and presented by Gertrude Lawrence and Richard Haydn with Reggie Gardiner
Ella Shields
Will Osborne
The Merry Macs
Sam Walsh
Edwin Carp
Peter Van Stevens and his Orchestra
Recorded in U.S.A.

Contributors

Presented By: Gertrude Lawrence
Presented By: Richard Haydn
Unknown: Reggie Gardiner
Unknown: Ella Shields
Unknown: Sam Walsh
Unknown: Edwin Carp
Unknown: Peter van Stevens

: 'TO MEET THE R.A.F.'

ENSA at home to airmen
Hostess, Victoria Hopper and guest artists
The programme arranged in co-operation with NAAFI

Contributors

Unknown: Victoria Hopper

: Stuart Vinden in 'AND ANTHONY SHERWOOD LAUGHED

A new series by Francis Durbridge
Episode 3—' The Prince of Rogues '
Characters
Anthony Sherwood
Mrs. Dimble (Nanny)
Chief-Inspector Hudson Lydia Angelo
Countess Mannerheim Benson
A page, a waiter, a concierge
Produced by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Durbridge
Unknown: Anthony Sherwood
Unknown: Hudson Lydia
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster

: RADIO RHYTHM CLUB

presents
Frenchie Sartell who will recall some personal reminiscences of Jack and Charlie Teagarden and play you some of their records

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Teagarden

: GERALDO'S OPEN HOUSE

with Dorothy Carless , Len Camber , Jackie Hunter , and guest artists who may drop in Compere, Gerry Wilmot

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Carless
Unknown: Len Camber
Unknown: Jackie Hunter
Unknown: Gerry Wilmot

: Madge Elliott and Cyril Ritchard in ' OVER AND UP'

The third of a series of programmes featuring some of our best-known friends who are popular both ' down under ' and ' over and up '
Artists in this programme will include
Joan Hammond
Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Billy Tement
Devised and written by Harry Alan
Towers
Produced by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Hammond
Conducted By: Billy Tement
Written By: Harry Alan
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: IN THE LIMELIGHT

A programme of songs and duets from popular musical shows with Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Morgan Davies
BBC Theatre Chorus (Trained by Charles Groves)
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Programme arranged and conducted by Mark H. Lubbock

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Ziegler
Conducted By: Mark H. Lubbock

: GORDON BANNER

at the theatre organ
Popular medley: Banner's barrage








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