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: Reveille!

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: Morning Star

Records of Flanagan and Allen of 'The Crazy Gang'

: ON PARADE

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

: : NEWS

followed by Programme Parade
Details of some of today's broadcasts

: Music While You Work

played by Al Collins and his Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Al Collins

: ANNIVERSARIES

Today's anniversaries presented by Christopher Stone and S. P. B. Mais

Contributors

Presented By: Christopher Stone

: MID-MORNING MUSIC

Dance music and songs for the housewife

: CASINO PLAYERS

with Dorothy Stanton

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Stanton

: ' 'FOUR BOYS AND A GUITAR'

The story of the famous quartet, the Mills Brothers
A gramophone programme written and presented by James Holloway

Contributors

Presented By: James Holloway

: - 'THE WORLD GOES BY'

F. H. Grisewood brings to the microphone people in the news, people talking about the news, and interesting visitors to Britain
(A recording of last night's broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: HENRY CROUDSON

at the theatre organ
This popular broadcaster is a Leeds man, who held two cinema organ appointments there before leaving some four years ago. He began as a church organist, learning to play at St. Chad's, Leeds. Later he became organist at St. John's, the oldest church in the city.

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Harold Lowe

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Harold Lowe

: Music While You Work

played by Alfred Van Dam and his State Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Alfred van Dam

: Radio Reconnaissance

Talks for the armed Forces on current events and current affairs
News commentary
Battlefronts: The Battle of Britain by Commander Stephen King-Hall, M.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen King-Hall

: 'HITS AND MISSES'

Song hits presented by The Cavendish Three
(Kay Cavendish , Helen Raymond ,
Pat Rignold )
Devised by Kay Cavendish

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish
Unknown: Helen Raymond
Unknown: Pat Rignold
Unknown: Kay Cavendish

: NEWS FROM HOME

4.55 The Highlands
Collected by Evan M. Barron

Contributors

Unknown: Evan M. Barron

: 'ACK-ACK, BEER-BEER'

A radio magazine with sports, news, interest, and entertainment for men in Anti-Aircraft, Balloon Barrage, and Searchlight Units
Today's edition includes both old favourites and new features, with Stop Press items, Guest Stars, and contributions by men in Ack-Ack and Beer-Beer Units
Editors, Bill MacLurg and Howard Thomas

Contributors

Editors: Bill MacLurg
Editors: Howard Thomas

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: Greetings from Cairo

including messages sent by members of the Services in Egypt for their relatives and friends in Great Britain
(Arranged by Peter Haddon and recorded by courtesy of the Egyptian
State Broadcasting)

Contributors

Arranged By: Peter Haddon

: 'JOIN IN AND SING'

with some of the Royal Marines ' somewhere in England ' in a sing-song
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate
At the piano, John Wills

Contributors

Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate
Piano: John Wills

: Geraldo's Open House

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

Contributors

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

: 'THE CALLAGHAN TOUCH'

by Peter Cheyney
A new series which tells of the adventures of Slim Callaghan , private detective
Episode 2—' A spy goes West' Produced by Fred O'Donovan

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Cheyney
Unknown: Slim Callaghan
Produced By: Fred O'Donovan
Slim Callaghan: Jack Livesey
Effie Thompson, his secretary: Betty Hardy
Windemere Nikolls, his assistant: MacDonald Parke
Paul Czardas, a Rumanian: Antony Holles
Mrs Czardas, his wife: Thea Holme

: PIPING AND FIDDLING

by Margaret Smart (violin) and Charles D. Scott (piper)

Contributors

Violin: Margaret Smart
Violin: Charles D. Scott

: Private Smith Entertains

at a camp concert given by troops in Northern Ireland

: 'THINK ON THESE THINGS'

A quarter-of-an-hour of music and reading by George Dixon

Contributors

Reading By: George Dixon

: NORTHERN MUSIC-HALL

' The Lancashire Mummers ' in ' Pleasure on Parade ' presented by Frank A. Terry with Charles West , Elsie Winnall , Walter Collins , Ida Shirley , Jessie Crone , Margaret Morgan and Stanley Gordon , Jack Blackburn and Asta Fedora, Les Lee, and Frank A. Terry
From a Northern theatre

Contributors

Presented By: Frank A. Terry
Unknown: Charles West
Unknown: Elsie Winnall
Unknown: Walter Collins
Unknown: Ida Shirley
Unknown: Jessie Crone
Unknown: Margaret Morgan
Unknown: Stanley Gordon
Unknown: Jack Blackburn

: BAND OF HIS MAJESTY'S COLDSTREAM GUARDS

Conducted by Captain J. Causley Windram, Director of Music,
Coldstream Guards
Before 1783 the Band of the Coldstream Guards consisted of civilians who were hired by the. month and had only one military duty-to play the Guard from St. James's Parade to the Palace and back again. When it was twenty strong it played in Paris during the Allied occupation. of 1815. It now numbers between sixty and seventy players, and has three distinct combinations-military band, string band, and dance orchestra.

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain J. Causley








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