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: Reveille!

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: Morning Star

Records of Eddie Peabody, the multi-instrument man

: ON PARADE!

Popular artists and bands fall in for your entertainment

: : NEWS

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

: Music While You Work

played by Al Collins and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Al Collins

: EUGENE PINI

and his Tango Orchestra with Dorothy Carless

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Carless

: RHYTHM ON RECORDS

From Waltz to Conga

: - 'A LA CARTE'

A mixed menu of light fare, with Joan and Evelyn Ashley
Compton Evans and Ray Monelle and Al Durrant 's Swing Quintet
Presented by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Ashley
Unknown: Compton Evans
Unknown: Ray Monelle
Unknown: Al Durrant
Presented By: Leslie Bridgmont

: '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 yesterday's broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: OSCAR RABIN

and his Band, with Harry Davis featuring Beryl Davis , Diane, Ken Beaumont , Jan Zalski , and Eddie Palmer with his novachord

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davis
Unknown: Beryl Davis
Unknown: Ken Beaumont
Unknown: Jan Zalski
Unknown: Eddie Palmer

: FREDERIC CURZON

at the theatre organ

: LOUIS VOSS

and his Orchestra with Louisa Hayward
Louis Voss owes much of his musical success to the late Viscount Devonport, who, hearing him play at a school function at the age of twelve, became interested in the boy and thenceforward took an active part in his musical education. Soon Voss was studying at the Guildhall School of Music, where he gained many prizes and scholarships. After years of directing cinema orchestras, the arrival of talkies made him turn his attention to cafe and restaurant work, and about six years ago he formed his present orchestra.

Contributors

Unknown: Louisa Hayward
Unknown: Louis Voss

: AROUND THE HOUSE IN SONG'

with Constance Carrodus
Constance Carrodus , one of the most accomplished singers of folk songs in the country, was bom in Lancashire, and gave her first broadcast from Manchester some years ago. She studied at the Manchester College of Music, and subsequently became interested in character work and travelled extensively, studying the peoples of different countries and their songs. She brings to her singing of folk songs not only a beautiful voice but a capacity for entering into the character of the song in question.

Contributors

Unknown: Constance Carrodus
Unknown: Constance Carrodus

: Music While You Work

played by BBC Salon Orchestra
Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: Radio Reconnaissance

News commentary: where things are happening and what it's all about
Where Britain stands on guard:
4-Aden, the Gulf of Aden and British Somaliland Britain astride the entrance to the Red Sea at Aden and Berbera. The daily routine in a land where the thermometer goes up and no rain comes down

: Band of H.M. GRENADIER GUARDS

Conducted by Lieut.-
Colonel George Miller , M.V.O., M.B.E.
Regimental march of the Grenadier
Guards

Contributors

Unknown: Colonel George Miller

: NEWS FROM HOME

4.40 Fife, the Borders and South-
West of Scotland by A. Scott Kennedy
4.50 London and South-East England by D. Macdonald Hastings

Contributors

Unknown: A. Scott Kennedy
Unknown: D. MacDonald Hastings

: 'SERENADE IN SEASON'

No. 5-May with Mae Bamber and* Gerald Howe Chantler
Produced by Richard North

Contributors

Unknown: Mae Bamber
Unknown: Gerald Howe
Produced By: Richard North

: 'ACK-ACK, BEER-BEER'

The BBC's own twice weekly magazine, packed with special features, news, and entertainment for men in Anti-Aircraft, Balloon Barrage, and Searchlight units
Editors, Bill MacLurg and Howard Thomas

Contributors

Editors: Bill MacLurg
Editors: Howard Thomas

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: MIDLAND MUSIC-MAKERS

Jan Berenska and his Orchestra
Marjorie Westbury (soprano)
Geoffrey Dams (tenor)
Presented by Reginald Burston
Compere, Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Berenska
Soprano: Marjorie Westbury
Tenor: Geoffrey Dams
Presented By: Reginald Burston
Unknown: Martyn C. Webster

: Geraldo's Open House

with Dorothy Carless , Len Camber ,
Jackie Hunter , and other guest stars
Compere, Gerry Wilmot

Contributors

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

: FODEN'S MOTOR WORKS BAND,

Conductor, Fred Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Mortimer

: CALLING THE AUSTRALIANS

Glimpses of people and things at home presented in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting Commission

: AIRCRAFTMAN JONES ENTERTAINS'

A camp concert presented by members of the R.A.F. from ' somewhere in Wales'

: 'THINK ON THESE THINGS'

A quarter-of-an-hour of music and reading
Arranged by Christine Orr

Contributors

Arranged By: Christine Orr

: 'THE OLD TOWN HALL'

(Second series-5)
A weekly gathering of famous folk
The regulars include :
Clay Keyes , master of ceremonies
Richard Goolden as Old Ebenezer, the night watchman, with Gladys Keyes as Martha, his daughter
' The court of melody ', where tunes are on trial and the ear is the evidence
This week's famous visitor
Mabel Constanduros
' Can you beat the band ? '
The Town Hall Orchestra under the direction of Billy Tement
Weekly meetings organised by Gladys and Clay Keyes and presented by Eric Spear

Contributors

Unknown: Clay Keyes
Unknown: Richard Goolden
Unknown: Gladys Keyes
Unknown: Mabel Constanduros
Unknown: Billy Tement
Unknown: Clay Keyes
Presented By: Eric Spear

: AMBROSE

and his Orchestra








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