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: Reveille!

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: Morning Star

Records of William Murdoch at the piano

: ON PARADE!

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

: NEWSProgramme Parade

Details of some of today's broadcasts

: Eric Lord

at the theatre organ
Barrack room favourites

: Kay on the Keys

A programme improvised by Kay Cavendish

Contributors

Pianist: Kay Cavendish

: Band of the M.G.T.C. THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT

Conducted by Mr. F. L. Statham

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. F. L. Statham

: MUSIC-HALL

with Jack Warman .
Vincent Tildesley 's Melody Maids
Arthur Prince and ' Jim '
Elsie and Doris Waters
BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell
Compere, Philip Slessor
Presented by John Sharman

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Warman
Unknown: Vincent Tildesley
Unknown: Philip Slessor
Presented By: John Sharman

: Music While You Work

played by Harry Fryer and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Harry Fryer

: VIOLIN SOLOS

played by Alfred Barker

Contributors

Played By: Alfred Barker

: 'AMERICAN IDIOM'

BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Reginald Burston with Helen Clare
BBC Theatre Chorus
At the piano, Donald Edge
ORCHESTRA

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Unknown: Helen Clare
Piano: Donald Edge

: ' KING PINS OF COMEDY'

No. 53-Tommy Handley
The interviewer, Wilfred Pickles
Produced by Richard North

Contributors

Produced By: Richard North

: ELTON ROBERTS

at the theatre organ
March: Out of the blue
Reed and Hartley
Selection : Bric-a-Brac
Moncklon and Finck
Medley: Fanmail fancies

: 'GREETINGS FROM HOME'

for the Canadian Forces in Great
Britain
The twelfth of a series of programmes relayed from Canada, containing news of activities at home, and personal messages from their friends and families for the Canadian soldiers, sailors, airmen, and nurses

: JOE LOSS

and his Orchestra with Bette Roberts , Bob Arden ,
Irene Johnston , and the Loss Chords

Contributors

Unknown: Bette Roberts
Unknown: Bob Arden
Unknown: Irene Johnston

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: Music While You Work

played by Reginald Foort at the theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Reginald Foort

: '.RHYTHM ON REEDS'

Devised and arranged by Phil Green

Contributors

Arranged By: Phil Green

: 'THE CAT'

Short story written for broadcasting by Robert McLellan
Read by Hector Munro

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Robert McLellan
Read By: Hector Munro

: 'WAITING FOR JANE'

She won't be quite so late this week, so join Billy Milton and his man-servant, Fred Yule , and while away the time until Jane arrives !
Written by Ernest Dudley and presented by Eric Spear

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Milton
Unknown: Fred Yule
Written By: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Eric Spear

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ

: 'STUFF AND NONSENSE'

or ' Mike life in Portland Place '
Another gramophrolic with Lionel Gamlin and Leslie Perowne

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Gamlin
Unknown: Leslie Perowne

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: ENSA Half-Hour

with guest artists and the ENSA Variety Orchestra, under the direction of Geraldo
Presented by 'the Department of National Service Entertainment
(NAAFI)

: 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

: Sports News From Canada

A weekly summary by the Canadian Press specially prepared for Canadians overseas and read by Gerry Wilmot
(In collaboration with the CBC and the Canadian Press)

Contributors

Read By: Gerry Wilmot

: 'TUNES TO MY TASTE'

A programme of Scots songs, chosen and introduced by Will Y. Darling

Contributors

Unknown: Y. Darling

: BBC DANCING CLUB—6

Directed by Victor Silvester
Presented by David Miller -
Here is an opportunity for all listeners to learn to dance. Each week Victor Silvester will give a ten-minute dancing lesson. This is followed by 30 minutes of dance music played by his Ballroom Orchestra, to enable you to practise the steps you have been taught.

Contributors

Directed By: Victor Silvester
Presented By: David Miller
Unknown: Victor Silvester

: 'FAMILY CRACKERS'—15

Script by Loftus Wigram and Harry Tate Jnr.
Produced by Eric Fawcett

Contributors

Script By: Loftus Wigram
Script By: Harry Tate Jnr.
Produced By: Eric Fawcett
Mother: Doris Nichols
Dahlia: Betty Huntley-Wright
Junior: Ronnie Beadle
Uncle Ned: Clifford Bean
Odd Man Out: Frank Leslie

: Dick Francis and Sonnie Hale in 'SEND FOR DOCTOR DICK !'

The twelfth and last of the present series of weekly shows written by Ted Kavanagh with Doris Hare
Paula Green
Bettie Bucknelle
Alan Paul and Ivor Dennis
The Male Voice Quartet and the BBC Variety Orchestra
Leader, Frank Cantell
Conducted by Charles Shadwell
Produced by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Written By: Ted Kavanagh
Unknown: Doris Hare
Unknown: Paula Green
Unknown: Bettie Bucknelle
Unknown: Alan Paul
Unknown: Ivor Dennis
Leader: Frank Cantell
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Produced By: Vernon Harris

: RADIO RHYTHM CLUB

presents some memories of Ken Johnson , the West Indian band-leader, recalled by Leslie Perowne , who will play some records of him and his band

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Johnson
Recalled By: Leslie Perowne

: BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
March : Le Regiment de Sambre-et-

Contributors

Leader: Boris Pecker
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum








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