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: GREETINGS

to the Imperial and Allied Forces in Great Britain , followed by 'REVEILLE!'
Cheerful gramophone records

: MORNING STAR

Records of Patricia Rossborough at the piano
Patricia Rossborough was born in Dublin, but spent her early childhood in Birmingham. There she studied for four years at the Midland School of Music, and won two scholarships. She came to London when she was seventeen, became interested in ' rhythm '. music, made a record, and secured a contract for eight years' recording. She has been broadcasting since Savoy Hill days and must have been on the air more than four hundred times.

Contributors

Unknown: Patricia Rossborough
Piano: Patricia Rossborough

: 'THESE WERE NEW TWO YEARS AGO'

Popular records of January 1940

: MONDAY MORNING MEDLEY

Mixed choice of records. The high-spot is ' A Night with Paul White -man at the Biltmore '

Contributors

Unknown: Paul White

: 'STARLIGHT'

Anona Winn , Australian radio star

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn

: ERIC SMITH

at the theatre organ

: TIME FOR MUSIC'

with Helen Hill and David Lloyd , accompanied by the Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum. Presented by Michael North. (Recording of the programme broadcast on September 18-, 1941)

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Hill
Unknown: David Lloyd
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum.
Presented By: Michael North.

: Music While You Work

Sydney Kaplan and his Orchestra
Many listeners will remember Sydney Kaplan broadcasting last summer a series of memories of the Holborn Empire, of which he was musical director for some ten years. He learned the violin as a lad, and the first orchestra he played in was at the Victoria, Walthamstow (now the Granada), probably the first orchestra to accompany silent pictures. He used to be musical director of the Old London Music-Hall, Shoreditch, at which many famous Variety artists had their try-out.

Contributors

Unknown: Sydney Kaplan
Unknown: Sydney Kaplan

: ANNIVERSARIES

Presented by Christopher Stone and S. P. B. Mais

Contributors

Presented By: Christopher Stone

: LIGHT AIRS'

Easy, breezy tunes on gramophone records

: MANTOVANI

and his Orchestra, with Alan Kane and Edna Kaye -4

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Kane
Unknown: Edna Kaye

: 'SMALL CHANGE'

Presented by James Moody

Contributors

Presented By: James Moody

: 'WAS IT FATE?'

or Music with an If '. Programme of gramophone records devised by Ronald Hilborne

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Hilborne

: 'THE CWMCAWS COMFORTS CONCERT'

This time the concert follows the annual children's party. Guest artists are expected to appear, and of course Mr. Mendelssohn Hughes , Mr. Jenkins (Emporium), Dai and Mwcyn, and Baden Haig Powell will be there. Script by W. P. Thomas. Produced by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Mendelssohn Hughes
Unknown: Baden Haig Powell
Script By: W. P. Thomas.
Produced By: Mai Jones

: POPULAR SCOTS CONCERT

BBC Scottish Orchestra. Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Unknown: Guy Warrack

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Scottish Variety Orchestra, conducted by Ronnie Munro

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Munro

: 'THE CANADIANS ENTERTAIN

Weekly regimental concerts presented by of the Canadian Army
Over stationed in Great Britain.
Arran and compered by Gerry Wilmot

Contributors

Unknown: Gerry Wilmot

: ' WHEN THE TALKIES CAME TO TOWN'

More memories of the days when the silver screen first found its voice, revived with the aid of gramophone records by Roy Plomley

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley

: R.A.F. BALLROOM'

e Hurricaneers. Dance music, ayed by an R.A.F. Band from mewhere in the North of England at 5.0

: 'ACK-ACK, BEER-BEER'

Special twice-weekly radio magazine for men and girls in Anti-Aircraft and Balloon Barrage units. Entertainment, gossip, novelties, and special features of interest to the personnel of these units, edited by Bill MacLurg

Contributors

Edited By: Bill MacLurg

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: FORCES MUSIC CLUB

Members of an Army unit, Northern Command, come to the microphone to choose and discuss with Clifton Helliwell the music they would like to hear. It is played by the BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Richard Austin

Contributors

Unknown: Clifton Helliwell

: £250 RED CROSS RADIO CONTEST

Prepared by Neil Munro in aid of the Red Cross Penny-a-Week Fund, with Ronnie Waldman as Master of Ceremonies. Entire entry fees devoted to the Red Cross Penny-a-Week Fund.
Twelve simple and amusing problems : Get a load of ' black music', with Vic Oliver and Celia Lipton-Whipcrack v. wisecrack-Tauber or not Tauber ?-Look out in the black-out !-With a hundred pipers ?-Splitting a comedian in two — £250 in notes or waste paper -Penny tin-whistle — Locate that loco ! — Topsy-turvy singer — Bing Crosby sets a problem !-Tintack teaser. (Specially recorded programme)
Last day for posting your entries it Thursday, "January 15, and the address it £250 Red Cross Radio Contest, London, W.C.2
The correct answers to the twelve problems broadcast on December 13 and December 15 were :BCAC....BABA ... A B C C. A correct set of answers was received only from Mrs. Ethel Cross, * Demais ', 51, Clarence Avenue , Staple Hilt, Bristol, who accordingly wins outright the £250 prize-money offered in this contest.

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Munro
Unknown: Ronnie Waldman
Unknown: Vic Oliver
Unknown: Celia Lipton-Whipcrack
Singer: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Clarence Avenue

: ' ALL THE FUN OF THE AIR'

with Geraldo, his Orchestra, Dorothy Carless , Len Camber , Jackie Hunter , Wally Patch , George Evans , and guest stars. Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Carless
Unknown: Len Camber
Unknown: Jackie Hunter
Unknown: Wally Patch
Unknown: George Evans
Produced By: David Miller

: 'WOMEN AT WAR'

Weekly magazine for the W.R.N.S., A.T.S., W.A.A.F. Contributions by Audrey Lucas , Jenny Nicholson , and Robert MacDermot. Illustrations by Carroll Gibbons and his Band, with Leslie Douglas. Edited by Archie Campbell and Janet Quigley. Elizabeth Cowell comperes the programme
Wartime confessions of celebrities.
Forces' Forum. ' Brainteasers' Trust', with Roy Rich. Pamela Frankau. ' The canteen's open' : interlude by the W.R.N.S.

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Lucas
Unknown: Jenny Nicholson
Unknown: Robert MacDermot.
Illustrations By: Carroll Gibbons
Unknown: Leslie Douglas.
Edited By: Archie Campbell
Edited By: Janet Quigley.
Unknown: Elizabeth Cowell
Unknown: Roy Rich.
Unknown: Pamela Frankau.

: RADIO RHYTHM CLUB

presents Harry Parry and his Radio Rhythm Club Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Parry

: CANADIAN NEWS-LETTER

Weekly summary of Canadian news, high lights, and sports, cabled from Canada by the CBC National News Service, and read by Gerry Wilmot

Contributors

Read By: Gerry Wilmot

: RUDY LEWIS

at the theatre organ Rudy's Rhythmic Rambles :
Rudy Lewis won an L.C.C. Scholarship at a very early age. He completed his musical education at the Royal Academy of Music under the tuition of G D. Cunningham , the famous Birmingham City Organist. He has met with unqualified success throughout his tours of the whole of the British Isles.

Contributors

Unknown: Rudy Lewis
Unknown: G D. Cunningham

: GREETINGS

to the Imperial and Allied Forces in Great Britain , followed by 'UNDER THE STARS
BBC Variety Orchestra. Conductor, Charles Shadwell , with Mervyn Saunders

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Shadwell
Unknown: Mervyn Saunders








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