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Cheerful gramophone records
Records of George Elrick, the Aberdonian with the smiling voice
Ten years ago George Elrick came to London from Aberdeen to seek his fortune. Four years later he joined Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra as drummer, and soon won fame as vocalist as well. He left to form his own band, with which he toured the country. Visiting his native Aberdeen, he gave a broadcast from the stage of His Majesty's Theatre, which was relayed to America. He is one of the most successful gramophone-recording artists in the country.
Popular records of January 1937
Records taken at random from the rack
Programme of national songs. BBC Chorus, conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Directed by Jack Hardy
Brighouse and Rastrick Band. Conductor, Fred Berry
presented by Christopher Stone and S. P. B. Mais
or "Whistle while you work."
Rhythmic programme for housewives on gramophone records
W H. Berry recalls his many years at the Adelphi Theatre, and the great showmen of the past he has met. Record programme written by Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson.
Presented by Raymond Mander
and his Mazurka Orchestra, with Maxim Doroff
Dudley Beaven at the theatre organ
Conducted by Mr. F. J. Harris
Selection : Irving Berlin's famous songs Royal Artillery Slow March
Mr. F. J.
Broadcasts for the Forces on the world at war : News from the battle fronts, with first-hand accounts of the fighting
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Two Mazurkas : G sharp minor Op 33,
No. 1 ; G sharp minor, Op. 30, No.
Barcarolle Op. 60 in F sharp played by Iso Elinson (piano)
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
National and Regional announcements
The lovable North-Country family in a new weekly series, with Wyhe Varley as Mrs. Plum, Clifford Bean as Uncle Ed, and Gabrielle Daye as Ruby the maid. Written and produced by Max Kester , from the original idea by Sonny Miller
Presented by permission of the Commandant of a School of Gunnery. A series of odd explosions caused by the AT.S.. R.A., and R.A.F. co-operating, supported by the Band of the Royal Regiment of Artillery
This show with the happy title is a lively and topical revue by Pilot-Officer Jackson , of the R.A.F., and Corporal Vigers, of the A T S., with the latter's company commander Junior Commander Duggan, lending valuable assistance with the production.
The opening scene will be a sketch about
AT.S recruiting, and the show will end with a short pantomime, Cinderella loms The ATS., with Corporal Vigers as Dandini. The costumes have been made by the A.T.S. out of various bits and pieces.
An aircraftman's adventures
Short story written for broadcasting by James McCormick , and read by E A. Naden
Glimpses of people and things f.t home, specially recorded in Australia by the Australian Broadcasting Commission
with some of the troops somewhere in England in a sing-song conducted by Leslie Woodgate. George Pizzey (baritone). At the piano, John Wills
The genius of England : pages from a personal anthology by C. Henry Warren
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Gramophone records presented by G. H. Phelps
under the direction of Tom Jenkins
When he was sixteen Tom Jenkins got a job in a cinema at Thirsk, Yorkshire. After
Claying in various cinemas he joined the quartet at the Royal Baths. Harrogate.
Next he became a member of the Hastings Municipal Orchestra, leaving it as sub-leader to join J. H. Squire's Celeste Octet.
He was also principal second violin of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. In
March 1938 he was appointed musical director of the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne. in succession to Leslie Jeffries.