Records of Fred Astaire
Recording of Primo Scala 's Accordion Band (directed by Harry Bidgood ). broadcast in the Home Service at 4.30 p.m. on November 7
Dance music recorded in America and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network
followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
Band of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment: conductor, Mr. J. B. H. Thorpe
Mr. J. B. H.
Conductor, Alan Crooks
by Maurice Webb.
Produced and- conducted by Ernest Longstaffe with Clarence Wright , Violet Trevelyan , Peter Bernard , Maudie Edwards , Leon Cortez , and --Doreen Harris. Chairman,
Bill Stephens. ' Palace of Varieties ' Orchestra and Chorus.
featuring high lights of the week's sport in Britain, with news from correspondents in various parts of the country, and contemporary ' flashes' coveVing important events. Edited and introduced by Raymond Glendenning.
Demande et reponse (Petite Suite de
Concert: Coleridge-Taylor): Orchestra of H.M. Royal Marines, conducted by Capt. F. V. Dunn
Rustic Waltz; Valse de la Reine;
Valse mauresque (Four Characteristic Waltzes: Coleridge-Taylor): New Light Symphony Orchestra, conducted by J. Ainslie Murray
Thirty minutes of music and melody in the Vera Lynn manner, with Louis Levy and his Dance Orchestra. (Recording of last Friday's broadcast)
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world
blended to suit the taste of the Royal Navy. This mixture includes Edna Hatzfeld , and Mark Strong: ' Off the Liberty Boat '-the Navy's own contribution to the programme; 'Turn Back the Clock '-musical memories revived by Radcliffe and Ray; ' Archie Takes the- Helm' (featuring Peter Brough. the. ventriloquist, and Archie Andrews : Vie Oliver, assisted by Betty Paul ; Sing a Song, Sailor' -join in the chorus with Joan Young ; the BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Introduced by ' Hubert ' and produced by Charles Maxwell.
Talk by Ralph Wightman. (BBC recording)
followed by reports from the battle-fronts
Conducted by Harold Lowe
Recorded in America, and heard by arrangement with the, American Forces Network
Programme for men stationed in out-of-the-way places. arranged and introduced by Barbara McFadyean
HOME NEWS FROM BRITAIN including a newsletter from the North of England followed at 8.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Paula Green takes the air in song, accompanied by James Moody and his Sextet. Produced by Vernon Harris.
speaking to Forces overseas
Shortened version of last Saturday's recorded broadcast in the Home Service followed by News Headlines
from the Welsh Services Club. London. St. David 's Singers: conductor, Kenneth Thomas. Band of H.M. Welsh Guards: Director of Music. Captain T. S. Chandler. Tudor Evans (baritone).
Captain T. S.
(by arrangement with Chappell and Co., Ltd.): conductor, Charles Williams
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Debroy Somers and his Band