Records of Eddie Cantor
Recording of Sidney Davey and his Players, broadcast in the Home Service at 10.30 a.m. on November 16
Today's choice of records is by Richard North
' Padstow and St. Merryn,' Cornwall. No. 67 of the fortnightly series from the countryside. Edited by Francis Dillon. Produced by Miss R. Colley.
Headlines followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
Recorded in America and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network
Louis Levy and his Gaumont-British Studio Orchestra, with Beryl Davis. Benny Lee. Jack Cooper , and the Georgettes, including ' The Screen Presents,' bringing famous film stars to the microphone, introduced by Moore Raymond. Produced by Elisabeth Tyson.
Conductor, Guy Warrack
An entertainment chosen by Fortes serving overseas: Cyril Fletcher , the Arden Singers (under the direction of William D. S. Bennett ), Denis O'Neil , Harry S. Pepper in ' Composer
Caval cade ,Jack and Eddv Eden ,
Lorna Martin , Jack Leon and his Dance Orchestra. and Marilyn Williams. Introduced by Margaret McGrath (by permission of the Windmill Theatre management). Produced by Cecil Madden and Stephen Williams. From the stage of the Queensberry All-Services Club.
William D. S.
Talk to men serving in Persia and Iraq Command, by Major J. R. Dibb , Public Relations Officer to Paiforce
Major J. R.
Special programme for American Forces overseas
speaking to Forces overseas
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces serving overseas
with Olive Kavann , Denis O'Neil , and Terance Casey at the theatre organ. Introduced by Sandy Macpherson
on gramophone records
Invitation to the Dance (Weber):
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Valse caprice (Saint-Saëns):
Yvonne Arnaud , with String Orchestra
Concert Waltz (Glazunov): BBC Orchestra
The Haunted Ballroom (Toye): Orchestre Raymonde
Concert Waltz: Footlights (
Eric Coates ): Light Symphony Orchestra
followed by reports from the battle-fronts
Conductor. Charles Groves. Marjorie Blackburn (piano)
Overture: The Sicilian Vespers Verdi E. J. Moeran 's Overture for a Masque, which is being given its first broadcast performance this evening, was specially written for ENSA's factory concerts and has already been performed on many occasions in the North of England. The masque was an entertainment that combined poetry, vocal and instrumental music, dancing, set against a brilliant decor, and this overture is intended to suggest the atmosphere of such an entertainment.
Verdi E. J.
' All the Fun of the Fair,' including the Pin-Up Parlour, with Polly Ward ; the Juke Box; the Dancing Booth; International Theatre of Varieties. Side-shows introduced by Max Wall and Freddie Forbes. Complaints Manager. Robb Wilton. Music provided by the R.A.F.-Dance Orchestra. Script by Max Kester and Howard Barnes. Produced by Pat Dixon.
NEWS and HOME NEWS FROM BRITAIN including a newsletter from the West of England followed at 8.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC news rooms
edited and read by Lieutenant Frederic Phelan , A.I.F., and NEWS FROM NEW ZEALAND edited and read by Arthur Heighway
Gramophone programme of requests from Forces overseas
Prelude (Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar ,
Op. 56: Grieg): Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fabien Sevitzky
Romeo's Reverie and Fete of the Capulets (Romeo and Juliet: Berlioz): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
(Delius): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Constant Lambert
Theme and Variations (Suite No. 3 in G, Op. 55: Tchaikovsky): Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Malcqlm Sargent
(NEWS HEADLINES AT 9.15)
with the Bachelor Girls, Peter Akister , and George Elliott. Directed by James Moody followed at 9.58 by News Headlines
Jack Payne with his Orchestra