Records chosen by Forces overseas
Records of Mary Lou Williams
Recording of Al Collins and his Band, broadcast in the Home Service at
4.30 p.m. on March 23
News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
Dance music, recorded in America and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network
Background information on matters of current interest.
Half-hour programme of music chosen by a member of the Forces overseas. Today's choice is by Petty OfBeer Bert Waller , R.N
Harry Pell and his Orchestra
Conductor. Mr. G. B. C. Quick
Regimental March: The Village
Mr. G. B. C.
CBC Network programme originating in Vancouver, with Percy Harvey and the Golden Strings Orchestra, and songs by Anne Watt and Greg Miller. (CBC recording)
CBC Network programme featuring popular tunes and cow.boy songs. playe,d by Cammie Howard and his
Quintet, and sung by Oral Scheer .
Records of classical music chosen by civilian and Forces listeners overseas
A Home Forces entertainment for all serving afloat or overseas: The Marineers Dance Band of the Royal Marine Commando Training Unit; Service artists and guest stars; 'Double or Quits' cash quiz, conducted by Lieut. Harold Warrender.R.N.V.R. Programme introduced by a guest from the W.R.N.S. and produced, in collaboration with the Personal Services Department of the Admiralty, by David Manderson.
Quiz conducted by:
Lieut. Harold Warrender,
with the Bachelor Girls, Peter Akister , and George Elliott. Directed by James Moody
Close-ups from the war-fronts
Repeat of last night's recorded broadcast
and the Dance Orchestra, with Rita Marlowe , Benny Lee. Sid Buckman , and the Prairie Boys
James Sloan introduces a section of the BBC Scottish Orchestra, conducted by Kemlo Stephen ; Andrew Macpherson (tenor); 'Call Yourself a Scot? '—the weekly quiz; sports news; a visit with the recording car to the Army School of Piping). Produced by John Keir Cross
Novelty numbers and solo pieces played by the BBC Variety Orchestra (conductor. Charles Shadwell ). with Gene Crowley
and reports from the battlefronta
Weekly broadcasts from well-known Variety theatres. This week: the Palace Theatre, Blackpool
From the film version of Ethel Lina White 's book, The Wheel Spins.' Adapted and produced by Peter Watts
Other parts played by Sebastian Cabot , FranR Cochrane , Dermot Cathie , and Richard Gray
' Mrs Todhunter:
on tour in collaboration with ENSA entertains war-workers. Conductor Stanford Robinson
From Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Followed at 9.10 by , Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Gramophone records of your favourite music, selected and introduced by Doris Arnold
with music by Capt. Robert Farnon , and the Canadian Band of the A.E.F. Songs by Canadian Forces Entertainers, and contributions from the Dominion speciallv recorded for this programme.
Coventry Hippodrome Orchestra: conductor, William Pethersr (Recording of the broadcast on March 21)