direct from the Theatre Royal, Plymouth Michael Reed conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra led by MARTIN LOVEDAY
Friday Night's Star Singers Ann Mackay and John Lawrenson with String of Pearls and the Bugles and Drums of HM Royal Marines Commandos Introduced by Robin Boyle The orchestral highlights - appropriately enough in view of the venue - are Ron Goodwin 's Drake 400 Suite and the first broadcast performance of Anthony Halligan 's Battle of Trafalgar, complete with sounds of naval warfare.
Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN (Given in association with the Plymouth Music Trust)
8.20-8.40* AU the Nice Girls.... Clive Elliott 's nautical thoughts from the promenade Producer JOHN LANGRIDGE
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