Well not really but he is at the Golden Microphone to usher in a collection
of hits guaranteed to put a spring in
'your step as well as in the air.
Other parts played by winding-up the BBC Gramophone and needling the record library with the help of:ALAN DENNETT , MICHAEL . BENTINE, RONNIE BARKER.
JOHN CLEESE , STANLEY HOLLOWAY, BOB NEWHART , and others.
Harvested by writer
JOHN LANGDON and the Producers RICHARD EDIS and DANNY GREENSTONE
On 12 Mav 1940 the British Government interned 2,000 Germans and Austrians living in England. This was the start of a curious, occasionally comic, often painful and tragic experience for nearly 30,000 'friendly enemy aliens' who were eventually interned - some for a few weeks, others for the rest of the war. Eric Robson introduces some of their stories.
'It was the older people who really suffer for them it was a tion, and the irony was that Britain had no greater friends.' (SIR CLAUS MOSER)'
Interviewer Celia Thomson
Producer GILLIAN HUSH
(Repeated: Sat 11.45 pm
with Sue MacGregor
Sounds Mouthwater ring (1) MARY BERRY On he art of making better ' Johnnie Queen of the Air: GORDON SNEIL marks the 50th anniversary of Amy Johnson 's solo flight to Australia.
Entertainment Round -Up
TONY BARNFIELD reporting The Europe That Was by GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD abridged by BA MASON in three parts
Read by Jonathan Newth 1: The Cook-Runner
(Music;:', John Addison's Fanfare from Divertimento) , '
Editor WYN KNOWLES
Blithe Spirit: an improbable farce by Noel Coward
with Dulcie Gray and Michael Denison
The play hilariously exploits the Eternal Triangle in a double sense - Charles Condomine lives in wedded bliss with his wife. Ruth, until his former wife, Elvira, returns to haunt them!
Adapted and directed by:
Edith, the maid:
How does it feel to loop the loop in a supersonic jet? What does it take to become one of Britain's éllte front-line pilots?
Clive Jacobs spent a weekend with the Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team. and experienced some of the thrills thatcompensate for the gruelling timetable of the eight pilots. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM (Repecit)
by DOUGLAS SLATER , As a prologue to tonight's broadcast of The Merry
Widow this play tells the story of the first ofthe opera 75 the Theater Wien in Vienna when the librettist, the theratre manager and even the stage doorkeeper .were certain they had a failure on their hands. Only the composer and, surprisingly, an influential critle had faith in the piece.
Directed by IAN COTTERELL
Extracts from one of the best revues on the 1979 Edinburgh Fringe.
Helen Atkinson-Wood , Angus Deayton, Philip Pope.
Karen Rasmussen, Michael Stevens and David Jackson-Young
Music by PHILIP POPE and RICHARD CURTIS
Written by ANGUS DEAYTON RICHARD CURTIS , PHILIP
POPE. DAVID JACKSON-YOUNG and the producer JIMMY MULLVILLE
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