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: THE WHITBY MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Conducted by FRANK Gomez
Relayed from THE SPA, WHITBY (Soloist, MAURICE ARNOLD )
(North Regional Programme)

Contributors

Conducted By: Frank Gomez
Soloist: Maurice Arnold

: REGINALD NEW

At THE ORGAN of THE BEAU
FORT CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM
(Midland Regional Programme)

: THE NORTHERN STUDIO ORCHESTRA

(North Regional Programme)

: ' The First News'

WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN and Bulletin for Farmers

: Orchestral Concert

NAKCIE LOVAT (Soprano)
THE B.B.C. ORCHESTRA
(Section C)
Led by F. WEIST HILL
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS NANCIE LOVAT
Songs NANClE LOVAT
Songs NANCIE LOVAT Songs
AFTER the run of The Yeomen of the Guard the relations between Gilbert and Sullivan had become strained. Sullivan had complained to Carte, Carte had passed it on, and Gilbert fired up. I say that when you,' he wrote, ' ... incomparably the greatest English musician of the age-a man whose genius is a proverb wherever the English tongue is spoken ... deliberately state that you have submitted silently and uncomplainingly for twelve years to be extinguished, ignored, set aside, rebuffed, and generally effaced by your librettist, you grievously reflect, not upon him, but upon yourself and the noble Art of which you are so eminent a professor.' The wounds took time to heal, but at last Sullivan could record in his diary ' Long and frank explanation with Gilbert..... Shook hands and buried the hatchet.'
All this preceded the making of The Gondoliers.
It was now begun, written, and finished in amity.
After the production Sullivan wrote about it. ' Gilbert and I got a tremendous ovation.' his diary states, ' we have never had such a brilliant first night.' And so did Gilbert : he posted at once a letter to Sullivan, I must thank you again for the magnificent work you have put into the piece. It gives one the chance of shining right through the twentieth century with a reflected light.' ' Don't talk of reflected light,' Sullivan retorted with similar extravagance. ' In such a perfect book as " The Gondoliers " you shine with an individual brilliance which no other writer can hope to attain.' Within a year, however, these two men of eruptive tempers were at it again. This time it was about practically nothing at all-a question of expenditure on new carpets for the Savoy Theatre.

Contributors

Unknown: F. Weist
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis

: 'Exiles'

A Radio Play
By VAL GIELGUD
Characters :
The Old Prince (Vassili) The Young Count (Paul) The Caf6 Proprietor
Orloff Stanislas
Nadia Kerensky Kornilov
The Minister
Time : Between 1873 and 1932 The Scene is laid in Paris today and in Russia before and during the Revolution
The Cast includes :
BRUCE BELFRAGE , FELIX AYLMER , ROBERT SPEAOGHT , DINO GALVANI , LESLIE PER
RINS, HARMAN GRISEWOOD, HAROLD SCOTT ,
LILIAN HARRISON , BEN WELDEN
Music under the direction of VLADIMIR ZAALOFF
The Play produced by THE AUTHOR and E. A. HARDING

Contributors

Play By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Orloff Stanislas
Unknown: Nadia Kerensky
Unknown: Bruce Belfrage
Unknown: Felix Aylmer
Unknown: Robert Speaoght
Unknown: Dino Galvani
Unknown: Harold Scott
Unknown: Lilian Harrison
Unknown: E. A. Harding

: ' The Second News '

WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN

: Chamber Music

MAY BUSBY (Soprano)
THE VIENNA GUITAR CHAMBER
MUSIC TRIO :
KARL MARIA TITZE (Violin), LEOPOLD BRACHARZ
(Viola), OTTO SCHINDLER (Guitar) MAY Busby
Songs

Contributors

Violin: Karl Maria Titze
Violin: Leopold Bracharz
Viola: Otto Schindler

: DANCE MUSIC

AMBROSE and his ORCHESTRA, from THE MAY
FAIR HOTEl








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