Conductors, Sir DAN GODFREY and Dr. ARMSTRONG GIBBS
BORIS SCHWARZ (Violin)
Relayed from The Pavilion, Bournemouth
No. IV of the 39th Winter Series of Symphony
Concerts Conducted by THE COMPOSER
(Daventry National Programme)
BEN OSBORNE and NELLIE PERRYER
Comedy Character Cameos
The Viennese Nightingale
The Sportsman Ventriloquist
The Laughing Cavalier of Song
THE ORCHESTRA, under the direction of S. KNEALE KELLEY
A nicely balanced and varied bill promises an agreeable hour of variety entertainment tonight. Listeners will be glad to hear those clever Cockney comedians Ben Osborne and Nellie Perryer back after several months' absence due to Miss Perryer's illness. Gretl Vernon, the Viennese nightingale, in the short time she has been in this country, has won a sure place with her sweet, melodious singing and whistling. Donald Peers, who is broadcasting for the second time, is a refreshingly natural singer of syncopated songs. Charles Hayes (' quite a nice lad ') is another artist with a distinctive style of his own; his quiet methods and ingenious touch make for very good humour. Then there is that popular ventriloquist, Johnson Clark, in conversational duel with the egregious ' Hodge.' Clarice Mayne, most charming of principal boys, puts the finishing touch to the programme with her imitations of other famous variety stars, impressions that, as she gives them, bring back without mockery the very flavour of old favourites. The programme as a whole will give listeners an hour of studio vaudeville, well contrasted with the more robust style of the ' Music Hall ' bill that will be heard on Saturday night.
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