' The Witch in the Clock Tower '
A fantasy by J. BISSELL THOMAS with music by LESLIE WOODGATE
THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON QUINTET and THE WIRELESS SINGERS
Conducted by LESI.IE WOODGATE
Hoka, the Spider:
Herrings were caught in thousands of crans round about the full moon of October 23. They will be caught again in great numbers at the time of the November full moon. The time, place and yield of gluts can be foretold
There are years of scientific research behind the prediction and an adventurous tale of co-operation between scientist and the fisherman. A programme of speech and sound will tell this tale against a background of the herring industry. It is hoped that the following, among others, will take part in the broadcast:
Dr. W. C. HODGSON , of the Ministry's scientific staff at Lowestoft. Author of ' The Natural History of the Herring ', etc.
Skipper RONALD BALLS , of Great
Skipper SAGO, of Lowestoft
Mr G. T. ATKINSON, H.M. District Inspector of Fisheries at Lowestoft-
Arranged by MARY ADAMS
Dr. W. C.
Relayed from Sadler's Wells Theatre Scene : Ballroom at Prince Orloffsky's
Cast in order of appearance
Producer, CLIVE CAREY
Conductor, WARWICK BRAITHWAITE
Chorus Master, GEOFFREY CORBETT
The scene of Act II is a fancy-dress ball. It is chiefly concerned with a violent flirtation between Rosalinda and her own husband, who has failed to penetrate her disguise. Before that, in front of her very eyes, he has been flirting with her own maid, whom he had also failed to recognise.
One of the big songs in this act is a Czardas, sung by Rosalinda, who is dressed as a Hungarian Countess. It is in the traditional Hungarian style, alternating between the slow Lassan and the brilliant excitement of the Frischka.
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