Harold Gray , who takes over the baton this evening, is the deputy conductor of the orchestra. He has been conductor of Birmingham Festival Choral Society since 1933, conductor of the Derby Choral Union since 1935, and last year was appointed conductor of the Wolverhampton Musical Society.
This concert is the first to be broadcast from the Town Hall at Dudley.
An excerpt from
'GOODY TWO SHOES' with Binnie Hale
Presented by Emile Littler from the Prince of Wales Theatre,
The Four U.S.A. Girls
The 52 Bright Eyes
Emile Littler Starlets
Book by Emile Littler
Music, lyrics, and orchestrations by Hastings Mann
Produced by Emile Littler
Goody Two Shoes, which opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre on December 24, is the biggest and most spectacular pantomime that Emile Littler has yet produced. He is responsible for the book and took every rehearsal. The company is a hundred strong, and every scene is delightful, from 'The Village of Merry-Go-Round ' to ' Robin's Palace of Crystal '. Midland listeners can take particular pride in the fact that, though the cast of this pantomime is studded with names that are known everywhere, the entire production has been ' made in Birmingham '.
Late and Early, two Town Council lors:
Prunella, the Old Woman who lived in a Shoe:
Goody Two Shoes, one of her daughters:
Muddles, the Mayor's son:
Miss Elderberry Twigg, ' Twiggie ', the Old Woman's maid:
Robin Goodfellow, a village car penter:
Monsewer de Grabbo, the Mayor:
The Mayor's Beadle:
The Yellow Dwarf:
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