Conductor, H. Roulston
H. Roulston , who conducts the band this evening, has been a well-known figure in brass-band circles for forty years. The combination was formed before the war from members of the Mansfield Colliery Boys' Brigade. It has had many successes in contests in the East Midlands.
' New Varieties of Fruit'
Christopher Norbury , who farms at Sherridge, near Malvern, is a well-known grower of fruit, and with his father a pioneer of improved grading and packing. He contributed to the recent discussion on gluts in the fruit market.
The Story of a House
Arranged for broadcasting by Igor Vinogradoff and produced by Robin Whitworth
Compton Wynyates , which lies in a wooded hollow under one of the Spurs of Edgehill, is one of the most beautiful country houses in England'. It was built by Sir William Comp ton, who had distinguished himself at the Battle of Spurs in 1513. Some of the material for it is said to have been brought from Fulbrooke Castle. There are several fine Elizabethan ceilings. Compton Wynyates is now the seat of the Marquess of Northampton.
under the direction of Peter Hodgkinson with Harry Hartland
This is one of the few genuine four-brother acts in Variety. The team is made up of Peter Hodgkinson , who leads with a steel and Hawaiian guitar, Michael, who plays the Spanish guitar, Jim, the string bass, and Joe, who is the ukulele expert. Peter is regarded as one of the finest exponents of the Hawaiian guitar in Europe.
In addition to appearing many times on the Midland wavelength the Islanders have been televised.
THE ROYAL COUNTY
Among the artists listeners may hear are:
Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye
The Original Tiger-Rag-A-Muffins
Racquelle Dome and Pianist Glorifying the Popular Songs
Ritchie and Rafferty
Humour of the Highest Tripe
' Fuller ' Top Notes and Fun
Bonita Sisters and Nereen
In Their Acrobatic Dance Offering
Harrison Viney England's Premier Accordionist
The Broadcasting Bohemian
3 Van Strattans
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