Blackburn's Grand Theatre has been the source of many broadcasts, and can always be relied on for a good show. It is not so long ago that the old theatre in Jubilee Street started on a new career of non-stop Variety, after the threat of closing had been averted by some enthusiastic local people. The theatre was re-decorated and equipped with new lighting apparatus, and had the distinction of a civic re-opening by the Mayor of Blackburn.
Friedrich Schorr (baritone) :
Jerum ! Jerum ! (Cobbling Song)
Elisabeth Rethberg (soprano), and Friedrich Schorr (baritone): Sieh' Ev'chen ! Dacht' ich doch
Elisabeth Schumann (soprano),
Lauritz Melchior (tenor), Friedrich Schorr (baritone), Gladys Parr (contralto), Ben Williams (tenor): Quintet, Selig, wie die Sonne meines Gliickes
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