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: 'OUT OF THE BAG'

A miscellaneous programme of gramophone records

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: THE BBC WEST OF ENGLAND SINGERS

Conductor, Joseph Jenkins
In this combination there are eight singers, all of whom have been trained in microphone technique. They gave their first broadcast last November.

Contributors

Conductor: Joseph Jenkins

: DANCE CABARET

from the Royal Bath Hotel Ballroom,
Bournemouth
Listen to :
Claude Dampier, The Professional Idiot
Assisted by Billie Carlyle
Webster Booth, The Romantic Tenor
Davy Burnaby and Michael North
The Carlyle Cousins In Close Harmony
Al Bowlly, Britain's Ambassador of Song and dance to :
Billy Thorburn and his Music with Eddie Gurey
The Billy Boys.
Billy Thorburn , who provides the dancing in this programme, will be remembered as Uncle Jazz by listeners who tuned in to 2LO in the days of Savoy Hill. One of his most vivid memories of the early days of broadcasting is of a foggy November day, ten thousand feet up in the clouds above Croydon aerodrome, when he played the piano in the world's first broadcast from an aeroplane. He allows no brass in his band, and conducts without a baton from his pianist's stool.
Rarely before have so many famous artists been together in a West of England cabaret. Of special interest is the appearance of Webster Booth, the tenor who has delighted critics with his singing at Covent Garden this season in The Magic Flute and Der Rosenkavalier.

Contributors

Assisted By: Billie Carlyle
Tenor: Davy Burnaby
Tenor: Michael North
Unknown: Billy Thorburn
Unknown: Eddie Gurey
Unknown: Billy Boys
Conductor: Billy Thorburn

: NEWS SUMMARY

(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT. TOPICAL TALKS








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