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Humphrey Lyttelton chairs another round of merry mayhem in the antidote to panel games. With Willie Rushton , Barry Cryer ,
Graeme Garden and Tim
Brooke-Taylor. Colin Sell at the piano.
First broadcast on Radio 4


Humphrey Lyttelton
Willie Rushton
Barry Cryer
Graeme Garden

Chris Stuart talks to film music historian John McGlinn
, who spent many years tracking down the original scores used by Busby Berkeley and recaptured their unique sound in digital stereo, using a 90-piece orchestra. This programme includes the original and new recordings as well as a rare interview with Busby
Berkeley and Ruby Keeler. Rpt


Chris Stuart
John McGlinn
Busby Berkeley
Ruby Keeler.

Ken Bruce introduces classic radio comedy. This week, the third of five episodes of Dad's Army. In Things That Go Bump in the Night, Capt Mainwaring and the Home Guard are sheltering in an old dark house on a foul night. Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Producer Barry Littlechild Rpt


Ken Bruce
Capt Mainwaring
Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Written By:
David Croft
Barry Littlechild Rpt

Another chance to hear what is arguably the greatest Broadway musical of them all. Based on stories by Damon Runyon , with a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows , the score contains some of Frank
Loesser's most durable hits.
With the Stephen Hill Singers and the BBC
Concert Orchestra led by Cynthia Fleming , conducted by Michael Reed. Rpt


Stories By:
Damon Runyon
Book By:
Jo Swerling
Book By:
Abe Burrows
Cynthia Fleming
Conducted By:
Michael Reed.
Sky Masterson:
Mandy Patinkin
Sarah Brown:
Claire Moore
Nathan Detroit:
John Challis
Anita Dobson
Nicely Nicely Johnson:
Patrick Clancy
Benny Southstreet:
Michael Cahill
Rusty Charlie:
Stephen Hill
Harry the Horse:
Matt Zimmerman
Big Jule:
James Smillie
Arvid Abernathy:
Don Fellows
General Cartwright:
Pamela Cundell
Lt Brannigan/Narrator:
Peter Harding
Joey Biltmore:
David Kelsey

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