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The final programme in the series celebrating great
London theatres associated with musicals.
6: The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Howard Keel tells the story of his favourite stage, the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He recalls playing Curly in Oklahoma!, the first of a legendary quartet of hits by Rodgers and Hammerstein, completed by Carousel,
South Pacific and The King and I. Other blockbusting musicals remembered include Showboat, My Fair Lady and Miss Saigon.
Written and compiled by James Montgomery
A Ladbroke Radio production

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Keel
Unknown:
James Montgomery

From the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London,
Stephen Brooker conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Kim Criswell and James Graeme , and the Stephen Hill Singers.
Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Brooker
Unknown:
Martin Loveday
Singers:
Kim Criswell
Singers:
James Graeme
Unknown:
Stephen Hill Singers.
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle.
Producer:
Alan Boyd

Stanley Baxter reads Compton Mackenzie 's hilarious tale of Scottish islanders facing life without whisky during the war.
6: "Never mind the Home
Guard, the Brigade of Guards with the Duke of Wellington in command couldn't protect the whisky on that ship from the islanders...." Abridged and directed by Neil Cargill
A KDMH production

Contributors

Unknown:
Stanley Baxter
Unknown:
Compton MacKenzie
Directed By:
Neil Cargill

Robert Burns, Scotland's national bard, died 200 years ago this year. Archie Fisher celebrates the musical and poetic legacy of the man whose health is being drunk all over the world at this moment.
Performing Burns's music to an audience of Burns lovers are Ceolbeg, Rob Patterson, Kathleen Jamie and John Purser.
Producer Dave Batchelor
Competitions and offers: page 132

Contributors

Unknown:
Archie Fisher
Unknown:
Rob Patterson
Unknown:
Kathleen Jamie
Unknown:
John Purser.
Producer:
Dave Batchelor

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