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Petula Clark presents the fourth of six programmes celebrating the golden age of the British film musical. Today she remembers some more leading ladies of the silver screen - Gertrude Lawrence , Mary Ellis and Gracie Fields.

Contributors

Unknown:
Petula Clark
Unknown:
Gertrude Lawrence
Unknown:
Mary Ellis

Introduced by Robin Boyle from the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Kenneth
Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Maryetta Midgley and Vernon Midgley , pianist
William Davies , and Serenata
Voices directed by David Beavan. At 8.15, during the interval, Robin Boyle plays some well-loved gospel songs. Producer Alan Boyd

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robin Boyle
Unknown:
Martin Loveday
Singers:
Maryetta Midgley
Pianist:
Vernon Midgley
Pianist:
William Davies
Directed By:
David Beavan.
Unknown:
Robin Boyle
Producer:
Alan Boyd

John le Carre begins a ten-part reading of his latest book. 1: It was a perfectly ordinary Friday afternoon in Panama until Andrew Osnard barged into Harry Pendel 's shop asking to be measured for a suit.
Producer David Blount

Contributors

Unknown:
John Le Carre
Unknown:
Andrew Osnard
Unknown:
Harry Pendel
Producer:
David Blount

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