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Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra from the HenryWood Hall in London, with guest singers Naomi Harvey and Dominic Natoli and pianist Michael Round. Presented by Richard Baker , who plays music on disc during the interval from the Grand
Piano Era.
Producer Alan Boyd

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Wordsworth
Singers:
Naomi Harvey
Singers:
Dominic Natoli
Pianist:
Michael Round.
Presented By:
Richard Baker
Producer:
Alan Boyd

Anton Lesser reads a nine-part adaptation of Tom Sharpe 's anarchic comedy.
4: The unsolicited excitement continues when Wilt meets the anti-terrorist squad.
Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall

Contributors

Unknown:
Anton Lesser
Unknown:
Tom Sharpe
Produced By:
Jane Marshall

Malcolm Laycock presents the story of big band leader William "Count" Basie.
2: The Kid from the Red
Bank. This segment hears the voices of Joe Wilder , Annie Ross ,
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and John Hammond , plus Basie tracks like Every Tub, You Can Depend on Me and Jumpin' at the Woodside. The programme concludes with the band finding fame as the swing craze gains momentum.
Producer Roy Oakshott

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Laycock
Unknown:
Joe Wilder
Unknown:
Annie Ross
Unknown:
John Hammond
Producer:
Roy Oakshott

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More