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Jessie Matthews and Sonnie Hale with Lisa and Laurette
(The personality pianists) and The Swingtime Quartet
The programme arranged by Arthur Spencer
Those of you who heard Jessie Matthews and Sonnie Hale in an excerpt of a special performance of their new revue Come out to Play from the Sheffield Empire on February 2 will surely want to hear them again. And here they are-stars of the theatre, the air, and the screen-come to entertain you.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jessie Matthews
Unknown:
Sonnie Hale
Arranged By:
Arthur Spencer
Unknown:
Jessie Matthews
Unknown:
Sonnie Hale

Bill and Bob ' somewhere in France'
Here is the second broadcast in a diverting little series designed to show you how Bill and Bob of the B.E.F. try to make themselves understood out in France. Parlez-vous fran├žais? They don't, but they are learning fast. Listen to their adventures, and you will pick up a little French from peasant or poilu, and learn something about the French people and how they live.

A recording, made in New York, of a programme broadcast in January 1939, featuring Teddy Wilson, Jack Teagarden, Joe Marsala, and Choo Berry.
Compere, Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown:
Teddy Wilson
Unknown:
Jack Teagarden.
Unknown:
Joe Marsala
Unknown:
Choo Berry
Unknown:
Alistair Cooke

An excerpt from Derek Salberg's 'Jack and the Beanstalk' with the following cast.
Villagers, farm hands, courtiers, fairies

Book and lyrics by Basil A. Thomas
Produced by David Cochran, under the direction of Derek Salberg, from the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Contributors

Book and lyrics:
Basil A. Thomas
Producer:
David Cochran
Under the direction of:
Derek Salberg
Dame Durden:
Shaun Glenville
Jack Durden:
Dorothy Ward
Alfonse:
Georgie Wood
King Frostbite:
Norman Carrol
Cheetem and Robbem:
Earle Astaire
Cheetem and Robbem:
James Astaire
Princess Gloria:
Edna Wood
Fairy:
Nellie Caine
Jessie the cow:
Roy Barbour, Jnr.
Jessie the cow:
Peter Barbour
Giant Bluderbore:
Tom Gray

A wartime menu of song, dance, and laughter by Douglas Furber with Sydney Howard , Arthur Riscoe , Vera Pearce , Richard Heame ,
Phyllis Robins
John Borelli and his Princes Band from the Princes Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Furber
Unknown:
Sydney Howard
Unknown:
Arthur Riscoe
Unknown:
Vera Pearce
Unknown:
Richard Heame
Unknown:
Phyllis Robins
Unknown:
John Borelli

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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