from swing to classics
Records of the Andrews Sisters
Recording of Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra, broadcast in the Home Service at 4.30 on December 9
by Massenet and Gounod, on gramophone records
Dance music, recorded in America and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network
Under the direction of Harold C. Gee , with Marguerite Crichton
Flora BIythman (contralto); Donald Maclsaac (baritone); William McInulty - (violin). At the piano, Andrew. Bryson
Band of the 1st Battalion, the Welch Regiment: conductor, Mr. T. Clegg
and the Manchester Hippodrome Orchestra, with Ingrid Hageman (soprano)
On gramophone records.
Directed by Cpl. Paul Fenoulhet (by permission of the A.O.C.)
Recording of last night's broadcast, introduced by -Bobby Howes
Recording of yesterday's broadcast
Commentary by George Darling .
New weekly series of detective plays specially written for broadcasting by MilesOn Horton and produced by Leslie Stokes , with Clifford Cobbe as Inspector Cobbe. 2-' The Case of the Hairless Student.'
Weekly review of the music popular in Great Britain, the United States, and Canada, featuring the Brass Hats, the Singing Strings, the R.A.F. Dance Orchestra, and Beryl Davis. Produced by Pat Dixon.
followed by ' RADIO NEWSREEL'
GUose-ups from the war-fronts
blended to suit the taste of the Royal Navy. This week's mixture includes Ted and 'Barbara Andrews ; Telegraphist Ivor Pye-the Navy's own contribution to the programme; ' Archie Takes the Helm.' featuring Peter Brough , the ventriloquist, and ' Archie Andrews '; ' Turn Back the Clock '—musical memories revived by Edward Cooper ; Stanelli ; ' Sing a Song, Sailor '-join in the chorus with Joan Young. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Programme introduced by ' Hubert ' and produced by Charles Maxwell. (Repeat of-last Thursday's recorded broadcast).
Talk by Ralph Wightman.
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
on gramophone records
and reports from the battle-fronts
played by the augmented BBC Revue Orchestra (conductor, Alan Crooks ), with Marjorie Westbury (soprano) and George James (bass). (BBC recording)
Recorded in America, and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network
Programme for men stationed in out-of-the-way places, arranged-and introduced by Barbara McFadyean *
followed at 8.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Paula Green takes the air in song accompanied' by James Moody and his Sextet. Produced by Vernon Harris.
speaking to Forces overseas
Shortened version of last Saturday's recorded broadcast in the Home Service, followed by News Headlines
Swansea Municipal Choir, and Swansea and District Male Choir: conductor, Ivor Owen with Walter Glynne (tenor). From Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
on gramophone records
Spring Night (Schumann—Liszt):
Eileen Joyce followed at 9.58 by News Headlines
conducts a programme of his own compositions, played by the BBC Theatre Orchestra
Overture: , Revelry
Air de ballet: Violettax
Canzona and Scherzo (sinfonietta)
The Shadowy Pines (A Surrey Suite) Empire March
Jack Simpson and his Sextet