from swing to classics
Records of Gracie Fields
Recording of the Band of the Queen's Royal Regiment, conducted by R. Barsotti , broadcast in the Home Service at 4.30 p.m. on January 28
and his Orchestra. Dance music and songs with Joan Edwards , Frank Sinatra , and the Chorus.
News read at dictation speed for Forces Newspapers overseas
Today's choice of records is by Margaret Leighton (by permission of the Old Vic Theatre Company)
Clive Richardson and Tony Lowry, on two pianos
Repeat of last night's recorded broadcast
with his Orchestra, and artists
On gramophone records.
3 — ' The Far East.'
ENSA presents Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra, and vocalists; John Lewis in ' Love Songs that have Lived ; Hermione GingoM in 'Story in Song'; Memories of a Star ' (Paul Robeson ), featured by Kenneth Cantrill ; this week's ENSA artist, Billy Scott-Coomber .
Conductor, Alan Crooks
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces overseas
Review of news and events of special interest for Forces in India
Close-ups from the war-fronts
England v. Scotland. Commentary by Reginald Glendenning on the first half of the Services International match. From the Tigers Ground, Leicester
England v. Scotland. Commentary by Raymond Glendenning during the second half of the Services International match. From the Tigers Ground, Leicester
News, music, and entertainment for officers and men of the Merchant Service, from their own Merchant Navy Club in London's West End. Hostess, Doris Hare. Music by Debroy Somers and his Orchestra. Regular features include 'Ship's Newspaper,' cliibroom talks on Merchant Navy affairs, and guest artists. Produced by Alfred Dunning.
[Starring] Richard Tauber and Cyril Fletcher
Famous artists on both sides of the Atlantic, with Leslie Mitchell (by permission of British Movietonews, Ltd.) as Master of Ceremonies in London, and Ben Grauer in New York. Produced in New York by Ross Filion and in London by Jimmy Dyrenforth and Tom Ronald. (Joint BBC and NBC programme, heard simultaneously in both countries)
and reports from the battlefronts
Conductor, Charles Groves. Iso Elinson (piano)
Jean Metcalfe replies to letters she has received from Forces overseas and plays her favourite records
Louis Levy and his Gaumont-
British Studio Orchestra with Beryl Davis , Benny Lee , Jack Cooper , and the Georgettes, including The Screen Presents,' bringing famous film stars to the microphone, introduced by Moore Raymond. Produced by Elisabeth Tyson
Followed at 8.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
read at dictation speed
Edited version of this afternoon's commentary by Raymond Glendenning
Weekly review of the music popular in Great Britain, the United States, and Canada, featuring the Brass Hats, the Singing Strings, Ted Heath and his Music, and Beryl Davis. Produced by Pat Dixon. followed by News Headlines
drawn from the world's repertoire of theatre music, with Irene Eisinger (soprano). Trefor Jones (tenor), the BBC Theatre Chorus, and the BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Lionel Salter. . Programme includes items from The Rebel Maid,' 'La Basoche, The Duenna,' ' Tantivy Towers,' ' The Blue Peter,' ' Elephant in Arcady,' and Addinsell's ' Alice in Wonder-land' followed at 9.58 by News Headlines
with music by Capt. Robert Famon and the Canadian Band of the A.E.F. Songs by Canadian Forces entertainers, and contributions from the Dominion specially recorded for'this programme.
Band of the 13/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own): conductor, Mr. S. T. Vinnicombe.