Records chosen by Forces overseas
from swing to classics
Records of Nelson Eddy
Recording of the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra (conductor, Kemlo Stephen), broadcast in the Home Service on May 9
News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
Dance music, recorded in America and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network
Background information on matters of current interest.
Half-hour programme of music chosen by a member of the Forces serving overseas. Today's choice is by L/Cpl. John McBennett. Sierra Leone. West Africa
Richard Crean and his Orchestra.
and his Orchestra, with Doreen Stephens and Helen Ward
Conductor, Capt. George S. Howard (Soloist. S/Sgt. Glen Darwin ) (Soloist, Sgt. Gordon Pulls )
CBC Network programme originating in Vancouver, with Percy Harvey and the Golden Strings Orchestra, and songs by Anne Watt and Greg Miller. (CBC recording)
CBC Network programme featuring popular tunes and cowboy songs, played by Cammie Howard and his Quintet and sung by Oral Scheer .
Records of classical music chosen by civilian and Forces tisteners overseas
(Air Force edition). A Home Forces entertainment for all ' in khaki and two shades of blue ' serving afloat or overseas. You are invited on a visit to that famous station in Laughter Command, Much - Binding - in - the - Marsh, to meet Richard ' Stinker ' Murdoch. Kenneth Horne , Sam Costa. their guest Binnie Hale , and an ' all-star ' R.A.F. Orchestra, directed by Sidney Torch. A Service ' Double or Quits ' Cash Quiz, edited by David Manderson. Programme produced in collaboration with the R.A.F. Entertainment Unit (Radio Section). (Repeat of last Friday's recorded broadcast)
Kay Cavendish with her piano.
Repeat of last Thursday's broadcast in the Home Service
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces overseas
played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra: conductor, Guy Warrack
Mrs. Ferguson introduces the Pipes and Drums of a Battalion of the Royal Scots: W. H. D. Joss m character studies; W. Miller McBirnie (tenor), with Andrew Bryson at the piano; Call Yourself a Scot?': weekly sports news. Produced by John Keir Cross
Weekly broadcasts from well-known Variety theatres: this week, the Bedford Theatre, Camden Town, London, with Leslie ('Jiver') Hutchinson and his Swing Kings of Rhythm, Rusty and Shine, and Danny Malone
and the Dance Orchestra, with Rita Marlowe , Benny Lee , Sid Buckman and the Prairie Boys
Army v. Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. A commentary by Raymond Glendenning on some of the most important bouts, with inter-round summaries by W. Barrington Dalby. From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Introduced by Barbara McFadyean
Fortnightly review of sporting events past and present. Racing: Frank Coles talks about the prospects for this year's Derby; Boxing: British and British Empire Championships discussed by C. F. Donmall
followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Gramophone records of your favourite music, selected and introduced by Doris Arnold
with music by Capt. Robert Farnon and the Canadian Band of the A.E.F. Songs by Canadian Forces Entertainers, and contributions from the Dominion specially recorded for this programme.
Harry Fryer and his Orchestra.