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looks back remembering exciting people and glamorous shows films, stage, television, music-hall pantomime, and music comedy
Introduced by Cecil Parker
Her guests include:
Muriel Box, Marie Kendall
Keneth Kent. Esmond Knight
A. E. Matthews , Ellaline Terriss
Albert Whelan and Helen Clare and Dudlev Rolph singing her songs with support from The Linden Singers
Paul Fenoulhet with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Trafford Whitelock and Ronnie Hill
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 25)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Cecil Parker
Unknown:
Marie Kendall
Unknown:
Keneth Kent.
Unknown:
Esmond Knight
Unknown:
A. E. Matthews
Unknown:
Ellaline Terriss
Unknown:
Albert Whelan
Unknown:
Helen Clare
Unknown:
Dudlev Rolph
Singers:
Paul Fenoulhet
Written By:
Gale Pedrick
Produced By:
Trafford Whitelock
Produced By:
Ronnie Hill

' The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde told by David
5.25 For Older Children
' Come, Ye Daughters
Bach's St. Matthew Passion described by Antony Hopkins and illustrated with gramophone records
0 Lamb of God most holy,
Who on the Cross didst languish, 0 Saviour meek and lowly
Who suffered bitter anguish, The sins of man thou bearest, Every grief thou sharest,
Have mercy on us, 0 Jesu.'

Contributors

Unknown:
Oscar Wilde
Unknown:
Ye Daughters
Unknown:
Antony Hopkins

Excerpts from the record made by the original Broadway cast starring
Rex Harrison , Julie Andrews and Stanley Holloway
Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Musical Director, Franz Allers
Programme arranged and introduced by Alan Dell
(The recorded broadcast of December 27 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rex Harrison
Unknown:
Julie Andrews
Unknown:
Stanley Holloway
Unknown:
Alan Jay Lerner
Music By:
Frederick Loewe
Director:
Franz Allers
Introduced By:
Alan Dell

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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