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Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Ranken Bushby (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson M.C. . Charles Crathorn Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Lilac Waltz; Murine Fourstep; Felice Foxtrot; Saunter Catalina: Chrysanthemum Waltz; Lola Tango: Waverley Twostep; Eva Threestep; La Rinka: Gay Gordons


Harry Davidson
Ranken Bushby
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson M.C.
Introduced By:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Eric Arden

A story of escape and return from the Old World to the New
5—' Forest and Prairie '
Other parts played by Harold Scott and Geoffrey Wincott
Written by Howard Jones Produced by David Davis


Played By:
Harold Scott
Played By:
Geoffrey Wincott
Written By:
Howard Jones
Produced By:
David Davis
Jonathan Darby:
Derek Blomfield
Captain Williams:
Leslie Perrins
Charles Trouville:
David Spenser
Widow Vanhagan:
Joan Hickson
Captain Nat Roper:
Lockwood West
John Graham

Regional Variations (3)

The Flooded Vale: the Elan Valley-recollections and reflections

BBC Home Service Welsh

James Johnston, tenor: Have-lock Nelson, piano: popular songs

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Summer Show of Shows
In tonight's recording your resident host. Jack Watson welcomes stars of the entertainment world with The Woodmen
Directed by Raymond Woodhead and Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Produced by Roy Speer


Jack Watson
Directed By:
Raymond Woodhead
Directed By:
Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By:
Roy Speer

William McAlpine (tenor)
Denis Matthews (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire )
Conducted by Basil Cameron
Overture: Leonora No. 3
Song with orchestra: Adelaide Symphony No. 1. in C
Piano Concerto No. 4, in G
From the Royal Albert Hall , London


William McAlpine
Denis Matthews
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Basil Cameron
Albert Hall

Regional Variations (2)

Gaelic Songs: Hugh Maclnnes, tenor

BBC Home Service Scottish

An anthology of English verse in song
Nine Holy Sonnets of John Donne set to music by Benjamin Britten
Oh my blacke soule Batter my heart
0 might those sighes and teares Oh, to vex me
What if this present
Since she whom I lov'd
At the round earth's imagin'd corners Thou hast made me
Death, be not proud sung by Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)


John Donne
Music By:
Benjamin Britten
Peter Pears
Benjamin Britten

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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