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Alma Sheen (soprano)
Glyn Eastman (baritone)
The Clifton
Light Orchestra
Leader, Joan Allen
Conductor, Reginald Redman
The first ambition of Alma Sheen , who is appearing in this programme of extracts from musical comedies, was to become a pianist, but as she grew older she became interested in singing. She made her first public appearance at the age of six, and at seventeen was one of England's youngest principal girls. Since then she has appeared in cabaret, concert party, revue, and pantomime, and last season toured London and the provinces as Cinderella.

Contributors

Soprano:
Alma Sheen
Baritone:
Glyn Eastman
Leader:
Joan Allen
Conductor:
Reginald Redman
Unknown:
Alma Sheen

Geoffrey Grigson
Geoffrey Grigson is a Cornishman, who has written a good deal about the West of England. He edits New Verse, and has also edited a book entitled 'The Arts To-Day '. Last year listeners will remember that he gave a talk about Wordsworth and Coleridge and their friendship, dealing with the time when Coleridge was at Stowey and Wordsworth nearby at Alfoxden.

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Grigson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Grigson

Regional Programme Western

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More