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The Singing Community of 1926

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Paul Thain

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BBC Radio 4 FM, 16 November 1986 22.15

BBC Radio 4 FM, 21 November 1986 11.00

A feature by Paul Thain

November 1926: thousands gather in the Royal Albert Hall to launch the Daily Express Community Singing Movement

At the same time miners are told their seven-month strike has collapsed

And in Rome Mussolini harangues his blackshirts

With JOYCE GIBBS , TERRY COATES, JOHN HAWKER (baritone) NIGEL ARGUST (organ) conducted by PETER BRIDLE

Technical presentation by STEVE PORTNOI

Producer PETER WINDOWS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Paul Thain
Joyce Gibbs
Terry Coates
Baritone: John Hawker
Conducted By: Peter Bridle
Presentation by: Steve Portnoi
Producer: Peter Windows

Lord Beaverbrook: Paul Maxwell
the Master of Ceremonies: Denis Lill
Lady: Beaverbrook/miner'S Wife
Area delegate: Terry Molloy
Miners: Arthur Blake, James Garbutt, Shaun Prendergast
Alfred Mason: David Learner
Editor/Newsreader: Edward de Souza
Arthur: John Dixon

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