Noël Coward Backgrounders

Noël Coward - Backgrounders 01 The Noël Coward Story Written and narrated by C. Gordon Glover Thu 28th May 1959, 19:00 on BBC Home Service Basic Production by Michael North   With: Alan Dent Norman Hackforth   The recorded voice of Noël Coward The George Mitchell Singers BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard ) Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet 02 Words and Music - Noël Coward Noël Coward was one of the outstanding theatrical and entertainment celebrities of the first half of the 20th-Century. His background was remarkably similar to Ivor Novello, but his songs were a pole apart: clipped, witty and often slightly sneering. Presented by Brian Kay The Sunday Feature, 2:00 pm on 21 February 2016  Radio New Zealand 03 THE GERTRUDE LAWRENCE STORY By Roy Plomley Tue 26th Aug 1958, 20:00 on BBC Home Service Basic Produced by Michael North Told by Hugh Sinclair   With: Richard Aldrich, Yul Brynner,   Pamela Clatworthy, Daphne du Maurier, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Fanny Holtzmann, Claude Hulbert Beatrice Lillie, Roosevelt (her chauffeur) Rov Royston and Harry Dawson (tenor) The Linden Singers BBC Variety Orchestra (Led by Frank Stewart ) Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.