This is the last period of Anne and Webster's broadcasts in the UK. I am hoping to find out additional information from the BBC Archives Department and will publish this in due course.
17th January 1940
11.0 BBC Theatre Orchestra, with Gwen Catley, Webster Booth, Wilfrid Parry and Charles Groves (Pianofortes), the Alfredo Campoli Trio, and the BBC Theatre Chorus.
The Scotsman, 8th February 1940, page 9
February 9 1940
THE LOVE PARADE
8.0 Radio Version of THE LOVE PARADE with Jack Warner, Anne Ziegler, and others.
Jack Warner, as he appeared later, in 'Dixon of Dock Green'
17th September 1938
Reginald Foort, with Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth.
13th July 1940
8.15 ON WITH THE SHOW, with Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth.
OVERSEAS SERVICE from Autumn 1940
During the war Anne and Webster did many overseas forces broadcasts, usually at 3.30 am.
Anne and Webster broadcasting to the troops in the early hours of the morning during the Second World War
21st October 1940
Programme for the forces
11.0 William Murdoch (Piano), Webster Booth (Tenor), Josef Hassid (Violin), Bruce Dargavel (Baritone)
29th March 1941
MUSIC HALL A variety show. Compere: Gordon Crier, produced and presented by John Sharman. Includes Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth. Signature tune (Orchestra, Booth & Ziegler), Only a Rose, Feldman Songs: (acc. Orchestra) Webster Booth: I'll walk beside you; Anne Ziegler: When Big Ben Chimes; Duet: Wanting You, with the augmented BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell.
27th October 1942
7.15 Webster Booth (Records)
Christmas day, 1943
VAUDEVILLE OF 1943
A Saturday-night entertainment featuring famous stars of Variety, music, and drama. Randolph Sutton, Mr Murgatroyd and Mr Winterbottom, Robert Donat, Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, and Elsie and Doris Waters. Revue Chorus and augmented BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Charles Groves. Produced by John Sharman and Harry S. Pepper.
THE LAUGHING LADY
Anne and Webster broadcast this musical play. THE LAUGHING LADY
was later turned into a film in which they starred, with music by Hans May.
29th July 1944
9.35- BBC Midland Light Orchestra, with Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler.
BBC General Forces Schedule
MUSIC FOR ROMANCE
28 April 1946
9.00 pm Daily Gleaner, Kingston
Sixteen-week series, starring Anne and Webster, produced and compèred by Ronnie Waldman, conducted by George Melachrino.
8 June 1946
MUSIC HALL. (Victory Day edition). Compere: Lionel Marson, Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth: Signature tune: Only a Rose; Webster Booth: The Bells of St Mary's; Anne Ziegler: Down in the Forest; Duet : Laugh at Life, with the augmented BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Rae Jenkins.
30 May, 1947
Anne and Webster sang in this broadcast for Queen Marys eightieth birthday. Queen Mary had chosen their act as one of her favourites.
ON WINGS OF SONG
Anne and Webster presented and sang in nine-week radio series.
2nd October 1947
9.30 Melachrino Orchestra, with Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
6 November 1948
IN TOWN TONIGHT
Anne and Webster appeared on this programme the day after their return from the tour of Australia and New Zealand.
BROADCASTS WITH SYDNEY TORCH
A series of eight broadcasts by Anne and Webster on the
25 December 1948
CHRISTMAS DAY MUSIC HALL
Anne and Webster, with Tommy Handley and others.
6th January 1949
7.30 Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
20th January 1949
8.0 Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
31st August 1950
Scottish Home Service
8 Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth with Sidney Torch and his Band.
NATIONAL RADIO EXHIBITION
Anne and Webster sang in a TV broadcast from specially constructed studio.
22nd September 1950
Scottish Home Service
8 SUMMER SERENADE: with Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth.
6 May 1951
FESTIVAL OF VARIETY - programme presented in Festival of Britain year, dedicated to the achievements of the British Music Hall in the past century. with Gracie Fields, Danny Kaye, Max Miller, Ted Ray, Donald Peers, Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth Elsie and Doris Waters, Frankie Howerd, Robb Wilton, George Robey, Albert Whelan and GH Elliott. Wilfrid Pickles introduces Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth: Only a Rose; Webster Booth: My Melody for You; Duet: Wunderbar.
29 August 1951
FIRST NIGHT AT EARL'S COURT
Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, Terry-Thomas, Rawicz and Landauer and others.
Television broadcast early 1950s
STARS IN YOUR EYES
"Stars in your eyes"
Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, Bernard Miles, Terry-Thomas, Maurice Denham, Dinah Miller, conducted by Eric Robinson, presented by Michael Mills.
DUET A series of programmes, featuring Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, with the BBC Revue Orchestra (leader: Frank Cantell), conducted by Guy Daines, produced by Alistair Scott-Johnson
31 May 1952
MUSIC HALL, with Derek Roy, Percy Edwards, Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Sid Millward and his Nitwits and Jean Kennedy
3rd December 1952
BBC Home Service
Broadcast (from Webster's score).
4th December 1952
BBC Third programme
Broadcast (from Webster's score). Presumably this was a repeat broadcast from the previous evening.
29 April 1953
Albert Hall, Royal Choral Society (Sir Malcolms birthday) (from Webster's score).
DESERT ISLAND DISCS
Webster (No 180) of the stranded, with Roy Plomley. I think he also appeared on the programme in the 1940s, but I have no record of the earlier date.
Tuesday 25th May 1954
Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, with Joan and Valerie Trimble (two pianos), BBC Chorus, BBC Concert Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Stanford Robinson.
Canterbury Fair (Anne)
Wild Violets Selection (Anne and Webster, chorus)
31 May 1954
BBC VARIETY PARADE: HELLO PLAYMATES; Script by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin; BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet. Anne Ziegler appeared as guest artist, with Arthur Askey, Denis Goodwin, Irene Handl, Pat Coombs, Bob Monkhouse, David Nixon, and the BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Paul Fenoulhei, produced by Leslie Bridgmont. The programme includes: Anne Ziegler and Arthur Askey - patter and duet with orchestra: The Keys of Heaven. Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth sing snatches of: Only a Rose and Sweetheart.
10 January 1956
THE PETULA CLARK SHOW
Anne and Webster were guest artistes on the show.
JEANNIE C © 2005