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The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast

Words and music by Neil Brand

It's 1932, and the Chicago Beefsteak's Hour of Charm is the most successful programme on Midwest US radio. Tonight's live broadcast stars famous husband and wife team of composer/lyricists Grant Thornhill and Jean Forsythe. Gambling Grant is in debt to gangster Brannigan but a new song might just save the day.

BBC Singers
Margaret Cameron, Charles Gibbs,
Olivia Robinson, Stephen Jeffes

Director: David Hunter.

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 23 Dec 2014 14:15


Role Contributor
Jean ForsytheJosie Lawrence
Grant ThornhillNigel Harman
Arthur ClarkeSam Dale
BranniganSean Baker
MyrnaJoanna Monro
SadieJane Whittenshaw
BillyStuart McLoughlin
WriterNeil Brand
DirectorDavid Hunter