Trooping The Colour

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19980612

Frank Renton, ex-director of music for the British Army, takes a look behind the scenes at tomorrow's event and discovers the hard work that goes into staging the full troop.

Featuring some of the music the massed bands will perform.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900616]

Unknown: Julian Tutt

Unknown: Simon Weston.

Producer: Peter Griffiths.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910615]

Horse Guards Parade in London is the setting for the annual Sovereign's Birthday Parade in which HM The Queen takes the salute of the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards. Music by the Massed Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry and Guards Division. Commentator: Tom Fleming. Producer David France. Stereo

Contributors

Commentator: Tom Fleming.

Producer: David France.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910615]

Commentator: Tom Fleming.

Producer: David France.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920613]

Horse Guards Parade in London is the setting for the annual Sovereign's

Birthday Parade in which Her Majesty the Queen takes the salute of the First Battalion, Grenadier Guards, with music by the Massed Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry and Guards Division.

Commentator

Tom Fleming.

Producer David France

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920613]

Commentator: Tom Fleming.

Producer: David France

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930612]

In 1927 Radio Times gave notice of the first ever radio commentary of Trooping the Colour, the ceremony which also serves as "The Queen's Birthday Parade". Russell Davies begins today's broadcast from Horse Guards Parade with a look back through the BBC archives. Then, from about 10.50, Tom Fleming describes the scene. Producer David France

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930612]

Unknown: Russell Davies

Unknown: Tom Fleming

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990061619900616

Producer: GRIFFITHS, Peter

Description

SBH:The Trooping the Colour of the 1st Battalion of the Welsh Guards, on the Queen's 64th official birthday.

Music from the Massed Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry and the Massed Bands and Corp of Drums of the Guards Division.

Commentator Julian Tutt, who is joined by former Welsh Guardsman Simon Weston.

Broadcast history

16 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Julian Tutt (comm)

Peter Griffiths (Producer)

Simon Weston (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 567260

Programme Catalogue - Details: Master Of Military Music19900616

Producer: I.

MALLIS

Next in series: 15 June 1991

Previous in series: 16 June 1990

Description

The great crescendo of an army musician's career is to become Senior Director of Music, Guards Division.

John HOSKEN's programme traces the historic routes of the role while Senior Directors of music reminisce.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

music programmes (genre)

trooping the colour

welsh guards (regiment)

kneller hall army music school

band leaders (instrumental music)

military bands

Broadcast history

16 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

16 Jun 1990 10:30-10:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Hosken

Irene Mallis (Producer)

Frank Renton (Speaker)

Richard Ridings (Speaker)

Peter Hanham (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-06-14