Radio Parade Of 1935
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An enjoyable satire that pokes fun at corporations such as th BBC, Radio Parade Of 1935 features Will Hay in uncharacteristically suave mode as
William Garland, the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Group, a remote figure who has never seen his own studios.
Contending with an ambitious young manager with plans to popularise the medium and designs on Garland's daughter, the film also features a villainous theatrical
agent who bans his stars from appearing on a prestigious NBG show. However, the staff save the day, turning out to be natural talents as they mount their own
Featuring a number of lavish song and dance routines and memorable turns, the film also foretells the increasing dominance of television.
Cast In Alphabetical Order
Alfred Drayton as Carl Graham
Beryl Orde as Herself
Billy Bennett as Commissionaire
Clifford Mollison as Jimmie Clare
Davy Burnaby as Sir Ffederick Ffotheringhay
Eve Becke as Herself
Fay Carroll as Herself
Fred Conyngham as Himself
Helen Chandler as Joan Garland
Joyce Richardson as Herself
Lily Morris as Charlady
Nellie Wallace as Charlady
Peggy Cochrane as Herself
Stanelli as Himself
Ted Ray as Himself
Teddy Joyce as Orchestra Leader
The Buddy Bradley Rhythm Girls as Dancers
Will Hay as William Garland
Directed by Arthur B. Woods
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Screenplay by James Bunting, Paul Perez & Jack Davis Jr.
Original idea by Reginald Purdell & John Watt
Released December 1934
Runtime 90 minutes.