The Illumination Of The Fleet

Thomas Woodrooffe who is given the commentary on this page

1937. Commentary by Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Woodrooffe (RN Retired)

‘No magician who ever could have waved his wand could have waved his wand with more acumen than he could now at the present moment’.

Live BBC radio commentary from 20th May 1937. He might possibly have taken advantage of the on board hospitality before broadcast.