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On the 9.20: Conversations in the Train: XI

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The eleventh of a series of 'surprise items' which has proved immensely popular. The principle is by now well known: you are introduced to two or three people in a railway compartment, who fall into conversation. You may learn their names in the course of the conversation or after: and they are usually distinguished people. This 'convention' - carried out realistically, to the extent of using train-noises from the sound-effects department - may claim to have solved many of the difficulties of the broadcast discussion. Subjects of such permanent and topical interest as war, the police, the younger generation, and the American point of view have been discussed by such eminent people as Julian Huxley, Miss Dorothy L. Sayers, Hilaire Belloc, Sir Maurice Amos, Lord Ponsonby, and E.M. Forster. So look out for something good tonight.

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Unknown: Julian Huxley
Unknown: Miss Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc.
Unknown: Sir Maurice Amos
Unknown: E. M. Forster.

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On the 9.20: Conversations in the Train: XI

National Programme Daventry, 19 March 1932 21.20






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