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Stephen Grenfell Is the storyteller in OUR DAY AND AGE


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18-The Last of the Many
Written by Stephen Grenfell
Series edited and produced by Alan Burgess
On January 25, 1957, a six-foot-long German magnetic mine was discovered in London's West India Dock where it had lain since the wartime raids on the capital. If the i,6oo-lb. mine had exploded it could have wrecked the dock wall and nearby cranes, and been a source of danger to people living in flats some hundreds of yards away. A Royal Naval team was called in to deal with the mine—one of the most dangerous invented by the Germans -and tonight's programme dramatises the difficult and perilous task these officers and men had to tackle.


Written By: Stephen Grenfell
Produced By: Alan Burgess

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Stephen Grenfell Is the storyteller in OUR DAY AND AGE

Light Programme, 18 February 1957 20.30

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