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Zeppelins Over England adapted for radio by KENNETH POOLMAN from his book with Noel Johnson
On the night of September 8, 1915, three huge cigar-shaped fuselages rose up against the stars from an airfield near the mouth of the River Elbe in Germany. They were the first Zeppelins setting out to bomb England; the weapons with which Germany expected to win the war.
Produced by Alan Burgess


Unknown: Kenneth Poolman
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Produced By: Alan Burgess
Commanding Officer Strasser: Richard Hurndall
Meteorologist: Alfred Hoffman
Executive Officer, L 13: Kim Grant
Commander Mathy: Eric Phillips
Secretary: Bill Horsley
General Henderson: Norman Wynn
Lord Kitchener: Philip Cunningham
Commanding Officer Salmond: Douglas Storm
Second Lieut Yates: Denis McCarthy
Commander Breithaupt: Robert Bernal

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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