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Archive on 4: The Bow Dialogues


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Between 1964 and 1979 a series of remarkable debates took place every Tuesday lunchtime at St Mary-ie-Bow in London. Writers, politicians and stars of stage and screen were engaged to debate the moral issues of the day with the churchman Joseph McCulloch. Using the archives and interviews with some of the participants, Joan Bakewell presents this documentary looking back at these talks. Interviewees include Sheila Hancock ,
Margaret Drabble , Denis Norden , Katharine Whitehorn and Eileen Atkins.
Producer Fran Robertson Shortened rpt on Mon at 3pm


Unknown: Joseph McCulloch.
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown: Eileen Atkins.
Producer: Fran Robertson

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