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Our Day and Age: 1: Then the 'Phone Rang


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Stephen Grenfell is the storyteller in "Our Day and Age"
Moira Lister, James McKechnie and Robert Eddison

These are stories of our day and age - stories of the urgent and adventurous times in which we live. They are stories that have lain hidden away in the files, the dossiers, the court records, the personal documents, the memories of those who were eye-witnesses or who themselves played the leading roles. Each story is true.


Written and produced by: Alan Burgess
Storyteller: Stephen Grenfell
Mary Craven: Moira Lister
Erik Refsdalen: James McKechnie
Olaf: Robert Eddison
Father: Gerik Schjelderup
Gestapo: Heron Carvic
Nurse: Mary Ward

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Our Day and Age: 1: Then the 'Phone Rang

Light Programme, 4 October 1955 20.30

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