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The British Seafarer

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A history in 26 parts, in the words of those who have made the history.
14: Paradise Street and Ratcliffe Highway
The ' sailortowns ' of the great industrial ports of the 19th century and the early 20th were two-faced; havens of boozy, bawdy bliss and disaster areas where hordes of greedy parasites fleeced the sailor in days of what he earned in years.
Readers: MICHAEI. GOLDIE, HENRY KNOWLES , DOUGLAS BLACKWELL , RONALD HERD-MAN, ROBERT TROTTER , DAVID CASEY , ANTHONY HALL , ROBERT LANG , CAROLE BOYD , JOE DUNLOP , BILL MONKS, ANTHONY NEWLANDS
Programme consultant and presenter
Michael Stammers , Keeper of Maritime History, Merseyside County Museums. ' Stormalong John ' produced by STAN AMBROSE , BBC Radio Merseyside Composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON
Book, same title, is published by BBC Publications and Hutchinson at £5.95, paperback, and £9.95, hardback

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Knowles
Unknown: Douglas Blackwell
Unknown: Robert Trotter
Unknown: David Casey
Unknown: Anthony Hall
Unknown: Robert Lang
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: Anthony Newlands
Unknown: Michael Stammers
Unknown: Stormalong John
Duced By: Stan Ambrose
Directed By: Michael Mason

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