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Sir Darrell Bates who has just retired from the Colonial Service and was until recently Permanent Secretary to the Government of Gibraltar, has chosen the year he spent ' as a kind of Governor' of the Seychelles, 1950, as the time of his life
With the help of ALICE BARRACK and JAMES BONNELAME , two Seychellois resident in England, Sir Darrell demonstrates the Seychellois language and music. He also talks to Lady Knott, herself a Seychelloise, and introduces a recorded memory of the Seychelles made specially for the programme by the writer ALEC WAUGH who was there at the same time as Sir Darrell.
Produced by Tony Gould
Repeated: Friday at 4.0 p.m.


Unknown: Sir Darrell Bates
Unknown: James Bonnelame
Unknown: Alec Waugh
Produced By: Tony Gould

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