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For Children of Most Ages
' Birds of a Feather '
Five tales of wild bird life by H. Mortimer Batten told by Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac)
1—' Jeff's Pet'
5.15 For Listeners of All Ages
* The Reiver's Treasure
A further adventure of the Norton family written for broadcasting by Winifred Finlay
1—' Strangers in Coquetdale'
Produced by Herbert Smith
Paul and Judith Norton thought a cycle trip up the River Coquet valley would be a quiet, peaceful week in the summer holidays. However, a chance meeting between young Rickie and a Canadian businessman pitchforked all three into a search for a 200-year old treasure.


Unknown: H. Mortimer Batten
Told By: Derek McCulloch
Broadcasting By: Winifred Finlay
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Produced By: Judith Norton
J Walter Ferguson: MacDonald Parke
Richard Norton: David Cowburn
Judith Norton: Judith Chalmers
Paul Norton: Scot Finch
A Coquetdale guide: George Buchan
Will Snowden: Graham Tennant
Colonel Baker: Eric Phillips
Hotel receptionist: Vida Paterson
A man: Geoffrey Banks

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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.

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