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The British Seafarer


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. 16: Master Mariner
To be captain of a ship has always been one of the most demanding and many-sided responsibilities an ordinary citizen can undertake. What sort of men has it produced?
KATHLEEN HELME. CAROLE BOYD and JOHN HOLLIS Special sound by dick mills, BBC Radiophonlc Workshop. Programme consultant and presenter Basil Greenhlll , Director, National Maritime
Museum. Series composed and directed by michael mason


Readers: Leonard Maguire
Readers: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: Michael Goldie
Unknown: Anthony Hall
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley.
Unknown: David Ashford
Unknown: Timothy Bentinck
Unknown: Kathleen Helme.
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: John Hollis
Presenter: Basil Greenhlll
Directed By: Michael Mason

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The British Seafarer

BBC Radio 4 FM, 1 May 1982 15.30

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