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Letters from a Scottish Village—1


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The Unofficial Chronicles of Invermuir by ELIZABETH and IAN MACPHERSON
Tonight Ian Macpherson and his wife, Elizabeth Macpherson , release to the microphone the first batch of a series of letters from a hypothetical village called Invermuir. This village is typically Scottish, neither Highland nor Lowland, but a little of both. The events which agitate the surface of its life are those common to similar communities throughout the length and breadth of Scotland. When the portrait album is filled, listeners will have an authentic gallery of Scottish life. The letters are supposed to come from only a few figures in the life of Invermuir of different rank and outlook. Tonight listeners will meet Dr. Gray, dry, rather off-taking, and occasionally very angry ; Finlay MacEachern , game-keeper; Shon Macrae. poacher; and last but by no means least, Jane Baxter , brisk, efficient, and bossy.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Macpherson have had first-hand experience of the kind of life they are depicting and both are very capable writers. Mr. Macpherson has published ' The Shepherd's Calendar '. ' Land of our Fathers', and ' Pride in the Valley one of his latest works, was published in the beginning of this month. On behalf of the Scottish Country Industries Development Trust he is making a survey of country trades.


Unknown: Ian MacPherson
Unknown: Tonight Ian MacPherson
Unknown: Elizabeth MacPherson
Unknown: Finlay MacEachern
Unknown: Shon MacRae.
Unknown: Jane Baxter

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Letters from a Scottish Village—1

Regional Programme Scotland, 27 April 1936 20.50

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