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Making a Herb Garden: Charles Lawrance gives the first of six monthly talks on growing herbs for pleasure and for practical use
I served on one of Nelson's ships: Henry Smith tells the story of his early seafaring days on H.M.S. Impregnable
Writers talking-1: G. B. Stern. E. Arnot Robertson , and Ruth Adam in conversation. (BBC recording)
Looking at the News: a review of some of the happenings of the week
Serial: A Room with a View' by E. M. Forster
Abridged by Arthur Calder-Marshall
Read by Gladys Young
Fourteenth of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe
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Unknown: Charles Lawrance
Unknown: Henry Smith
Unknown: G. B. Stern.
Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown: Ruth Adam
Unknown: E. M. Forster
Abridged By: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Read By: Gladys Young
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

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