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' Pioneers for the Kingdom '
23—' Charles Kingsley ' by Joseph McCulloch with Charles Lefeaux
John Laurie
Alec Mango
Mary O'Farrell
Ernest Jay
Audrey Cameron
Produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
Today's ' Pioneer ', Charles Kings ley, poet, dramatist, novelist, country parson, University professor, is best known, perhaps, as the author of the two classics ' Hypatia ' and 'Westward Ho!', and of that delightful children's fantasy, ' The Water-Babies '. But his main work was as co-founder with F. D. Maurice , of the Christian Socialist Movement. Kingsley was a passionate spokesman on behalf of the victims of sweated labour, and flung himself into the task of improving labour conditions throughout England. Among other things, he took part in the founding of the Co-Operative Movement.


Unknown: Charles Kingsley
Unknown: Joseph McCulloch
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: John Laurie
Unknown: Alec Mango
Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Ernest Jay
Unknown: Audrey Cameron
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: Charles Kings
Unknown: F. D. Maurice

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