4.3 The Announcers
Stuart Hibberd - 1
In the first of two programmes ROGER CLARK talks to the former Chief Announcer, STUART HIBberd, who joined the BBC on its second birthday in 1924. He recalls Bernard Shaw , the General Strike. Churchill's antagonism to the BBC, and John Reith and G. K. Chesterton. Stuart also talks about the early days at Savoy Hill when there were rats and a flying bat in the studios and the BBC was forced off the air by a mouse.
Technical presentation GRAHAM CLIFFORD
Producer ROGER CLARK
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