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Buddy Collette
An illustration with records of a versatile jazzman Written by Harry Giltrap and Frank Dixon who also introduces the programme


Unknown: Buddy Collette
Written By: Harry Giltrap
Written By: Frank Dixon


News Comment: by Mark Gibbs
Kirk Week , Dundee 1959: a 'report The Government Grant to Denominational Schools: Roman Catholic. Anglican, and Free Church views are elucidated by some of those who have been taking part in recent negotiations with the Minister of Education


Unknown: Mark Gibbs
Unknown: Kirk Week


Six programmes in which a historian and a professor of the history of war visit the scenes of five battles and a siege to describe the events of three centuries ago.
C. V. Wedgwood and N. H. Gibbs with, this week,
Austin Woolrych
Lecturer in Modern History in the University of Leeds
5-Marston Moor : July 1644
Marston Moor, the biggest battle to have been fought on English soil, led to the downfall of the King's cause in the North. It was stubbornly contested by both armies: by the Scots, by Cromwell's cavalry (later to be known as Ironsides), and on the Royalist side by Newcastle's Whitecoats who, though the battle was lost, refused to surrender.
Tonight's speakers, standing on a hill above the battlefield, trace the complicated movements of the armies and consider the reasons for the Royalist defeat.
A twenty-four-page pamphlet, written by C. V. Wedgwood and containing maps and other illustrations, can be obtained, price Is. 3d., through newsagents and book-sellers or by sending a crossed postal order for Is. 3d. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]


Unknown: C. V. Wedgwood
Unknown: N. H. Gibbs
Unknown: Marston Moor

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