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A series of seven programmes about dogs from the development of the earliest canidae to current medical research.
2-What Makes a Dog?
Nature took millions of years to develop the first wolves. Man has taken only a few centuries to change the body of the wild dog out of all recognition. Is there some price we have to pay for our achievement?
Dr. R. A. Green. M.R.C.V.S.
Department of Veterinary Anatomy,
University of Cambridge


Unknown: Dr. R. A. Green.


Margaret Cobb (organ)
George Pizzey (baritone)
From St. Lawrence Jewry, London


Unknown: Margaret Cobb
Baritone: George Pizzey

: A Listen and Learn Series STARTING SPANISH

17-En tren
George suggests some more phrases and rules Basil and Dorothy are likely to need when travelling by rail, and Miguel tries to convey the flavour of all they will see and hear on the tren correo.
Script by Jack Sage
Produced by R. A. Escoffey


Script By: Jack Sage
Produced By: R. A. Escoffey

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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