Seventy years after Britain declared war on Germany, Radio 2 presents a soundscape to evoke
Operation Pied Piper, in which more than three million children, gas masks in tow, were crocodile-marched to the nearest railway station to seek safety in the countryside. The programme conjures up images of this terrifically organised operation with vivid archive testimonies.
Contributors include Imperial War Museum senior historian Terry Charman , Evacuee Reunion
Association founder James Roffey , and evacuees from across the UK. Producer Sue Clark
New series. 1/4. Jamie Cullum presents highlights from the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival, held on the shores of Lake Geneva. This first edition includes music by BB King, McCoy Tyner Trio, Alela Diane and David Sanborn.
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