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or The Ancient Traveller
Four talljs by Tom Girtin about the joys of travel
I-Any Old Clothes
Not so long ago it used to be said that if you went to the Balkans and were short of money you could always sell some old clothes. Mr. Girtin found the old-clothes business highly organised but difficult to break into. The Brigadier, who had two suitcases full; managed better.


Tom Girtin

STORIES AND RHYMES. Honest Jackie' by R. W. Hill
2.20 SENIOR ENGLISH ii. ' The Woman in White ' by Wilkie Collins , adapted for broadcasting by Silvia Goodall. 2-' The Warning Letter '
2.45 NATURE STUDY. Ants. Script by Christine Dudley.


R. W. Hill
Wilkie Collins
Broadcasting By:
Silvia Goodall.
Script By:
Christine Dudley.

by A. P. Ryan
I-These Stimulating Lands
A P. Ryan lately added eight of the ten South American Republics to his already long visiting list. In the first of three talks he describes how, in South America, he lost some illusions and found some stimulants.
(: revised version of a broadcast in the General Overseas Service)
Next talk: Tuesday, October 8


A. P. Ryan

A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by Father Jim Wilson +
Listeners* letters are very welcome, as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd , c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W.i. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally, but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.


Stuart Hibberd
Talk By:
Father Jim Wilson
Stuart Hibberd

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