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A Metropolitan Miscellany for the North
F. Buckley Hargreaves
This series, the fifty-fourth of which is to be broadcast this evening, was started in October, 1935, and every fortnight since then F. Buckley Har greaves, a Northerner himself, has kept Northerners in touch with what was going on in the capital. Provincials are always very much interested in London, even if they rarely have a chance to get to it, and it was with this in mind that this series was started, the first of its kind in the BBC programmes. It is best described as a radio ' London Letter', spoken by a Yorkshireman who knows the city well and yet still remains an exiled provincial at heart.
The popularity of these talks can be gauged by the amount of correspondence after each broadcast. Hundreds of Northerners, before coming to London, write to Hargreaves to find out where to go and what to see.
This evening's broadcast will include a description of an exhibition of Valentines and relics of Henry Irving at the London Museum.


F. Buckley Hargreaves
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Henry Irving

Regional Programme Northern

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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