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by Rayner Heppenstall
Second of a group of three imaginary conversations illustrating changes of belief and attitude in our time.
The scene is Roger Post-Mayhew's flat in Bloomsbury. Godfrey and young Nicholas Plant are expected.


Rayner Heppenstall
Roger Post-Mayhew:
Geoffrey Wincott
John Godfrey:
Ronald Baddiley
Nicholas Plant:
Charles Hodgson
Deirdre Fleisch:
Lydia Sherwood

A discussion between
John Kennedy and James Beament both of the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge
Dr. Beament challenges Dr. Kennedy's belief that there are laws unique to Natural History, which can only be uncovered by field experiments. Rather, he attributes the decline of Natural History to the reluctance of naturalists to use mathematics.


John Kennedy
James Beament

John Betjeman reads Chapters 8 and 9 of his new autobiographical poem
The chapter headings read by the Rector of St. Fagan's. Glamorgan Production by Douglas Cleverdon : second broadcast
Last of three programmes


John Betjeman
Production By:
Douglas Cleverdon

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