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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700915]

originally broadcast to commemorate the 25th anniversary of The Battle of Britain

Written by JOHN PUDNEY with recordings made at the time of the Battle or soon afterwards including the voices of: RT HON WINSTON CHURCHILL LORD BEAVERBROOK

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL

SIR HUGH DOWDING

SIR ROBERT WATSON-WATT SQUADRON LEADER RONALD ADAM

SQUADRON LEADER J. R. A. PEEL FLIGHT-LIEUT J. B. NICOLSON

FLIGHT-LIEUT J. W. C. SIMPSON PILOT OFFICER R. H. HILLARY

SERGEANT-PILOT D. E. KINGABY ASSISTANT SECTION OFFICER FELICITY HANBURY

RAYMOND GLENDENNING

CHARLES GARDNER , ALVAR LIDELL MISS NANCY SPENDER MR J. M. BROOKS

MR FRED GRIFFITHS

(continued in next column)

Special music composed by ALAN PAUL

Narrators NOEL JOHNSON , PHILIP GUARD with OLIVE GREGG, GEOFFREY LEWIS and PETER CLAUGHTON

THE NEW RADIO ORCHESTRA leader JULIEN GAILLARD conducted by ALAN PAUL

Produced by VERNON HARRIS

Excerpts from John Pudney 's poems taken from his Collected Poems, published by Putnams

Contributors

Written By: John Pudney

Unknown: Winston Churchill

Unknown: Sir Hugh Dowding

Unknown: B. Nicolson

Unknown: R. H. Hillary

Unknown: Sergeant-Pilot D. E. Kingaby

Unknown: Felicity Hanbury

Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

Unknown: Charles Gardner

Unknown: Miss Nancy Spender

Unknown: Mr J. M. Brooks

Unknown: Mr Fred Griffiths

Composed By: Alan Paul

Composed By: Narrators Noel Johnson

Unknown: Geoffrey Lewis

Unknown: Peter Claughton

Leader: Julien Gaillard

Conducted By: Alan Paul

Unknown: John Pudney