In On A Wing And A Tale

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900514]

Two programmes.

1: Sun, Sand and Snow Ex-RAF Commander

John Lewis recalls unusual flights he made in the Middle East and the Antarctic.

Producer Nick Clarke BBC North (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900514]

Unknown: John Lewis

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900521]

Two programmes.

2: To the Pole and Beyond Lost in a white-out with fuel levels low.... that's the position RAF commander John Lewis found himself in during the trans-Antarctic expedition in 1958. Producer Nick Clarke BBC North (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900521]
Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 December 198819900514

First broadcast on 1988-12-11

Producer: N.

CLARKE

Next in series: PART 2

Previous in series: 04 December 1988

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew with the R.A.F.

for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments.

2 (of 3): Sun, Sand and Snow.

Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:John Glubb's weak bladder and and his concern for desert etiquette.

The story of the Juba lion (also in programme one - T 90337).

Anecdote about about flying British Empire gold out of Qalandiya (just north of Jerusalem).

Recalls trip to Stonington in Antarctica to take out people who'd been there for three years.

Being asked fly on Trans-Antarctic with Fuchs.

OTN:RMR830/88NT5121 TXN/TDT:R4 11-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

11 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

14 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485732

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 December 198819900514

First broadcast on 1988-12-11

Producer: N.

CLARKE

Next in series: PART 2

Previous in series: 04 December 1988

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew with the R.A.F.

for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments.

2 (of 3): Sun, Sand and Snow.

Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:John Glubb's weak bladder and and his concern for desert etiquette.

The story of the Juba lion (also in programme one - T 90337).

Anecdote about about flying British Empire gold out of Qalandiya (just north of Jerusalem).

Recalls trip to Stonington in Antarctica to take out people who'd been there for three years.

Being asked fly on Trans-Antarctic with Fuchs.

OTN:RMR830/88NT5121 TXN/TDT:R4 11-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

11 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

14 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485732

BBC Programme Number: 88NT5121

First broadcast on 1988-12-11

Recorded on 1988-08-01

Producer: N. CLARKE

Notes: CAIRS 485732

Next in series: PART 2

Previous in series: 04 December 1988

See more IN ON A WING AND A TALE programmes (3)

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew with the R.A.F. for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments. 2 (of 3): Sun, Sand and Snow. Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:John Glubb's weak bladder and and his concern for desert etiquette. The story of the Juba lion (also in programme one - T 90337). Anecdote about about flying British Empire gold out of Qalandiya (just north of Jerusalem). Recalls trip to Stonington in Antarctica to take out people who'd been there for three years. Being asked fly on Trans-Antarctic with Fuchs. OTN:RMR830/88NT5121 TXN/TDT:R4 11-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

11 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

14 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

First broadcast on 1988-12-11

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: PART 2

Previous in series: 04 December 1988

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew with the R.A.F. for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments. 2 (of 3): Sun, Sand and Snow. Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:John Glubb's weak bladder and and his concern for desert etiquette. The story of the Juba lion (also in programme one - T 90337). Anecdote about about flying British Empire gold out of Qalandiya (just north of Jerusalem). Recalls trip to Stonington in Antarctica to take out people who'd been there for three years. Being asked fly on Trans-Antarctic with Fuchs. OTN:RMR830/88NT5121 TXN/TDT:R4 11-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

11 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

14 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485732

BBC Programme Number: 88NT5121

First broadcast on 1988-12-11

Recorded on 1988-08-01

Producer: N. CLARKE

Notes: CAIRS 485732

Next in series: PART 2

Previous in series: 04 December 1988

See more IN ON A WING AND A TALE programmes (3)

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew with the R.A.F. for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments. 2 (of 3): Sun, Sand and Snow. Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:John Glubb's weak bladder and and his concern for desert etiquette. The story of the Juba lion (also in programme one - T 90337). Anecdote about about flying British Empire gold out of Qalandiya (just north of Jerusalem). Recalls trip to Stonington in Antarctica to take out people who'd been there for three years. Being asked fly on Trans-Antarctic with Fuchs. OTN:RMR830/88NT5121 TXN/TDT:R4 11-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

11 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

14 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 219900521

First broadcast on 1988-12-18

Producer: N.

CLARKE

Previous in series: 11 December 1988

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew for the R.A.F.

for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments.

2 (of3): To the Pole and Beyond.

Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:Flying emergency medical supplies into Halley Bay, Antarctica.

Flying work done during Fuchs's 1958 Trans-Antarctic expedition.

Problems trying to fly dogs into Fuchs.

Flying back to South Base during terrible weather.

Flying over the North Pole.

OTN:SMR830/88NT5122 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

18 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

21 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485800

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 219900521

First broadcast on 1988-12-18

Producer: N.

CLARKE

Previous in series: 11 December 1988

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew for the R.A.F.

for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments.

2 (of3): To the Pole and Beyond.

Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:Flying emergency medical supplies into Halley Bay, Antarctica.

Flying work done during Fuchs's 1958 Trans-Antarctic expedition.

Problems trying to fly dogs into Fuchs.

Flying back to South Base during terrible weather.

Flying over the North Pole.

OTN:SMR830/88NT5122 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

18 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

21 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485800

BBC Programme Number: 88NT5122

First broadcast on 1988-12-18

Recorded on 1988-07-29

Producer: N. CLARKE

Notes: CAIRS 485800

Previous in series: 11 December 1988

See more IN ON A WING AND A TALE programmes (3)

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew for the R.A.F. for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments. 2 (of3): To the Pole and Beyond. Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:Flying emergency medical supplies into Halley Bay, Antarctica. Flying work done during Fuchs's 1958 Trans-Antarctic expedition. Problems trying to fly dogs into Fuchs. Flying back to South Base during terrible weather. Flying over the North Pole. OTN:SMR830/88NT5122 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

18 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

21 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

First broadcast on 1988-12-18

Producer: N. CLARKE

Previous in series: 11 December 1988

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew for the R.A.F. for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments. 2 (of3): To the Pole and Beyond. Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:Flying emergency medical supplies into Halley Bay, Antarctica. Flying work done during Fuchs's 1958 Trans-Antarctic expedition. Problems trying to fly dogs into Fuchs. Flying back to South Base during terrible weather. Flying over the North Pole. OTN:SMR830/88NT5122 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

18 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

21 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485800

BBC Programme Number: 88NT5122

First broadcast on 1988-12-18

Recorded on 1988-07-29

Producer: N. CLARKE

Notes: CAIRS 485800

Previous in series: 11 December 1988

See more IN ON A WING AND A TALE programmes (3)

Description

SBH:In On a Wing and a Tale - John Lewis, who flew for the R.A.F. for 32 years, recalls some of his more unusual assignments. 2 (of3): To the Pole and Beyond. Producer: Nick Clarke.

PRE:Flying emergency medical supplies into Halley Bay, Antarctica. Flying work done during Fuchs's 1958 Trans-Antarctic expedition. Problems trying to fly dogs into Fuchs. Flying back to South Base during terrible weather. Flying over the North Pole. OTN:SMR830/88NT5122 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Dec-1988 CON:LEWIS John (spkr) CLARKE Nick, Producer (prod)

Broadcast history

18 Dec 1988 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

21 May 1990 16:15-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

John Lewis (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

0119900514

Two programmes.

1: Sun, Sand and Snow Ex-RAF Commander

John Lewis recalls unusual flights he made in the Middle East and the Antarctic.

Producer Nick Clarke BBC North (R)

02 LAST19900521

Two programmes.

2: To the Pole and Beyond Lost in a white-out with fuel levels low.... that's the position RAF commander John Lewis found himself in during the trans-Antarctic expedition in 1958. Producer Nick Clarke BBC North (R)