The Other Side Of The Dale

An autobiographical account by Gervase Phinn of his early days as a school inspector, read by the author in five parts, abridged by Jane Marshall.

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012000013120040621 (BBC7)
20040622 (BBC7)

A new school inspector comes to the Yorkshire Dales.

02Rabbits2000020120040622 (BBC7)
20040623 (BBC7)

'Rabbits,' cried the angry faced little lad, 'They're a blasted nuisance'.

Episode 2 of 5

By Gervase Phinn, read by the author in five parts.

2: `Rabbits,' cried the angry-faced little lad.

`They're a blasted nuisance.'.

03Do You Believe In Standards?2000020220040623 (BBC7)
20040624 (BBC7)

'Do you believe in standards?' boomed the Earl.

By Gervase Phinn, read by the author in five parts.

3: `Do you believe in standards?' boomed the Earl.

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20040625 (BBC7)

Next instalment of Gervase Phinn's autobiographical account of his early days as a school inspector, read by the author.

By Gervase Phinn, read by the author in five parts.

4: `If you walk across the moor in the late afternoon, it's full of shadows and shapes, and some say the ghosts of the dead soldiers wander about.'.

05 LAST2000020420040625 (BBC7)
20040626 (BBC7)

Gervase Phinn remembers his time as a school inspector in the final instalment of this tale, read by the author.

By Gervase Phinn.

The last of five instalments, read by the author.