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By Raymond Chandler, abridged by Robert Dodds, read by Angus Macinnes.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910114]

Three programmes in which programme-makers, performers and writers remember some of the great radio shows of the past.

1: Mrs Dale 's Diary Charles Simon , who played Dr Dale for six years, remembers the popular radio serial which ran from 1948 until its sudden end in 1969. Producer Matt Thompson

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Dale

Unknown: Charles Simon

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910114]

Unknown: Mrs Dale

Unknown: Charles Simon

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910121]

Three programmes in which programme-makers, performers and writers remember some of the great radio shows of the past.

2: Have a Go

Possibly the most popular quiz show ever broadcast by the BBC is remembered by Stephen Williams , who produced it for many years.

Producer Mark Savage

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Williams

Producer: Mark Savage

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910121]

Unknown: Stephen Williams

Producer: Mark Savage

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910128]

The last of three programmes in which programme-makers, performers and writers remember some of the great radio shows of the past.

The Navy

Lark Jon Pertwee tries on his old Chief Petty Officer's uniform for a between-decks look at BBC Radio's most famous ship, HMS Troutbridge, and its memorable crew of Stephen Murray , Leslie Phillips - and a young Ronnie Barker.

Producer Simon Elmes

Contributors

Unknown: Lark Jon Pertwee

Unknown: Stephen Murray

Unknown: Leslie Phillips

Unknown: Ronnie Barker.

Producer: Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910128]

Unknown: Lark Jon Pertwee

Unknown: Stephen Murray

Unknown: Leslie Phillips

Unknown: Ronnie Barker.

Producer: Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910209]

Three programmes in which programme-makers, performers and writers remember some of the radio shows of the past. 1: Mrs Dale 's Diary Charles Simon , who played Dr Dale for six years, remembers the popular radio serial which ran from 1948 until its sudden end in 1969. Producer Matt Thompson (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Dale

Unknown: Charles Simon

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910209]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910216]

Three programmes recalling some of the radio shows of the past. 2: Have a Go

Possibly the most popular quiz show ever broadcast by the BBC is remembered by Stephen Williams , who produced it for many years. Producer Mark Savage (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910216]

Unknown: Stephen Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910223]

The last of three programmes recalling radio shows of the past. The Navy

Lark Jon Pertwee tries on his old Chief Petty Officer's uniform for a between-decks look at BBC Radio's most famous ship, HMS Troutbridge.

Producer Simon Elmes (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Lark Jon Pertwee

Producer: Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910223]

Unknown: Lark Jon Pertwee

Producer: Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910624]

Three programmes which recall great radio shows of the past. 1: Let's Go Somewhere 'The idea was to make people laugh, to get them excited....'

Forty years ago, Saturday nights were action-packed for Brian Johnston.

Each week, live on air he performed stunts which shocked, thrilled and scared the millions of listeners to

In Town Tonight.

Producer Cathy Drysdale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnston.

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910624]

Unknown: Brian Johnston.

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910701]

Three programmes which recall great radio shows of the past.

2: A Life of Bliss

For over 100 episodes, I Percy Edwards , animal and bird impersonator, I played the one true love in batchelor

David Alexander Bliss 's life - s Psyche, his pet terrier. Producer Matt Thompson

Contributors

Unknown: Percy Edwards

Unknown: David Alexander Bliss

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910701]

Unknown: Percy Edwards

Unknown: David Alexander Bliss

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

The last of three programmes which recall great radio shows of the past. Oh, Ron!

June Whitfield, Eth in 'The Glums', relives the Take It from Here years. Producer Julian Hale

Contributors

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911118]

Writer Jill Hyem gives a personal view of Waggoners ' Walk, the Radio 2 soap opera which took over from

The Dales in 1969 and was axed in 1980. Producer Piers Plowright. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Hyem

Producer: Piers Plowright.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911118]

Unknown: Jill Hyem

Producer: Piers Plowright.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911125]

The second of three programmes recalling great radio shows of the past.

Educating

Archie Beryl Reid looks back to the time when she played

Monica, Archie's classmate. Producer Julian May

Contributors

Unknown: Archie Beryl Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911125]

Unknown: Archie Beryl Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911202]

The last of three programmes recalling great radio shows. Beyond Our

Ken Bill Pertwee remembers his role in the comedy show that was a forerunner to Round the Horne.

Producer Tim Suter

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Bill Pertwee

Producer: Tim Suter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911202]

Unknown: Ken Bill Pertwee

Producer: Tim Suter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920529]

Let's Go Somewhere

Forty years ago, Saturday nights were action packed for Brian Johnston. Each week, live on air, he would perform stunts which shocked, thrilled and scared the millions of listeners to

In Town Tonight.

Producer Cathy Drysdale. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920529]
0119971222

Private eye Philip Marlowe is hired to tail a mysterious femme fatale.

0219971223

`Don't call me baby, you cheap blackmailer.' `I may be a blackmailer, honey, but I'm certainly not cheap.'.

0319971224

`Don't get funny with me, buster.

I get annoyed rather easy.' `Fine.

Let's watch you get annoyed.

What do you do - bite your moustache?'.

0419971225

`How far would you go for five grand, Marlowe?'.

0519971226

`Dear Betty, so sorry I couldn't stay dead.

Will explain tomorrow.

Larry'.

0619971229

`Me and you could get along - if you had any brains.'.

0719971230

`It had been a long day.

Perhaps if I had a rest and cleared my brain I might have some faint idea of what I was doing.'.

0819971231

`I'm tired.

Do you mind if I lie down on your bed?' `Not if you take your clothes off.'.

0919980101

`You called her a murderess.

That's a slander.

We'll settle for a million dollars.'.

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