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A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: NEWS FROM NOWHERE, Episode 1

Previous in series: LOVE LESSONS, Episode 10

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Part 1 (of 10): Sir Edward Leithen, comrade in adventure of Richard Hanny, is drawing to a close when he is asked if he will undertake one last misson.

Written by John Buchan, read by Paul Young and produced by Hamish WILSON.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

19 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Trevor Royle (adap)

John Buchan ((auth)) (Author)

Hamish Wilson (Producer)

Paul Young (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-01-23.

Sir Edward Leithen undertakes one last heroic mission.

Paul Young reads the author's last novel set in the Canadian wilderness.

Read by Paul Young.

Sir Edward Leithen undertakes one last mission.

Paul Young reads John Buchan's last novel.

Paul Young reads John Buchan's last novel, set in the Canadian wilderness.

Sir Edward Leithen undertakes one last heroic mission. Paul Young reads the author's last novel set in the Canadian wilderness.

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Undertaking his last mission, Sir Edward Leithen probes the life of a missing New York businessman.

Read by Paul Young.

Sir Edward Leithen probes the life of a missing New York businessman.

John Buchan's last novel, read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 21 February 1990

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-23.

Undertaking his last mission, Sir Edward Leithen probes the life of a missing New York businessman. Read by Paul Young.

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On the trail of missing New Yorker Francis Gaillard, Sir Edward Leithen heads to the wilds of Canada.

Read by Paul Young.

On the trail of a missing New Yorker, Sir Edward Leithen heads to the wilds of Canada.

John Buchan's novel read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 22 February 1990

Previous in series: 20 February 1990

Broadcast history

21 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-23.

On the trail of missing New Yorker Francis Gaillard, Sir Edward Leithen heads to the wilds of Canada. Read by Paul Young.

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Sir Edward Leithen picks up the missing New Yorker's suspicious trail in the Canadian wilderness.

Read by Paul Young.

Sir Edward Leithen picks up the missing New Yorker's trail in the Canadian wilderness.

Sir Edward Leithen picks up the missing New Yorker's suspicious trail in Canada.

John Buchan's novel, read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 23 February 1990

Previous in series: 21 February 1990

Broadcast history

22 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-23.

Sir Edward Leithen picks up the missing New Yorker's suspicious trail in the Canadian wilderness. Read by Paul Young.

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Sir Edward Leithen worries that missing Francis Galliard has been abandoned in the freezing Canadian Wilds.

Read by Paul Young.

Sir Edward Leithen worries that Galliard's been abandoned in the freezing Canadian Wilds.

John Buchan's novel, read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 26 February 1990

Previous in series: 22 February 1990

Broadcast history

23 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-23.

Sir Edward Leithen worries that missing Francis Galliard has been abandoned in the freezing Canadian Wilds. Read by Paul Young.

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A confused, feverish Galliard is found, but Sir Edward Leithen must find missing Lou.

John Buchan's novel read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 27 February 1990

Previous in series: 23 February 1990

Broadcast history

26 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-24.

A disorientated, feverish Galliard is found - but Sir Edward Leithen must now search for Lou.

Read by Paul Young.

A confused, feverish Galliard is found - but Sir Edward Leithen must now search for Lou.

A disorientated, feverish Galliard is found, but Sir Edward Leithen must now search for Lou. Read by Paul Young.

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A weakened Sir Edward Leithen finds 'mad' Lou, who has a positive effect on his spirit.

John Buchan's novel, read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 28 February 1990

Previous in series: 26 February 1990

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-24.

A weakened Sir Edward Leithen is himself rescued by Lou, who has a positive effect on his flagging spirit.

Read by Paul Young.

A weakened Sir Edward Leithen is rescued by Lou, who has a positive effect on his spirit.

A weakened Sir Edward Leithen is himself rescued by Lou, who has a positive effect on his flagging spirit. Read by Paul Young.

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Gaillard opens up to Sir Edward Leithen to reveal the reasons behind his disappearance.

John Buchan's novel, read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 01 March 1990

Previous in series: 27 February 1990

Broadcast history

28 Feb 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-24.

Gaillard opens up to Leithen to reveal the reasons for him moving to America, and his disappearance.

Read by Paul Young.

Gaillard opens up to Leithen to reveal the reasons for him moving to America, and his disappearance. Read by Paul Young.

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Sir Edward Leithen embarks on the next stage of his journey through the Canadian Wilds.

John Buchan's novel, read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Next in series: 02 March 1990

Previous in series: 28 February 1990

Broadcast history

01 Mar 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-24.

Deep in the wilds of Canada, Sir Edward Leithen fantasises about returning to the comforts of home.

Read by Paul Young.

Deep in the wilds of Canada, Sir Edward Leithen fantasises about returning to home.

Deep in the wilds of Canada, Sir Edward Leithen fantasises about returning to the comforts of home. Read by Paul Young.

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Moved by their plight, Leithen spends his last days helping the Canadian Indians.

John Buchan's novel read by Paul Young.

Producer: WILSON, H

Previous in series: 01 March 1990

Broadcast history

02 Mar 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-25.

Leithen gives up his dreams of home in order to help the Native Canadians.