Travels With A Tape Recorder

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970505]

The Barber of Catania. In the early sixties, James McNeish travelled the world, recording his experiences on tape. In the first of three programmes looking back on those travels, he meets a guitar-playing barber from Sicily and discovers a disturbing approach to local exams.

Producer Bella Bannerman Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970505]

Unknown: James McNeish

Producer: Bella Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970512]

James McNeish looks back on his travels in the early sixties in the second of three programmes.

An Atheist - but Not Quite. McNeish joins the crowds that flocked to see the shrine of the Black Madonna in central Poland and to hear the words of Cardinal Vyshinsky.

Producer Bella Bannerman Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970512]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970519]

The Talking Drums ofAndra. The final programme in the series recollecting the travels of the New Zealand writer

James McNeish finds him in equatorial New Guinea. He had set out to discover and record a mysterious set of talking drums on the remote island ofAndra.

Producers Bella Bannerman and Tom Alban Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970519]

Unknown: James McNeish

Producers: Bella Bannerman

Producers: Tom Alban

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941011]

1: The Barber of Catania. In the early 1960s, a young writer from New

Zealand, James McNeish , travelled the world in the company of a tape recorder. In the first of three programmes looking back on those travels, he meets a guitar-playing barber from Sicily.

Producer Bella Bannerman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941011]

Unknown: James McNeish

Producer: Bella Bannerman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941012]

The second of three programmes in which James McNeish looks back on his travels in the early 1960s.

An Atheist - but Not Quite. McNeish joins the crowds to hear the words of Cardinal Vyshinsky who, at the time, was banned from radio and television by the Communist authorities. For details see yesterday

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941012]

Unknown: James McNeish

Unknown: Cardinal Vyshinsky

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941013]

The Talking Drums ofAndra. The final programme in the series. For details see Tuesday