Visitors To France

Episodes

TitleComments
Genome: [r4 Bd=19700331]

1 Dr William Roots

On Monday, 29 August 1814, Dr Roots set off from Kingston to visit Paris with his family, only five months after the fall of Napoleon.

Arranged for radio by SIMONA PAKENHAM

Reader COLIN EDWYNN ,

Narration spoken by ALAN SYKES Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Dr William Roots

Reader: Simona Pakenham

Spoken By: Alan Sykes

Produced By: Trevor Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700401]

2: Louisa M. Alcott

In 1870 the author of Little Women took a journey through Europe, reaching the safety of Switzerland in time to escape the Franco-Prussian War. She turned the experience into a novel entitled Shawl-Straps. From this are taken the readings. Arrangde by SIMONA PAKENHAM reader SARAH BRACKETT

Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Louisa M. Alcott

Reader: Simona Pakenham

Reader: Sarah Brackett

Produced By: Trevor Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700402]

3: Philip Gosse

The 1914-1918 war brought many men to France. Philip Gosse found time in the trenches to pursue his interest in birds and animals. The Memoirs o/ a Camp Follower deals with the countryside of' northern France and with his experiences as a doctor in battle.

Arranged for radio by SIMONA PAKENHAM reader JOHN LINSTRUM

Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Gosse

Reader: Simona Pakenham

Reader: John Linstrum

Produced By: Trevor Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700403]

Arranged for radio by SIMONA PAKENHAM , who ends this series by reading from her own book Pigtails and Pernod

Simona Pakenham was a regular childhood visitor to her grandmother's home in Dieppe. Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Simona Pakenham

Produced By: Trevor Hill