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ChrisJBrady Radio Ballads - documentaries (3) RE: Radio Ballads - documentaries 19 Apr 15

Re: other Radio Ballads of interest:

[GMGough] has reminded me that there is another influential Radio Ballad that seriously needs rescuing:

"Last Shift" Radio Ballad was broadcast as part of The Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1 on 2nd June 1997.

[GMGough] opines "Last Shift" was a BBC studio recording based on Richard Thompson's "Industry". It seems that the broadcast was far more than a run through of the CD, but was presented in the style of a (MacColl) Radio Ballad."

Does anyone have a copy please?


Then there is:

Priscilla Bigadyke - see:

Again does anyone have a copy of the radio prog. please?


With regards to "The Man Who Went To War" from 1944 the latest information is at:

A photo of the cast is at: - scroll to the bottom

Efforts are being made to persuade the BBC to air this definitive programme again - 70 years after its first airing in 1944.



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