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1. 'Village life in Cyprus'; 1954. Script of a radio talk broadcast in the 'Round the Commonwealth' series on the BBC Home Service (Schools) on 1 Oct. 1954. Two autograph drafts, and typewritten script as broadcast.

2. 'The Last fiesta'; 1955. Script of a radio talk recorded on 1 Feb. 1955 broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 30 Nov.1957, and published in The Listener, 5 Dec. 1957. Typewritten copies of draft, with autograph amendments, entitled 'Fiesta in the mountains', typewritten script, also with autograph amendments, also a later typewritten copy marked with three stars, and printed cutting.

3. 'Letter from Britain - End of a long summer'; 1955. Script of a radio programme broadcast on the BBC Overseas Service on 30 Oct. 1955. Typewritten copy.

4. 'The Stroud guitar'; 1955. Script of a radio programme broadcast on the BBC West of England Home Service on 14 Dec 1955, arranged, edited and introduced by Charles Causley, with extracts from Lee's works read by him and by Denis McCarthy. Typewritten copy of Lee's contribution, typewritten script of the whole broadcast, with autograph amendments.

5. 'Poets and poetry: Laurie Lee. By Robert Gittings'; 1957. Script of a radio programme broadcast on the BBC Home Service (Schools) on 25 June 1957, in which Robert Gittings introduced Lee reading some of his poems. Typewritten copy

6. Introduction to Lee reading two poems with a comment on the Cannes Film festival, possibly from a BBC Woman's Hour broadcast; 1957?

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