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Scope and Content

Contents:

1. 'Journey through Spain; 1946. Script of a radio talk broadcast on the BBC Home Service, 20 Feb. 1946. Photocopy of typewritten script with autograph amendments, with cutting of the transcript in The Listener, 28 Feb. 1946.

2. 'As I see it – “Making a film of Cyprus”'; 1946. Script of a radio talk broadcast on the BBC Pacific Service, 13 May 1946. Published in London Calling, 30 May 1946, and later expended as 'We made a film in Cyprus' (see Add MS 88936/2/11). Typewritten copy of draft, with autograph amendments, typewritten script 'as broadcast', also with autograph amendments and accompanying letter from Noni Wright of the BBC, and printed cutting from London Calling.

3. 'The Isle of goats'; [1946]. On Cyprus. Broadcast on the BBC Home Service in June 1946 and reprinted in The Listener, 20 June 1946. Typewritten copy and photocopy, both later than the broadcast, the formermarked with three stars, and printed cutting from The Listener.

4. 'Free trade in poetry'; 1946. Script of a radio talk broadcast on the BBC European Service on 31 July 1946. Typewritten, with autograph amendments.

5. 'An obstinate exile'; 1951. Script of a radio talk broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 9 Sept. 1951. Typewritten, with autograph amendments, revise typewritten copy, also with autograph amendments, and printed cutting from The Listener of 13 Sept. 1951 of a transcription of the broadcast entitled 'A Countryman in the city'. Reprinted in I can't stay long.

6. 'Letter from Britain'; 1951. Script of a radio programme broadcast on the BBC Overseas Service on 12 Oct. 1951. Typewritten copy.

7. 'Madrid: a famous capital'; 1952. Script of a radio talk broadcast on the BBC Home service (Schools) on 1 Feb. 1952. Typewritten copy of draft, with autograph amendments, two copies of typewritten script, one with autograph amendments.

8. 'City of the Sun'; 1952. A pre-cursor of a chapter of A Rose in winter. Printed cutting from The Listener of 22 May 1952 of a transcription of a broadcast in 'New soundings' on the BBC Third Programme on 29 Nov. 1952.

9. 'Two birds from a Spanish cage'; 1952. A pre-cursor of a chapter of A Rose in winter. Printed cutting from The Listener of 11 Dec. 1952 of a transcription of a broadcast in 'New soundings' on the BBC Third Programme on 29 Nov. 1952.

10. 'Across the Pyrenees'; 1953. Script of a radio talk broadcast on the BBC Home Service (Schools) on 10 June 1953. Typewritten script, with autograph amendments.

11. 'Eight year old world'; 1954. Script of a radio talk broadcast in the 'Imaginary journeys' series on the BBC Home Service on 11 July 1954, and published in The Listener, 15 July 1954. Reprinted in I can't stay long. Autograph draft with typewritten copy and typewritten script as broadcast, and printed cutting from The Listener.

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