Bundle of papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/2/2/21
  • Dates of Creation
      29 Oct-6 Nov 1948
  • Physical Description
      9 pieces; 19 sheets.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and scripts relating to the radio programme Lucky Dip. RD appeared on the programme on 4 November 1948 selecting a series of songs and extracts from longer musical pieces and commenting on his choices. Includes: correspondence between RD's secretary and Anna Instone of the BBC relating to arrangements for the programme; RD's annotated draft version of the script and two later versions; and two letters from listeners who took offence at a reference to Newcastle made by RD in the programme.