GYPSY MOTH CIRCLES THE WORLD by Sir Francis Chichester, read by Kenneth More.
A series of EDGAR ALLEN POE stories, read by James Stewart.
A series of readings from the DIARIES OF QUEEN VICTORIA* arranged for radio by Neville Teller (q.v.). Dame Wendy Hiller was the Queen, and the narrator was Alan Wheatley.
LEWIS AND SYBIL, the biography of Dame Sybil Thorndike and her husband Sir Lewis Casson, written by their son John Casson. It was read by John Casson and Dame Sybil. By this time Dame Sybil was not well enough to come to Broadcasting House, so I recorded it at her home in Chelsea. (She was always a wonderful hostess)
A VICTORIAN PLAYGOER, by Kate Terry Gielgud, edited by Muriel St. Clare Byrne. Read by Sir John Gielgud, 1980.
THE VICEROY'S DAUGHTER, by Iris Butler - a collection of the letters of Alice, Countess of Reading, from India 1921-1925. Read by Dame Sybil Thorndike.
THE CAPTAIN'S LOG: an account of a sea voyage round Cape Horn by an ancestor of Sir Lewis Casson's. Read by Dame Sybil Thorndike.
From 1966-1970 I edited a Monday to Friday slot on Radio 4 called STORY TIME, 5.25-5.55 pm, in which I put hundreds of books on the air until I handed the programme over to a colleague in 1970. Amongst the books were -
PERSUASION by Jane Austen, read by Dame Peggy Ashcroft
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