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19680613A series of programmes about non-conformers who by precept and example helped to change the society in which they lived

The War Resisters

A study of Clifford Allen (1889-1939) written and narrated by C. R. HEWITT with Carleton Hobbs as Clifford Allen

Lord Allen of Hurtwood was for twenty-five years a leading figure in the intellectual opposition to war. He suffered grievously as a result. Before he died his convictions had so changed that he could say: ' In my judgment the use of collective force to restrain ar. aggressor by judicial process should not be called war.'

Others taking part: Betty Hardy Christopher Bidmead

David Brierley , Wilfrid Carter

Brian Haines , Denys Hawthorne Anthony Jackson , Haydn Jones Rolf Lefebvre. Denis McCarthy Peter Pratt. John Pullen

Peter Williams , Geoffrey Wincott and John Wyse

Produced by JOE BURROUGHS

19690107A series of programmes about men and women whose rebellion against the society in which they lived had a dramatic and formative influence.

The Dark Page

The story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis 1818-1865 the Hungarian doctor who established the causes and cure of childbed fever in the face of great medical opposition Written for radio by ALEXANDER McKEE

Research by Use McKee with Others taking part:

Michael Deacon. Frank Duncan

Kenneth McClellan , Harold Reese Lockwood West , Peter Williams and Francis de Wolff

Narrator, C. R. HEWITT

Produced by DOROTHY BAKER

19690429A series of programmes about non-eonformers who by precept and example helped to change the society in which they lived

Instrument of the Truth

A study of William Thomas Stead

1849-1912 and the case of ' The Maiden Tribute

Written by MICHAEL HARDWICK and MOLLIE HARDWICK

Narrated by C. R. HEWITT

... Like John the Baptist, he ' constantly spoke the truth, rebuked vice and patiently endured for the truth's sake '

ADMIRAL LORD FISHER until Denys Hawthorne as W. T. Stead and Pauline Letts. Barbara Mitchell

Ronald Herdman. Anthony Jackson and Peter Williams

Produced by JOHN POWELL

19690513A series of programmes about men and women whose rebellion against the society in which they lived had a dramatic and formative influence.

The Dark Page: the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis 18181865 the Hungarian doctor who established the causes and cure of childbed fever in the face of great medical opposition

Written for radio by ALEXANDER McKEE

Research by Ilse McKee with Others takng part:

Michael Deacon. Frank Duncan Kenneth McCIellan. Harold Reese Lockwood West. Peter Williams and Francis de Wolff

Narrator. C. R. HEWITT

Produced by DOROTHY BAKER

Broadcast on January 7

0619671008A series of programmes about nonconformers who by precept and example helped to change the society in which they lived.

6: The Lives of Annie Besant

1847-1933

Written and narrated by C. R. Hewitt

Also taking part:

Elizabeth Villiers , Garard Green and members of the BBC

Drama Repertory Company

Produced by JOE BURROUGHS