Episodes

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Genome: [lp Bd=19551006]

Read any good books lately?

Margaret Gilder and Barry Johnson of the Younger Generation discuss Nicholas Blake 's murder mystery ' A Question of Proof ' and some poems by C. Day Lewis and wonder how and why a poet turns thriller-writer

Guest of the week:

(alias C. Day Lewis)

Host: Michael Flanders who also introduces

Competition Number 1

Listeners between fourteen and twenty are asked to write an excerpt from a murder story in verse, on a postcard, to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, by Wednesday, October 12.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551006]

Unknown: Margaret Gilder

Unknown: Barry Johnson

Unknown: Nicholas Blake

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551013]

Read any good books lately?

Aline Chapman , Margaret Gilder and Barry Johnson of the Younger Generation recommend the prisoner-of-war climbing escapade ' No Picnic on Mount Kenya ' by Felice Benuzzi

In the Chair, Michael Flanders who also sets Competition Number 2 Listeners between fourteen and twenty are invited to send their entries, on a postcard, to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.i, by Wednesday, October 19.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551013]

Unknown: Aline Chapman

Unknown: Margaret Gilder

Unknown: Barry Johnson

Unknown: Felice Benuzzi

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551020]

Read any good books lately?

Shirley Flack

Sonia Woolley and Derek Bell discuss a recent cheap reprint of an outstanding piece of science Action, The Kraken Wakes,' by John Wyndham

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets Competition Number 3

Listeners between fourteen and twenty are invited to send their entries, on a postcard, to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, by Wednesday, October 26

Genome: [lp Bd=19551020]

Unknown: Shirley Flack

Unknown: Sonia Woolley

Unknown: Derek Bell

Unknown: John Wyndham

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551027]

Read any good books lately?

A Younger Generation team looks back on a portrait from another age

Shirley Flack , Sonia Woolley , and Derek Bell discuss a recent cheap reprint of ' Florence Nightingale ' by Cecil Woodham-Smith

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets Competition No. 4

Listeners between fourteen and twenty are asked to send their entries on a. postcard to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, by Wednesday, November 2.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551027]

Unknown: Shirley Flack

Unknown: Sonia Woolley

Unknown: Derek Bell

Unknown: Cecil Woodham-Smith

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551103]

Read any good books lately?

Virginia Raphael and John Cohen discuss the archaeological thriller ' The Bull of Minos' with the author, Leonard Cottrell

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets another

Younger Generation competition

Genome: [lp Bd=19551103]

Unknown: John Cohen

Unknown: Leonard Cottrell

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551110]

Read any good books lately?

Virginia Raphael and John Cohen Introduce a recent cheap reprint of an early Agatha Christie thriller

' The Secret Adversary and put questions about books to Daniel George , critic and author

In the chair, Michael Flanders who gives the results of Competition No. 4 and sets another

Listeners under twenty-one are invited to send their entries on a postcard to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, to arrive by Wednesday, November 16

Genome: [lp Bd=19551110]

Unknown: John Cohen

Unknown: Agatha Christie

Unknown: Daniel George

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551117]

Read any good plays lately?

Shirley Flack , from London, Merle Dixon , from Cumberland, and Bernard Rudden , from Cambridge, discuss plays that can be read for pleasure, and in particular' The Deep Blue Sea' and three other plays by Terence Rattigan , recently published in a paper-backed edition

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets another

Younger Generation Competition

Listeners under twenty are invited to send their entries on a postcard to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, to arrive not later than Wednesday, November 16.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551117]

Unknown: Shirley Flack

Unknown: Merle Dixon

Unknown: Bernard Rudden

Unknown: Terence Rattigan

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551124]

Read any good books lately?

Merle Dixon from Cumberland, Shirley Flack from London, and Bernard Rudden from Cambridge, discuss an adventure story that really happened:

' The Shetland Bus ' by David Howarth

Issued this month in a cheap edition

In the chair, Michael Flanders who sets another

Younger Generation Competition

Listeners under twenty are asked to send their entries on a postcard to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, to arrive by Wednesday, November 30.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551124]

Unknown: David Howarth

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551201]

Read any good books lately?

Margaret Gilder and Maurice Gent discuss a classic story of adventure at sea about the hunt for the great White Whale

' Moby Dick ' by Herman Melville recently published In an abridged and illustrated paper-back edition

Guest of the week: Henry Reed

In the chair: Michael Flanders who also sets another

Younger Generation Competition

Listeners under twenty are asked to send their entries on a postcard to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I, to arrive by Wednesday, December 7.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551201]

Unknown: Margaret Gilder

Unknown: Maurice Gent

Unknown: Moby Dick

Unknown: Henry Reed

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551208]

Read any good books lately?

Margaret Gilder and Maurice Gent discuss the story of one of the greatest personal achievements of our own time

' The First Four Minutes' by Roger Bannister

Guest. Christopher Brasher

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets both this week's competition and the special Christmas Competition, ' Seven.' Entries to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.I.

Genome: [lp Bd=19551208]

Unknown: Roger Bannister

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19551215]

Read any good

Christmas presents lately?

Virginia Raphael and John Cohen discuss the new edition of The Week-End Book

Edited by Francis Meynell and put questions about anthologies to

Sir Gerald Barry who helped to compile it (Continued in next column)

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets a special competition

Listeners under twenty-one are asked to compose a poem, short story, or article with the title ' Seven,' and send it to Younger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.1, by the end of the year

Genome: [lp Bd=19551215]

Unknown: John Cohen

Edited By: Francis Meynell

Unknown: Sir Gerald Barry

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19560119]

Read any good books lately?

Margaret Gilder and John Long land compare notes on 'The Commodore' by C. S. Forester and discuss the Hornblower legend with Wynford Vaughan Thomas In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets another

Younger Generation Competition

Genome: [lp Bd=19560119]

Unknown: Margaret Gilder

Unknown: John Long

Unknown: C. S. Forester

Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19560301]

Read any good books lately

Norma Ellis and John Cohen discuss the new paper-back edition of Elephant Bill' with Elephant Bill (Lt.-Cl J.H.

Williams

In thechair. Michael Flanders who also sets another

Younger Generation competition

Listeners under 21 lire asked to send their entries on a postcard to YoungerGenerationCompetition. BBC. London. W.1. to arrive by Wednesday.March7.

Genome: [lp Bd=19560301]

Unknown: Norma Ellis

Unknown: John Cohen

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19560308]

Head any good books lately ?

Mary Duddy and John Green wood discuss with Colin Mac-

Innes John Maseneld 's narrative poem ' The Everlasting Mercy ' (BBC recording)

In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets the usual \oun ger Generation Competition

Listeners under 21 are asked to send their entries on a postcard to Younger Generation Competition. BBC, London, W.I., to arrive by Wednesday, March 14

Special Competition

Listeners under 21 are asked to compose a poem. short story, or article with the title The Sea and aend it to the above address py Monday, March 26

Genome: [lp Bd=19560308]

Unknown: Mary Duddy

Unknown: John Green

Unknown: Innes John Maseneld

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19560315]

Read any good books lately 7 John Greenwood and Mary Dud dy discuss with Frank lilsley ' Fame is the Spur' by Howard

Spring, recently reissued In a cheap paper-back edition

In the chair, Michael Flanders , who also sets the usuai Weekly competition. Listeners under 21 are asked to send their entries on a postcard to Youn ger Generation Competition, BBC, London, W.1, to arrive by March 21

Special Competition

Listeners under twenty one are asked to compose a poem, short story, or article with the title ' The Sea' and send it to the above address by March 26

Genome: [lp Bd=19560315]

Unknown: John Greenwood

Unknown: Mary Dud

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19560322]

Read any good books lately ? Bernard Rudden and Norma Ellis discuss with Dilys Powell Nevil Shute s novel -A Town Like Alice- In the Chair, Michael Flanders , who also sets a special competition.

Listeners under 21 are asked to compose a poem, short story, or article with the title The Sea-and send it to Younger Genera tion Competition. BBC, Londen. W.1. to arrive by March 26

Genome: [lp Bd=19560322]

Unknown: Bernard Rudden

Unknown: Norma Ellis

Unknown: Dilys Powell

Unknown: Nevil Shute

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Genome: [lp Bd=19560329]

Special Competition

Listeners under 21 were asked to write a poem. short story, or article with the title - The Sea. Michael Flanders looks at the results and reads out the winners with the help of Mary Duddy

Genome: [lp Bd=19560329]

Unknown: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Mary Duddy