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Gilliam, Laurence, 1907-1964 (scriptwriter, producer) ^A23631

BBC Home Service 1951-11-06 20:00 ^A112365

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  • Contributor: Gilliam, Laurence, (scriptwriter, producer); Gilliam, Laurence, (speaker, male
  • Subjects: Radio programmes ^A259056
  • Notes:
    Recording date: 1951-11-06
    Broadcaster: BBC Home Service 1951-11-06 20:00 ^A112365
    Broadcast title: A journey in Greece
    Duration: 58 min. 22 sec.
    Item notes: Gilliam on how Greece "is facing problems of reconstruction after ten years of invasion, occupation and civil war."
    Item notes: Radio Times: After almost ten years of Italian invasion, German occupation, and civil war, Greece is the most battered of the Western democracies. This account of a journey: to the mainland of Greece and to some of the islands in the summer of 1951 brings evidence ot remarkable recovery, aided first by Britain and latterly by the U.S.A. through the Marshall Plan. But the main impression left on the visitor to Greece today is one of invincible inner strength, grounded in the character of the Greek people.
    Performance notes: Actors/contributors: John Slater, MacDonald Parke, Peter Madden, Norman Shelley, Tita Dane, Francis de Wolff, Olive Gregg, Mr. Pestelides, Mr. Lygizoz, Mr. Yannis, Mr. Valoritis, Miss Metaxas, Wilfred Thomas, Mrs. Louis MacNeice, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Osbert Lancaster, Mrs. Lee Kersh, Miss Mandikian, George Angeloglou, Laurence Gilliam.

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