CollectionBBC Scripts

A large collection of BBC radio scripts, 282 scripts in 21 boxes. They include:
'Songs of the Glens' by J.J. Campbell, a tribute to Moira O'Neill, transmitted 12 April 1955

'The Modern Griselda' adapted by Patricia Brent from the story by Maria Edgeworth, recorded 4 February 1955.

'The Exiled' by Elizabeth Boyle, a play transmitted 1 September 1955

A play, 'The House Next Door', by Janet McNeill, transmitted 22 June 1955

'Helen Waddel', in this programme Helen Waddell describes the genesis of her famous novel 'Peter Abelard', and selected passages are also read. Waddel also reads and comments on some medieval Latin Lyrics and poems from the Chinese, transmitted 30 November 1955

'Eyes to see, towns in Ulster' by Anne Linton, transmitted 27 September 1960

A short story by Catherine Nugent 'The Flitting' read by Kathleen Feenan, transmitted 23 June 1960

'New Neighbours' featuring life on a big Housing Trust Estate near Belfast, edited and presented by Robert Coulter, transmitted 20 June 1956, includes recordings of inhabitants such as Mrs Taylor, Mrs E. Graham, Susan McCafferty, Mrs Farrell, and others

A play 'More excellent than his neighbour' by Patricia O'Connor, transmitted 15 June 1956

May Morton talks about the life and art of Elizabeth Shane, the author of 'By bog and sea in Donegal', transmitted 2 July 1953

'Choosing a career. A series of talks in which the speakers describe the opportunities for a full life afforded by various careers. This talk is about nursing by Mona E. Grey, secretary and organiser for the Royal College of Nursing Committee for Northern Ireland, transmitted 5 November 1953.

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