Friday, 10 August 2012

Our Day And Age - A Brave Step (fragment)

Title: Our Day And Age - "A Brave Step"
Broadcast date: c.1958
Length: 4 minutes 10sec (Incomplete show)

The very end bit of an episode, the rest having been recorded over.
This probably comes from series 2 of the show, sometime around mid 1958.

This episode was about Alec Scott, a blind man who became a broadcaster.
With Charles Witherspoon as Alec Scott.
Also includes a few words from the real Alec Scott at the end.
Script written by Stephen Grenfell who was also the storyteller.


Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Our Day And Age - Operation Snowdrop

Title: Our Day And Age - #65 (series 3, episode 2) - "Operation Snowdrop"
Broadcast date: late 1958
Length: 29 minutes 14sec (complete show)

A dramatised account of the great blizzard which struck Northern Scotland in Jan 1955.
Script written by Steven Grenfell who is also the storyteller.