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BBC Radio 4

21st January 1980

14.02 - 15.00: Woman's Hour with Sue MacGregor

  • You Won't Tell My Parents ... : LUCY PARKER looks at medical confidentiality. Painting Winners: Border artist LESSA SANDYS-LUMSDAINE specialises in painting famous race-horses.
  • Almost in the Steps of Livingstone! : with the help of the Royal Geographical Society. MAUREEN GALVIN learns how to plan a small expedition.
  • Who Wields the Screu;driver? HAZEL SHAW reports on a conference to encourage more women to become craft, design and technology teachers.
  • Journey to Amritsar by Judy King, abridged in five parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by Brenda Bruce

In the early summer of 1945, an army nursing sister, Judy King , was given the daunting assignment of transporting a dying Sikh officer across India from Poona to Amritsar in the Punjab. The train journey was some 1,500 miles, taking two nights and two days. (Music: Mathias's Viva Regina )

Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only


  • Unknown: Hazel Shaw
  • Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
  • Read By: Brenda Bruce
  • Unknown: Judy King
  • Unknown: Viva Regina
  • Editor: Wyn Knowles