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My life in the Bush of ghosts

Yesterday, thanks to the kindness of Wanda Petrusewicz in remembering me, I was able to look inside Bush House, straddling Aldwych and the Strand in London. It was the home of the BBC World Service from 1941 until 2012, and … Continue reading

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Green Continuity

Green Con was where the main World Service English language network was put on air. The announcer sat on this side, and the Studio Manager sat on the other side of the glass on the right (now a TV studio) … Continue reading

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Farewell to Bush

I had no idea this film was being made until today – Thomas Hannen and Owain Rich have made a beautiful sequence of images using some of the voices I and others recorded for the radio programmes John Tusa and … Continue reading

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