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Tour Guides

With time and energy to spare, more and more people are becoming tourist guides either in retirement or as a part time job. John McCarthy meets four people who embarked on just such a second career.

Alan Cross is president of the Institute of Tourist Guides and is a guide himself in London; Bill Hill delights in showing people round Edinburgh; in Stratford on Avon, Gwen Zanzotera explains the significance and history of Shakespeare country, John Howes has shepherded coach loads of tourists round most of the countries in Europe and pulled together many of his recollections in a book called Trials of a Tour Leader.

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30 minutes

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Sat 28 Apr 2007 10:00