First transmitted in 1955, this edition of In Town Tonight includes a performance by Italian opera star Tito Gobbi and a new feature 'A Woman Wonders Why' where the interviewer 'seeks the feminine point of view' - this week's subject is women and driving.

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Wed 26 Oct 1955 16:15
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BBC Four Talk Collection

BBC Four Talk Collection
This programme is part of Talk - a collection of interviews with some of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

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This edition of In Town Tonight features an eclectic mix of stories including interviews with two women who nearly caused a riot in Baghdad, a pair of undergraduates who visited Portuguese Guinea (now Guinea-Bissau) to help fund their university expenses and a disguised Alastair Sim interviewing actor Bill Travers.

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