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Ludovic Kennedy on the West Highland Line

4 Extra Debut. Broadcaster and train enthusiast Ludovic Kennedy takes the scenic West Highland Line on his way to the Isle of Skye. From June 1991.

Broadcaster and train enthusiast, Ludovic Kennedy travels on one of the most scenic stretches of railway in Scotland on his way to the Isle of Skye.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Ludovic Kennedy: 1919 - 2009.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

45 minutes