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Beryl Bainbridge in Camden Town

4 Extra Debut. Author Beryl Bainbridge explores cosmopolitan Camden Town in north London, her home from the late 1960s. From October 1987.

Author Beryl Bainbridge explores cosmopolitan Camden Town in north London, her home from the late 1960s.

Dame Beryl Bainbridge (1932-2010).

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.

Producer: Lyn Hartman.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1987.

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