Royal Radio Roadshow (1953-54)

Originally aired on Jack Perkins Retrospective, Monday 29 December 2008

On December 23, 1953, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh began a five week tour of NZ which created unprecedented demonstrations of patriotism. Drawing on RNZ archives and the recollections of broadcasters and others involved, the programme re-creates the last of the old-style Royal Radio Road Shows.


Audio duration:  35′ 28″ 

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