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Matthews People: Richard Gordon, author

Title
Matthews People: Richard Gordon, author
Transmission details
17 Mar 1985 at 15:00
Description
The guest today is Dr Richard Gordon, born September 15, 1921. He is an English surgeon and anaesthetist. As Richard Gordon, Ostlere has written several novels, screenplays for film and television and accounts of popular history, mainly dealing with the practice of Medicine. He is famous for a long series of comic novels on a medical theme including Doctor in the House, and there film, television and stage adaptations. He talks about his life and his career. He also talks about his very first book published in New Zealand: Anaesthetics for Medical Students [1949]. [Box 4]
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Duration
00:52:07
Notes
Includes music. Track 1-Music at approx 2-6 mins; 10 mins to end; Track 2- Music at approx 5-9 mins; 12 mins to end; Track 3- Music at approx 9-14 mins; 19 mins to end.
Misc. notes
Speed:- 7.5ips
Production company
Radio 210
Technical information
Stereo
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Presenter
Mike Matthews
Series Producer
Stephen Stewart
Interviewees
Gordon Stanley Ostlere

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