BBC Radio 4 has posted on its Twitter page a photo of Waugh taken at his appearance in a wartime broadcast of its popular Home Service radio program called Brains Trust. The posting is in connection with National Book Lovers Day which was observed yesterday in the UK. This program consisted of a panel of three “experts” who answered questions sent in by listeners. It began in January 1941 and continued until May 1949. The photograph posted by BBC Radio 4 is from an April 1942 broadcast which Waugh describes in his Letters and Diaries. According to a commenter, the elderly person next to Waugh is Lord Beveridge. Your correspondent is on the road at the moment and invites anyone having the details of the broadcast associated with the photo from Waugh’s writings to post a comment as provided below.
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