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Lakeland Laughter, Native Wit and Humour

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120 pages
Castleberg 1993

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Out and about with radio Cumbria.

In the year that the BBC celebrates 70 years of broadcasting, Radio Cumbria has its 20th birthday, with the opening of new studios in Carlisle and its historical exhibition at Tullie House, Carlisle, telling how the radio waves have held the distinctive Cumbrian sound.

W R Mitchell, who has compiled Lakeland Laughter”, first broadcast about Cumbria in the days when it was Radio Carlisle. He now uses material from his broadcasts, his own stock of tales and amusing stories sent in by listeners to give a decisive answer to the question: has the Cumbrian a sense of humour?

W R (Bill) Mitchell local author

W R Mitchell

W.R. (Bill) Mitchell was born in Skipton in 1928. After gaining…

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