Broadcasting & Sound

  • Newsreader on Forces Network, Cairo 1946 also playwright in RAF Repertory Company.
  • Emigrated to Brazil, wrote and presented music programme series on Radio Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, 1952 sponsored by ‘The Light’ Canadian public utility company.
  • Accredited to Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on moving to Canada, 1953. Working in Toronto, Harris’ first interviewee being TV impresario Ed Sullivan.
  • In 1958 Harris returned home, continuing as interviewer for CBC and the BBC.  Harris organised six BBC TV documentaries on Holland and Morocco, shown on Wednesday Magazine, the first daytime programme screened by the BBC at its Lime Grove studios in Shepherd’s Bush.
  • In 1960 Harris made an archival spoken word LP, Theatre 60, under the distinguished ARGO record label. It covered all aspects of theatre, its participants including Noel Coward, Peter Ustinov, Peter Hall, Albert Finney, Harold Pinter and Kenneth Tynan

Theatre 60 LP

  • On the opening night of Beyond The Fringe at the Fortune Theatre, Harris interviewed Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett and Jonathan Miller.
  • When Bob Guccione founded Penthouse, Harris became motoring correspondent, as well as contributing short stories and articles.
  • In 1970 Harris produced Songs From Brazil, Coral Palestrina of Rio De Janeiro, Directed by Armando Prazerez, LP on ARGO label, Decca Records

Songs From Brazil Coral Palestrina of Rio De Janeiro produced by author and broadcaster Walter Harris Directed by Armando Prazerez LP on ARGO label Decca Records

  • Harris continues to broadcast and contribute to several newspapers and magazines.
  • Dispute In A Bubble Factory © 2006 Harris and Pepper, is a collection of children’s poetry written and narrated by Walter Harris, and set to music composed and played by Pepper. Cover art by Glenn Fabry

Walter Harris children's poetry and music composed by Pepper CD Dispute In A Bubble Factory

  • Yesterday Calling is a multimedia publication including Harris’ memoir in the form of a paperback book, and a CD of rare interviews, which have recently been rediscovered, and digitally remastered by Ted Kendall.