Episode 32

His Masters Voice: Nipper The HMV Dog & other tails

His Masters Voice: Nipper The HMV Dog & other tails

Season: 4 Episode: 32

When you think of famous dogs there are quite a few that spring to mind: Scooby doo or Toto for instance, there are few as instantly recognisable as Nipper, the terrier from Bristol. The cute little Jack Russell's face puzzling over the sound coming from the horn of an early wind-up gramophone became the enduring image of the global His Master’s Voice (HMV) brand for more than 100 years.

Listen to his lovely stories and find out more about a few other incredible furry friends


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Dundee Evening Telegraph - Thursday 07 February 1889

Western Daily Press - Tuesday 17 July 1928

Bristol Evening Post - Thursday 24 July 1975

Bristol Evening Post - 15th Sept 1988

Evening Post - 14 May 1992, Thu · Page 16

Evening Post - 07 Feb 1997, Fri · Page 22

Historic UK


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Hello there! My name is Alice and this is The Backtracker History Show Podcast where I ask you to join me on a meander down through the archives to find out more about the people, places and events from the past.

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