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A magazine for radio and recording enthusiasts
Introduced by John Borwick
The History of Recorded Sound: a series of talks bv Peter Ford. Honorary Historian of the British Sound Recording Association. 2-The quest for quality from acoustic to electrical recording, 1898-1928
Choosing a Tape Recorder: James Moir lists some of the points to look out for when buying a recording machine
Produced by Marguerite Cutforth


Introduced By: John Borwick
Unknown: Peter Ford.
Unknown: James Moir
Produced By: Marguerite Cutforth

: A Listen and Learn Series STARTING SPANISH

4-In a Spanish garage
Basil and Dorothy learn to distinguish between the two verbs 'to be' and between the main characteristics of English and Spanish women. The story begins in George's fiat and ends in a Spanish garage.
TEACHERS: George and Miguel (
Roger Delgado and Angel Luna )
PUPILS: Dorothv and Basil Street
(Vanessa Redgrave and Basil Jones )
Demonstrators: Carlos and Maria
(Amadeo Leris and Elena Morton )
Spanish woman (Elena Morton ) Young Castilian (Angel Luna)
Garage mechanic (Amadeo Lerie )
Script by Jack Sage
Produced by R. A. Escoffey
A pamphlet containing notes and vocabularies for this series can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 2s. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]


Unknown: Roger Delgado
Unknown: Angel Luna
Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave
Unknown: Basil Jones
Unknown: Amadeo Leris
Unknown: Elena Morton
Unknown: Elena Morton
Unknown: Young Castilian
Unknown: Amadeo Lerie
Script By: Jack Sage
Produced By: R. A. Escoffey


Learning from Animals about Children by Dr. John Bowlby
Deputy Director of the Tavistock Clinic and Consultant in Mental Health to the World Health Organisation
Young animals, it is now known, follow certain patterns of behaviour in order, apparently, to survive. Dr. Bowlby suggests that babies do the same.
(: previously broadcast last year in the Third Programme)
Foot Exercises: Are They Useful ?
An orthopaedic surgeon explains why he doubts the value of some exercises often recommended for a child's foot
Compere, Colin Doran


Unknown: Dr. John Bowlby
Unknown: Colin Doran

: Third Programme

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Today's overseas commodity and financial news. and the London Stock Market closing report

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