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A monthly magazine
Introduced by Douglas Clarke
News Bulletin of recent events on British Railways
Railway Sounds: C. Hamilton Ellis is asked to identify recordings made on the railways
Better as Roads? : Brigadier T. I. Lloyd , C.B.E., d.s.o.. M.c. discusses his plan for railways with B. D. J. Walsh, honorary secretary of the Railway Club.
25,000 Volt Electrification: a description by Richard Hope. Chief Mechanical and Electrical Engineer's Department, Eastern Region
Old Engine: C. Hamilton Ellis talks about the L. and S.W.R.'s class T9 locomotives last built in 1901 and still in service
R. E. Keen writes on page 6


Introduced By: Douglas Clarke
Unknown: C. Hamilton Ellis
Unknown: T. I. Lloyd
Unknown: Richard Hope.
Talks: C. Hamilton Ellis
Unknown: R. E. Keen


A magazine for radio and recording enthusiasts
Introduced by John Borwick
The History of Recorded Sound: by Peter Ford. honorary historian of the British Sound Recording Association. 3-High Fidelity: the development of wide-range and micro-groove disc recording. 1929-1959
Undergraduate Tape-Recording: Tony Gibson reports on a visit to Oxford to hear about recent experimental work by members of the University Dramatic Society and the Experimental Theatre Club, with examples of what can be done by the imaginative use of simple equipment
Produced by Marguerite Cutforth


Introduced By: John Borwick
Unknown: Peter Ford.
Unknown: Tony Gibson
Produced By: Marguerite Cutforth

: A Listen and Learn Series STARTING SPANISH

6-In the Streets of Madrid Basil and Dorothy Street learn how to use object pronouns on reflexive verbs, and how not to get themselves locked out of their pension. The story begins calmly in George's study in Hampstead and ends noisily in a street in Madrid.
For cast see Friday at 6.30


The Eight- to Ten-Year-Old
Children and Fear of the Dark
MOLLY BREARLEY, Principal of the Froebel Educational Institute, and ELIZABETH Hitchfield, educational psychologist, continue to comment on the conversation of children in this age group, quoting largely from tape-recordings of what the children themselves have said.
Children Writing
JOAN GOLDMAN, head of an infant department, tells of the fun the children have, as does she, with their writing lessons on a new experimental plan.
Repeated on Thursday at 3.45 (Home)

: Third Programme


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

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