A magazine for radio and recording enthusiasts
Introduced by John Kirby
Percussion and Peckham Tristram Carv talks about his work on the score for The Ballad of Peckham Rye, a radio entertainment from Muriel Spark's novel (Third Programme, October 7: to be repeated on October 29): with illustrations from the programme
From time to time one of the pioneering spirits of radio and recording will visit Sound
1: Captain P. P. Eckersley Programme produced by Marguerite Cutforth
Recorded broadcast of October 16
A new edition: October 30
Forty programmes designed to give listeners with no previous knowledge of the language a thorough grounding in basic Italian, through the medium of simple conversations and readings.
The lessons presented by Luisa Rapaccini based on her book Parlo Italiano a textbook for beginners Assisted by Ariella Reggio and Andrea Tacchi Devised and produced by Elsie Ferguson
An essential adjunct to the lessons, a special eighty-two page pamphlet containing the readings, points of grammar and syntax, and vocabulary, can be obtained, price 4s., through newsagents or book-sellers, or direct by sending a crossed postal order for 4s. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]
An Italian pronunciation record has also been prepared, to provide listeners to this course with a permanent aid to the correct pronunciation of the language. It can also be obtained from BBC Publications at the above address, price 3s.6d. plus 9d. for inland postage and packing.
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.