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A monthly magazine with news of people, problems, and pleasures of special interest to blind listeners
Introduced by David Scott Blackball


Introduced By: David Scott Blackball


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.
Lesson 22
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
Recorded broadcast of March 6, 1961
Details of the booklet, supplement, and pronunciation disc on page 46


Presented By: Luisa Rapaccini
Unknown: Parlo Italiano
Assisted By: Ariella Reggio
Assisted By: Andrea Tacchi
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson


The four-cornered World Championship Match was played earlier this month in New York
Terence Reese and Harold Franklin discuss some of the hands with members of the British team who took part


Unknown: Terence Reese
Unknown: Harold Franklin


Consultation Match
Arthur Bisguier and Jonathan Penrose (White) v.
Svetozar Gligoric and Harry Golombek
Chess News
Report by R. G. Wade

Consultation Match (continued)
Programme arranged by Terence Tiller


Unknown: Arthur Bisguier
Unknown: Jonathan Penrose
Unknown: Svetozar Gligoric
Unknown: Harry Golombek
Unknown: R. G. Wade
Arranged By: Terence Tiller


Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest
Repeated on Monday at 9.25 a.m. (Home Services, except Welsh)


Unknown: Antony Hopkins

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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