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† ALEC Robertson introduces some of the music to be broadcast from the Promenade Concerts during the coming week
Rptd. Mon., 9.25 a.m. (Home)


Introduces: Alec Robertson


Recorded during the International Organ Festival held in the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St. Alban, June 26-30


Personalities of Chess by HARRY GOLOMBEK
W. Winter
Chessplayers: The Public Image by D. B. PRITCHARD
Methods and Resources by GERALD ABRAHAMS
Queen against two Rooks
Position to be discussed (White to play and win): 5qlk/1RR5/32/4K3/8
† Arranged by TERENCE TILLER


Unknown: Harry Golombek
Unknown: Gerald Abrahams
Arranged By: Terence Tiller

: Starting Russian: Lesson 37

A course of forty-one lessons

(For details see Tuesday at 6.40)

(For details of accompanying book and pronunciation disc, see page 44)


News of people, problems, and pleasures of special interest to blind listeners
Introduced by JOHN JARVIS


Introduced By: John Jarvis

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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