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Facts, skills, and ideas
6.30 Shorthand Dictation
Practice at the higher speeds
90-120 words a minute Compiled by S. V. McNEFF
For those who want to keep up or improve their speeds in any shorthand system
Lower speeds: Tuesdays, 6.30
6.40 Use Your Italian
13: Progetti di gita
Introduced by ARIELLA REGGIO
Produced by ELSIE FERGUSON Broadcast on March 28. 1963
7.0-7.30 The Novel Today
A series of illustrated talks on some of the outstanding novels of recent years
1: RONALD HINGLEY on Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
† Produced by ROGER OWEN


Introduced By: Ariella Reggio
Script By: Pietro Giorgetti
Script By: Elsie Ferguson
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson
Unknown: Ronald Hingley
Unknown: Boris Pasternak
Unknown: Valerie Kirkbright
Produced By: Roger Owen


Introduced by Roy Hay
Vegetable and Flower Novelties JOHN SAMBROOK and JAMES WILSON talk about the new seed introductions for 1964 and compare them with the best of the old varieties


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Flower Novelties
Unknown: John Sambrook
Unknown: James Wilson

About this project

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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.

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