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National Boat Show: December 31, 1958-January 10, 1959
A recorded visit to Olympia on press day, December 30, and opening day, December 31.
Interviews with the leading designers and builders and with personalities in the sailing world.
Introduced by Commander George Villiers, R.N.

(BBC recording)
Next Thursday: Angling


Commander George Villiers
Edited and produced by:
Francis Dillon

For those interested in brushing up their colloquial French.

Monsieur Vidal has left some papers in his office. Brian volunteers to go and get them, but unfortunately he forgets to take the keys with him. There are some startling developments.
(Originally broadcast in the Home Service in 1956)
A pamphlet containing notes and vocabularies for this series can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]


Max Bellancourt
J. P. Allen
Auguste Vidal:
Jacques Brunius
Brian Walker:
David Enders
John Weston:
Hugh David
First Policeman:
Maurice Chevallier
Jacques Cey
Second Policeman:
Andre Maranne
Third Policeman:
Jacques Cey
Fourth Policeman:
Max Bellancourt

by J. G. Porter, Ph.D., F.R.A.S.
This month Dr. Porter talks about the planets that are visible in 1959, with particular reference to Mercury and Venus.
The diagram shows some of the winter stars (looking South at 10 p.m.) and the apparent movement of Mars during the next few months.
(BBC recording)


J. G. Porter

Network Three

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