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by Nicolas Malleson of University College, London
Dr. Malleson argues that the present failure rate in universities is too high, and that the remedy for this lies not in better methods of selection but in more ' operational research' on methods of study and the personal problems of students.


Unknown: Nicolas Malleson

: Valerie White in 'NINA'

by Andre Roussin
Translated by Humphrey Hare
Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe
Production by Val Gielgud


Unknown: Andre Roussin
Translated By: Humphrey Hare
Broadcasting By: Cynthia Pughe
Production By: Val Gielgud
Gerard: Heron Carvic
Adolphe: Reginald Beckwith
Nina: Valerie White
The Inspector: George Merritt
Young Man: John Bennett

: Contemporary British String Quartets

Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
Third of six programmes


Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Derek Simpson

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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.

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