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Images from the past


Albert Sydney Hornby was invited to write a new 'English by Radio' series for the BBC in 1948. This photo shows A.S. Hornby (centre) playing a series for beginners to his colleagues N. Everill (left) and the 'English by Radio' editor René Quinault (right).


Norwegian students, Karl Naesvold (left) and Ruth Oftedal (right) being shown the BBC Control Room at Bush House. In August 1959 over 80 men and women from 16 countries attended the 8th BBC 'English by Radio' Summer School in London.

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