This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

Last updated at 12:25 BST, Thursday, 12 September 2013

Images from the past


1950. The 'Brown Family' broadcasts helped foreign students to learn modern colloquial English. Right to left: The Brown family's Christmas; Mr Brown takes a nap; The Brown family's Sunday tea.


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.

  1. Home
  2. Specials
  3. Images from the past