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The Envy of the World

(1978)
Fifty years of the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3, 1946-1996
A non fiction book by

 
 
the BBC Third Programme, which first went on air on 29th September 1946, became one of the leading cultural and intellectual forces in Britain. Written with unlimited access to the BBC's archives and letters of such notable figures as Bertrand Russel, Harold Nicholson and Dylan Thomas, and including exerpts from outstanding talks, documentaries and drama, this book charts the history of this very Briish institution.

    

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Hardback Editions

September 1996 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Envy of the World: Fifty Years of the Third Programme and Radio Three
Author(s): Humphrey Carpenter
ISBN: 0-297-81720-5 / 978-0-297-81720-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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Paperback Editions

November 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Envy of the World: Fifty Years of the Third Programme and Radio Three (Phoenix Giants)
Author(s): Humphrey Carpenter
ISBN: 0-7538-0250-3 / 978-0-7538-0250-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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