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Broadcasting and Society

£49.99

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This little volume, produced in 1949, contains the personal views of the then Controller of Radio 3 at the B.B.C., of the relation of broadcasting to society, in the particular context of his Christian faith. Post-war Britain was a very different country from that existing in the first three decades of the 20th century, and many old values were under scrutiny and being questioned. The B.B.C.'s importance as a public service meant that it needed to consider all these matters, and this book attempted to assist in this exercise.

Harman Grisewood (1906-1997) was an English radio actor, radio and television executive, novelist and non-fiction writer, and a cousin of Freddie Grisewood, the well-known radio presenter. Educated at Ampleforth and Oxford, he was a committed Roman Catholic, and in his varied and very successful career was guided and influenced by his religious principles.

The book is in excellent condition for its age, with a somewhat torn, but complete, dust jacket (unclipped). The pink & white boards are clean, and there are almost no signs of shelfwear, apart from some wrinkling on the spine. An ink-written dedication by the author adorns the fep. The binding is tight, and the text is clean and bright throughout.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition, signed by author
Author(s):
Grisewood, H.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16.5 x 10.5 x 1.0 cm
Edition:
1949
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
SCM Press Ltd
Title:
Broadcasting and Society

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This little volume, produced in 1949, contains the personal views of the then Controller of Radio 3 at the B.B.C., of the relation of broadcasting to society, in the particular context of his Christian faith. Post-war Britain was a very different country from that existing in the first three decades of the 20th century, and many old values were under scrutiny and being questioned. The B.B.C.'s importance as a public service meant that it needed to consider all these matters, and this book attempted to assist in this exercise.

Harman Grisewood (1906-1997) was an English radio actor, radio and television executive, novelist and non-fiction writer, and a cousin of Freddie Grisewood, the well-known radio presenter. Educated at Ampleforth and Oxford, he was a committed Roman Catholic, and in his varied and very successful career was guided and influenced by his religious principles.

The book is in excellent condition for its age, with a somewhat torn, but complete, dust jacket (unclipped). The pink & white boards are clean, and there are almost no signs of shelfwear, apart from some wrinkling on the spine. An ink-written dedication by the author adorns the fep. The binding is tight, and the text is clean and bright throughout.

Added value:
1st edition, signed by author
Author(s):
Grisewood, H.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16.5 x 10.5 x 1.0 cm
Edition:
1949
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
SCM Press Ltd
Title:
Broadcasting and Society

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