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Radio Times. 1953Radio Times
Editor unknown
4 December 1953
Vol. 121, No. 1569
British Broadcasting Corporation
Photographs throughout
Hammond Page Ref.: p.348

Contains essay A Fourteenth-Century Romance, a foreword to Tolkien’s translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, which was first broadcast in four parts on the BBC Third Programme on 6, 13, 20 and 30 December 1953.

The article appears on page 9 and the programme listing for Part 1 on page 13.

Regional editions of Radio Times were issued in different parts of the country to reflect local programming. Tolkien’s essay appears only in the London edition.

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