CN 5203 Magazine units - 712 by Various

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Picture of CN 5203 Magazine units - 712 by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library

BBC records label code
BBC TS label

BBC TS label

Release details

Catalogue numberCN 5203
TitleMagazine units - 712
Cover conditionOrange BBC cover
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code~
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
FormatTranscription disc
Media typePrimary
Media genreInformational
View all other tracks listed as Informational.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codes12FPS 159699 TF
12FPS 159700 TF
My rating*****
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What type of seller was used?eBay online shop
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Front cover of CN 5203
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Back cover of CN 5203
Label Label


Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Indonesian experience [George Monbiot / Jessica Holm]3.41
A2Understanding disability [Mary Anne Grant / Julia Eisner]4.30
A3Betjeman [Bevis Hiller / Alistair Lack]3.14
A4U. F. O. controversy [Janice Long / Heather Cooper]2.26
A5Working mums [Dr. Sirgay Sanger / Jenni Murray]2.34
A6Susan Howatch - Bestseller! [Susan Howatch / Michael Aspel]1.52
A7Pop goes Gospel [Lavine Hudson / Paul Allen]3.41
B1Seal sanctuary [Brenda Giles / Jeremy Hayes]4.35
B2Hollywood history [John Dunn / George Macdonald Frazer]4.03
B3Down's syndrome [Rex Brinkworth / Sally Jones]3.13
B4Microlight flight [Christina Dodwell / Jenni Murray]2.27
B5Aphrodisiacs [Hugh Sykes / Dr. Peter Taberner]2.40
B6South American expedition [Adrian Barnett / Jessica Holm]3.23
B7Beach research [Dr. Geoffrey Beattie / David Lomax]1.58
Total length of media 44:17.


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Further information

BBC Transcription Services (before BBC Transcription Service (no "s"), later BBC Transcription and today BBC Radio International) discs were only made available to overseas radio stations for broadcast purposes and were not made available for sale to the general public. However, in the early 90s many international BBC libraries sold their stocks to the public. Limitation: "Typically BBC Transcription Services pressed 100 copies of each disc only with instructions to the overseas radio network to destroy the disc at the end of the licence period."

Note that the genre of shows available via this label is as wide as the main BBC labels available to view here.

Also, records have been issued home and abroad for many years (the oldest I have has a date of 1949 but they have been issued for much longer!) Unlike most catalogues of records, each side of the BBC Transcription disc has it's own catalogue number - side two normally is one number higher than side one!


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