BBC Listener Research Department reports, 1937-c.1950

General listening barometers

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BBC WAC ref. R9/11 and R9/12: These reports show the numbers of listeners in England to particular radio broadcasts expressed as a percentage of the population. There are separate figures for the English regions, but Scotland and Wales are not covered until December 1939. There are no figures for Northern Ireland. A brief note of the weather is given from June 12, 1940.For more on the context of these general listening barometers, please see "The good servant: the origins and development of BBC Listener Research 1936-1950" by Siân Nicholas, located in our detailed description section.

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Vol. 1 (1938 Dec-1939 Apr)

  • Contributor: BBC. Written Archives Centre
  • Reference: 248-r9-11-01
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Vol. 2 (1939 Dec-1940 Jun)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-02
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Vol. 3 (1940 Jul-Dec)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-03
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Vol. 4 (1940 Dec-1941 Jun)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-04
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Vol. 5 (1941 Jul-Dec)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-05
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Vol. 6 (1941 Dec-1942 Jun)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-06
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Vol. 7 (1942 Jul-Dec)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-07
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Vol. 8 (1943 Jan-Jun)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-08
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Vol. 9 (1943 Jul-Dec)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-09
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Vol. 10 (1944 Jan-Jun)

  • Contributor: BBC. Written Archives Centre
  • Reference: 248-r9-11-10
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Vol. 11 (1944 Jul-Dec)

  • Contributor: BBC. Written Archives Centre
  • Reference: 248-r9-11-11
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Vol. 12 (1945 Jan-Jul)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-11-12
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Box 1 (1945 Jul-1946 Aug)

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  • Reference: 248-r9-12-1
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Box 2 (1946 Sep-1947 Aug)

  • Contributor: BBC. Written Archives Centre
  • Reference: 248-r9-12-2
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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Box 3 (1947 Sep-1948 Aug)

  • Contributor: BBC. Written Archives Centre
  • Reference: 248-r9-12-3
  • Keyword:  british social culture
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