News today that Radio 4 is to broadcast a short series on
chess – a game that perhaps doesn’t easily lend itself to radio. But, as the
press release notes, chess made regular appearances on the old Network Three
between 1958 and 1964. Sure enough here’s a Radio
Times billing from 24 October 1958.
Across the Boardwith Dominic Lawson can be heard from 30 December . There’ll be more about Network Three on my
blog in January.