Books to Enjoy (1960)

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started18th Jan 1960
ended7th Dec 1960
last rpt9th Dec 1960
2 school years
duration25 mins
subject 📚EnglishReading
age rangeAge 11-13
languageenIn English
Books to Enjoy cover spring 1960.jpg

Books to Enjoy (1960) is an ITV schools TV series from the 1960s, covering Reading for secondary school pupils.

  • designed to encourage reading for pleasure, each episode covers one book, including dramatised excerpts
  • at the end of each term a Your Own Choice programme covered a book chosen by viewers - the choices were The Cave by Richard Church in spring 1960, and The Swish of the Curtain by Pamela Brown in autumn 1960
  • there were also Books to Enjoy programmes within the series Story Box later in the 1960s, and Thames TV made another series called Books to Enjoy in 1970


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