Central News and Weather: television news broadcast. Sample containing about 414 words speech recorded in educational context

4 speakers recorded by respondent number C378

PS2WC Ag2 f (No name, age 30+, newsreader) unspecified
PS2WD Ag1 f (tracy barden, age 20+, weather forecaster) unspecified
HEXPSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
HEXPSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 104202 recorded on 1993-10-23. LocationNottinghamshire: Central Television ( Broadcasting studio ) Activity: Television news broadcast Newsreading

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(PS2WC) [1] further questioning.
[2] was strangled at her house in the Peartree area of Derby.
[3] Her body was found on Tuesday night.
[4] Two years ago her husband burned to death in a mystery fire in the same house.
[5] Yesterday detectives arrested a man and a woman in connection with Mrs death.
[6] ... Meanwhile two people are being questioned in connection with the murder of a Northampton man.
[7] ... Peter Howell was stabbed just two hours after being released from policy custody.
[8] His body was discovered on Saint Andrews Road.
[9] He was well known in the local drugs scene.
[10] Police say they've arrested a thirty eight year old man and a twenty six year old woman.
[11] ... One of the region's universities is to spend thousands of pounds installing the latest high tech computer equipment.
[12] ... Derby University is one of the newest in the country.
[13] Hundreds of students have just begun their first term and computers are essential in just about every subject.
[14] Now the university has decided to spend one hundred and fifty thousand pounds installing more than a hundred of the latest computers.
[15] Students from all faculties will have access to the machines at the Keddleston Road site.
[16] Staff say the computers will be used for everything from report writing to course registration.
[17] ... Hundreds of car enthusiasts turned up today for the South Lincolnshire Motor Show.
[18] It was rough going for some of the exhibitors as they put a new four wheel drive model through its paces.
[19] ... Meanwhile the public had the chance to try out their driving skills on a slightly smaller scale.
[20] The show continues tomorrow.
[21] ... That's the news so far we're back tomorrow lunchtime and don't forget to put your clocks back one hour we all get an extra hour in bed tomorrow morning.
[22] For now though from all us goodb good evening. [music] ...
Unknown speaker (HEXPSUNK) [23] [theme music] Central Weather sponsored by Legal and General.
tracy barden (PS2WD) [24] Good evening.
[25] Cloud has been affecting most parts of the Midlands today but not quite as much as up there in Scotland although that's gonna make a bit of an impression on us tomorrow.
[26] For tonight though patchy cloud'll feed back across the region from the northeast.
[27] There might be some mist floating around down in the southwestern part but generally those temperatures will be above freezing.
[28] This dry pattern will continue into tomorrow but the cloud I've told you about in Scotland will wander down towards us bringing some thicker cloud for a while.
[29] But generally a dry and fairly bright Sunday.
[30] Bye bye. [recording ends]