The definitive word on pronunciation

PUBLISHED: 11:58 30 March 2006 | UPDATED: 09:53 06 May 2010

WHATEVER We Said, We Were Wrong is a feast of the spoken word. For more than 20 years Graham Pointon ran one of the smallest, busiest and most controversial departments at the BBC. As pronunciation advisor he had to set an acceptable standard of spoken En

WHATEVER We Said, We Were Wrong is a feast of the spoken word.

For more than 20 years Graham Pointon ran one of the smallest, busiest and most controversial departments at the BBC.

As pronunciation advisor he had to set an acceptable standard of spoken English for broadcasters - a task that draws more than its fair share of flak from those who think they know better.

Now retired, he has some interesting views on how the spoken word has changed in recent years.

He will be on stage at the Queen Mother Theatre on Wednesday, April 5, at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £5.

For more information call the Queen Mother Theatre on 01462 455166.

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