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The Hello Girls is a British comedy-drama that originally aired on BBC One for two series from 5 September 1996 to 13 August 1998. It was inspired by the novel Switchboard Operators written by Carol Lake. The series is set in and around the Derby telephone exchange during 1959 and 1961 respectively. The Hello Girls was launched with much promotion aimed around former EastEnders actress Letitia Dean, who played Chris Cross, one of the 'girls' who worked at the telephone exchange.

Switchboard Operators. 1991) A collection of stories by Carol Lake. This is a collection of short stories based around a switchboard, by the winner of the 1989 "Guardian" fiction prize. They describe the days in the 1960s when telephone operators saved marriages. On Saturday afternoons, when the Exchange hooks up with the Army barracks, romance snaps through the wires. Genre: Literary Fiction. Used availability for Carol Lake's Switchboard Operators.

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Switchboard Operators Format: Paperback. Read full description. item 2 Switchboard Operators by Lake, Carol Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -Switchboard Operators by Lake, Carol Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. item 3 Switchboard Operators by Lake, Carol Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -Switchboard Operators by Lake, Carol Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. ISBN 9780747534907 (978-0-7475-3490-7) Softcover, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1997. Find signed collectible books: 'Switchboard Operators'. Learn More at LibraryThing. Carol Lake at LibraryThing.

Carol Lake born in 1944 was the winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize award in 1989 with Rosehill: Portrait from a Midland City. She also wrote 'Switchboard Operators' upon which the BBC drama series The Hello Girls was based. Those Summers at Moon Farm. Wendy and her Year of Wonders. The Man in the Shadow. Winter at the Bookshop (to be released in Dec 2019).

A switchboard operator works for major companies, hospitals, and hotels where an influx of telephone calls are . Today, switchboard operators work through computerized systems that need less human involvement.

A switchboard operator works for major companies, hospitals, and hotels where an influx of telephone calls are normally coming in. The operator assists callers by answering the line and connecting the caller to the correct person or department. Before modern inventions came into play, switchboard workers had to manually connect callers on a switchboard by plugging phone lines into the correct circuit. The operators of today are more customer service driven than in older days.

A collection of short stories based around a switchboard, by the winner of the 1989 "Guardian" fiction prize. They describe the days in the 1960s when telephone operators saved marriages, and taught the local peer some manners by connecting him to the waterworks so he couldn't phone his bookie.
Switchboard Operators download epub
Short Stories & Anthologies
Author: Carol Lake
ISBN: 0747517118
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Short Stories & Anthologies
Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; First Edition edition (October 25, 1994)
Pages: 220 pages