Episodes

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So Long As Lobsters Swim The Sea19980110
01Arthur's Seat19980105
01Arthur's Seat1997052919980110Six programmes in which men famous in one field consider the importance of their favoured other activity as they go about it.Arthur Miller, furniture-maker and author of such plays as `Death of a Salesman', builds a bench for his front porch.

'Six programmes in which men famous in one field consider the importance of their favoured other activity as they go about it.Arthur Miller, furniture-maker and author of such plays as `Death of a Salesman', builds a bench for his front porch.'

'Arthur Miller, furniture-maker and author of such plays as `Death of a Salesman', builds a bench for his front porch.'

Six programmes in which men famous in one field consider the importance of another favourite activity.

1: Arthur's Seat. Arthur Miller builds a bench for his front porch. Producer JULIAN MAY

0219980109"

"Occasional programmes in which men famous in one field consider another of their talents. 2: Roy Bailey, professor of sociology and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, has also spent the last 40 years on the road as an itinerant, radical folk singer."

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02A Weaving Shed Full Of Grand Pianos1997060519980117"

"Sir Ernest Hall, better known as a textile magnate, remembers how at the age of eight he heard Sibelius's `Valse Triste' and his secret life as a pianist and composer began."

Six programmes in which famous men consider their favourite activities.

2: A Weaving Shed Full of Grand

Pianos. Sir Ernest Hall speaks of his love for the piano and composing. Producer Julian May

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03Of Burning Gold1997061219980124"

"Robert Hardy, a leading authority on the ENGLISH longbow, an archer and an actor, draws parallels between shooting arrows and delivering lines."

Six programmes in which men famous in one field consider the importance of another favourite activity as they go about it.

3: Of Burning Gold. Actor Robert Hardy draws parallels between shooting arrows and delivering lines. Producer Julian May

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04And Did It Their Way1997061919980131"

"Roy Bailey reflects on his two careers - as a professor of sociology, and a radical folk singer who has spent forty years on the road."

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04Dismal Trading1997061919980131"

"Thomas Lynch, poet and essayist, is also an undertaker in Milford, Michigan. He ponders living and dying while sitting by the turf fire in the house of his ancestors in County Clare."

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05So Long As Lobsters Swim The Sea1997062619980207"

"Nick Darke, author of plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, looks to his nets and pots off Padstow."

Six programmes in which men famous in one field consider the importance of another favourite activity.

5: So Long as Lobsters Swim the Sea. Playwright Nick Darke talks about the nets and pots he keeps off Padstow in Cornwall.

Producer Julian May

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06 LASTDismal Trading1997070319980131"

"Thomas Lynch, poet, essayist and town undertaker to Milford, Michigan, ponders living and dying by the turf fire in the house of his ancestors in County Clare."

The last of the series in which famous men discuss another favourite activity. Dismal Trading. Thomas Lynch , poet, essayist and town undertaker, ponders living and dying in the house of his ancestors in County Clare. Producer Julian May

"The last of the series in which famous men discuss another favourite activity. Dismal Trading. Thomas Lynch , poet, essayist and town undertaker, ponders living and dying in the house of his ancestors in County Clare. Producer Julian May"

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