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Anita Roddick In Littlehampton1989121020180728 (BBC7)
20180729 (BBC7)

The Body Shop founder explores her home seaside town, from school days to sand dunes.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Beryl Bainbridge In Chirbury2018081120180812 (BBC7)

The author visits the Shropshire village of Chirbury, where she spent childhood holidays.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

The author visits the Shropshire village of Chirbury, where she spent childhood holidays.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Brian Johnston In Chipping Campden20170715 (BBC7)

Cricket commentator Brian Johnston visits Gloucestershire.

Brian Johnston is in Gloucestershire to hear a story of three people who were executed for a murder that was never committed. He also finds out about two unusual annual events - the Scuttlebrook Wake and Dover's Games.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting ten million listeners a week.

Producer: Anthony Smith
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1986.

Brian Johnston In Cockermouth20170819 (BBC7)

Brian Johnston visits Cumbria to explore the birthplace of William Wordsworth.

Brian Johnston visits Cumbria to explore the Lake District's northern gateway and birthplace of William Wordsworth.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Anthony Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.

Dame Jennifer Jenkins On Brownsea Island1989040920180909 (BBC7)
20180908 (BBC7)

The former chair of the National Trust takes a short voyage to explore Brownsea Island.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Former Chair of the National Trust, Dame Jennifer Jenkins takes a short voyage to explore Brownsea Island in Dorset - to find it 'full of noises, sounds and sweet airs'.
Meeting residents, Dame Jennifer learns about local activities and the history of the Scouts and Girl Guide movement which began here.
Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Dame Jennifer Jenkins died aged 96 in 2017.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

The former chair of the National Trust takes a short voyage to explore Brownsea Island.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Former Chair of the National Trust, Dame Jennifer Jenkins takes a short voyage to explore Brownsea Island in Dorset - to find it 'full of noises, sounds and sweet airs'.
Meeting residents, Dame Jennifer learns about local activities and the history of the Scouts and Girl Guide movement which began here.
Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Dame Jennifer Jenkins died aged 96 in 2017.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

The former chair of the National Trust takes a short voyage to explore Brownsea Island.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Former Chair of the National Trust, Dame Jennifer Jenkins takes a short voyage to explore Brownsea Island in Dorset - to find it 'full of noises, sounds and sweet airs'.
Meeting residents, Dame Jennifer learns about local activities and the history of the Scouts and Girl Guide movement which began here.
Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Dame Jennifer Jenkins died aged 96 in 2017.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

David Blunkett In Sheffield20180303 (BBC7)
20180304 (BBC7)

The former MP tours his home city sharing its culture, leisure and industrial heritage.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Former MP David Blunkett tours his home city of Sheffield sharing its culture, leisure, industrial heritage and warm community spirit.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.
Producer: Lorna Baker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

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Amersham

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Amersham, Bucks

Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD (Extended version: Wed, 7.30)

5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Portland Place

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Portland Place, London Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON (Repeated: Wed, 12.15 pm.

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

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Amersham

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Portland Place

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Portland Place, London. (Nextweek: Runcorn, Cheshire)

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

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Rickmansworth FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Rickmansworth. Herts

Produced by Richard BURWOOD

Contributors

Unknown: Rickmansworth Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Rickmansworth FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Rickmansworth, Herts

Contributors

Unknown: Rickmansworth Franklin Engelmann

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Lilleshall

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Lilleshall in Shropshire Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD (Repeated: Wed, 12.15 pm)

Contributors

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Lilleshall

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Lilleshall in Shropshire

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Batley

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Batley in Yorkshire

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Newton Aycliffe

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Newton Aycliffe in Co Durham

Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Buckler's Hard

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Buckler's Hard, Hants Produced bv RICHARD BURWOOD (Repeated: Wed, 12.15 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

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Buckler's Hard

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Buckler's Hard, Hants

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

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Lowestoft and Oulton Broad

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Lowestoft and Oulton Broad in Suffolk

Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON (Shortened edition. Wed, 12.0)

Contributors

Unknown: Oulton Broad

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

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Lowestoft and Oulton Broad

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

11.55 Weather; programme news

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Plympton FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Plympton in Devon

Produced by STEPHEN WILLIAMS (Shortened edition, Wed. 12.0.

Contributors

Unknown: Plympton Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Stephen Williams

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Plympton

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

12.55 Weather; programme news

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Deal and Walmer, Kent FRANKLIN ENGELMANN

Produced by STEPHEN WILLIAMS (Shortened edition, Wed, 12.0)

Contributors

Unknown: Kent Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Stephen Williams

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Deal and Walmer, Kent

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

12.55 Weather; programme news

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Alnwick FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Ainwick in Northumberland

Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON

Contributors

Unknown: Alnwick Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

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Alnwick FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Alnwick in Northumberland

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Alnwick Franklin Engelmann

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Edinburgh

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Edinburgh for a preview of the British Commonwealth Games

Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD (Shortened edition: Wed 12.0)

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Edinburgh

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

12.55Weather; programmenews

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Swaffham

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Swaffham district of Norfolk

Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Swaffham

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Swaffham district of Norfolk

Produced bv RICHARD BURWOOD

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

12.55 Weather; programme news

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Holbeach FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Holbeach district of Lincolnshire

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

South West VHF: see Variations, cot 5

12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown: Holbeach Franklin Engelmann

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Portchester

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Portchester, Hampshire Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD (Extended version: Wed, 7.30)

Cambuslang, Lanarkshire

5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Cambuslang

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Cambuslang district of Lanarkshire

Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD ) † (Extended version: Wed, 7.30)

5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Cambuslang

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Cambuslang district of Lanarkshire

(Extended version of Sunday's broadcast)

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Carshalton

(Extended version of Sunday's broadcast)

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St Neots

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited St Neots in Huntingdonshire

Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON (Extended version: Wed. 7.30)

Contributors

Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

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St Neots

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited St Neots in Huntingdonshire

(Extended version of Sunday's broadcast) 1

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Barnard Castle

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently Visited the Barnard Castle district of Co Durham

Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON (Extended version: Wed, 7.30)

Contributors

Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

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Barnard Castle

(Extended version of Sunday's broadcast)

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Inverkeithing

(Extended version: Wed, 7.30)t

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Inverkeithing

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Inverkeithing district of Fife

Produced by RICHARD BUR WOOD

Contributors

Produced By: Richard Bur Wood

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The London Palladium

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the London Palladium

Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD (Extended version: Wed, 7.30)

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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The London Palladium

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the London Palladium. Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD

(Extended version of Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

Produced By: Richard Burwood

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Aled Jones visits the Barbican Centre in London.

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am)

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Unknown: Aled Jones

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'I love every moment I spend in the big city but my dad heaves a sigh of relief when the train leaves Euston.'

Aled Jones indulges his passion for the bright lights when he visits the Barbican Centre in the heart of the City of London. There's a wonderful selection of musicians, actors and artists to talk to - but will he ever find his way out in time for next week's programme from Wales? Producer LYN HARTMAN BBC Bristol

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Unknown: Aled Jones

Producer: Lyn Hartman

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(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

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Aled Jones , so far the youngest presenter of Down Your Way, invites you to meet the people of the Menai Strait area of North Wales, where he has lived all his life. Producer LYN HARTMAN BBCBristol

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Unknown: Aled Jones

Unknown: Menai Strait

Producer: Lyn Hartman

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with Fred Dibnah

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Unknown: Fred Dibnah

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Steeplejack Fred Dibnah is a man born a century behind his time. When he isn't demolishing chimneys he dreams of his two great passions, coal and steam. So, picture his glee when let loose at the Chatterley

Whitfield Mining Museum, Stoke-on-Trent - once the biggest pit in the Midlands and still yielding treasure above and below the ground.

Producer JILL MARSHALL. BBCBristol

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Unknown: Steeplejack Fred Dibnah

Producer: Jill Marshall.

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Fred Dibnah visits the Astle Park Traction Engine RaUy in Chelford, Cheshire.

(Details tomorrow at 11. 00am L W)

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Steeplejack and steam fanatic Fred Dibnah wades ankle-deep in mud and nostalgia at the Astle Park Traction Engine

Rally at Chelford in Cheshire. The heavens open and even Holy Joe gets soaked, but nothing dampens a steam man's ardour...

Producer JILL MARSHALL BBC Bristol

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Unknown: Fred Dibnah

Unknown: Holy Joe

Producer: Jill Marshall

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John Peel visits Combs, Suffolk (Details tomorrow at 11. 00am L W)

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Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Presenter: Muriel Gray

Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Unknown: Peter Tinniswood

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Leighton Moss.

Unknown: Peter Tinnis

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Sian Phillips

Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Unknown: Roger McGough

Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Unknown: Thomas Telford

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Dr Neil Cossons

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury

Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Unknown: Dr John Maunder

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Producer: Jill Marshall

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Ludovic Kennedy spent idyllic childhood summers in the Scottish seaside town of Nairn.

From there he explored the area's ancient fortresses and imagined the sounds of battle on nearby Culloden Moor. Producer Jill Marshall BBC Bristol

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Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Ludovic Kennedy arrives in Orkney and surveys the historic natural harbour of Scapa Flow.

Producer Jill Marshall BBC Bristol

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The gardening writer Rosemary Verey strolls round four country gardens in Gloucestershire that open for charity under the National Gardens

Scheme - including her own at Barnsley House. Producer Jill Marshall BBC Bristol

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Unknown: Rosemary Verey

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Phil Drabble visits

Chatsworth, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, which he believes is one of the best-run privately-owned estates in Britain.

Producer Anthony Smith BBC Bristol

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Unknown: Phil Drabble

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Michael Ball

Producer: Kate McAii

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Unknown: Peter Ball

Unknown: Suffragen Bishop

Producer: Kate McAii

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Unknown: Captain Leonard Cheshire

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Shirley Williams

Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Unknown: Phil Smith

Producer: Kate Whitehead

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Unknown: Michael Bentine

Unknown: Albert Museum.

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Michael Bentine

Unknown: Albert Museum.

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Unknown: Michael Bentine

Unknown: Romney Marsh.

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Michael Bentine

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Unknown: Wally K Daly

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Editor: John Cole

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Leader: General Eva Burrows

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Producer: Anthony Smith

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Clay Jones continues his visit to the Channel

Islands, in Guernsey. Producer Anthony Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Clay Jones

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Clay Jones

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Baroness Seear relives happy memories of her tomboy childhood in Penzance.

Producer Lorna Baker

Contributors

Producer: Lorna Baker

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Producer: Lorna Baker

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(Broadcast yesterday 5.00pm;

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Forty years ago,

Bermondsey's biscuit factory came under the researching eye of Baroness Seear. Today she again looks at the close dockland community. Producer Lorna Baker

Contributors

Producer: Lorna Baker

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'I told you so,' says

Director of the Science

Museum Dr Neil Cossons as his birthplace,

Nottingham, wins the title of Britain's 'Top Town'. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Neil Cossons

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Dr Neil Cossons , Director of the Science Museum, discovers a powerful mixture of coal, water and oil beneath the surface of his native Nottinghamshire. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Neil Cossons

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Transatlantic commuter

Jessica Catto builds houses in the USA and is an ambassador's wife in the UK. On a rare day off, she assesses the rebuilding of Uppark, an '18th-century time capsule' owned by the National Trust, which in 1989 was gutted by fire. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Jessica Catto

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Jessica Catto

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Transatlantic commuter Jessica Catto builds houses in the USA and is an ambassador's wife in the UK.

Contributors

Unknown: Jessica Catto

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Unknown: Jessica Catto

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If 'home is where the heart is' then home for

Bob Wilson , now a successful sports journalist, is Arsenal

Football Club where for years he was the number one choice goalkeeper. Producer Anthony Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Wilson

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Bob Wilson

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Bob Wilson returns to

Chesterfield where he was born. Famous as the town with the crooked spire, it also has a remarkable reputation as the birthplace of goalkeepers.

Producer Anthony Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Wilson

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Bob Wilson returns to Chesterfield where he was born. Famous as the town with the crooked spire, it also has a reputation as the birthplace of goalkeepers.

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Wilson

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Unknown: Bob Wilson

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Arthur Ransome enthusiast

Christina Hardyment visits one of her hero's favourite sailing places, Maldon in Essex, as the town prepares to commemorate the battle of Maldon of 991. Producer Kate McAII

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Ransome

Unknown: Christina Hardyment

Producer: Kate McAii

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Unknown: Arthur Ransome

Unknown: Christina Hardyment

Producer: Kate McAii

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Arthur Ransome enthusiast Christina Hardyment visits one of her hero's favourite sailing places, Maldon in Essex.

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Ransome

Unknown: Christina Hardyment

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Unknown: Arthur Ransome

Unknown: Christina Hardyment

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Arthur Ransome is again the key as Christina Hardyment visits another of his favourite places, Cartmel in South

Lakeland, otherwise known as Cumbria's cathedral city in miniature. Producer Kate McAll

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Ransome

Unknown: Christina Hardyment

Producer: Kate McAll

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Unknown: Arthur Ransome

Unknown: Christina Hardyment

Producer: Kate McAll

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As oarsman, coach and now BBC commentator, Dan Topolski knows the Boat Race course from

Putney to Mortlake like the back of his hand.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Commentator: Dan Topolski

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Commentator: Dan Topolski

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Dan Topolski follows the Boat Race course from Putney to Mortlake.

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Topolski

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Unknown: Dan Topolski

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This week Putney to

Mortlake the hard way! Oarsman, coach and now BBC commentator

Dan Topolski previews the 137th Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Topolski

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Dan Topolski

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Dan Topolski previews the 137th Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Topolski

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The first programme of the new series.

Less spectacle, more bifocal - in the first of two programmes from Bath, writer Bel Mooney looks at the classical side of the city.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Bel Mooney

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Bel Mooney

Producer: Jill Marshall

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In the second of two programmes, writer

Bel Mooney reverts to

'unreconstructed hippie' for an alternative tour of Bath.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Bel Mooney

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Writer Ferdinand Dennis takes to the streets of NW10 to discover the sites and sounds of Harlesden and the Stonebridge Estate, in a journey from the Mean

Fiddler to Undivided Roots.

Producer Kate McAII

Contributors

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Kate McAii

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Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Kate McAii

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Margaret Howard visits Salisbury Cathedral, famous for its graceful beauty and superb spire, the tallest in England.

Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Howard

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Unknown: Margaret Howard

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Margaret Howard 's love of horses is much in evidence when she visits

Newbury in Berkshire.

Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Howard

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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David Blunkett , MP demonstrates his pride in his home city of Sheffield with its culture, leisure, industrial heritage and warm community spirit. Producer Loma Baker

(Repeated tomorrow 13.00am;

Contributors

Unknown: David Blunkett

Producer: Loma Baker

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Unknown: David Blunkett

Producer: Loma Baker

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The Cotswold village of Slad, so vividly portrayed by Laurie Lee in Cider with Rosie, draws MP

David Blunkett to explore it for himself. He is further enlightened by more rural revelations from the famous author and local notables.

Producer Lorna Baker. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Lee

Unknown: David Blunkett

Producer: Lorna Baker.

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Unknown: Laurie Lee

Unknown: David Blunkett

Producer: Lorna Baker.

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The author Laurie Lee enlightens MP David Blunkett about the Cotswold village of Slad.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Lee

Unknown: David Blunkett

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Unknown: Laurie Lee

Unknown: David Blunkett

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The return of the series. Writer and oarsman Dan Topolski visits Henley as the town prepares for its 152nd Royal Regatta.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Topolski

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Anthony Parkin spends a day at the Royal Agricultural Show at Stoneleigh.

Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Parkin

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Unknown: Anthony Parkin

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Stereo

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Ian Wooldridge visits the Royal and Ancient Golf Course in St Andrews , Fife.

Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

Unknown: St Andrews

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

Unknown: St Andrews

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Ian Wooldridge , who travels the world as a sports writer for the Daily Mail, has a high regard for Terminal 4 and Heathrow Airport.

Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Artist Gordon Beningfield returns, as he has done time and again, to paint the ruined church near George Bernard Shaw 's old home in the Hertfordshire hamlet of Ayot St Lawrence. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Artist: Gordon Beningfield

Unknown: George Bernard Shaw

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Artist: Gordon Beningfield

Unknown: George Bernard Shaw

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Artist Gordon Beningfield returns to the Hertfordshire hamlet of Ayot St Lawrence.

Stereo

Contributors

Artist: Gordon Beningfield

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Artist: Gordon Beningfield

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Long fascinated by church architecture and the wildlife of God's Acre, artist and conservationist

Gordon Beningfield is drawn to the Guards'

Chapel, Wellington Barracks and its urban 'churchyard', St James 's Park. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Beningfield

Unknown: St James

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Gordon Beningfield

Unknown: St James

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Actor Brian Blessed was to have gone to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford straight after drama school. Instead, he was offered a leading part in a new series called

Z-Cars, and didn't manage to do a season until 1984.

He enjoyed it so much that this week he returns to the RST.

Producer Graham Hoyland. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Blessed

Producer: Graham Hoyland.

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Unknown: Brian Blessed

Producer: Graham Hoyland.

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Actor Brian Blessed returns to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Blessed

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Unknown: Brian Blessed

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Last year, Brian Blessed struggled up Mount

Everest wearing a 'Royal Marsden Hospital Cancer Appeal' sweatshirt. Today he visits the children's hospital in Sutton, Surrey, to find out the other ways they raise money.

Producer Graham Hoyland. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Graham Hoyland.

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Producer: Graham Hoyland.

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The return of the series. In two programmes, Mr Speaker , the RtHon

Bernard Weatherill , MP, looks at the House of Commons. Today: Speaker's House. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Speaker

Unknown: Bernard Weatherill

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Mr Speaker

Unknown: Bernard Weatherill

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Mr Speaker , the Rt Hon Bernard Weatherill , MP, retires from Parliament at the next general election. In the second of two programmes he looks at the 'shop' he has lived over for the past eight years - the House of Commons.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Speaker

Unknown: Bernard Weatherill

Producer: Jill Marshall

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He may be its Leader, but Lord Waddington readily admits to being a 'new boy' in the House of Lords.

Elevated in a Cabinet reshuffle, he still hasn't collected his copy of the 'Peers'Kit'.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Train enthusiast Ludovic Kennedy heads for Skye on the scenic West Highland Line.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Producer: Jill Marshall

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For the second stage of his 'Road to the Isles'.

Ludovic Kennedy takes the ferry over the sea to Skye. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Ludovic Kennedy fathoms mystery and mysticism on the Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Ludovic Kennedy fathoms mystery and mysticism on the Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona.

Contributors

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

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Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

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Balloonist and writer

Anthony Smith has always been fascinated by Roman roads. Now, in two programmes, he travels the length of one of them, Stane Street , from

Chichester to London.

Producer Brian Hawkins

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Smith

Unknown: Stane Street

Producer: Brian Hawkins

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Unknown: Anthony Smith

Unknown: Stane Street

Producer: Brian Hawkins

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Anthony Smith travels the length of Stane Street, a Roman road, from Chichester to London.

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Anthony Smith

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In the second of two programmes, Anthony Smith continues his journey along the Roman road of Stane Street. He leaves the lushness of rural

Surrey and makes his way to the City of London to find out what Londinium was like nearly 2,000 years ago. Producer Brian Hawkins

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Smith

Producer: Brian Hawkins

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Unknown: Anthony Smith

Producer: Brian Hawkins

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Miles Kington visits Frome in Somerset and discovers a town of mystery - Producer Sarah Pitt

Contributors

Producer: Sarah Pitt

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Producer: Sarah Pitt

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Miles Kington visits

Paddington Station and finds echoes of the Great

Western Railway days and expansive plans for the future.

Producer Sarah Pitt

Contributors

Producer: Sarah Pitt

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Hugh Scully returns to the West Country with a visit toabusyFalmouth dockyard and finds peace and quiet up a creek of the Helford River with a plateful of oysters. Producer Anthony Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Scully

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Hugh Scully

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Hugh Scully returns to

Plymouth, where he began his career as a television presenter, and reflects on the part that Drake, Napoleon and Hitler played in its history. Producer Anthony Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Scully

Producer: Anthony Smith

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BBC soccer analyst Jimmy Hill turns his attention to the super league of the equestrian world, when he reveals his passion for show jumping on a visit to Hickstead - a mere horseshoe's throw from his Sussex home.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Hill

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Jimmy Hill

Producer: Jill Marshall

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As vice-chairman of the sporting charity SPARKS, the goal of BBC soccer analyst Jimmy Hill is to raise as much money as possible for medical research. Today he visits the Tonyjacklin Pro-Cel-Am golf tournament at the Deeside Club in Aberdeen.

Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Hill

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Ludovic Kennedy joins Scottish cookery writer Claire Macdonald as she selects her ingredients for a perfect Christmas on the Isle of Skye. Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Unknown: Claire MacDonald

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

Unknown: Claire MacDonald

Producer: Jill Marshall

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BBC Political

Editor John Cole 's interest in the Scots poet Robert Burns may partly stem from the fact that his first ever freelance earnings were for reporting a Burns Night supper in Northern Ireland. But it's his love of the poetry which takes him to Dumfries, where Rabbie spent his final years. Producer Jill Marshall

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Editor: John Cole

Unknown: Robert Burns

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Rabbi Lionel Blue returns to his beginnings when he visits his birthplace, London's East End.

Producer Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Lionel Blue

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Rabbi Lionel Blue visits

Liverpool, a place that he has in mind for his retirement.

Producer Anthony Smith

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Baroness Seear finds links between Ringo Starr , King John's hunting forest and double yellow lines in the cosmopolitan area of Toxteth, Liverpool 8. Producer Lorna Baker

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Unknown: Ringo Starr

Producer: Lorna Baker

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Indian princes, kingfishers and pioneers in education make Street in Somerset more than just a long street with a shoe factory in the middle.

Baroness Seear sets the record straight. Producer Lorna Baker

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Clay Jones spends a day in Ebbw Vale, where they are preparing for Garden Festival Wales.

Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo

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Unknown: Clay Jones

Producer: Anthony Smith.

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Lesley Abdela makes a personal tour of "suffragette" London - from the 1890s to the 1990s. She pays homage to Emmeline Pankhurst and asks women MPs what issues today make them want to chain themselves to railings.

Producer Sarah Pitt

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Unknown: Lesley Abdela

Unknown: Emmeline Pankhurst

Producer: Sarah Pitt

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To celebrate International

Women's Day, Christine Crawley MEP goes to Strasbourg to meet the European women working both in the city and Parliament towards social and political change. Producer Sarah Pitt

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Unknown: Christine Crawley

Producer: Sarah Pitt

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Tales from Nelson, Mid Glamorgan: the village where Falklands veteran

Simon Weston was brought up and where he has now settled to raise his own family.

Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: Simon Weston

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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Simon Weston, the Falklands War veteran, visits the Yorkshire Regional Burns Unit at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield. He talks to staff and patients and learns about the advances that have been made in the treatment of severe burns - some of which may benefit him.

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Presenter: Simon Weston

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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Valerie Solti compares notes backstage at the Royal Opera House,

Covent Garden, where for the last 25 years she's been counted as "one of the family".

Producer Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Valerie Solti

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Valerie Solti travels the world with her husband, the conductor Sir Georg. But for her no cultural capital could ever compare with her native Leeds, which gave birth to the International Piano

Competition.

Producer Jill Marshall

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The BBC's Political Editor

John Cole elects to visit historic Monmouth in Gwent - a town he has only ever whizzed through in a whirl of press conferences and photo opportunities when he covered last year's by-election.

Producer Jill Marshall

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Unknown: John Cole

Producer: Jill Marshall

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In 1592 Queen Elizabeth I signed a charter to establish Ireland's first university, "to the banishment of barbarism, tumult and disorderly living." Tumult returns in the form of 400th birthday celebrations at Trinity College, Dublin, alma mater to Swift and Wilde - and newscaster

Martyn Lewis from the class of '67. producer Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Martyn Lewis

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Descended from a Peruvian swordsmith, Michael Bentine has a sharper interest than most in the exhibits at The

Royal Armouries, housed in the Tower of London.

Producer Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Michael Bentine

Producer: Jill Marshall

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George Melly bought his house near Brecon, Powys, partly to escape jazz and partly to indulge his love of fishing. As he travels between Brecon and Abergavenny he reveals how jazz has followed him and how fishing may be under threat.

Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: George Melly

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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Jeffrey Bernard ,

Daniel Farson , Norman Balon and Ruby Venezuela help

George Melly in his search for the Soho of the 1950s. Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: Jeffrey Bernard

Unknown: Daniel Farson

Unknown: Norman Balon

Unknown: George Melly

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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American-born actor/director

Sam Wanamaker has a dream: to see Shakespeare's Globe Theatre reconstructed yards from the original site. This week he takes a walk through

Shakespeare's London. Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: Sam Wanamaker

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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Chicago-bom actor/ director Sam Wanamaker explores Edinburgh - a city which thrilled him when he first came to

Britain in the 1950s.

Producer Kerry McGeever

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Director: Sam Wanamaker

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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Brian Johnston celebrates his 80th birthday this week with a trip to Swanage in Dorset. Producer Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Brian Johnston

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Aardvarks, whales, gondolas and baseball are all to be found in Grangetown, Cardiff. Folk singer and broadcaster

Frank Hennessy explores the area.

Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: Frank Hennessy

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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with Geoffrey Burgon , composer-in-residence at the Bury St Edmunds Festival.

Producer Jill Marshall

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Unknown: Geoffrey Burgon

Producer: Jill Marshall

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Olympic Games far different from those in Barcelona, and lions which do not roar - Margaret Howard begins a journey along the Cotswold Way from Chipping Campden to Bath. Producer Anthony Smith

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Unknown: Margaret Howard

Producer: Anthony Smith

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Visits to Prinknash Abbey and a restored rococo garden in Painswick are on Margaret Howard 's itinerary as she continues her journey along the Cotswold Way.

Producer Anthony Smith

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Margaret Howard ends her journey along the Cotswold Way at Bath

Abbey with conversations en route about Iron Age man and mummers. Producer Anthony Smith

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Writer, entertainer and rambler extraordinaire

Mike Harding hangs round barbershops, chats to Roger the flower-seller, and tracks down his mate

Nobby in his hometown of Manchester.

Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: Mike Harding

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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While walking the Dales Mike Harding discovered "paradise" in the village of Dent. He now lives there, and this afternoon talks to friends and neighbours. Producer Kerry McGeever

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Unknown: Dales Mike Harding

Producer: Kerry McGeever

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George Melly In Soho1992053120180819 (BBC7)
20180818 (BBC7)

Jazz musician George Melly visits his beloved haunts in the heart of London.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Jazz musician George Melly visits his beloved haunts in the heart of London.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Jazz musician George Melly visits his beloved haunts in the heart of London.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Heather Couper In Greenwich20180311 (BBC7)

Astronomer Heather Couper explores the Royal Observatory and Prime Meridian in Greenwich.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Astronomer Heather Couper explores a place in London dear to her heart: the Royal Observatory and Greenwich meridian.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

Heather Couper In The East Midlands2018091520180916 (BBC7)

Astronomer Heather Couper explores East Leicestershire and north Northamptonshire.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Helen Cresswell In Eakring20180224 (BBC7)
20180225 (BBC7)

Writer Helen Cresswell explores the Nottinghamshire village that inspired her children's books and TV series.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Helen Cresswell (1934-2005)

Producer: John Holmes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

Writer Helen Cresswell explores the Nottinghamshire village of Eakring.

Irene Thomas In Kew Gardens20180210 (BBC7)

The writer, broadcaster and 'Brain of Britain' visits the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew.

'If I had one day left to live, I'd spend it at Kew Gardens.'

Writer, broadcaster and BBC Brain of Britain quiz winner, Irene Thomas, visits the Royal Botanic Gardens in London.

Irene Thomas (1919 - 2001)

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

Irene Thomas In Milton Keynes1988022820180902 (BBC7)
20180901 (BBC7)

BBC Radio 4's Brain of Britain champion visits the home of the Open University.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

BBC Radio 4's Brain of Britain champion visits the home of the Open University.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

BBC Radio 4's Brain of Britain champion visits the home of the Open University.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Jancis Robinson In Southwold20170812 (BBC7)

Master of wine Jancis Robinson returns to the place of happy teenage holiday memories.

Master of wine Jancis Robinson returns to the place of happy teenage holiday memories, the East Suffolk town of Southwold.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Lyn Hartman
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

John Peel In Combs20170701 (BBC7)

Broadcaster John Peel offers a taste of life as he explores the Suffolk village of Combs.

Broadcaster John Peel offers a taste of life as he explores the tiny Suffolk village of Combs and meets the locals.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting ten million listeners a week.

John Peel was born in 1939 and died in 2004 aged 65.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

Leslie Thomas In Lymington20170722 (BBC7)

Exploring the Hampshire coastal town with stories of stamps, writing and smugglers.

Writer Leslie Thomas explores the Hampshire coastal town of Lymington, with stories of smugglers, salt flats and the curate who wrote 'Abide with Me'.

Leslie Thomas (1931-2014) was best known for his novel 'The Virgin Soldiers'

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting ten million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1989.

Ludovic Kennedy On The West Highland Line2018031720180318 (BBC7)

Broadcaster Ludovic Kennedy takes the scenic West Highland Line to the Isle of Skye.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Broadcaster and train enthusiast, Ludovic Kennedy travels on one of the most scenic stretches of railway in Scotland on his way to the Isle of Skye.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Ludovic Kennedy: 1919 - 2009.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

Mary Peters In Belfast20180120 (BBC7)

Olympic champion Mary Peters tours Belfast to meet some old friends, including a dinosaur.

Olympic gold medallist Mary Peters tours her home town of Belfast to meet some old friends - including a dinosaur.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

Mary Peters In Newcastle, County Down1988032120180826 (BBC7)
20180825 (BBC7)

Mary Peters revisits the coastline 'where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea'.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Ulster's sporting heroine Mary Peters visits her favourite stretch of coastline 'where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea' at Newcastle, County Down.

Dame Mary Peters won Olympic gold winner in the Women's Pentathlon in 1972.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

Mary Peters revisits the coastline 'where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea'.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Ulster's sporting heroine Mary Peters visits her favourite stretch of coastline 'where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea' at Newcastle, County Down.

Dame Mary Peters won Olympic gold winner in the Women's Pentathlon in 1972.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

Mary Peters revisits the coastline 'where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea'.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Ulster's sporting heroine Mary Peters visits her favourite stretch of coastline 'where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea' at Newcastle, County Down.

Dame Mary Peters won Olympic gold winner in the Women's Pentathlon in 1972.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

Max Boyce In Merthyr Tydfil20180203 (BBC7)

Entertainer Max Boyce visits Merthyr Tydfil to see how the 'iron capital' has changed.

Entertainer Max Boyce visits Merthyr Tydfil near his home in South Wales.

The town was once known as the 'iron capital' of the world, with a population of 80,000 - bigger than Cardiff, Swansea and Newport combined - but times have changed...

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Anthony Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

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Journalist Miles Kington tastes silver birch wine and meets a book-maker and a druid.

In Somerset's old weaving town, journalist Miles Kington discovers a place of mystery - tasting silver birch wine and meeting a book-maker and a druid.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Sarah Pitt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

Muriel Gray In Fort William1990011420180804 (BBC7)
20180805 (BBC7)

The author and broadcaster explores the wilds of the Scottish Highlands.

One of Britain's longest-running radio series which started in 1946 and ran for decades

Peter Tinniswood In Morecambe Bay And Leighton Moss20170729 (BBC7)

Playwright Peter Tinniswood explores the winter wildlife at the RSPB bird reserve.

Playwright Peter Tinniswood explores the winter wildlife at the RSPB bird reserve on the Lancashire coast.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Playwright Peter Tinniswood continued a prolific writing career until his death in 2003, from cancer, aged 66.

Producer: Jim Marshall.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

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Naturalist Phil Drabble visits the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.

Programme Catalogue - Details: muriel Gray19900107

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 14 January 1990

Previous in series: LENINGRAD

Broadcast history

07 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-21.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 February 199019900204

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0919

Recorded on 1990-01-10

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 11 February 1990

Previous in series: 28 January 1990

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04 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

05 Feb 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 February 199019900205

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0919

First broadcast on 1990-02-04

Recorded on 1990-01-10

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 11 February 1990

Previous in series: 28 January 1990

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Broadcast history

04 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

05 Feb 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 March 199019900304

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0924

Recorded on 1990-02-15

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: SWINDON

Previous in series: PORTOBELLO ROAD

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Broadcast history

04 Mar 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 November 199019901104

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0943

Recorded on 1990-09-14

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: FOLKESTONE

Previous in series: YORK

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04 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 April 199019900408

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0935

Recorded on 1990-03-27

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: LUDOVIC KENNEDY NAIRN

Previous in series: LICE

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Broadcast history

08 Apr 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

09 Apr 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 April 199019900409

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0935

First broadcast on 1990-04-08

Recorded on 1990-03-27

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: LUDOVIC KENNEDY NAIRN

Previous in series: LICE

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Broadcast history

08 Apr 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

09 Apr 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 February 199019900211

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0920

Recorded on 1990-01-30

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 18 February 1990

Previous in series: 04 February 1990

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Broadcast history

11 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

12 Feb 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 February 199019900212

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0920

First broadcast on 1990-02-11

Recorded on 1990-01-30

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 18 February 1990

Previous in series: 04 February 1990

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Broadcast history

11 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

12 Feb 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 December 199019901212

Next in series: GENERAL EVA BURROWS

Previous in series: ARMAGH

Description

SBH:Jersey man who makes walking sticks from giant brassicas talks to Clay Jones about the process.

From Down Your Way.

PRE:Redmond: tall-growing cabbage, grows up to 6 feet in one year, from which he makes walking sticks - the cabbage will grow up to 20 feet if left for 2 years; process of harvesting and drying the wood; demonstrates how tough the wood is; traditional top of the walking stick is a Jersey penny; origins of the giant cabbage unknown; wood is also used for little things like thimbles and handles.

They discuss folklore of "touching wood for luck".

OTN:TBS051/90WT0956 TXN/TDT:R4 12-Dec-1990 CON:JONES Clay (int) REDMOND Bob (spkr)

Broadcast history

12 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Clay Jones (int)

Bob Redmond (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 528671.

BBC Programme Number: 52SX8671

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SBH:Jersey man who makes walking sticks from giant brassicas talks to Clay Jones about the process. From Down Your Way.

PRE:Redmond: tall-growing cabbage, grows up to 6 feet in one year, from which he makes walking sticks - the cabbage will grow up to 20 feet if left for 2 years; process of harvesting and drying the wood; demonstrates how tough the wood is; traditional top of the walking stick is a Jersey penny; origins of the giant cabbage unknown; wood is also used for little things like thimbles and handles. They discuss folklore of "touching wood for luck". OTN:TBS051/90WT0956 TXN/TDT:R4 12-Dec-1990 CON:JONES Clay (int) REDMOND Bob (spkr)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 14 January 199019900114

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0907

Recorded on 1989-11-23

Producer: GRAY, M

Next in series: SHEFFIELD

Previous in series: MURIEL GRAY

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14 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 June 199019900617

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0937

Recorded on 1990-06-13

Producer: MCALL, K

Next in series: LEONARD CHESHIRE

Previous in series: TRURO

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17 Jun 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

18 Jun 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 June 199019900618

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0937

First broadcast on 1990-06-17

Recorded on 1990-06-13

Producer: MCALL, K

Next in series: LEONARD CHESHIRE

Previous in series: TRURO

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17 Jun 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

18 Jun 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 February 199019900218

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0922

Recorded on 1990-02-08

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: PORTOBELLO ROAD

Previous in series: 11 February 1990

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18 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

19 Feb 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 February 199019900219

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0922

First broadcast on 1990-02-18

Recorded on 1990-02-08

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: PORTOBELLO ROAD

Previous in series: 11 February 1990

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Broadcast history

18 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

19 Feb 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052019900520

20 May 1990

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: CHATSWORTH

Previous in series: ORKNEY

Description

SBH:Gardening writer Rosemary Verey strolls around 4 country gardens in Gloucestershire which open for charity under the National Gardens Scheme, including her own, Barnsley House, one of the most visited private gardens in Britain.

Broadcast history

20 May 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Beck (Speaker)

Rosemary Verey (Speaker)

Christopher Bailey (Speaker)

Susan Beck (Speaker)

Elizabeth Pile (Speaker)

Penny Pollitt (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 503015.

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0932

Recorded on 1990-05-17

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 December 199019901223

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0952

Recorded on 1990-12-11

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 24 December 1990

Previous in series: GENERAL EVA BURROWS

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23 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 December 199019901224

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0960

Recorded on 1990-12-11

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: CLAY JONES JERSEY

Previous in series: 23 December 1990

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24 Dec 1990 22:05-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 28 January 199019900128

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0913

Recorded on 1990-01-26

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 04 February 1990

Previous in series: SHEFFIELD

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28 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

29 Jan 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 28 January 199019900129

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0913

First broadcast on 1990-01-28

Recorded on 1990-01-26

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 04 February 1990

Previous in series: SHEFFIELD

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28 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

29 Jan 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 28 September 199019900928

Next in series: SHIRLEY WILLIAMS CAMBRIDGE

Previous in series: LEONARD CHESHIRE

Description

SBH:Shirley Williams visits Cambridge, Massachussetts, USA and tours Harvard and M.I.T.

Broadcast history

28 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Shirley Williams (Speaker)

Joe Kennedy (Speaker)

Gordon Hamilton (Speaker)

Sheila Lafferty (Speaker)

Michael Calignes (Speaker)

Lester Theroux (Speaker)

Ray Vernon (Speaker)

Dorothy Zinburg (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 725042.

BBC Programme Number: 72SX5042

Recorded on 1990-09-01

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Armagh19901209

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0946

Recorded on 1990-11-23

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 12 December 1990

Previous in series: ENNISKILLEN

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09 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Burnley19901014

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0940

Recorded on 1990-07-19

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: SETTLE

Previous in series: SHIRLEY WILLIAMS U.S.A

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Description

Phil SMITH begins his three-stage North Country journey in his home town of Burnley in the South Pennines. Producer Kate WHITEHEAD.

Subject Categories

burnley (lancashire)

documentaries (programme format)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

14 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

15 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Kate Whitehead (Producer)

Phil SMITH begins his three-stage North Country journey in his home town of Burnley in the South Pennines.

Producer Kate WHITEHEAD.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Burnley19901015

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0940

First broadcast on 1990-10-14

Recorded on 1990-07-19

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: SETTLE

Previous in series: SHIRLEY WILLIAMS U.S.A

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Description

Phil SMITH begins his three-stage North Country journey in his home town of Burnley in the South Pennines. Producer Kate WHITEHEAD.

Subject Categories

burnley (lancashire)

documentaries (programme format)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

14 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

15 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Kate Whitehead (Producer)

Phil SMITH begins his three-stage North Country journey in his home town of Burnley in the South Pennines.

Producer Kate WHITEHEAD.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Chatsworth19900527

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0930

Recorded on 1990-05-21

Producer: SMITH, A

Next in series: LAKE DISTRICT

Previous in series: 20 May 1990

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27 May 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

28 May 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Chatsworth19900528

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0930

First broadcast on 1990-05-27

Recorded on 1990-05-21

Producer: SMITH, A

Next in series: LAKE DISTRICT

Previous in series: 20 May 1990

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27 May 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

28 May 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Clay Jones Jersey19901230

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0956

Recorded on 1990-12-21

Producer: SMITH, A

Next in series: GUERNSEY

Previous in series: 24 December 1990

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30 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Enniskillen19901202

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: ARMAGH

Previous in series: VAUGHAN STREET

Description

SBH:BBC's Political Editor John Cole in Enniskillen.

Visits National Trust property Florence Court, Lough Erne's lock keeper, Portora Royal School, John Maxwell, chairman of Governors of the Integrated Primary School, established after the 1987 IRA bomb (Maxwell lost his own son in the bomb that also killed Lord Mountbatten).

Ints.

composer and pianist Joan Trimble, who also ran the local paper for many years.

Broadcast history

02 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

03 Dec 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Cole (Speaker)

John Maxwell (Speaker)

Jim Stevenson (Speaker)

Joan Trimble (Speaker)

Stephen Conway (Speaker)

Heather Hamilton (Speaker)

Michael Pickles (Speaker)

Florence Elliott (Speaker)

Richard Bennett (headmaster (spkr)) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485904.

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0945

Recorded on 1990-11-02

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SBH:BBC's Political Editor John Cole in Enniskillen. Visits National Trust property Florence Court, Lough Erne's lock keeper, Portora Royal School, John Maxwell, chairman of Governors of the Integrated Primary School, established after the 1987 IRA bomb (Maxwell lost his own son in the bomb that also killed Lord Mountbatten). Ints. composer and pianist Joan Trimble, who also ran the local paper for many years.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Enniskillen19901203

First broadcast on 1990-12-02

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: ARMAGH

Previous in series: VAUGHAN STREET

Description

SBH:BBC's Political Editor John Cole in Enniskillen.

Visits National Trust property Florence Court, Lough Erne's lock keeper, Portora Royal School, John Maxwell, chairman of Governors of the Integrated Primary School, established after the 1987 IRA bomb (Maxwell lost his own son in the bomb that also killed Lord Mountbatten).

Ints.

composer and pianist Joan Trimble, who also ran the local paper for many years.

Broadcast history

02 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

03 Dec 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Cole (Speaker)

John Maxwell (Speaker)

Jim Stevenson (Speaker)

Joan Trimble (Speaker)

Stephen Conway (Speaker)

Heather Hamilton (Speaker)

Michael Pickles (Speaker)

Florence Elliott (Speaker)

Richard Bennett (headmaster (spkr)) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485904.

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0945

Recorded on 1990-11-02

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SBH:BBC's Political Editor John Cole in Enniskillen. Visits National Trust property Florence Court, Lough Erne's lock keeper, Portora Royal School, John Maxwell, chairman of Governors of the Integrated Primary School, established after the 1987 IRA bomb (Maxwell lost his own son in the bomb that also killed Lord Mountbatten). Ints. composer and pianist Joan Trimble, who also ran the local paper for many years.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Folkestone19901111

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0944

Recorded on 1990-09-21

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: MARGRAVINE

Previous in series: 04 November 1990

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11 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

12 Nov 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Folkestone19901112

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0944

First broadcast on 1990-11-11

Recorded on 1990-09-21

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: MARGRAVINE

Previous in series: 04 November 1990

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Broadcast history

11 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

12 Nov 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: General Eva Burrows19901216

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0951

Recorded on 1990-12-12

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 23 December 1990

Previous in series: 12 December 1990

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Broadcast history

16 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

17 Dec 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: General Eva Burrows19901217

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0951

First broadcast on 1990-12-16

Recorded on 1990-12-12

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 23 December 1990

Previous in series: 12 December 1990

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16 Dec 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

17 Dec 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Lake District19900603

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0931

Recorded on 1990-05-22

Producer: SMITH, A

Next in series: TRURO

Previous in series: CHATSWORTH

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03 Jun 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Leningrad19900101

BBC Programme Number: 89WT0917

First broadcast on 1989-12-31

Recorded on 1989-12-15

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: MURIEL GRAY

Previous in series: USTINOV IN MOSCOW

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31 Dec 1989 17:02-17:50 (RADIO 4)

01 Jan 1990 11:02-11:50 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Leonard Cheshire19900624

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0933

Recorded on 1990-06-17

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (RH) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: 28 September 1990

Previous in series: 17 June 1990

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Description

Group Captain Leonard CHESHIRE, wartime hero and founder of the Cheshire

Subject Categories

oxford

profiles (programme format)

request programmes (genre)

air forces

cheshire homes (disabled people)

world war ii

radio gramophone record programmes (radio format)

Broadcast history

24 Jun 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

25 Jun 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jill Marshall (Producer)

Andy Smith (Speaker)

Noble Frankland (Speaker)

Edward Hudson (Speaker)

Martin Kafke (Speaker)

Lois Thomas (Speaker)

Pat Lander (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Leonard Cheshire19900625

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0933

First broadcast on 1990-06-24

Recorded on 1990-06-17

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (RH) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: 28 September 1990

Previous in series: 17 June 1990

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Description

Group Captain Leonard CHESHIRE, wartime hero and founder of the Cheshire

Subject Categories

oxford

profiles (programme format)

request programmes (genre)

air forces

cheshire homes (disabled people)

world war ii

radio gramophone record programmes (radio format)

Broadcast history

24 Jun 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

25 Jun 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jill Marshall (Producer)

Andy Smith (Speaker)

Noble Frankland (Speaker)

Edward Hudson (Speaker)

Martin Kafke (Speaker)

Lois Thomas (Speaker)

Pat Lander (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Lice19900401

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0934

Recorded on 1990-03-15

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Notes: CAIRS 506617

Next in series: 08 April 1990

Previous in series: MALCOLM BRADBURY

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SBH:The Medical Entomology Centre in Cambridge. Ints. with colleagues there by the Director, Dr. John Maunder.

Broadcast history

01 Apr 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

02 Apr 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Maunder (int)

Susan Lewis (Speaker)

Christine Roberts (Speaker)

Ian Burgess (Speaker)

Tin Htut (Speaker)

Luana Veal (Speaker)

SBH:The Medical Entomology Centre in Cambridge.

Ints.

with colleagues there by the Director, Dr.

John Maunder.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Lice19900402

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0934

First broadcast on 1990-04-01

Recorded on 1990-03-15

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Notes: CAIRS 506617

Next in series: 08 April 1990

Previous in series: MALCOLM BRADBURY

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SBH:The Medical Entomology Centre in Cambridge. Ints. with colleagues there by the Director, Dr. John Maunder.

Broadcast history

01 Apr 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

02 Apr 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Maunder (int)

Susan Lewis (Speaker)

Christine Roberts (Speaker)

Ian Burgess (Speaker)

Tin Htut (Speaker)

Luana Veal (Speaker)

SBH:The Medical Entomology Centre in Cambridge.

Ints.

with colleagues there by the Director, Dr.

John Maunder.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ludovic Kennedy Nairn19900506

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: ORKNEY

Previous in series: 08 April 1990

Description

SBH:Broadcaster and author Ludovic Kennedy visits the area round the town of Nairn including the battlefield of Culloden, Fort George, Kilravock Castle and Cawdor Castle.

Producer: Jill Marshall.

Broadcast history

06 May 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ludovic Kennedy (Speaker)

Christopher Price (Speaker)

Elizabeth Rose (Speaker)

Bob Mcilwraith (Speaker)

Rhona Moir (Speaker)

Hugh Cawdor (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 604321.

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0926

Recorded on 1990-05-03

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SBH:Broadcaster and author Ludovic Kennedy visits the area round the town of Nairn including the battlefield of Culloden, Fort George, Kilravock Castle and Cawdor Castle. Producer: Jill Marshall.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Malcolm Bradbury19900325

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0929

Recorded on 1990-03-22

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: LICE

Previous in series: NORWICH

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25 Mar 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Margravine19901118

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0950

Recorded on 1990-10-31

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: VAUGHAN STREET

Previous in series: FOLKESTONE

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Description

Playwright Wally K DALY directs his own cast of neighbours in a centenary

Subject Categories

day in the life documentaries (genre)

profiles (programme format)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

social groups

Broadcast history

18 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

19 Nov 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jill Marshall (Producer)

Wally Daly (Speaker)

Gary Davis (Speaker)

Adrian Grater (Speaker)

Anne Seagrim (Speaker)

John Barnes (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Chrlie Malik (Speaker)

Jim Parker (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Jill Patterson (Speaker)

Slava Perott (Speaker)

Liz Cunliffe (Speaker)

Rosa Trainer (Speaker)

Marcella Venturi (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Margravine19901119

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0950

First broadcast on 1990-11-18

Recorded on 1990-10-31

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: VAUGHAN STREET

Previous in series: FOLKESTONE

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Description

Playwright Wally K DALY directs his own cast of neighbours in a centenary

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18 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

19 Nov 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jill Marshall (Producer)

Wally Daly (Speaker)

Gary Davis (Speaker)

Adrian Grater (Speaker)

Anne Seagrim (Speaker)

John Barnes (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Chrlie Malik (Speaker)

Jim Parker (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Jill Patterson (Speaker)

Slava Perott (Speaker)

Liz Cunliffe (Speaker)

Rosa Trainer (Speaker)

Marcella Venturi (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Muriel Gray19900107

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0906

Recorded on 1989-12-21

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 14 January 1990

Previous in series: LENINGRAD

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07 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Norwich19900318

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0928

Recorded on 1990-03-08

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: MALCOLM BRADBURY

Previous in series: SWINDON

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18 Mar 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Orkney19900513

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0927

Recorded on 1990-05-10

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 20 May 1990

Previous in series: LUDOVIC KENNEDY NAIRN

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13 May 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Portobello Road19900225

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0923

Recorded on 1990-02-20

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 04 March 1990

Previous in series: 18 February 1990

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25 Feb 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Settle19901021

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0941

Recorded on 1990-08-01

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: YORK

Previous in series: BURNLEY

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Phil SMITH continues his journey to Settle in the Yorkshire Dales. The famous

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21 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

22 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Kate Whitehead (Producer)

Colin Speakman (Speaker)

Jack Webster (Speaker)

Tony Mitchell (Speaker)

Bill Mitchell (Speaker)

Mark Leach (Speaker)

Steven Hantson (Speaker)

Alan King (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Phil SMITH continues his journey to Settle in the Yorkshire Dales.

The famous

Programme Catalogue - Details: Settle19901022

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0941

First broadcast on 1990-10-21

Recorded on 1990-08-01

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: YORK

Previous in series: BURNLEY

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Phil SMITH continues his journey to Settle in the Yorkshire Dales. The famous

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21 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

22 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Kate Whitehead (Producer)

Colin Speakman (Speaker)

Jack Webster (Speaker)

Tony Mitchell (Speaker)

Bill Mitchell (Speaker)

Mark Leach (Speaker)

Steven Hantson (Speaker)

Alan King (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Phil SMITH continues his journey to Settle in the Yorkshire Dales.

The famous

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sheffield19900121

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0912

Recorded on 1990-01-18

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 28 January 1990

Previous in series: 14 January 1990

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21 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

22 Jan 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sheffield19900122

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0912

First broadcast on 1990-01-21

Recorded on 1990-01-18

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: 28 January 1990

Previous in series: 14 January 1990

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21 Jan 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

22 Jan 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shirley Williams Cambridge19900930

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0939

Recorded on 1990-06-16

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: SHIRLEY WILLIAMS U.S.A

Previous in series: 28 September 1990

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30 Sep 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shirley Williams U.s.a19901007

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0938

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: BURNLEY

Previous in series: SHIRLEY WILLIAMS CAMBRIDGE

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07 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

08 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shirley Williams U.s.a19901008

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0938

First broadcast on 1990-10-07

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: BURNLEY

Previous in series: SHIRLEY WILLIAMS CAMBRIDGE

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07 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

08 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Swindon19900311

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: NORWICH

Previous in series: 04 March 1990

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SBH:DOWN YOUR WAY: Dr Neil Cossens, Director of London's Science Museum, returns to Swindon and finds it hard to recognise Brunel's great railway town in its new "Silicon Valley" livery.

Produced by Jill Marshall.

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11 Mar 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

12 Mar 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Cossens (int)

Jill Marshall (Producer)

Andrew Nahum (Speaker)

Ian Cotter (Speaker)

Jack Harber (Speaker)

Tom Hassall (Speaker)

Jack Haywood (Speaker)

Eunice Tennant (Speaker)

Ray Towl (Speaker)

John Walsh (Science and Engineering Research) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 596426.

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0925

Recorded on 1990-03-01

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SBH:DOWN YOUR WAY: Dr Neil Cossens, Director of London's Science Museum, returns to Swindon and finds it hard to recognise Brunel's great railway town in its new "Silicon Valley" livery. Produced by Jill Marshall.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Swindon19900312

First broadcast on 1990-03-11

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: NORWICH

Previous in series: 04 March 1990

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SBH:DOWN YOUR WAY: Dr Neil Cossens, Director of London's Science Museum, returns to Swindon and finds it hard to recognise Brunel's great railway town in its new "Silicon Valley" livery.

Produced by Jill Marshall.

Broadcast history

11 Mar 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

12 Mar 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Cossens (int)

Jill Marshall (Producer)

Andrew Nahum (Speaker)

Ian Cotter (Speaker)

Jack Harber (Speaker)

Tom Hassall (Speaker)

Jack Haywood (Speaker)

Eunice Tennant (Speaker)

Ray Towl (Speaker)

John Walsh (Science and Engineering Research) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 596426.

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0925

Recorded on 1990-03-01

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SBH:DOWN YOUR WAY: Dr Neil Cossens, Director of London's Science Museum, returns to Swindon and finds it hard to recognise Brunel's great railway town in its new "Silicon Valley" livery. Produced by Jill Marshall.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Truro19900610

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0936

Recorded on 1990-05-30

Producer: MCALL, K

Next in series: 17 June 1990

Previous in series: LAKE DISTRICT

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10 Jun 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Vaughan Street19901125

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0949

Recorded on 1990-11-20

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: ENNISKILLEN

Previous in series: MARGRAVINE

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25 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

26 Nov 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Vaughan Street19901126

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0949

First broadcast on 1990-11-25

Recorded on 1990-11-20

Producer: MARSHALL, J

Next in series: ENNISKILLEN

Previous in series: MARGRAVINE

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25 Nov 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

26 Nov 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: York19901028

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0942

Recorded on 1990-08-25

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 04 November 1990

Previous in series: SETTLE

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Phil SMITH descends from the Pennines into Yorl to find that many people have

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28 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

29 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Kate Whitehead (Producer)

Richard Gibbon (Speaker)

Geoff Butler (Speaker)

Patrick Ottaway (Speaker)

John Shannon (doctor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Sally Holme (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: York19901029

BBC Programme Number: 90WT0942

First broadcast on 1990-10-28

Recorded on 1990-08-25

Producer: WHITEHEAD, K

Next in series: 04 November 1990

Previous in series: SETTLE

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Phil SMITH descends from the Pennines into Yorl to find that many people have

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28 Oct 1990 17:02-17:40 (RADIO 4)

29 Oct 1990 11:02-11:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Kate Whitehead (Producer)

Richard Gibbon (Speaker)

Geoff Butler (Speaker)

Patrick Ottaway (Speaker)

John Shannon (doctor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Sally Holme (Speaker)

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Radio 4.

Sheila Hancock In Workington20170708 (BBC7)

Actress Sheila Hancock returns to Workington, Cumbria, to see how the town has changed.

"To be perfectly honest, I had never even heard of Workington," admits actress Sheila Hancock, but after a visit with the Royal Shakespeare Company, she took the town and its people to her heart.

On her return in 1988, she discovered the community - devastated by closures in the steel industry - was fighting back. She also found time to indulge in Workington's passion for rugby league...

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting ten million listeners a week.

Producer: John Holmes
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

Wally K Daly In Grangetown20180217 (BBC7)
20180218 (BBC7)

Playwright Wally K Daly spends his 50th birthday visiting his old home of Grangetown near Middlesbrough, and recalls the voices of childhood.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Leanne Buckle
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

Playwright Wally K Daly visits his old home of Grangetown near Middlesbrough.

Wayne Sleep In Covent Garden20170805 (BBC7)

Wayne Sleep takes a personal tour of the place he has lived and worked for over 20 years.

Dancer Wayne Sleep takes a personal tour of London's Covent Garden, where he has lived and worked for over 20 years.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Lyn Hartman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.

01Baroness Seear In Bermondsey1990110520161112 (BBC7)
20161113 (BBC7)

Baroness Seear returns to the London Dockland community she first researched in the 1950s.

Social scientist, Baroness Seear returns to the close south London Dockland community of Bermondsey, which she first researched in the 1950s.

Returning to Peak Frean's biscuit factory which closed in 1989, the Baroness is keen to discover how the local community has changed.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Baroness Seear was born in 1913 and died in 1997.

Producer: Laura Baker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

4 Extra Debut. Social scientist Baroness Seear returns to the close London Dockland community she first researched in the 1950s. From January 1991.

01George Melly In The Usk Valley20161105 (BBC7)
20161106 (BBC7)

Jazz musician George Melly explores the Usk Valley in Wales.

Jazz singer, George Melly bought his house near Brecon, Powys, partly to escape music and partly to indulge his love of fishing. As he goes 'Down Your Way' in the Usk Valley - between Brecon and Abergavenny, George reveals how jazz has followed him to Wales - and how fishing may be under threat.

Down Your Way was a schedule staple for decades - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of the series' success in the 1950s, it was attracting ten million listeners a week.

George Melly was born in 1926 and died in 2007.

Producer: Kerry McGeever

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992.

01Hugh Scully In Plymouth20161126 (BBC7)
20161127 (BBC7)

Hugh Scully on the part that Drake, Napoleon and Hitler played in Plymouth's history.

Hugh Scully returns to Plymouth - the Devon city where he began his career as a BBC TV presenter - to reflect on the roles Francis Drake, Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler played in the city's fascinating history.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Hugh Scully (1943-2015) was best known for presenting the BBC's Antiques Roadshow from 1981 to 2000. But he originally started in radio, before moving to TV for BBC South West's news programme Spotlight in 1965, which earned him his big break on BBC1's popular teatime news show Nationwide.

Producer: Anthony Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

01John Cole In Armagh20161119 (BBC7)
20161120 (BBC7)

The former BBC political editor visits Ireland's ecclesiastical capital.

John Cole visits Ireland's ecclesiastical capital, the Ulster city of Armagh - and discovers what lessons were learned from the catastrophic rail disaster of 1889.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

John Cole (1927-2013) was the BBC's Political Editor from 1981 to 1992.

Producer: Jill Marshall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

4 Extra Debut. The former BBC political editor visits Ireland's ecclesiastical capital and learns about the rail disaster of 1889. From December 1990.

01Malcolm Bradbury In Beverley20161224 (BBC7)
20161225 (BBC7)

Academic and novelist, Malcolm Bradbury returns to the East Riding of Yorkshire to take a tour of the town where he first taught - Beverley.

A celebrated teacher of creative writing, Malcolm Bradbury is best known for his 1975 novel, The History Man, that satirised life on the modern university campus.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Malcolm Bradbury was born in 1932. In 2000, he was knighted for his services to literature, and died in November that year, aged 68.

Producer: Kate Whitehead

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

Academic and novelist Malcolm Bradbury returns to where he first taught.

4 Extra Debut. Academic and novelist Malcolm Bradbury returns to where he first taught, back in the East Riding of Yorkshire. From March 1990.

01Pam Ayres In The Forest Of Dean20161217 (BBC7)
20161218 (BBC7)

On her first visit, poet Pam Ayres had a broken heart - as she returns to the area.

Poet Pam Ayres first visited the Forest of Dean suffering from a broken heart, but she returns with a microphone and map to explore the 'land twixt the Severn and the Wye'.

During her rural roam, Pam discovers the grisly history of a Norman castle, meets a local naturalist and chats to author, Winifred Foley.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Lyn Hartman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.

4 Extra Debut. On her first visit, poet Pam Ayres had a broken heart - as she returns to the 'land twixt the Severn and the Wye. From March 1988.

01Sam Wanamaker In Edinburgh20161210 (BBC7)
20161211 (BBC7)

Sam Wanamaker explores the city which thrilled him on his first visit in the 1950s.

Returning to Edinburgh, Chicago-born actor/director, Sam Wanamaker explores the city which thrilled him on his first visit in the 1950s.

Sam discovers the city's history, learns about famous Scottish people and local delicacies, plus shares memories of a crazy cèilidhi.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Sam Wanamaker was born in 1919 and died in 1993. He was the driving force behind the recreation of London's Globe Theatre.

Producer: Kerry McGeever.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992.

4 Extra Debut. Chicago-born actor and director Sam Wanamaker explores the city which thrilled him on his first visit in the 1950s. From June 1992.

01Sian Phillips In Winchester20161203 (BBC7)
20161204 (BBC7)

After a run of performances on stage, actress Sian Phillips returns to explore Winchester.

After a run of performances on stage in the Hampshire city, actress Sian Phillips returns to explore Winchester.

Sian discovers the history of the locality, including the Theatre Royal, College and Cathedral, and drops in on the green paradise of the Hillier Gardens.

Down Your Way was one of the BBC's longest-running radio series - starting on the BBC Home Service in 1946 and ending its run on BBC Radio 4 in 1992. Using a variety of hosts, including Richard Dimbleby and Brian Johnston, the programme toured villages, towns and cities across the UK. At the height of its success in the 1950s, the series was attracting 10 million listeners a week.

Producer: Kate Whitehead

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

4 Extra Debut. After a run of performances on stage in the Hampshire city, actress Sian Phillips returns to explore Winchester. From February 1990.