Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19941005]First in a series of five reports on aspects of French life.

1: La Langue. The French language is undergoing an identity crisis. Ray Gosling probes current feelings, talking to French teachers, the High Council of Francophonie, and to one of the Immortals of the Académie Francaise who confesses to preferring a good book with English words to a bad one without.

Producer Merilyn Harris

FRENCH CHALLENGE: phone [number removed]

First in a series of five reports on aspects of French life.

1: La Langue. The French language is undergoing an identity crisis. Ray Gosling probes current feelings, talking to French teachers, the High Council of Francophonie, and to one of the Immortals of the Académie Francaise who confesses to preferring a good book with English words to a bad one without.

Producer Merilyn Harris

FRENCH CHALLENGE: phone [number removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941005] Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941012]Five reports on aspects of French life. 2: La Gastromonie. Will French cuisine survive the fast food onslaught? Ray Gosling visits a young caterer in Burgundy determined to preserve the old traditions... Producer Merilyn Harris
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941012] Unknown: Ray Gosling
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941019]3: Le Maire. Most French villagers can name their mayor - a situation that has not existed in England since the days of Dick Whittington. Ray Gosling talks to Catherine Trautmann , Mayor of Strasbourg, about the significance of her role. Producer Merilyn Harris
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941019] Unknown: Dick Whittington.

Talks: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Catherine Trautmann

Unknown: Dick Whittington.

Talks: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Catherine Trautmann

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941026]4: Le Cafe. Over 3,000 French cafes close every year. Ray Gosling investigates this phenomenon and asks if the French intellectual, so closely associated with cafe society. is in danger of becoming extinct. Producer Merilyn Hams
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941026]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941102]La Technologie. In the last of the series. Ray Gosling enjoys the driverless trains of Lille and an exhibition of new inventions in Paris. Producer Menlyn Harris
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941102] Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Menlyn Harris

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Menlyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950117]1: La Langue. The French language is undergoing an identity crisis. Ray Gosling probes current feelings, talking to French teachers, the High

Council of Francophonie and to one of the Immortals of the Académie

Franchise who confesses to preferring a good book with English words to a bad one without.

Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

1: La Langue. The French language is undergoing an identity crisis. Ray Gosling probes current feelings, talking to French teachers, the High

Council of Francophonie and to one of the Immortals of the Académie

Franchise who confesses to preferring a good book with English words to a bad one without.

Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950117]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950124]2: La Gastronomie. Will French cuisine survive the fast food onslaught?

Ray Gosling visits a young caterer in Burgundy determined to preserve the old traditions, and takes part in a primary school class where children are taught to listen to apples and bananas.

Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

2: La Gastronomie. Will French cuisine survive the fast food onslaught?

Ray Gosling visits a young caterer in Burgundy determined to preserve the old traditions, and takes part in a primary school class where children are taught to listen to apples and bananas.

Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950124] Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Merilyn Harris Rpt

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Merilyn Harris Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950131]3: Le Maire. Most people in French towns and villages can name their mayor- a situation that has not existed in England since the days of DickWhittington.

Ray Gosling talks to

Catherine Trautmann , Mayor of Strasbourg, about the significance of her role. Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

3: Le Maire. Most people in French towns and villages can name their mayor- a situation that has not existed in England since the days of DickWhittington.

Ray Gosling talks to

Catherine Trautmann , Mayor of Strasbourg, about the significance of her role. Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950131] Talks: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Catherine Trautmann

Producer: Merilyn Harris Rpt

Talks: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Catherine Trautmann

Producer: Merilyn Harris Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950207]4: Le Cafe. Over 3,000 French cafes close every year. Ray Gosling investigates this phenomenon and asks if the French intellectual, so closely associated with cafe society, is in danger of becoming extinct. Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950207]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950214]5: La Technologie. The French flair for technology is often obscured by an obsession with high culture. In the final programme, Ray Gosling enjoys the driverless trains of Lille and an exhibition of new inventions in Paris.

Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

5: La Technologie. The French flair for technology is often obscured by an obsession with high culture. In the final programme, Ray Gosling enjoys the driverless trains of Lille and an exhibition of new inventions in Paris.

Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950214]