Keeping The Faith

Series in which people of different religions look at the English Reformation through the experience of their ancestors.

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20070924

Series in which people of different religions look at the English Reformation through the experience of their ancestors.

1/3. Edward Stourton, descended from a long line of Catholic barons, visits the ancestral home in Wiltshire with historians Eamon Duffy and Michael Questier. He discovers how, when England's religion changed, his family refused to abandon their Catholic faith despite persecution.

20071001

Series in which people of different religions look at the English Reformation through the experience of their ancestors.

2/3. Historian Jane Ridley, a descendant of Protestant martyr Nicholas Ridley, visits key locations in his life to find out how he helped write the Book of Common Prayer and was prepared to die for his beliefs.

20071008

Series in which people of different religions look at the English Reformation through the experience of their ancestors.

3/3. John Stewart, also known as Lord Doune, is the descendent of James Stewart, Regent of Scotland and the half-brother of Mary, Queen of Scots. With historians Jane Dawson and Jenny Wormald, he traces the story of the reformation in Scotland through his extraordinary ancestor, who embraced the teachings of John Knox and plotted to remove Mary from the throne.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940109]

Martyn Wiley invites six guests to talk about their ideologies and faiths. Stan Shaw is one of the last men making spring-handled knives by the traditional method. He talks about his life's work and dedication to this specialised craft. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940109]

Unknown: Martyn Wiley

Unknown: Stan Shaw

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940116]

Ida Hackett 's communist beliefs have remained despite the massive changes in Eastern Europe. Martyn Wiley talks to her about her life and commitment. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940116]

Unknown: Ida Hackett

Talks: Martyn Wiley

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940123]

Alan Campbell tells Martyn Wiley why his work for the Gaelic language movement in Scotland is not so much a tribal crusade as a practical movement. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940123]

Unknown: Alan Campbell

Unknown: Martyn Wiley

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940130]

Leo Walmsley was a Yorkshire novelist whose popularity of 40 years ago has been overtaken by time and changing literary fashion. But Marilyn Barraclough tells Martyn Wiley why the man and his work should be celebrated today. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940130]

Unknown: Leo Walmsley

Unknown: Marilyn Barraclough

Unknown: Martyn Wiley

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940206]

Arthur Fieldsend has been a GP for 30 years and he tells Martyn Wiley how, in spite of recent changes, he soldiers on as a family doctor in his suburban surgery. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940206]

Unknown: Arthur Fieldsend

Unknown: Martyn Wiley

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940213]

Maude Coulthard lives in a Weardale farmhouse where John Wesley once stayed. In the last of the series, she tells Martyn Wiley why she still holds to her own Methodist faith. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940213]

Unknown: Maude Coulthard

Unknown: John Wesley

Unknown: Martyn Wiley

Producer: Dave Sheasby

0120070924

Edward Stourton, descended from a long line of Catholic barons, visits the ancestral home in Wiltshire with historians Eamon Duffy and Michael Questier. He discovers how, when England's religion changed, his family refused to abandon their Catholic faith despite persecution.

0120070924

Edward Stourton, descended from a long line of Catholic barons, visits the ancestral home in Wiltshire with historians Eamon Duffy and Michael Questier. He discovers how, when England's religion changed, his family refused to abandon their Catholic faith despite persecution.

0220071001

Historian Jane Ridley, a descendant of Protestant martyr Nicholas Ridley, visits key locations in his life to find out how he helped write the Book of Common Prayer and was prepared to die for his beliefs.

0220071001

Historian Jane Ridley, a descendant of Protestant martyr Nicholas Ridley, visits key locations in his life to find out how he helped write the Book of Common Prayer and was prepared to die for his beliefs.

03 LAST20071008

John Stewart, also known as Lord Doune, is the descendent of James Stewart, Regent of Scotland and the half-brother of Mary, Queen of Scots.

With historians Jane Dawson and Jenny Wormald, he traces the story of the reformation in Scotland through his extraordinary ancestor, who embraced the teachings of John Knox and plotted to remove Mary from the throne.

03 LAST20071008

John Stewart, also known as Lord Doune, is the descendent of James Stewart, Regent of Scotland and the half-brother of Mary, Queen of Scots.

With historians Jane Dawson and Jenny Wormald, he traces the story of the reformation in Scotland through his extraordinary ancestor, who embraced the teachings of John Knox and plotted to remove Mary from the throne.