Kershaw Comes Home

Episodes

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In ten years of broadcasting and travel, Andy Kershaw has reported from around the world for the BBC. Now for the first time Kershaw comes home to pose the questions he asks abroad: "What's life like for the natives? Who's running the place and how well?"

The programme includes specially commissioned topical songs by some of Britain's top writers.

1: Dover. Why isn't the Channel Tunnel open?

What's gone wrong with the Church of England? What's happened to English music? A Confederate production

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Unknown: Andy Kershaw

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Andy Kershaw continues his journey around the UK. This week he travels to

Huntingdon, home of John Major 's constituency association, Nigel Mansell 's Indy cars, the US Air Force, Robyn Hitchcocks and Oliver Cromwell.

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Unknown: Andy Kershaw

Unknown: John Major

Unknown: Nigel Mansell

Unknown: Robyn Hitchcocks

Unknown: Oliver Cromwell.

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Andy Kershaw continues his journey around the UK. This week he travels to

Dundee, the home of Dennis the Menace, North

Sea oil, Danny Wilson ,

Timex, and the bridge o'er the silvery Tay.

A Confederate production

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Unknown: Andy Kershaw

Unknown: Danny Wilson

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Andy Kershaw continues his idiosyncratic eight-part journey around the UK.

4: Bradford. Home of curries and Hockneys, brass bands and bhangra, fish and chips and dark satanic mills.

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Andy Kershaw continues his idiosyncratic journey around the UK, in search of the remains of British culture.

This week, he visits the divided city of Derry. A Confederate production

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Andy Kershaw continues his idiosyncratic journey around the UK, in search of the remains of British culture.

This week, he travels to

South Wales to take a look at the last working pit, experience some Welsh pop and have a stab at Kershaw karaoke.

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Andy encounters two differing forms of local music in the south-west of England. Cornwall's Will Coleman plays traditional pipe music, while Plymouth percussion group Weapons of Sound use supermarket trolleys and drainpipes as instruments. Andy also looks at the Royal Navy's importance to the South

West, and at fishing, drugs and Cornish nationalism.

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In the last of the series,

Andy Kershaw meets up with nonagenarian novelist Dame Barbara Cartland to discuss what's wrong with today's society. He's in Hatfield where he also meets the latest musical protest group SMASH, and visits the remains of British

Aerospace and Elstree Film Studios.

A Confederate production

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Unknown: Andy Kershaw

Unknown: Dame Barbara Cartland