|01||Exit. Pursued By A Bear||19980225||19990619||Writer and journalist Bryan Appleyard argues that the British arts establishment places too much importance on the theatre, to the detriment of other art forms.|
From London's Bush Theatre
|02||Beyond Hampstead||19980304||19990626||Professor Lisa Jardine argues that contemporary British literature is narrow and parochial in its concerns, compared to dynamic work created beyond our shores.|
She faces an assembly of literary lions at the Royal Society of Literature.
|03 LAST||British Tv - The Best In The World?||19980311||19990703||Elaine Showalter, professor of English at Princeton, argues that British television currently lags well behind the creativity found in the US and elsewhere.|
A distinguished audience of industry players takes issue with her.