Episodes

TitleComments
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941231]

Tim Madge presents tales of Britain's merchant shipping fleet, from its heyday to its recent, drastic decline. 1: Salt in Their Veins. Merchant seamen from all over these islands recall their many voyages.

Producer Fiona Couper. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941231]

Unknown: Tim Madge

Producer: Fiona Couper.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950101]

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950107]

Tim Madge presents tales of Britain's merchant shipping fleet.

2: The Unequal Fight. Britain's merchant sailors have always defended their country, but how would our island fare today with so few merchant sailors and ships left.

Producer Fiona Couper. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950107]

Unknown: Tim Madge

Producer: Fiona Couper.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950108]

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950114]

Tim Madge presents the last tale in the series about Britain's merchant shipping fleet.

A Very Empty Sea. Merchant sailors of a different ilk recall life on board the great luxury liners; but only a generation on, the effects of flagging out and containerisation have decimated our once proud merchant fleet.

Producer Fiona Couper. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950114]

Unknown: Tim Madge

Producer: Fiona Couper.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950115]

Repeated from yesterday