Personal Obsessions

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900925]

Unknown: Tony Currie

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901002]

Unknown: Martin Frutin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901009]

Unknown: Eric Hamilton

Unknown: Glenn Miller.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901016]

Unknown: Jimmy Logan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911229]

Four enthusiasts recount the pleasures of collecting. 1: Entertainer Jimmy Logan on Scottish music-hall postcards.

Producer Michael Shaw

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Logan

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911229]

Unknown: Jimmy Logan

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920105]

Four enthusiasts recount the pleasures of collecting. 2: Tony Currie and his collection of past editions of the Radio Times.

Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920105]

Unknown: Tony Currie

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920112]

Eric Hamilton recounts his passion for the life and music of Glenn Miller. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920112]

Unknown: Eric Hamilton

Unknown: Glenn Miller.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920119]

Martin Frutin describes his life-long passion for all kinds of gadgetry.

Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920119]

Unknown: Martin Frutin

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930828]

Rhoda Bulter from Shetland waxes lyrical about her collection of 78rpm hillbilly music. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930828]

Unknown: Rhoda Bulter

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930904]

Ninian Reid introduces Dee Urquhart from Edinburgh, who has a life-long passion for teddy bears. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930904]

Introduces: Ninian Reid

Unknown: Dee Urquhart

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930911]

Ninian Reid introduces Alex Ross who has a passion for the music and memorabilia of jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke. producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930911]

Introduces: Ninian Reid

Unknown: Alex Ross

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930918]

Mary Brennan describes a life enriched and enraptured by... hats. Reporter: Johanna Hall.

Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930918]

Unknown: Mary Brennan

Reporter: Johanna Hall.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930925]

Agnes MacLennan from the island of Lewis has a collection of a thousand pens. Reporter Katie Mackenzie. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930925]

Unknown: Agnes MacLennan

Reporter: Katie MacKenzie.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931002]

Anne Reid from Aberdeenshire collects bells. She keeps hundreds in her living room. Reporter: Christine Jardine. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931002]

Unknown: Anne Reid

Reporter: Christine Jardine.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941217]

Michael Bennett-Levy from Edinburgh describes his passion for the sight and sounds of old gramophones. Tony Currie reports. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941217]

Unknown: Michael Bennett-Levy

Unknown: Tony Currie

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941231]

Alan Blakeman from Elsecar, near

Barnsley, describes the pleasures of collecting the bottles and pots our ancestors threw away. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941231]

Unknown: Alan Blakeman

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950107]

Stuart Montgomery from Edinburgh describes his passion for television test card music.

Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950107]

Unknown: Stuart Montgomery

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950114]

In the last of the series, Laura L

Mackintosh meets Anne Cowan from

Edinburgh who has a collection of fashion magazines dating back to the turn of the century. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950114]

Unknown: Anne Cowan

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951021]

In the first of six programmes, Stuart Montgomery from Edinburgh describes his passion for television test card music. Reporter Tony Currie. Producer Micahel Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951021]

Unknown: Stuart Montgomery

Reporter: Tony Currie.

Producer: Micahel Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951028]

In the second of six programmes, Anne Cowan from Edinburgh discusses her collection of fashion magazines dating back to the turn of the century. Reporter Laura L Mackintosh. Producer Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951028]

Unknown: Anne Cowan

Reporter: Laura L MacKintosh.

Producer: Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951104]

Alan Blakeman from Elsecar describes the pleasures of collecting the bottles and pots our ancestors threw away. Producer Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951104]

Unknown: Alan Blakeman

Producer: Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951111]

In the fourth of six programmes, Michael Bennett-Levy from Edinburgh describes his passion for the sight and sounds of old gramophones. Reporter Tony Currie. Producer Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951111]

Unknown: Michael Bennett-Levy

Reporter: Tony Currie.

Producer: Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951118]

5: Agnes MacLennan from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides talks about her collection of a thousand pens. Reporter Katie Mackenzie. Producer Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951118]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951125]

In the last of the series, Mary Brennan describes a life enriched and enraptured by... hats. Reporter Johanna Hall. Producer Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951125]

Unknown: Mary Brennan

Reporter: Johanna Hall.

Producer: Michael Shaw Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960518]

A four-part series on unusual collections. 1: lain Campbell from the Black Isle, an area north of Inverness, collects old theatrical props, including tatty footwear and construction towers. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960518]

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960525]

A four-part series on unusual collections. 2: Geoff Baskerville collects boxes, jars and containers of all shapes and sizes. Reporter Johanna Hall. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960525]

Unknown: Geoff Baskerville

Reporter: Johanna Hall.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960601]

Afour-part series on unusual collections. 3: Charlie Millar from Orkney collects island memorabilia, including a uniform from the old Kirkwall town band, and the hangman's irons. Reporter David Hartley. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960601]

Reporter: David Hartley.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960608]

Last of the series on unusual collections. David Elder from Edinburgh is a founder member of the Eurovision Song Contest fan club. Reporter Johanna Hall. Producer Michael Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960608]

Unknown: David Elder

Reporter: Johanna Hall.

Producer: Michael Shaw

Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 October 199019901002

BBC Programme Number: 90SS0104

Recorded on 1990-08-02

Producer: SHAW, M

Next in series: GLENN MILLER

Previous in series: T.CURRIE 1

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Broadcast history

02 Oct 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

19 Jan 1992 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Glenn Miller19901009

BBC Programme Number: 90SS0105

Recorded on 1990-08-02

Producer: SHAW, M

Next in series: JIMMY LOGAN

Previous in series: 02 October 1990

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Broadcast history

09 Oct 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

12 Jan 1992 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Jimmy Logan19901016

BBC Programme Number: 90SS0106

Recorded on 1990-08-10

Producer: SHAW, M

Notes: CAIRS 563850

Next in series: ALEC ROSS

Previous in series: GLENN MILLER

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Description

SBH:The Scottish comedian talks about his obsession with collecting Scottish music hall postcards. Incl. refs. to his interest in Sir Harry Lauder. Producer: Michael Shaw.

Broadcast history

16 Oct 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Dec 1991 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Shaw (Producer)

Jimmy Logan (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: T.currie 119900925

BBC Programme Number: 90SS0103

Recorded on 1990-08-02

Producer: SHAW, M

Next in series: 02 October 1990

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Broadcast history

25 Sep 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Jan 1992 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4