Quiet Revolution

Episodes

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01Making Dinosaurs Dance19990915

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories. 1: `Making Dinosaurs Dance'. Felicity Finch discovers how the Rev Andrew Mawson used the talents of the local multi-cultural community to turn his near-derelict church into a thriving healthy living centre, ending the isolation of many living in one of the most deprived areas of Britain.

01Making Dinosaurs Dance19990915

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories. 1: `Making Dinosaurs Dance'. Felicity Finch discovers how the Rev Andrew Mawson used the talents of the local multi-cultural community to turn his near-derelict church into a thriving healthy living centre, ending the isolation of many living in one of the most deprived areas of Britain.

01Middlesbrough20000607

Series in which six people describe how they have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities. 1: `Middlesbrough's Beirut'. Middlesbrough's Grove Hill - once compared to Beirut and a joyrider's paradise - is now an estate where people are choosing to live. Felicity Finch meets the residents who have tackled unemployment and poor housing by building their own homes and transforming the lives of the local people.

01Middlesbrough20000607

Series in which six people describe how they have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities. 1: `Middlesbrough's Beirut'. Middlesbrough's Grove Hill - once compared to Beirut and a joyrider's paradise - is now an estate where people are choosing to live. Felicity Finch meets the residents who have tackled unemployment and poor housing by building their own homes and transforming the lives of the local people.

A19991020

A series profiling individuals who are using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities. Trading Places. Indian community leader Stan Thekaekara swaps the villages of southern India's Gudalur Valley for the postwar sprawl of Gloucester's biggest housing estate, in the hope of launching a trade initiative which will benefit both communities.

A19991020

A series profiling individuals who are using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities. Trading Places. Indian community leader Stan Thekaekara swaps the villages of southern India's Gudalur Valley for the postwar sprawl of Gloucester's biggest housing estate, in the hope of launching a trade initiative which will benefit both communities.

A01Making Dinosaurs Dance1999091620000430
A01Making Dinosaurs Dance1999091620000430
A02A Cheese Called Desmond19990922

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.

2: `A Cheese Called Desmond'.

In the early 1960s, the West Cork seaside town of Kinsale was semi-derelict.

But its fortunes were transformed when a group reinvented it as one of the most prestigious tourist destinations in Ireland.

A02A Cheese Called Desmond19990922

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.

2: `A Cheese Called Desmond'.

In the early 1960s, the West Cork seaside town of Kinsale was semi-derelict.

But its fortunes were transformed when a group reinvented it as one of the most prestigious tourist destinations in Ireland.

A02A Cheese Called Desmond1999092320000507
A02A Cheese Called Desmond1999092320000507
A03Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives19990929

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.

3: `Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives'.

Felicity Finch meets Liam Black, who runs a network of social businesses which are reviving the fortunes of the long-term unemployed of Liverpool.

A03Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives19990929

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.

3: `Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives'.

Felicity Finch meets Liam Black, who runs a network of social businesses which are reviving the fortunes of the long-term unemployed of Liverpool.

A03Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives1999093020000514
A03Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives1999093020000514
A04The Doctor And The Nightingale19991006

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories. 4: `The Doctor and the Nightingale'. Dilly Barlow meets a doctor whose practice covers four small islands of the west coast of Scotland - Rum, Muck, Canna and Eigg.

A04The Doctor And The Nightingale19991006

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories. 4: `The Doctor and the Nightingale'. Dilly Barlow meets a doctor whose practice covers four small islands of the west coast of Scotland - Rum, Muck, Canna and Eigg.

A04The Doctor And The Nightingale1999100720000521
A04The Doctor And The Nightingale1999100720000521
A05Up With Skool19991013

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.

5: `Up with Skool'.

Felicity Finch meets head teacher Norma Redfearn who has transformed West Walker Primary School in Newcastle upon Tyne into a thriving success and made it the focal point for the local community.

A05Up With Skool19991013

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.

5: `Up with Skool'.

Felicity Finch meets head teacher Norma Redfearn who has transformed West Walker Primary School in Newcastle upon Tyne into a thriving success and made it the focal point for the local community.

A05Up With Skool1999101420000528
A05Up With Skool1999101420000528
A06 LASTTrading Places1999102120000604
A06 LASTTrading Places1999102120000604
BA Voice For Whitehaven20000712

Concluding the series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities.

`A Voice for Whitehaven'.

Isolated to the west of the Lake District, urban Whitehaven offers poor employment prospects for many of its young people.

Felicity Finch meets the Rev Jim Baker, who through the work of his Whitehaven Youth Trust, is creating jobs for the young and contributing to the regeneration of the area.

BA Voice For Whitehaven20000712

Concluding the series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities.

`A Voice for Whitehaven'.

Isolated to the west of the Lake District, urban Whitehaven offers poor employment prospects for many of its young people.

Felicity Finch meets the Rev Jim Baker, who through the work of his Whitehaven Youth Trust, is creating jobs for the young and contributing to the regeneration of the area.

B01Middlesbrough20000608
B01Middlesbrough20000608
B02Harbour Place20000614

Six people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities tell their stories. 2: `Harbour Place'. In Grimbsy, Dilly Barlow visits a day centre set up by Sr Hilda Baxter. It has only limited funds, and its future is uncertain, but over 40 people now use it on a regular basis to receive food, clothes and emotional support. It provides a calm environment where people can try to improve their situation.

B02Harbour Place20000614

Six people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities tell their stories. 2: `Harbour Place'. In Grimbsy, Dilly Barlow visits a day centre set up by Sr Hilda Baxter. It has only limited funds, and its future is uncertain, but over 40 people now use it on a regular basis to receive food, clothes and emotional support. It provides a calm environment where people can try to improve their situation.

B02Harbour Place20000615
B02Harbour Place20000615
B03Manchester20000621

Six people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities tell their stories. 3: `Manchester's Taj Mahal'. In a s special programme for Radio 4's TimeBank Week, Felicity Finch meets Elaine Griffiths, who is leading a team of volunteers to restore St Francis of Gorton monastery in Manchester after it was closed, stripped of its art works and vandalised.

B03Manchester20000621

Six people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities tell their stories. 3: `Manchester's Taj Mahal'. In a s special programme for Radio 4's TimeBank Week, Felicity Finch meets Elaine Griffiths, who is leading a team of volunteers to restore St Francis of Gorton monastery in Manchester after it was closed, stripped of its art works and vandalised.

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B03Manchester20000622
B04The Gaelic Solution20000628

A six-part series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities. 4: `The Gaelic Solution'. Twenty years ago the Isle of Skye was in serious decline. The population was at an all-time low, and its language and culture were in danger of dying out. Today it is a bustling island half of whose children are being taught in their native tongue - Gaelic. Felicity Finch investigates.

B04The Gaelic Solution20000628

A six-part series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their local communities. 4: `The Gaelic Solution'. Twenty years ago the Isle of Skye was in serious decline. The population was at an all-time low, and its language and culture were in danger of dying out. Today it is a bustling island half of whose children are being taught in their native tongue - Gaelic. Felicity Finch investigates.

B04The Gaelic Solution20000629
B04The Gaelic Solution20000629
B05Empire Of Books20000705

A six-part series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their communities. 5: `Empire of Books'. Dilly Barlow visits the once sleepy community of Hay-on-Wye, now an internationally famous book town, and the southern French town of Montolieu which, like Hay, has been saved through books.

B05Empire Of Books20000705

A six-part series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their communities. 5: `Empire of Books'. Dilly Barlow visits the once sleepy community of Hay-on-Wye, now an internationally famous book town, and the southern French town of Montolieu which, like Hay, has been saved through books.

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B05Empire Of Books20000706
B06 LASTA Voice For Whitehaven20000713
B06 LASTA Voice For Whitehaven20000713