Root Of The Matter


Genome: [r4 Bd=19900204]

Unknown: John Thirlwell.

[R4 BD=19900204]

Unknown: John Thirlwell.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 June 199019900603

BBC Programme Number: 61SX9193

Recorded on 1990-06-02

Producer: BUTLER, Gareth

Notes: CAIRS 619193

Next in series: 16 December 1990

Previous in series: 27 May 1990

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SBH:The Chinese community in Manchester. Interviews with members of the large Chinese community in Manchester including refs. to Manchester's Chinatown, its title of Dragon City, the Chinese contribution to Manchester's economy, the possibility of immigrants from Hong Kong and Chinese crime. Presenter: Stephen Beard. Producer: Gareth Butler.

Broadcast history

03 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Gareth Butler (Producer)

Stephen Beard (Speaker)

David Thornton (Speaker)

Loret Lee (Speaker)

Mick Moore (Speaker)

John Warmisham (Speaker)

Amy Lai (Speaker)

Steve Tang (Speaker)

Nelson Chang (Speaker)

Paul Cham (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 December 199019901216

BBC Programme Number: 42SX8663

Recorded on 1990-12-15

Producer: SIGLER, Charles

Notes: CAIRS 428663

Next in series: 13 January 1991

Previous in series: 03 June 1990

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SBH:Fox hunting. Arguments from hunters and hunt saboteurs in Leicestershire. Incls. act. hunt. Presenter: Hugh Prysor-Jones.

Broadcast history

16 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Charles Sigler (Producer)

Michael Clayton (Speaker)

Hugh Prysor-Jones (Speaker)

Jim Roberts (Speaker)

Bob Payton (Speaker)

Marcus Kimball (Speaker)

Tim Schadla-Hall (Speaker)

David Wragg (Speaker)

Christine Harris (Speaker)

Jane Lee (Speaker)

Malcolm Allured (Speaker)

Brian Fanshawe (Speaker)

Flora Johnson (Speaker)

Father Hillary (Speaker)

Frank Hockney (Speaker)

de Lisle (Speaker)

Robin Smith-Ryland (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052019900520

20 May 1990

BBC Programme Number: 48SX5851

Recorded on 1990-05-19

Notes: CAIRS 485851

Next in series: 27 May 1990

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SBH:Report from Fairford, Gloucestershire, where after 45 years, most of the resident Americans are leaving their US Air Base. Haig Gordon looks at the problems this will cause for local people.

Broadcast history

20 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Haig Gordon (int)

Ken Cooper (Speaker)

Pat Jackson (Speaker)

Richard Castle (Speaker)

Clive Whitehead (Speaker)

Dave Frook (Speaker)

Tony Houlihan (Speaker)

Ken Irvine (Speaker)

Rachel Lappington (Speaker)

Tony Payman (Speaker)

Nichola Gunning (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052719900527

27 May 1990

BBC Programme Number: 30SX4422

Recorded on 1990-05-26

Notes: CAIRS 304422

Next in series: 03 June 1990

Previous in series: 20 May 1990

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SBH:Contaminated land in Warrington, Cheshire.Local people talk about the problems of old toxic waste tips. Act. lorries unloading waste, and council officers' meeting. Presenter and interviewer: Jenny Cuffe.

Broadcast history

27 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Jenny Cuffe (int)

Derek Bateman (Speaker)

Angela Smith (Speaker)

Brian Jackson (Speaker)

Rob Smith (Speaker)

Bob Bell (Speaker)

Sarah Mumford (Speaker)

Andrew Gilbert (Speaker)

Eddy Atherton (Speaker)

Bill Snow (Speaker)

Sid Atherton (Speaker)

Duvrigg James (Speaker)

Joan Bogg (Speaker)

Rick Brassington (Speaker)

Mrs Yoxall (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4.