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199408191: Lister Avenue, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The nation already knows Lister Avenue in Doncaster. The street is the setting for Ronnie Barker 's long-running comedy Open All Hours. The reality is more surprising. Tony Wilkinson spends a week discovering an oasis of traditional values in the heart of the worst crime area in South Yorkshire. A Tony Wilkinson production
199408262: Station Road/Fakenham Road, Great Ryburgh, Norfolk. Farming is as remote to many of the residents of this North Norfolk village as it is to town-dwellers. Local farms employ only a handful of workers and computerised factories now form the focus of village life. Yet a form of feudalism still thrives, much to the disgust of the landlord of the Boar Inn. A Tony Wilkinson production
199409023: St Anne 's Road, Harringay.NorthLondon. Andreas, a flamboyant Greek-Cypriot known as the melon king of North London, has just married his shop assistant, a girl of Turkish-Cypriot origin. Here in Little Cyprus, the old enmities have almost gone. Now Greek and Turk are united in their distrust of the new arrivals, the Kurds. Thousands have settled in Harringay, buying almost every vacant shop along the Grand Parade. A Tony Wilkinson production
199409094: Water Street, Carmarthen, Dyfed Country meets town in this busy backstreet in West Wales. Every Wednesday, farmers bring their sheep and cattle to market, eat breakfast in Llangranog cafe, then, at 9 o'clock, drink their first pint in the Ceffyl Du pub across the road. This week, Des the drover reveals a new status symbol in the top pocket of his ragged tweed coat - a mobile phone. A Tony Wilkinson production
199409165: Keith Street , Stomoway, Lewis, Outer Hebrides. Sooner or later, everyone in the Outer Hebrides has an appointment in Keith Street. The island's only undertaker is here. So is Mohammed, the Pakistani tally-man who drives his van, laden with clothes and household goods, to 200 of the poorest homes in Harris and Lewis. A Tony Wilkinson production
19940923Last of the current series.

Backroad West, St Ives, Cornwall

Art is normal in Backroad West. Forty modern painters and sculptors work in studios overlooking the beach while fishermen haul their nets in vast cellars below. Matthew the fishmonger supplies fresh still-lifes to order. On

Wednesday nights, the skipper of the lifeboat joins the life class, and Theresa from No 17 takes off her clothes. A Tony Wilkinson production

199411281: Lister Avenue, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The nation already knows Lister Avenue in Doncaster. The street and its corner shop are the setting for Ronnie Barker 's long-running comedy Open All Hours, but the reality is more surprising. Tony Wilkinson spends a week discovering an oasis of traditional values. A Tony Wilkinson production
199412052: Station Road/Fakenham Road, Great Ryburgh, Norfolk. Computerised factories exporting to world markets now form the focus of village life, and yet a form of feudalism still thrives in a north Norfolk village. A Tony Wilkinson production Rpt
199412123: St Anne 's Road, Haringey, North London. Andreas, a flamboyant Greek-Cypriot known as the melon king of north London, has just married a girl of Turkish-Cypriot origin. In Little Cyprus, the old enmities have almost gone. A Tony Wilkinson production Rpt
199412194: Water Street, Carmarthen, Dyfed. Country meets town in this busy back street in West Wales. Every Wednesday, farmers bring their sheep and cattle to market, eat breakfast in the Uangranog cafe, then, at nine o'clock, drink their first pint in the Ceffyl Du pub. A Tony Wilkinson production
199412265: Keith Street , Stomoway, Lewis, Outer Hebrides. Sooner or later everyone in the Outer Hebrides has an appointment in Keith Street. A Tony Wilkinson production
19950102The last of the series visits Backroad West, St Ives, Cornwall, where art is normal. Forty modern painters and sculptors work in studios overlooking the beach while fishermen haul their nets in vast cellars below.

A Tony Wilkinson production

19950711Manor Street, Belfast. Tony Wilkinson begins a new series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. He starts in one of the most divided streets in the United

Kingdom, with a wall built to separate Catholics and Protestants.

A Tony Wilkinson production

19950718Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

2: The Podium, Barbican. This raised walkway is the main street of Britain's most sophisticated urban village, the Barbican - 2,000 apartments and town houses set around an international arts centre in the City of London. A Tony Wilkinson production

19950725Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

3: High Street. Bottesford. In this north Leicestershire village between Grantham and Nottingham, a butcher has turned his high-street shop into a profitable franglais country bistro visited by gourmets from miles around, though locals feel out of place. Bottesford is also the capital of educational freedom of choice - parents can send their children to rival schools in three counties.

A Tony Wilkinson production

19950801Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

4: Plat Douet Road, St Saviour, Jersey Tony Wilkinson discovers a back street which defies the Jersey stereotype - neither millionaires' row nor picturesque tourist resort. The first big public housing estate after the German occupation is here - Grasset Park. A Tony Wilkinson production

19950808Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

5: Caernarfon Road, Uanaelhaearn.

Tony Wilkinson visits a North Wales village on the Welsh-speaking Lleyn peninsula. Nationalist slogans were daubed on the walls of the village pub when an Englishman and his wife took over a year ago. But the birth of their twin baby boys sees the villagers rallying to welcome the new arrivals. A Tony Wilkinson production

19950815Last in the series looking at a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

Southfield Square, Bradford.

Tony Wilkinson spends a week in the heart of Manningham, scene of the recent Bradford riots. It is Ramadan. The mosques which serve this mostly Kashmiri community are full and children as young as nine fast from dawn to dusk.

A Tony Wilkinson production

19960123Tony Wilkinson presents a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 1: Manor Street, Belfast In Easter week, seven months into the ceasefire, a former Protestant paramilitary plucks up the courage to knock on the doors of Catholics on the northern side of Manor Street, north Belfast, one of the most divided streets in the United Kingdom. A Tony Wilkinson production
19960130Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six British streets.

2: The Podium, Barbican. This raised walkway is the main street of Britain's most sophisticated urban village, the Barbican in the City of London. A Tony Wilkinson production.

19960206Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

3: High Street, Bottesford In this north Leicestershire village between Grantham and Nottingham, a butcher has turned his high-street shop into a profitable franglais country bistro visited by gourmets from miles around, though locals feel out of place. Bottesford is also the capital of educational freedom of choice - parents can send their children to rival schools in three counties. A Tony Wilkinson production

19960213Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

4: Plat Douet Road, St Saviour. A back street which defies the Jersey stereotype - neither millionaires' row, nor picturesque tourist resort. A Tony Wilkinson production

19960220Tony Wilkinson presents a week in the life of six streets in Britain.

5: Caemarfon Road, Uanaelhaeam Tony Wilkinson visits a North Wales village on the Welsh-speaking Lleyn peninsula. Nationalist slogans were daubed on the walls of the village pub when an Englishman and his wife took over. But the birth of their twin boys sees the villagers rallying to welcome the new arrivals. A Tony Wilkinson production

19960227Southfield Square, Bradford In the last of the series looking at the life of six streets in Britain, Tony Wilkinson spends a week in the heart of Manningham during Ramadan. A Tony Wilkinson production
19960731Tony Wilkinson presents a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the I ife of six streets. 1: High Street, Thixendale, North Yorkshire. In this eccentric Wolds farming village the locals are holding an arts festival. Producer Tony Wilkinson
19960807A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 2: Lochend Road. Easterhouse, Glasgow. Tony Wilkinson visits the vast public housing scheme on the eastern fringe of Glasgow as it prepares for the visit of President Chirac of France. Producer Tony Wilkinson
19960814A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 3:Eastwood Drive, High Woods , Colchester, Essex. Tony Wilkinson visits an out-of-town Tesco superstore which serves as village comer shop to the residents of an upmarket housing estate. But these inhabitants are upset by a new low-rent housing scheme. Producer Tony Wilkinson
19960821A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 4:Mansfield Crescent, Armthorpe, South Yorkshire. Tony Wilkinson visits a 1920s mining village that survived the miners' strike but had to face up to pit closures in 1992. Now, with the pit set to re-open, only a handful of miners remain. Producer Tony Wilkinson
19960828A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 5:Leigh Road, Street, Somerset. Tony Wilkinson visits a village dominated by the Clarks shoe-making factory. As the locals face up to job losses, two former Clarks's employees have begun their own small businesses - making shoes and leather bags. Producer Tony Wilkinson
19960904The last in a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 6: St Ann's Hill, Wandsworth, LondonBoxer Frank Bruno went to school in St Ann 's Hill when it was the heart of a blue-collar, south London suburb. Now the area has been gentrified and Tony Wilkinson takes in the sights in the week Bruno faced Mike Tyson for the world heavyweight title. Producer Tony Wilkinson
19970629Tony Wilkinson presents a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets.

1: Main Street, Thixendale, North Yorkshire. In this eccentric Wolds farming village, the locals are holding an arts festival to raise funds for a communal television aerial. Producer Tony Wilkinson Repeat

19970706A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life ofsix streets. 2: Lochend Road, Easterhouse, Glasgow.

Tony Wilkinson visits this vast public housing scheme. Producer Tony Wilkinson Repeat

19970713Tony Wilkinson presents a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets.

3:Eastwood Drive, High Woods,Colchester, Essex

Producer Tony Wilkinson Repeat

19970720A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets.

4: Mansfield Crescent, Armthorpe,

South Yorkshire. Tony Wilkinson visits a mining village that survived the 1985 miners' strike but had to face up to pit closures seven years later. Producer Tony Wilkinson Repeat

19970727Tony Wilkinson presents a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of sixstreets.

5: Leigh Road, Street. SomersetProducer Tony Wilkinson Repeat

19970803The last in a series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 6:St Ann's Hill, Wandsworth, London Producer Tony Wilkinson Repeat