Treasure Islands

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19970528

Award-winning author and illustrator Quentin Blake gives a masterclass with students at the Royal College of Art.

With Michael Rosen.

19970604

Publishers launch 8,000 new titles for children every year.

Michael Rosen asks how this effects retailers, writers and readers.

19970618

Michael Rosen talks to author Anne Fine at the Birmingham Readers and Writers Festival.

19970625

In the last programme of the series, Michael Rosen invites Wendy Cooling to select paperbacks to interest all ages over the summer holidays.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 October 199019901003

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 10 October 1990

Previous in series: 29 June 1990

Broadcast history

03 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Oct 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 October 199019901007

First broadcast on 1990-10-03

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 10 October 1990

Previous in series: 29 June 1990

Broadcast history

03 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Oct 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 May 199019900506

First broadcast on 1990-05-04

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 11 May 1990

Previous in series: MARTIN WADELL

Broadcast history

04 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

06 May 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-04-30

Programme Catalogue - Details: 05 December 199019901205

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 12 December 1990

Previous in series: 28 November 1990

Broadcast history

05 Dec 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

09 Dec 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-29

Programme Catalogue - Details: 05 December 199019901209

First broadcast on 1990-12-05

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 12 December 1990

Previous in series: 28 November 1990

Broadcast history

05 Dec 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

09 Dec 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-29

Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 November 199019901107

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: NURSERY RHYMES

Previous in series: 31 October 1990

Broadcast history

07 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 June 199019900608

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 15 June 1990

Previous in series: LADYBIRD BOOKS

Broadcast history

08 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Jun 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 June 199019900610

First broadcast on 1990-06-08

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 15 June 1990

Previous in series: LADYBIRD BOOKS

Broadcast history

08 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Jun 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 October 199019901010

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 17 October 1990

Previous in series: 03 October 1990

Broadcast history

10 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

14 Oct 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 October 199019901014

First broadcast on 1990-10-10

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 17 October 1990

Previous in series: 03 October 1990

Broadcast history

10 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

14 Oct 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 May 199019900513

First broadcast on 1990-05-11

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: GEOFFREY TREASE

Previous in series: 04 May 1990

Broadcast history

11 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

13 May 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-04-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 December 199019901212

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 19 December 1990

Previous in series: 05 December 1990

Broadcast history

12 Dec 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

16 Dec 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-12-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 December 199019901216

First broadcast on 1990-12-12

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 19 December 1990

Previous in series: 05 December 1990

Broadcast history

12 Dec 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

16 Dec 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-12-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: 13 April 199019900413

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: TEENAGE ROMANTIC FICTION

Previous in series: SHIRLEY HUGHES

Broadcast history

13 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Apr 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-04-04

Programme Catalogue - Details: 13 April 199019900415

First broadcast on 1990-04-13

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: TEENAGE ROMANTIC FICTION

Previous in series: SHIRLEY HUGHES

Broadcast history

13 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Apr 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-04-04

Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 June 199019900615

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 22 June 1990

Previous in series: 08 June 1990

Broadcast history

15 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

17 Jun 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-05-30

Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 June 199019900617

First broadcast on 1990-06-15

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 22 June 1990

Previous in series: 08 June 1990

Broadcast history

15 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

17 Jun 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-05-30

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 October 199019901017

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 24 October 1990

Previous in series: 10 October 1990

Broadcast history

17 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

21 Oct 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-11

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 October 199019901021

First broadcast on 1990-10-17

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 24 October 1990

Previous in series: 10 October 1990

Broadcast history

17 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

21 Oct 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-11

Programme Catalogue - Details: 19 December 199019901219

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 03 April 1991

Previous in series: 12 December 1990

Broadcast history

19 Dec 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-12-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990050419900504

04 May 1990

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 11 May 1990

Previous in series: MARTIN WADELL

Broadcast history

04 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

06 May 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-04-30

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990051119900511

11 May 1990

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: GEOFFREY TREASE

Previous in series: 04 May 1990

Broadcast history

11 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

13 May 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-04-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052519900525

25 May 1990

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: LADYBIRD BOOKS

Previous in series: GEOFFREY TREASE

Broadcast history

25 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-05-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 November 199019901121

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 28 November 1990

Previous in series: NURSERY RHYMES

Broadcast history

21 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

25 Nov 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-14

Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 November 199019901125

First broadcast on 1990-11-21

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 28 November 1990

Previous in series: NURSERY RHYMES

Broadcast history

21 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

25 Nov 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-14

Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 June 199019900622

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 29 June 1990

Previous in series: 15 June 1990

Broadcast history

22 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Jun 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 June 199019900624

First broadcast on 1990-06-22

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 29 June 1990

Previous in series: 15 June 1990

Broadcast history

22 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Jun 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 October 199019901024

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 31 October 1990

Previous in series: 17 October 1990

Broadcast history

24 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Oct 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 October 199019901028

First broadcast on 1990-10-24

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 31 October 1990

Previous in series: 17 October 1990

Broadcast history

24 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Oct 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 May 199019900527

First broadcast on 1990-05-25

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: LADYBIRD BOOKS

Previous in series: GEOFFREY TREASE

Broadcast history

25 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-05-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 September 199519950927

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 11 October 1995

Previous in series: 14 June 1995

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1995 14:47-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-09-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 28 November 199019901128

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 05 December 1990

Previous in series: 21 November 1990

Broadcast history

28 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Dec 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: 28 November 199019901202

First broadcast on 1990-11-28

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 05 December 1990

Previous in series: 21 November 1990

Broadcast history

28 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Dec 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 June 199019900629

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 03 October 1990

Previous in series: 22 June 1990

Broadcast history

29 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Jul 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-25

Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 June 199019900701

First broadcast on 1990-06-29

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 03 October 1990

Previous in series: 22 June 1990

Broadcast history

29 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Jul 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-25

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 October 199019901031

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 07 November 1990

Previous in series: 24 October 1990

Broadcast history

31 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Nov 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-24

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 October 199019901104

First broadcast on 1990-10-31

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 07 November 1990

Previous in series: 24 October 1990

Broadcast history

31 Oct 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Nov 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-24

Programme Catalogue - Details: Geoffrey Trease19900518

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 25 May 1990

Previous in series: 11 May 1990

Description

SBH:Treasure Islands - interview with Geoffrey TREASE, the historical novelist who has been writing books for children for 50 years and whose 100th book will be published soon.

Incl.

readings by Jenny Howe & Paul Downing.

Producer: Jill Burridge.

Broadcast history

18 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

20 May 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Geoffrey Trease (Author)

Michael Rosen (int)

Jill Burridge (Producer)

Jenny Howe (rdr)

Paul Downing (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 537875

Programme Catalogue - Details: Geoffrey Trease19900520

First broadcast on 1990-05-18

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 25 May 1990

Previous in series: 11 May 1990

Description

SBH:Treasure Islands - interview with Geoffrey TREASE, the historical novelist who has been writing books for children for 50 years and whose 100th book will be published soon.

Incl.

readings by Jenny Howe & Paul Downing.

Producer: Jill Burridge.

Broadcast history

18 May 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

20 May 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Geoffrey Trease (Author)

Michael Rosen (int)

Jill Burridge (Producer)

Jenny Howe (rdr)

Paul Downing (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 537875

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ladybird Books19900601

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 08 June 1990

Previous in series: 25 May 1990

Description

SBH:Treasure Islands - LADYBIRD BOOKS.

In Ladybird's 50th year, Jill Burridge examines the competition the books now face & the controversy some of the books have aroused, particularly in re-telling classics.

Incl.

boy reading from the original 'Treasure Island' & the Ladybird version.

Broadcast history

01 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jun 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Stevenson (Author)

Beatrix Potter (Author)

Jill Burridge (int)

Michael Rosen (Speaker)

Bill Murray (Speaker)

Chris Powling (Speaker)

Elaine Moss (Speaker)

Mike Gabb (Speaker)

Staphanie Barton (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 372441

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ladybird Books19900603

First broadcast on 1990-06-01

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 08 June 1990

Previous in series: 25 May 1990

Description

SBH:Treasure Islands - LADYBIRD BOOKS.

In Ladybird's 50th year, Jill Burridge examines the competition the books now face & the controversy some of the books have aroused, particularly in re-telling classics.

Incl.

boy reading from the original 'Treasure Island' & the Ladybird version.

Broadcast history

01 Jun 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jun 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Stevenson (Author)

Beatrix Potter (Author)

Jill Burridge (int)

Michael Rosen (Speaker)

Bill Murray (Speaker)

Chris Powling (Speaker)

Elaine Moss (Speaker)

Mike Gabb (Speaker)

Staphanie Barton (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 372441

Programme Catalogue - Details: Martin Wadell19900427

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 04 May 1990

Previous in series: TEENAGE ROMANTIC FICTION

Broadcast history

27 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Apr 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: Martin Wadell19900429

First broadcast on 1990-04-27

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 04 May 1990

Previous in series: TEENAGE ROMANTIC FICTION

Broadcast history

27 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Apr 1990 21:02-21:16 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: Nursery Rhymes19901114

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 21 November 1990

Previous in series: 07 November 1990

Description

Most small children learn verses like Humpty Dumpty from an early age.

Jill

Subject Categories

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

14 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Nov 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Rosen

Jill Burridge

Nigel Carrington (rdr)

Raymond Briggs (Speaker)

Iona Opie (Speaker)

Faith Jaques (Speaker)

Nicola Bayley (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-11-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: Nursery Rhymes19901118

First broadcast on 1990-11-14

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 21 November 1990

Previous in series: 07 November 1990

Description

Most small children learn verses like Humpty Dumpty from an early age.

Jill

Subject Categories

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

14 Nov 1990 15:47-16:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Nov 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Rosen

Jill Burridge

Nigel Carrington (rdr)

Raymond Briggs (Speaker)

Iona Opie (Speaker)

Faith Jaques (Speaker)

Nicola Bayley (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-11-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shirley Hughes19900406

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 13 April 1990

Previous in series: 22 December 1989

Description

SBH:Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, interviewed about her life and work in the series "Treasure Islands".

Interviewer: Michael Rosen.

Produced by Jill Burridge.

Broadcast history

06 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Apr 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Rosen (int)

Jill Burridge (Producer)

Shirley Hughes (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 653074

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shirley Hughes19900408

First broadcast on 1990-04-06

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: 13 April 1990

Previous in series: 22 December 1989

Description

SBH:Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, interviewed about her life and work in the series "Treasure Islands".

Interviewer: Michael Rosen.

Produced by Jill Burridge.

Broadcast history

06 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Apr 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Rosen (int)

Jill Burridge (Producer)

Shirley Hughes (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 653074

Programme Catalogue - Details: Teenage Romantic Fiction19900420

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: MARTIN WADELL

Previous in series: 13 April 1990

Broadcast history

20 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

22 Apr 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-03-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: Teenage Romantic Fiction19900422

First broadcast on 1990-04-20

Producer: J.

BURRIDGE

Next in series: MARTIN WADELL

Previous in series: 13 April 1990

Broadcast history

20 Apr 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

22 Apr 1990 21:02-21:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-03-27

The Diary Of Anne Frank19970611

`The Diary of Anne Frank' remains one of the world's most read books.

Michael Rosen asks what is its significance for children today.

197D0119971022

The tenth-birthday edition of the children's book magazine programme launches a poll to find the nation's favourite modern children's author.

Julia Eccleshare and Kimberley Reynolds join presenter Michael Rosen to put forward some contenders for the title.

197D0219971029

With Michael Rosen.

Adrian Mitchell talks about his way of introducing children to poetry.

197D03When Teachers, Parents And Pupils Work Together, Everybody Benefits - Especially The Kids!19971105

With Michael Rosen.

`When teachers, parents and pupils work together, everybody benefits - especially the kids!' Sue Ellis from the Centre for Language in Primary Education discusses reading projects where parents have a key role in helping their children.

197D0419971112

With Michael Rosen.

A tour around the studio of award-winning author and illustrator Michael Foreman.

197D0519971119

With Michael Rosen.

A Good Book Guide for the Christmas season, as Diane-Louise Jordan reviews new novels and information and picture books.

197D0619971126

With Michael Rosen.

Award-winning illustrator and author Shirley Hughes celebrates her 70th birthday in conversation with teachers and librarians at King Alfred's College, Winchester.

197D0719971203

Wendy Cooling joins Michael Rosen to pick the best paperbacks for all age groups this Christmas.

197D0819971210

With Michael Rosen.

Is it just escapism, or do children today need to retreat to another world? Helen Cresswell and Diana Wynne-Jones explore fantastical fiction.

197D0919971217

With Michael Rosen.

The results of the tenth birthday poll to find the nation's favourite modern children's author are announced from Tyneside, in the company of some of the top ten authors.