Genome: [r4 Bd=19901229]

Unknown: Nick Baker

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911227]

Nick Baker investigates Tannoy announcements, a talking phrase book and the emotional outpourings of a computer.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo (Rpt;


Unknown: Nick Baker

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911227]

Unknown: Nick Baker

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Announcements19901229

Producer: N. ACHESON


SBH:An investigation into the different types of disembodied voice. Incl. act. of tannoy announcments, British Airways announcments, computerised voices, exercise machines, translation machines and HAMLET, the computer with the emotional voice, which performs 'My Way'. Presenter: Nick Baker. Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Broadcast history

29 Dec 1990 17:00-17:25 (RADIO 4)

27 Dec 1991 20:50-21:15 (RADIO 4)


Nigel Acheson (Producer)

Nick Baker (Speaker)

Iain Murray (Speaker)

Robin Chambers (Speaker)

Bill Cuthbertson (Speaker)

Carol Catling (Speaker)

Kim Windo (Speaker)

Brian Woolfe (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 619519.

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0308

Recorded on 1990-11-25

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4