Whistling Up

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

A celebration of whistling, with Nick Baker and Ronnie Ronalde , the prince of pursed lips.

Producer Fiona Couper Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

Unknown: Nick Baker

Unknown: Ronnie Ronalde

Producer: Fiona Couper

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 December 199019901230

Producer: F.



Time was that Britain was a nation of whistlers.

Nick Baker talks to whistlers professinoal and amateur, including the prince of pursed lips, Ronnie RONALDE.

A musical celebration of an under-rated oral pastime.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

30 Dec 1990 15:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jan 1991 23:30-00:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Jan 1997 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)


Nick Baker

Fiona Couper (Producer)

Jerome Weatherald (rdr)

Viv Black (rdr)

Glyn Jones (Speaker)

Chris Harbard (Speaker)

Ronnie Ronalde (Speaker)

R Busnel (Speaker)

Head Beadle (Speaker)

Francis Mccurtain (Speaker)

Bruce Firth (compulsive whistler (sprk)) (sprk)

Recorded on 1990-12-16.