Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 December 1990Producer: 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.

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 19901230 (
    • Radio 4.