End Of A Line

Episodes

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Paul Heiney discovers four traditional ways of life which may soon come to an end.

1: Longstone Lighthouse The scene of the Grace

Darling story, Longstone Lighthouse has been manned for 250 years. Mac MacPherson and Gordon Meddlicott have been keepers there for 15 years but are now being replaced by machines.

Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Longstone Lighthouse

Unknown: Gordon Meddlicott

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910306]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Longstone Lighthouse

Unknown: Gordon Meddlicott

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910313]

A series about four traditional ways of life which may soon come to an end.

2: Guide to the Sands

Paul Heiney takes a walk across the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay, led by Cedric Robinson who is possibly the last of a long line of guides.

Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Cedric Robinson

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910313]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Cedric Robinson

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910320]

Four traditional ways of life which may soon come to an end.

3: Freshwater Pearls

Paul Heiney wades through the rivers of the Scottish Highlands in the company of Peter Goodwin , one of the few remaining professional freshwater-pearl fishermen. Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Peter Goodwin

Producer: Marc Jobst

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Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Peter Goodwin

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910327]

The last of the series in which Paul Heiney discovers traditional ways of life which may soon come to an end.

Coble Fishing

Lawrie Murfield is 83 and has used open-decked, flat-bottomed coble boats to fish with all his life.

Now younger fishermen are joining the bigger boats or leaving the industry altogether, and coble fishing is coming to an end.

Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Lawrie Murfield

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910327]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Lawrie Murfield

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910817]

Four programmes in which Paul Heiney discovers traditional ways of life which may soon come to an end.

1: Longstone Lighthouse Longstone Lighthouse, the scene of the Grace

Darling story, has been manned for 250 years. Mac Macpherson and Gordon Meddlicott have been keepers there for 15 years and are now being replaced by machines. Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Gordon Meddlicott

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910817]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Gordon Meddlicott

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910824]

Guide to the Sands

In the second of four programmes, Paul Heiney takes a walk across the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay, led by Cedric Robinson , possibly the last of a long line of guides.

Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Cedric Robinson

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910824]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910831]

Freshwater Pearls In the third of four programmes, Paul Heiney wades through the rivers of the Scottish Highlands in the company of Peter Goodwin , one of the few remaining professional freshwater pearl fishermen. Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Peter Goodwin

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910831]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910907]

The last of the series in which Paul Heiney discovers traditional ways of life which may soon come to an end.

Coble Fishing

Lawrie Murfield is 83 and has used open-decked, flat-bottomed coble boats to fish with all his life.

Now younger fishermen are joining the bigger boats or leaving the industry altogether and coble fishing is coming to an end. Producer Marc Jobst

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Lawrie Murfield

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910907]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920221]

Four programmes looking at traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.

1: Freeminers A hundred feet below ground, two of the last freeminers of the Forest of Dean pick for coal. Conditions are muddy and cramped and have changed little since the turn of the century. Paul Heiney crawls through the damp tunnels of Old Park Colliery to work alongside this secretive and proud group of miners. Producer Marc Jobst ● DOCUMENTARY: page 13

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920221]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920226]

Four programmes looking at traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.

1: Freeminers

A hundred feet below ground, two of the last freeminers of the Forest of Dean pick for coal.

Conditions are muddy and cramped and have changed little since the turn of the century. Paul Heiney crawls through the damp tunnels of Old Park Colliery to work alongside this secretive and proud group of miners.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920226]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920228]

Four programmes looking at traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.

2: Knackers Seven days a week, in all weathers, the knacker is on call, ready with truck, gun and sharpened knife. It is an essential job, dealing with the three million farm animals that die each year. Paul Heiney travels to the Peaks to discover why this ancient trade may soon disappear. Producer Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920228]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Producer: Marc Jobst

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Four programmes looking at traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.

2: Knackers

Seven days a week, in all weathers, the knacker is on call, ready with truck, gun and sharpened knife. It is an essential job, dealing with the three million farm animals that die each year. Paul Heiney travels to the Peaks to discover why this ancient trade may soon disappear.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920304]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920306]

Four programmes looking at traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.

3: Village Blacksmith For the last 57 years, Hector Moore has worked a small village forge in Suffolk. He is a master blacksmith and farrier and isoneofonlyafewmen who know the secrets of the "horseman's word". Paul Heiney reports. Producer Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920306]

Unknown: Hector Moore

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920311]

Four programmes about traditional ways of life that may soon be ending. 3: Village Blacksmith Paul Heiney meets

Hector Moore , master blacksmith and one of only a few men who know the secrets of the "horseman's world".

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920311]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Hector Moore

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920313]

The last of four programmes. Coracle Fishermen Paul Heiney discovers that when seven stars shine at night, the coracle men of Carmarthen draw lots and then set off for a night's fishing, with coracle boats on their backs. Producer Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920313]
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Four programmes about traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.

4: Coracle Fishermen

Paul Heiney discovers that when seven stars shine at night, the coracle men of Carmarthen draw lots then set off for a night's fishing - with coracle boats on their backs.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930721]

Paul Heiney with a series about ways of life that may be coming to an end.

1: Fairground Boxing Booth. Ron Taylor tours the last boxing booth in Britain.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930721]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Ron Taylor

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Paul Heiney discovers traditional ways of life that may soon come to an end.

2: The Coppice Man. Bill Hogarth prepares wood trimmings from the Black Beck forest in Cumbria to sell to charcoal burners, chair bodgers and hurdle makers. At one time 30 men coppiced the woods, now Bill works alone. Producer Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930723]

Unknown: Paul Heiney

Unknown: Bill Hogarth

Unknown: Black Beck

Producer: Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930730]

with Paul Heiney.

3: Lancashire Cotton Looms. Once teams of women operated the workhorses of the cotton mills - the Lancashire looms. Now automation has made most of the skilled weavers redundant. Paul Heiney joins the millworkers of E Hartley and Sons to dicover a way of life all but lost. Producer Marc Jobst

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Unknown: Paul Heiney.

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3: Lancashire Cotton Looms. Once teams of women operated the work-horses of the cotton mills - the Lancashire looms. Now automation has made most of them redundant.

Paul Heiney discovers a way of life that is all but lost.

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Last in the series: Stopping and Laving. At one time the river Severn teemed with salmon and fishermen risked the dangerous tides for rich rewards. Now Paul Heiney finds that a unique variety of fishing traditions is fast dying out. Producer Marc Jobst

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930806]