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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900220]

Unknown: David Crystal

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900220]

Unknown: David Crystal

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900227]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900227]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900306]

Unknown: David Crystal.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900306]

Unknown: David Crystal.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900313]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900313]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900320]

Unknown: David Crystal

Producer: Alan Wilding

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900320]

Unknown: David Crystal

Producer: Alan Wilding

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900327]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900327]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900520]

In the first of six programmes about

English today,

David Crystal asks: how many new words came into the language last year? Producer Alan Wilding (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900520]

In the first of six programmes about

English today,

David Crystal asks: how many new words came into the language last year? Producer Alan Wilding (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900520]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900520]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900520]

Unknown: David Crystal

Producer: Alan Wilding

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900527]

David Crystal goes into the creative use made of euphemisms by estate agents, teachers.... and everyone else. (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900527]

David Crystal goes into the creative use made of euphemisms by estate agents, teachers.... and everyone else. (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900527]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900527]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900527]

Unknown: David Crystal

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900603]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900603]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900610]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900610]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900617]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900617]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900624]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900624]
Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 March 199019900306

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Previous in series: 2

Description

What do shipping reports, greetings card verses and coats of arms have in

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

06 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Eddie Stewart (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 March 199019900306

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Previous in series: 2

Description

What do shipping reports, greetings card verses and coats of arms have in

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

06 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Eddie Stewart (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0007

Producer: A. WILDING

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 March 199019900603

First broadcast on 1990-03-06

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Previous in series: 2

Description

What do shipping reports, greetings card verses and coats of arms have in

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

06 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Eddie Stewart (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 March 199019900603

First broadcast on 1990-03-06

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Previous in series: 2

Description

What do shipping reports, greetings card verses and coats of arms have in

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

06 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Eddie Stewart (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0007

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 219900227

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 06 March 1990

Previous in series: PROG 3

Description

David CRYSTAL goes into the creative use made of euphemisms by estate agents,

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Redfern (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: 219900227

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 06 March 1990

Previous in series: PROG 3

Description

David CRYSTAL goes into the creative use made of euphemisms by estate agents,

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Redfern (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0006

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 219900527

First broadcast on 1990-02-27

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 06 March 1990

Previous in series: PROG 3

Description

David CRYSTAL goes into the creative use made of euphemisms by estate agents,

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Redfern (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: 219900527

First broadcast on 1990-02-27

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 06 March 1990

Previous in series: PROG 3

Description

David CRYSTAL goes into the creative use made of euphemisms by estate agents,

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Redfern (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0006

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 March 199019900320

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 27 March 1990

Previous in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Description

What on earth's happening to English grammar these days? David CRYSTAL investigates.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

20 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

17 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Greenbaum (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 March 199019900320

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 27 March 1990

Previous in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Description

What on earth's happening to English grammar these days? David CRYSTAL investigates.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

20 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

17 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Greenbaum (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0009

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 March 199019900617

First broadcast on 1990-03-20

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 27 March 1990

Previous in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Description

What on earth's happening to English grammar these days? David CRYSTAL investigates.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

20 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

17 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Greenbaum (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 March 199019900617

First broadcast on 1990-03-20

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 27 March 1990

Previous in series: THE LANGUAGE OF SPONTANEOUS HUMOUR

Description

What on earth's happening to English grammar these days? David CRYSTAL investigates.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

20 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

17 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Greenbaum (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0009

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 March 199019900327

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: DAVID CRYSTAL SELECTS WINNERS 6/6

Previous in series: 20 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL selects the winner of this year's competitions.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

competition programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

27 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Merilyn Harris (Speaker)

Astley Jones (Speaker)

Kathy Flower (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 March 199019900327

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: DAVID CRYSTAL SELECTS WINNERS 6/6

Previous in series: 20 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL selects the winner of this year's competitions.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

competition programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

27 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Merilyn Harris (Speaker)

Astley Jones (Speaker)

Kathy Flower (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-21

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0010

Producer: A. WILDING

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Programme Catalogue - Details: David Crystal Selects Winners 6/619900624

Producer: A.

WILDING

Previous in series: 27 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL selects the winner of this year's competitions.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

competition programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

24 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Merilyn Harris (Speaker)

Kathy Flower (Speaker)

Brian Empringham (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-06-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: David Crystal Selects Winners 6/619900624

Producer: A.

WILDING

Previous in series: 27 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL selects the winner of this year's competitions.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

competition programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

24 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Merilyn Harris (Speaker)

Kathy Flower (Speaker)

Brian Empringham (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-06-21

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0213

Producer: A. WILDING

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog 319900220

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 2

Previous in series: 6

Description

1/6 Programmes about English today, David CRYSTAL asks: how many new words

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

english language

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

20 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog 319900220

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 2

Previous in series: 6

Description

1/6 Programmes about English today, David CRYSTAL asks: how many new words

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

english language

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

20 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0005

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog 319900520

First broadcast on 1990-02-20

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 2

Previous in series: 6

Description

1/6 Programmes about English today, David CRYSTAL asks: how many new words

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

english language

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

20 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: Prog 319900520

First broadcast on 1990-02-20

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 2

Previous in series: 6

Description

1/6 Programmes about English today, David CRYSTAL asks: how many new words

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

english language

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

20 May 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

John Ayto (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-02-13

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0005

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Language Of Spontaneous Humour19900313

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 20 March 1990

Previous in series: 06 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL looks into the language of spontaneous humour, amongst other

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

13 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Barry Cryer (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Language Of Spontaneous Humour19900313

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 20 March 1990

Previous in series: 06 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL looks into the language of spontaneous humour, amongst other

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

13 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Barry Cryer (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0008

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Language Of Spontaneous Humour19900610

First broadcast on 1990-03-13

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 20 March 1990

Previous in series: 06 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL looks into the language of spontaneous humour, amongst other

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

13 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Barry Cryer (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Language Of Spontaneous Humour19900610

First broadcast on 1990-03-13

Producer: A.

WILDING

Next in series: 20 March 1990

Previous in series: 06 March 1990

Description

David CRYSTAL looks into the language of spontaneous humour, amongst other

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

discussion programmes (programme format)

language analysis

Broadcast history

13 Mar 1990 11:50-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Jun 1990 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Crystal

Alan Wilding (Producer)

Barry Cryer (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-03-07

BBC Programme Number: 90FQ0008

Producer: A. WILDING

See more ENGLISH NOW programmes (16)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4