An Englishman In The Midi

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900725]

Talks: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900801]

Talks: John P Harris

Unknown: Madame Julie

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900815]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900822]

Talks: John P Harris

Producer: Marilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900829]

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910704]

A second series of six talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.

1:Toujours LanguedocProducer Merllyn Hams e TRAVEL: page 14

Contributors

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merllyn Hams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910704]

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merllyn Hams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910711]

A second series of six talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.

2: Mutton

Producer Merilyn Harris

Contributors

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910711]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910718]

Six talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France. 3: Le téléphone

Producer Merilyn Harris

Contributors

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910718]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910725]

Six talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.

4: School

Producer Merilyn Harris

Contributors

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910725]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910801]

A second series of six talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.

5: Gardening Made Easy Producer Merilyn Hams

Contributors

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Hams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910801]

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Hams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910808]

The last of six talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the south of France. Grumbles

Producer Merilyn Harris

Contributors

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910808]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920129]

Six programmes in which John P Harris describes living in a village in the south of France.

1: Getting Integrated Producer Menlyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920129]

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Menlyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920205]

Six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the south of France.

2: Madamejulie

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920205]

Talks: John P Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920212]

A series of six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

3: Work

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920212]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920219]

Six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

4: Progress

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920226]

Six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the south of France. 5: La Tele

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920226]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920304]

La Place

The last of the series in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the south of France.

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920304]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920622]

A second series of talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.

2: Mutton

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920622]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920629]

A second series of talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.

3: Le Telephone

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920629]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920706]

A second series of talks by John P Harris. 4: School

Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920706]

Unknown: John P Harris.

Producer: Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920713]

John P Harris on living in the South of France.

5: Gardening Made Easy Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920713]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920720]

Grumbles

Last in the second series of talks by John P Harris. Producer Merilyn Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920720]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921112]

1: Moving into Town

Since his last series of talks, John P Harris has moved - all of four miles. Advancing years (his explanation) prompted

John and his wife Sophie to leave the Languedoc village that was their home for 20 years and seek the comforts of the nearby (but still anonymous) small town. Producer Merilyn Hams. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921112]

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Hams.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921119]

2: Town and Around

Lake Salagou, dolomitic circles and disappearing

Srannies feature in today's talk by John P Harris about life in Languedoc. Producer Merilyn Harris. Stereo.A BBC book and Radio

Collection cassette are available in book and record shops.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921119]

Talk By: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921126]

3: Down the High Street Bank managers, accountants and the idiosyncrasies of French newspapers feature in John P Harris 's talk about life in Languedoc.

Producer Merilyn Harris. Stereo 0 BBC book and Radio

Collection cassette, available from retailers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921126]

Unknown: John P Harris

Producer: Merilyn Harris.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921203]

4: Names

For 200 years, the Law of the Eleventh Germinal has regulated the choice of names in France - so how have Bryan, Wolfgang,

Rocky and Cindy entered the register in John P Harris 's local town hall? Producer Merilyn Harris. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921203]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921210]

5: Keeping Fit

Le jogging, le stretching and le body-building are all the rage in John P Harris 's small town in Languedoc - but beware the perils of le brown rice! Producer Merilyn Harris. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921210]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921217]

Last in the series: Crime There are fewer pickings for criminals in John P

Harris's Languedoc than in neighbouring Provence - so is the local Mafia behind the Great Pumpkin Robbery?

Producer Merilyn Harris. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921217]

Producer: Merilyn Harris.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Getting Integrated19900725

Producer: M.

HARRIS

Next in series: MADAME JULIE

Description

SBH:First of six programmes in which John Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

PRE:Beg: Act.

village clock chiming 6 o'clock (0'13").

Harris: the hour always chimes twice - can be useful if you miscount the first time; getting integrated into village life; unpopulaity of Parisiens; importance of saying "bonjour" to everyone; Armistice day in the village; how he became winder of the village clock; view from roof of clock tower; how a butterfly caused the chimes to stop.

OTN:TLN014/90FQ0027 TXN/TDT:R4 25-Jul-1990 CON:HARRIS John (spkr) HARRIS Merilyn (prod)

Broadcast history

25 Jul 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Jan 1992 14:47-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Merilyn Harris (Producer)

John Harris (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 413395

Programme Catalogue - Details: Madame Julie19900801

Producer: HARRIS, Merilyn

Next in series: WORK

Previous in series: GETTING INTEGRATED

Description

SBH:Second of six programmes in which John Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

PRE:Harris: Madame Julie and her pets; her role as town-crier.

Village life - chatting; gossip from travelling food vendors.

Annual village coach excursion - details of one to Grenoble.

Singing in local patois on the coach on the way home.

Annual open-air dinner - everyone helps.

Death of Madame Julie.

OTN:TLN014/90FQ0028 TXN/TDT:R4 01-Aug-1990 CON:HARRIS John (spkr) HARRIS Merilyn (prod)

Broadcast history

01 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Merilyn Harris (Producer)

John Harris (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 415636

Programme Catalogue - Details: Place, La19900829

Producer: HARRIS, Merilyn

Previous in series: TL, LE

Description

SBH:Last of six programmes in which John Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

PRE:Harris: La Place (village square) - the roads to get to it; appearance of the buildings around it; people who live there - newcomers and village suspicions of them.

8'47" in - a man who escaped back to the village from prisoner of war camp in Germany.

Main Street and the church with its painting of God like a footballer.

Being an Englishman in the village.

OTN:TLN014/90FQ0032 TXN/TDT:R4 29-Aug-1990 CON:HARRIS John (spkr) HARRIS Merilyn (prod)

Broadcast history

29 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Merilyn Harris (Producer)

John Harris (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 416120

Programme Catalogue - Details: Progress19900815

Producer: HARRIS, Merilyn

Next in series: TL, LE

Previous in series: WORK

Description

SBH:Fourth of six programmes in which John Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

PRE:Harris: Water supply & laundry; irrigation for the vines; mechanisation of viniculture.

6'11" in - memories of last farm horse and his owner, who came from Spain.

Horse ended up as pet food.

OTN:TLN014/90FQ0030 TXN/TDT:R4 15-Aug-1990 CON:HARRIS John (spkr) HARRIS Merilyn (prod)

Broadcast history

15 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Merilyn Harris (Producer)

John Harris (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 416088

Programme Catalogue - Details: Tl, Le19900822

Producer: HARRIS, Merilyn

Next in series: PLACE, LA

Previous in series: PROGRESS

Description

SBH:Fifth of six programmes in which John Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

PRE:Harris: popularity of television in the village; how village once featured on national TV, on programme about municipal councils.

7'56" in - villagers' aim of showing local wine to advantage on TV; paraphernalia of filming; it resulted in three minutes viewing time and no views of the wine bottles.

But villagers delighted at being on TV.

OTN:TLN014/90FQ0031 TXN/TDT:R4 22-Aug-1990 CON:HARRIS John (spkr) HARRIS Merilyn (prod)

Broadcast history

22 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Merilyn Harris (Producer)

John Harris (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 416109

Programme Catalogue - Details: Work19900808

Producer: HARRIS, Merilyn

Next in series: PROGRESS

Previous in series: MADAME JULIE

Description

SBH:Third of six programmes in which John Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.

PRE:Harris: red roofs of the village - details about the tiles.

Rare snow that fell in 1987.

Holiday-makers in the village.

Nearly everyone in the village works in the vineyards; during the winter they prune the vines.

6'36" in - the grape harvest; machines used more than human harvesters now.

Grocer who calls at the village twice a week.

The doctors who visit the village.

French health system.

French preference for suppositories.

OTN:TLN014/90FQ0029 TXN/TDT:R4 08-Aug-1990 CON:HARRIS John (spkr) HARRIS Merilyn (prod)

Broadcast history

08 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Merilyn Harris (Producer)

John Harris (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 415747