Going Back

In four programmes, mystery and history are unravelled.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910103]

Three people revisit places where they have lived in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives. l:Liz

In the mid 1970s, Liz Moloney was living in a Fulani compound in the hills of north-west

Cameroon, as one of four wives of a man called

Anugu. After his tragic early death, Liz came back to England. This year she revisits her African family for the first time in ten years. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910103]

Three people revisit places where they have lived in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives. l:Liz

In the mid 1970s, Liz Moloney was living in a Fulani compound in the hills of north-west

Cameroon, as one of four wives of a man called

Anugu. After his tragic early death, Liz came back to England. This year she revisits her African family for the first time in ten years. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910103]

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910103]

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910110]

Three people revisit places where they have lived 'in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives. 2:

Omar Omar Sattaur was 4 when his family emigrated from British Guiana to

London in 1961, in search of a better future.

Now a freelance writer, he is returning for the first time to be reunited with the family that stayed behind.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Omar Omar Sattaur

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910110]

Three people revisit places where they have lived 'in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives. 2:

Omar Omar Sattaur was 4 when his family emigrated from British Guiana to

London in 1961, in search of a better future.

Now a freelance writer, he is returning for the first time to be reunited with the family that stayed behind.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Omar Omar Sattaur

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910110]

Unknown: Omar Omar Sattaur

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910110]

Unknown: Omar Omar Sattaur

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910117]

Three people revisit places where they have lived in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives.

3:

Jack Jack Scarr was born 75 years ago into a once-prosperous British community that lived in the desert of northern Chile. In 1924 he sailed for England. Now he returns for the first time, to revisit a sunlit childhood so distant, yet so clear in his memory.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jack Scarr

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910117]

Three people revisit places where they have lived in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives.

3:

Jack Jack Scarr was born 75 years ago into a once-prosperous British community that lived in the desert of northern Chile. In 1924 he sailed for England. Now he returns for the first time, to revisit a sunlit childhood so distant, yet so clear in his memory.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jack Scarr

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910117]

Unknown: Jack Jack Scarr

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910117]

Unknown: Jack Jack Scarr

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920401]

Three programmes about people revisiting places where they have lived in the past and which have influenced their lives.

1: Liz In the mid 70s, Liz Moloney was living in a Fulani compound in the hills of North-West Cameroon, as one of the four wives of a man called Anugu. After his tragic early death, Liz came back to England. Now she is reunited with her African family for the first time in ten years. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920401]

Three programmes about people revisiting places where they have lived in the past and which have influenced their lives.

1: Liz In the mid 70s, Liz Moloney was living in a Fulani compound in the hills of North-West Cameroon, as one of the four wives of a man called Anugu. After his tragic early death, Liz came back to England. Now she is reunited with her African family for the first time in ten years. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920401]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920401]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920408]

2: Omar Omar Sattaur was four when his family emigrated from British Guiana to London in 1961 in search of a better future. Now a freelance writer, he is returning for the first time to be reunited with the family that stayed behind. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920408]

2: Omar Omar Sattaur was four when his family emigrated from British Guiana to London in 1961 in search of a better future. Now a freelance writer, he is returning for the first time to be reunited with the family that stayed behind. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920408]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920408]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920415]

Three people returning to places which have haunted their subsequent lives. 3:

Jack Jack Scarr was bom 75 years ago into a once-prosperous British community in Northern

Chile. In 1924 he sailed for England. Now he returns to revisit a sunlit childhood so clear in his memory.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920415]

Three people returning to places which have haunted their subsequent lives. 3:

Jack Jack Scarr was bom 75 years ago into a once-prosperous British community in Northern

Chile. In 1924 he sailed for England. Now he returns to revisit a sunlit childhood so clear in his memory.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920415]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920415]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920611]

A series in which people return to places where they have lived in the past. 1: Tanya Tanya Matthews was bom in southern Russia, four years after the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. Of "improper social origin", she managed to leave the Soviet Union by marrying a British journalist. Now, Tanya will be re-united with her first husband, a Russian cameraman. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920611]

A series in which people return to places where they have lived in the past. 1: Tanya Tanya Matthews was bom in southern Russia, four years after the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. Of "improper social origin", she managed to leave the Soviet Union by marrying a British journalist. Now, Tanya will be re-united with her first husband, a Russian cameraman. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920611]

Unknown: Tanya Matthews

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920611]

Unknown: Tanya Matthews

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920618]

Four programmes about people returning to places where they have lived in the past, which have profoundly influenced their lives.

2: Drummond

From Brixton to

Johannesburg: Drummond Cuthbert travels back to the northern suburbs of his South African youth and to the memory of his father, a distinguished surgeon who took his own life when Drummond was

13 years old.

Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920618]

Four programmes about people returning to places where they have lived in the past, which have profoundly influenced their lives.

2: Drummond

From Brixton to

Johannesburg: Drummond Cuthbert travels back to the northern suburbs of his South African youth and to the memory of his father, a distinguished surgeon who took his own life when Drummond was

13 years old.

Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920618]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920618]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920625]

Four programmes about people returning to places where they have lived in the past, which have profoundly influenced their lives.

3: Josephine and Sue Prague, February 1948: Josephine Kisoutska , the English wife of a Czech government official, is taking her four-year-old daughter Sue to dancing class. In Wenceslas Square their way is barred by a mass demonstration of communist workers. The Iron Curtain is falling on Czechoslovakia and only Sue can return to England, leaving her mother and imprisoned father behind. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920625]

Four programmes about people returning to places where they have lived in the past, which have profoundly influenced their lives.

3: Josephine and Sue Prague, February 1948: Josephine Kisoutska , the English wife of a Czech government official, is taking her four-year-old daughter Sue to dancing class. In Wenceslas Square their way is barred by a mass demonstration of communist workers. The Iron Curtain is falling on Czechoslovakia and only Sue can return to England, leaving her mother and imprisoned father behind. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920625]

Unknown: Josephine Kisoutska

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920625]

Unknown: Josephine Kisoutska

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920702]

Four programmes about people returning to places where they have lived. 4: Ian "When I was a kid, I thought Mufulira was the centre of the world." Ian Pollard explores the mining town of his 1950s childhood in the African bush. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920702]

Four programmes about people returning to places where they have lived. 4: Ian "When I was a kid, I thought Mufulira was the centre of the world." Ian Pollard explores the mining town of his 1950s childhood in the African bush. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920702]

Unknown: Ian Pollard

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920702]

Unknown: Ian Pollard

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931227]

Four people return to significant places where they have lived in the past.

1: Tanya Matthews visits southern Russia for the first time since she left in 1944. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931227]

Four people return to significant places where they have lived in the past.

1: Tanya Matthews visits southern Russia for the first time since she left in 1944. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931227]

Unknown: Tanya Matthews

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931227]

Unknown: Tanya Matthews

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931228]

2: Drummond Cuthbert travels back to the northern suburbs of his South African youth and to the memory of his father, a distinguished surgeon who took his own life when Drummond was 13 years old.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931228]

2: Drummond Cuthbert travels back to the northern suburbs of his South African youth and to the memory of his father, a distinguished surgeon who took his own life when Drummond was 13 years old.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931229]

Four people return to significant places where they have lived in the past.

3: Prague, February 1948: the English wife of a Czech government official is taking her 4-year-old daughter Sue to dancing class when their way is barred by a mass demonstration of communist workers. As the Iron Curtain falls, only Sue can return to England, leaving her mother and imprisoned father behind.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931229]

Four people return to significant places where they have lived in the past.

3: Prague, February 1948: the English wife of a Czech government official is taking her 4-year-old daughter Sue to dancing class when their way is barred by a mass demonstration of communist workers. As the Iron Curtain falls, only Sue can return to England, leaving her mother and imprisoned father behind.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Four people return to significant places where they have lived in the past.

Ian Pollard explores the mining town of his 1950s childhood in the African bush, near the Zambian border with Zaire.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Four people return to significant places where they have lived in the past.

Ian Pollard explores the mining town of his 1950s childhood in the African bush, near the Zambian border with Zaire.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Unknown: Ian Pollard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Unknown: Ian Pollard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950420]

Three programmes in which people revisit places where they have lived in the past. 1: In the early 1940s, Mavis Bacca was living in Franco's

Barcelona, studying the violin. She was also a British secret agent. Imprisoned by the pro-German

Spanish authorities, she now returns. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950420]

Unknown: Mavis Bacca

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950427]

Three programmes in which people revisit places where they have lived in the past. 2: Neville. A 42-year-old

Jamaican from Manchester splashes in the Caribbean Sea for the first time in 30 years. Neville is making plans to return there for good. A T Lox-Eye production

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950504]

Last of the series in which people revisit places they have lived in the past. Yasmin. Twenty-five years ago in Kampala, a Ugandan Asian student played Juliet to an African Romeo in a radical school production cast on racial lines. Now, for the first time since

Idi Amin expelled her community in 1972, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown returns to her African mother-country. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950504]

Unknown: Idi Amin

Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960704]

Three programmes in which people revisit places where they have lived in the past and that have profoundly influenced their lives.

1: The Lost World of My Father

Matthew Carr goes back to Guyana to trace the life of his father. Producer Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960704]

Unknown: Matthew Carr

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960711]

Three programmes in which people revisit places where they have lived in the past and that have profoundly influenced their lives.

2: Artist Ida Almaddin fled her native Lebanon at the outbreak of civil war in 1976. She returned in May this year, just days after the Israeli attacks, and was reunited with her family. Producer Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960711]

Artist: Ida Almaddin

Producer: Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960718]

The last of three programmes in which people revisit places where they once lived. Seven years ago, environmental campaigner and journalist George Monbiot was beaten and shot at by police and hit men as he researched a land conflict in north eastern Brazil.

He returns to discover that the danger is not yet over.

Producer Bella Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960718]

Unknown: George Monbiot

Producer: Bella Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961113]

Three programmes in which people revisit places were they used to live that profoundly influenced their lives. 1: Mavis. In the early 1940s, Mavis Bacca was living in Franco's

Barcelona, studying and performing the violin. She was also a British secret agent. Arrested, imprisoned and finally expelled by the pro-German Spanish authorities, she now returns for the first time - to a heroine's welcome.

Producer Nigel Acheson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961113]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961120]

The programme in which people revisit places they have lived that have profoundly influenced their lives. Yasmin. A Ugandan Asian, expelled by Idi Amin in 1972, returns to take the racial temperature of her African mother-country.

Producer Nigel Acheson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961120]

Unknown: Idi Amin

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]

The first of four programmes unravelling mystery and history.

1: Spit, Suck and Secrets. In Britain's Bletchley Park, during the Second

World War, a team of men and women began to unpick Germany's Enigma codes, believed by Hitler to be unbreakable. Pat Bing and her friends Freda James and Connie Cullum were three ladies who worked in Hut Eight receiving German naval codes. The rest of Bletchley Park remained a mystery to them for over 30 years. Producer Ronit Knoble

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]

The first of four programmes unravelling mystery and history.

1: Spit, Suck and Secrets. In Britain's Bletchley Park, during the Second

World War, a team of men and women began to unpick Germany's Enigma codes, believed by Hitler to be unbreakable. Pat Bing and her friends Freda James and Connie Cullum were three ladies who worked in Hut Eight receiving German naval codes. The rest of Bletchley Park remained a mystery to them for over 30 years. Producer Ronit Knoble

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]

Unknown: Pat Bing

Unknown: Freda James

Unknown: Connie Cullum

Producer: Ronit Knoble

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]

Unknown: Pat Bing

Unknown: Freda James

Unknown: Connie Cullum

Producer: Ronit Knoble

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970814]

2: No Place for a Nest.

Sahab Qizilbash , a 17-year-old Muslim girl who is an Urdu poet and a star on All India Radio flees her native Delhi in the 1947 partition. Now she returns to search for her house, her friends and the ghosts of her past. Producer Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970814]

2: No Place for a Nest.

Sahab Qizilbash , a 17-year-old Muslim girl who is an Urdu poet and a star on All India Radio flees her native Delhi in the 1947 partition. Now she returns to search for her house, her friends and the ghosts of her past. Producer Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970814]

Unknown: Sahab Qizilbash

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970814]

Unknown: Sahab Qizilbash

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]

3: Beneath a Kenyan Sky. Liz Selwyn 's happy childhood on a Kenyan farm came to an end when her father died in custody and her mother was jailed. She goes back in search of an unmarked grave.

Producer Helen Weinstein

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]

3: Beneath a Kenyan Sky. Liz Selwyn 's happy childhood on a Kenyan farm came to an end when her father died in custody and her mother was jailed. She goes back in search of an unmarked grave.

Producer Helen Weinstein

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]

Unknown: Liz Selwyn

Producer: Helen Weinstein

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]

Unknown: Liz Selwyn

Producer: Helen Weinstein

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970828]

Maggie 0 'Kane in Cuba

In the last of four programmes, journalist Maggie O'Kane returns to Cuba to see what has happened to the revolutionary dreams which once inspired her. In 1985, she spent the summer as an International

Brigadista, planting grapefruit trees and studying socialism at a camp outside Havana. In 1997, she sees a very different island, with a dollar economy selling salsa, sex and sun. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970828]

Maggie 0 'Kane in Cuba

In the last of four programmes, journalist Maggie O'Kane returns to Cuba to see what has happened to the revolutionary dreams which once inspired her. In 1985, she spent the summer as an International

Brigadista, planting grapefruit trees and studying socialism at a camp outside Havana. In 1997, she sees a very different island, with a dollar economy selling salsa, sex and sun. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970828]

Unknown: Maggie O'Kane

Producer: Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970828]

Unknown: Maggie O'Kane

Producer: Tessa Watt

01Spit, Suck And Secrets19970807

In a quiet place in Britain during the Second World War, a dedicated team of men and women began to unpick Germany's Enigma codes, believed by Hitler and his commanders to be unbreakable. This place was Bletchley Park. Pat Bing and her friends Freda James and Connie Cullum were three ladies who worked in Hut Eight receiving German naval codes. The rest of Bletchley Park remained a mystery to them for over 30 years.

01Spit, Suck And Secrets19970807

In a quiet place in Britain during the Second World War, a dedicated team of men and women began to unpick Germany's Enigma codes, believed by Hitler and his commanders to be unbreakable. This place was Bletchley Park. Pat Bing and her friends Freda James and Connie Cullum were three ladies who worked in Hut Eight receiving German naval codes. The rest of Bletchley Park remained a mystery to them for over 30 years.

02No Place For A Nest19970814

Sahab Qizilbash, a 17-year-old Muslim girl who is a poet in Urdu and a star on All India Radio, flees her native Delhi in the 1947 partition. Now she returns to search for her house, her friends and the ghosts of her past.

02No Place For A Nest19970814

Sahab Qizilbash, a 17-year-old Muslim girl who is a poet in Urdu and a star on All India Radio, flees her native Delhi in the 1947 partition. Now she returns to search for her house, her friends and the ghosts of her past.

03Beneath A Kenyan Sky19970821

Liz Selwyn's happy childhood on a Kenyan farm came to an abrupt end when her father died in custody and her mother was jailed.

Fearful of whom or what she may find at the farm, she goes back in search of an unmarked grave.

03Beneath A Kenyan Sky19970821

Liz Selwyn's happy childhood on a Kenyan farm came to an abrupt end when her father died in custody and her mother was jailed.

Fearful of whom or what she may find at the farm, she goes back in search of an unmarked grave.

04 LASTMaggie O'kane In Cuba19970828

In the last of four programmes, journalist Maggie O'Kane returns to Cuba to see what has happened to the revolutionary dreams which once inspired her. In 1985, she spent the summer as an International Brigadista, planting grapefruit trees and studying socialism at a camp outside Havana. In 1997, she sees a very different island, with a dollar economy selling salsa, sex and sun.

04 LASTMaggie O'kane In Cuba19970828

In the last of four programmes, journalist Maggie O'Kane returns to Cuba to see what has happened to the revolutionary dreams which once inspired her. In 1985, she spent the summer as an International Brigadista, planting grapefruit trees and studying socialism at a camp outside Havana. In 1997, she sees a very different island, with a dollar economy selling salsa, sex and sun.