Gosling On The High Street

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920722]

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at famous High Street traders who combine profits with principles.

2: Walking the Aisles with Albert Gubay who invented Kwiksave with the idea that shoppers should have cheap groceries - no shelves or carpets, just well-known brands.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920722]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Albert Gubay

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920724]

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at famous High Street traders who have combined profits with principles. 3: Presenting the Prescription of Jesse Boot He began making up lobelia pills in his mother's kitchen, then gold plated them for the aristocracy when he opened his chemist shops. But no condoms, alcohol or sex in the Boots Lovers' Library. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920724]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920729]

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at famous High Street traders. 3: Presenting the Prescription of Jesse Boot He began making up lobelia pills in his mother's kitchen, then gold plated them for the aristocracy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920729]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920731]

The last programme of the series in which

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at High Street traders. 4: Sinking a Bismark with Sir Richard Martin -

Bird of Yates Wine Lodge. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920731]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Sir Richard Martin

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920805]

The last programme of the series in which

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at famous High Street traders who have combined principles with profits.

Sinking a Bismarck with Sir Richard Martin -

Bird of Yates Wine Lodge, where "a day without wine is a day without sunshine".

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920805]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Sir Richard Martin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921228]

Ray Gosling takes a look at High Street traders.

1: Taking the Measure to Sir Montague Burton

Producer Julia Shaw. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921228]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Sir Montague Burton

Producer: Julia Shaw.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921229]

2: Walking the Aisles with Albert Gubay.

The man who invented

Kwiksave with the idea that shoppers should have cheap groceries.

(Third programme tomorrow)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921229]

Unknown: Albert Gubay

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921230]

3: Presenting the Prescription of Jesse Boot No condoms or alcohol - or sex in the Boots Book

Lovers' Library,

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921231]

4: Sinking a Bismark with Sir Richard Martin -

Bird of Yates Wine Lodge.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921231]

Unknown: Sir Richard Martin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931201]

First of a four-part series in which writer and broadcaster Ray Gosling takes a personal look at some men of commerce who combined profits with principles.

1: Lord Leverhulme Lever gave the world Sunlight soap - in China, up the Congo and on the Mersey. At his stately home, his grandson entertains Gosling to lunch. In Stomoway in the Hebrides, where the first Lord Leverhulme tried to do good with MacFisheries, he meets the crofters who would have none of it. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931201]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931208]

Ray Gosling looks at men of commerce who combined profits with principles.

2: Frank Hornby and the “Half-Inch-Hole”. Frank Homby was to educating engineers what Nintendo is to computing children. Hornby's genius lay in Meccano, Dinky toys and clockwork trains. But his heirs didn't make it into the electronic age. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931208]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Frank Hornby

Unknown: Frank Homby

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931215]

Ray Gosling looks at men of commerce Who combined profits with principles.

3: Joseph Rowntree. There's no statue or Museum to the Quaker who built up his cocoa works on the banks of the Ouse. he made millions from his secret recipe for pure cocoa but didn't want his wealth Passed on to his children. Ray Gosling tracks down the descendants and visits an agricultural show at the model village Of New Earswicke. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931215]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Unknown: Joseph Rowntree.

Producer: Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931222]

Last of the series in which Ray Gosling looks at men of commerce who combined profits with principles. 4: Thomas Cook. The face on the traveller's cheque was "as sound as a pound". The Victorians let their crinolined daughters climb the Alps with him, he took the Kaiser and his court to Jerusalem and shipped Queen Victoria's cattle to the continent. Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931222]