The Great River

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Travels by steamer, junk and sampan from Shanghai to the borders of Tibet, with Philip Short. In the late 19th century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse river to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China. 100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the previous journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

1: Shanghai Producer Mary Price * DOCUMENTARY: page 10

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920825]

Unknown: Philip Short.

Unknown: Archibald Little

Unknown: David Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920901]

Travels by steamer, junk and sampan from Shanghai to the borders of Tibet, with Philip Short. In the late 19th century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse River to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China. 100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the previous journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

2: Rites of Passage - From Birth to Grave. Producer Mary Price

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920908]

Travels by steamer, junk and sampan from Shanghai to the borders of Tibet, with Philip Short. In the late 19th century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse river to explore the possibility of developing British trade in Western China. 100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the previous journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

3: The Gorges Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920908]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920915]

In the late 19th-century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse River to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China. 100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the previous journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

4: Chungching A most Chinese City Producer Mary Pnce

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920915]

Unknown: Archibald Little

Unknown: Philip Short

Unknown: David Bannerman

Producer: Mary Pnce

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920922]

Travels by steamer, junk and sampan from Shanghai to the borders of Tibet with Philip Short. In the late 19th-century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse River to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China.

100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

5: Uncliarted Territory Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920922]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920929]

Last programme in the series. In the late 19th century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse River to explore the possibility of developing British trade in Western China. 100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the previous journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

6: Profound Beliefs. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920929]

Unknown: Archibald Little

Unknown: Philip Short

Unknown: David Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930709]

In the late 19th century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtze River to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China. One hundred years later Philip Short followed the same route and uncovered a striking picture of China in the 1990s. 1: Shanghai - "In China we're the only real city people."

With David Bannerman as Archibald Little. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930709]

Unknown: Archibald Little

Unknown: Philip Short

Unknown: David Bannerman

Producer: Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930716]

In the late 19th century Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtze to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China. One hundred years later Philip Short followed the same route and uncovered a striking picture of China in the 1990s.

2: Rites of Passage - From Birth to Grave. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930716]

Unknown: Philip Short

Unknown: David Bannerman

Unknown: Archibald Little.

Producer: Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930723]

Philip Short follows in the footsteps of the Scots merchant Archibald Little , who journeyed up the Yangtze River 100 years ago.

3: The Gorges. "Such scenery is impossible to appreciate". With David Bannerman as Archibald Little. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930723]

Unknown: Philip Short

Unknown: Archibald Little

Unknown: David Bannerman

Producer: Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930730]

Philip Short travels up the Yangtze river. 4: Chungching: "A Most Chinese City." With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.

Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930730]

Unknown: David Bannerman

Unknown: Archibald Little.

Producer: Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930806]

Philip Short follows in the footsteps of the Scots merchant who journeyed up the Yangtze river 100 years ago.

5: Uncharted Territory. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930806]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930813]

Philip Short travels up the Yangtze river. Last in the series: Profound Beliefs. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little. Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930813]