In A Nutshell

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's persuasive ponderings.

Episodes

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2014103020141110 (R4)

Frances Glessner Lee revolutionised the study of crime investigation, founding the first centre for the study of forensic pathology at Harvard University. Glessner Lee built a series of Dolls Houses in the 1940's with a carpenter in which she constructed meticulous replica crime scenes to teach detectives their craft. These are still used in training new detectives today.

Poet Simon Armitage travels to the Medical Examiners office in Baltimore to investigate them , and their maker - regarded as the mother of modern CSI.

with Bruce Goldfarb, Corinne May Botz, Dr David Fowler, Detective Robert Ross and Jerry Dziecichowicz.

2014103020141110 (R4)

Frances Glessner Lee revolutionised the study of crime investigation, founding the first centre for the study of forensic pathology at Harvard University. Glessner Lee built a series of Dolls Houses in the 1940's with a carpenter in which she constructed meticulous replica crime scenes to teach detectives their craft. These are still used in training new detectives today.

Poet Simon Armitage travels to the Medical Examiners office in Baltimore to investigate them , and their maker - regarded as the mother of modern CSI.

with Bruce Goldfarb, Corinne May Botz, Dr David Fowler, Detective Robert Ross and Jerry Dziecichowicz.

An Instant Option

An Instant Option198120100514 (BBC7)
20100515 (BBC7)
20110507 (BBC7)
20110508 (BBC7)

A satirical musing on the effect of slogans on badges and T-shirts.

From 1981.

Leonard Rossiter delivers a satirical musing on the effect of slogans on badges and T-shirts.

From 1981, written by Barry Pilton.

An Instant Option1981000020100514 (BBC7)
20100515 (BBC7)
20110507 (BBC7)
20110508 (BBC7)
20150329 (BBC7)
20161016 (BBC7)

Leonard Rossiter offers a satirical musing on the effect of slogans on badges and T-shirts

Leonard Rossiter delivers a satirical musing on the effect of slogans on badges and T-shirts. From 1981, written by Barry Pilton.

A satirical musing on the effect of slogans on badges and T-shirts.

From 1981.

Leonard Rossiter delivers a satirical musing on the effect of slogans on badges and T-shirts.

From 1981, written by Barry Pilton.

Dear Mother Of God

Dear Mother Of God20100517 (BBC7)
20100518 (BBC7)
20110508 (BBC7)
20161127 (BBC7)

If the Son of Man returned, how would Christianity celebrate? A surreal reflection.

If the Son of Man returned, how would Christianity celebrate? Barry Pilton's musings read by Leonard Rossiter. From 1981.

If the Son of Man returned, how would Christianity celebrate? A surreal reflection on the subject, read by Leonard Rossiter.

Dear Mother Of God20100517 (BBC7)
20100518 (BBC7)
20110508 (BBC7)

If the Son of Man returned, how would Christianity celebrate? A surreal reflection.

If the Son of Man returned, how would Christianity celebrate? A surreal reflection on the subject, read by Leonard Rossiter.

Double Cross Benchers

Double Cross Benchers198120100518 (BBC7)
20100519 (BBC7)
20101106 (BBC7)
20110514 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
20161120 (BBC7)

Politics - and the shock of party loyalty. Barry Pilton's mercurial musings.

Politics - and the shock of party loyalty. Barry Pilton's mercurial musings read by Leonard Rossiter. From 1981.

Politics - and the shock of party loyalty.

Barry Pilton's mercurial musings.

Barry Pilton's mercurial musings read by Leonard Rossiter.

From 1981.

The shock of disloyalty in politics.

Read by Leonard Rossiter.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's mercurial musings.

This time, it's the shock of disloyalty in politics.

Double Cross Benchers198120100518 (BBC7)
20100519 (BBC7)
20101106 (BBC7)
20110514 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)

Politics - and the shock of party loyalty.

Barry Pilton's mercurial musings.

Barry Pilton's mercurial musings read by Leonard Rossiter.

From 1981.

The shock of disloyalty in politics.

Read by Leonard Rossiter.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's mercurial musings.

This time, it's the shock of disloyalty in politics.

Einstein Watch Maker

Einstein Watch Maker198120100519 (BBC7)
20100520 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
20161113 (BBC7)

Musings on technological advances in society as seen in the humble wristwatch. From 1981.

A Leonard Rossiter monologue musing on technological advances in society as seen in the humble wristwatch. From 1981.

Musings on technological advances in society as seen in the humble wristwatch.

A Leonard Rossiter monologue musing on technological advances in society as seen in the humble wristwatch.

Einstein Watch Maker198120100519 (BBC7)
20100520 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)

Musings on technological advances in society as seen in the humble wristwatch.

A Leonard Rossiter monologue musing on technological advances in society as seen in the humble wristwatch.

New York New York

New York New York20100521 (BBC7)
20100522 (BBC7)
20101106 (BBC7)
20110521 (BBC7)
20110522 (BBC7)

A snapshot from the 80s of this unique city, brought to life by writer Barry Pilton.

A snapshot from the 80s of this unique city, brought to life by writer Barry Pilton and read by Leonard Rossiter.

New York New York20100521 (BBC7)
20100522 (BBC7)
20101106 (BBC7)
20110521 (BBC7)
20110522 (BBC7)
20161106 (BBC7)

A snapshot from the 80s of this unique city, brought to life by writer Barry Pilton.

A snapshot from the 80s of this unique city, brought to life by writer Barry Pilton and read by Leonard Rossiter.

Power Struggles20100513 (BBC7)
20100514 (BBC7)
20110522 (BBC7)
20161009 (BBC7)

A breakthrough in 'ecological physics' is scandalously ignored.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's persuasive ponderings. A breakthrough in 'ecological physics' is scandalously ignored.

A breakthrough in 'ecological physics' is scandalously ignored.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's persuasive ponderings.

Power Struggles20100513 (BBC7)
20100514 (BBC7)
20110522 (BBC7)

A breakthrough in 'ecological physics' is scandalously ignored.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's persuasive ponderings.

Power Struggles

The Back Page

The Back Page20100520 (BBC7)
20100521 (BBC7)
20110528 (BBC7)
20110529 (BBC7)
20150829 (BBC7)
20150830 (BBC7)
20161030 (BBC7)

A disastrous foray into journalism is recounted in embarrassment.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's collated cogitations. A disastrous foray into journalism is recounted in embarrassment.

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's collated cogitations.

The Back Page20100520 (BBC7)
20100521 (BBC7)
20110528 (BBC7)
20110529 (BBC7)

Leonard Rossiter reads Barry Pilton's collated cogitations.

A disastrous foray into journalism is recounted in embarrassment.