In Celebration

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940402]

I With its tin box and patent NEW control handle, the Raleigh

Winkie tricycle is part of hundreds of childhoods. A design classic is celebrated in the first of this series that salutes well-loved everyday items... Producer David Prest

A few of our favourite things

SEE FEATURE page 40

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940402]

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940409]

The 44-piece Wonderbra has become a design classic. Actress Aimi MacDonald is one of those who celebrates it. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940409]

Unknown: Aimi MacDonald

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940416]

Washday blues. A bag with a peg in it. Dolly Blue - design classic? Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940416]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940423]

Small boys in short trousers- and Henry Blofeld and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint - celebrate Owzthat!, the cricket dice game, now over 60 years old. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940423]

Unknown: Henry Blofeld

Unknown: Rachel Heyhoe-Flint

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940430]

Are you a Corby man? In the last of the series, the crown prince of the trouser-press world gains recognition. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940430]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940611]

Henry Blofeld , Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and small boys in short trousers celebrate Owzthat!, the cricket dice game. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940611]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950408]

Six programmes celebrating mundane and ordinary objects. 1: Uncle Joe's Mint Balls. At the William Santus

Company factory in Wigan, ingredients are still boiled on open gas fires to produce this classic mint ball. Producer David Prest

* See This Week: page 9

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950408]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950415]

A series celebrating the mundane and the ordinary. 2: The Hostess Trolley. A tribute to the Ekco Electrical company's invention that fast became a must for the 50s housewife. With doyen of cookery writers Marguerite Patten and comedian Jenny Eclair. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950415]

Unknown: Marguerite Patten

Unknown: Jenny Eclair.

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950422]

Six programmes celebrating the mundane and the ordinary.

3: The Photo Me Photo Booth. The humble photo booth arrived in the UK in 1952. Avant-garde artist Liz Rideal uses the photo booth image in her new work.

Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950422]

Artist: Liz Rideal

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950429]

Six programmes celebrating the mundane and the ordinary.

4: Flip-Flops. The earliest flip-flop is believed to have been a disposable rubber shoe for Edwardian bathers.

Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950429]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950506]

The series which celebrates the ordinary. 5: Brylcreem. Past and present users join in praise of its unique properties, including former Middlesex and England cricketer

Denis Compton , who talks about his endorsement as the "Brylcreem boy". Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950506]

Unknown: Denis Compton

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950513]

Last in the series celebrating the mundane and the ordinary.

Yucca Plant. In the past 20 years the Yucca plant has become one of the UK's biggest selling indoor house plants. Post-Orwellian social commentators claim they have become part of the parlour landscape in the same way that the aspidistra did in the 30s. Enthusiast and grower Angus White spends his weekends spotting yuccas in public spaces. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950513]

Unknown: Angus White

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961116]

Six programmes celebrating mundane and ordinary objects.

1: Damart thermal underwear, the winterwarmers from Bingley, Yorkshire. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961116]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961123]

A celebration of the I-Spy books' spotting game that has kept millions of youngsters happy. Among those paying tribute is David Bellamy. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961123]

Unknown: David Bellamy.

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961130]

A tribute to the Silver Cross Pram - the Rolls-Royce of perambulators, and every nanny's favourite. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961130]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961207]

In North America, 3.8 cans of Spam are consumed every second. Addicts who love Spam with everything pay tribute. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961207]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961214]

Eylure eyelashes. Eight million pairs of false eyelashes a year were sold in the sixties. Molly Parkin joins designers, make-up artists and the factory workers of Cwmbran in tribute. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961214]

Unknown: Molly Parkin

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961221]

A celebration of the more obscure objects of desire. This week, the kazoo. The membrophonic marvel much admired by skiffle groups and used for keeping pigs contented. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961221]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated. 1: VelcroProducer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated. 1: VelcroProducer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Producer: David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]

Six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated.

2: Donald McGill. A homage to the king of the saucy seaside postcard. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]

Six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated.

2: Donald McGill. A homage to the king of the saucy seaside postcard. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]

Six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated. 3: The K6 Telephone Boxproducer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]

Six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated. 3: The K6 Telephone Boxproducer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971220]

A six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated. 4: Custard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971220]

A six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated. 4: Custard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]

A six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated.

5:The Dansette, the first truly portable gramophone record player. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]

A six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated.

5:The Dansette, the first truly portable gramophone record player. Producer David Prest

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]