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r Radio 4 leaves behind the BBC archive as Nigel Farrell sets off on a trawl through Britain's corporate past in four programmes. "Now Hear This"

What appears to be a modem obsession has in fact been with us for some time. In a look back at

"corporate communications" through this century, Nigel Farell scans hundreds of works magazines that have been found in hidden vaults, dusted down and given a new lease of life.

There's also a look at some early corporate films, and recordings from Britain's premier factory radio station.

Producer Nick Patrick

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Unknown: Nigel Farrell

Unknown: Nigel Farell

Producer: Nick Patrick

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Radio 4 leaves [ behind the BBC archive as Nigel Farrell sets off on a trawl through Britain's corporate past in four programmes. "Now Hear Tins"

What appears to be a modern obsession has in fact been with us for some time. In a look back at

"corporate communications" through this century, Nigel Farrell scans hundreds of works magazines that have been found in hidden vaults, dusted down and given a new lease of life.

There's also a look at some early corporate films, and recordings from Britain's premier factory radio station.

Producer Nick Patrick

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Unknown: Nigel Farrell

Producer: Nick Patrick

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2: "... And Jolly Good Company" Nigel Farrell continues his journey through Britain's corporate vaults to find accounts of the works outing, canteen grub, amateur dramatics and other aspects of social and welfare provision for workers during this century. Producer Nick Patrick

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Unknown: Nigel Farrell

Producer: Nick Patrick

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2: "... And Jolly Good Company

Nigel Farrell continues his journey through Britain's corporate vaults to find accounts of the works outing, canteen grub, amateur dramatics and other aspects of social and welfare provision for workers during this century.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930609]

Unknown: Nigel Farrell

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3: "More Time than Motion!" Nigel Farrell clocks in for another look at Britain's corporate past and uncovers material charting changes in working Practices during the 20th century. As well as examples from Britain's industrial heartland, there's some rare material of East Anglian farmworkers and advice to employees working abroad. Producer Nick Patrick

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3: More Time than Motion!

Nigel Farrell clocks in for another look at Britain's corporate past and uncovers material charting changes in working practices during the 20th century. As well as examples from Britain's industrial heartland, there's some rare material of East Anglian farmworkers and advice to employees working abroad.

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4: Poise and Deportment. In the last of the series, Nigel Farrell completes his journey through Britain's corporate archives with a reminder of how women once fared in commerce and industry. Among the material are some early examples of the "women's page" from company magazines and corporate films marketed with women in mind. Producer Nick Patrick

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4: Poise and Deportment. Nigel Farrell serves up a reminder of how women once fared in commerce and industry.

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