In Their Element

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910329]

NEW The first of four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements.

'Look at the product you have - the freshest, most life-giving product in the world. We can't get along without it. We parch and die without it.'

(Esther Williams). 1: Water

Impressions of their chosen element from people who swim, fish or dive in it, literally walk on it, or observe it from outer space. Contributors include: Dr Robert Ballard , James Hamilton-Paterson , Thor Heyerdahl ,

Alexandra Hildred , Dr Jeffrey Hoffman , John Kerr ,

Robin Knox-Johnston ,

Robert Swann and Esther Williams. Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Robert Ballard

Unknown: James Hamilton-Paterson

Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl

Unknown: Alexandra Hildred

Unknown: Dr Jeffrey Hoffman

Unknown: John Kerr

Unknown: Robin Knox-Johnston

Unknown: Robert Swann

Unknown: Esther Williams.

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910329]

Unknown: Dr Robert Ballard

Unknown: James Hamilton-Paterson

Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl

Unknown: Alexandra Hildred

Unknown: Dr Jeffrey Hoffman

Unknown: John Kerr

Unknown: Robin Knox-Johnston

Unknown: Robert Swann

Unknown: Esther Williams.

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910331]

The first of four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements.

Water

Impressions of their chosen element from people who swim, fish or dive in it, literally walk on it, or observe it from outer space.

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910405]

Four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements. 2: Air

'In normal life one isn't actually aware of the air unless it's full of smoke or somebody's perfume or there's some ghastly smell in it. But in the Arctic you're aware of your breathing because it's so cold.'

(Robert Swann )

Impressions of their chosen element from a polar explorer, an astronaut, an astronomer, balloonists, a birdwatcher, kite flyers, a weather forecaster and members of the Red Arrows aerobatic team.

Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo (Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm;

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Swann

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910405]

Unknown: Robert Swann

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910407]

Four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements.

2: Air

Impressions of their chosen element from a polar explorer, an astronaut, an astronomer, balloonists, a birdwatcher, kite-fliers, a weather forecaster and members of the Red Arrows aerobatic team.

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910412]

Four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements.

3: Fire

'I saw a firework display as a way of painting the sky. A painter has a palette, we have Roman candles, rockets, shells, fountains and a show that contains elements of beauty and fear.' (Wilf Scott )

Impressions of their chosen element from pyrotechnics experts, a fire-eater, fire safety officers, bonfire builders, a NASA astronaut, and oil-well fighter Red Adair. Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Wilf Scott

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910412]

Unknown: Wilf Scott

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910414]

Four programmes relecting personal views of the elements.

3: Fire

Impressions of their chosen element from pyrotechnics experts; a fire-eater; fire safety officers; bonfire builders; a NASA astronaut; and oil-well fighter Red Adair. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910419]

The last of four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements: Earth

'I've always been drawn to the soil for as long as I can remember. There are few more pleasing sights than a vegetable plot that has just been dug with great clods of wet earth, steaming and gleaming in the sunshine.' (Clay Jones)

Impressions of their chosen element from a gardener; a grave digger; a Polar explorer; a dry-stone waller; cavers; coal miners; archaeologists and a cross-Channel tunneller. Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910419]

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910421]

The last of four programmes reflecting personal views of the elements: Earth

Impressions of their chosen element from a gardener; a grave-digger; a Polar explorer; a dry-stone waller; cavers; coal miners; archaeologists and a cross-Channel tunneller.

Stereo