Japan Season - Snapshot

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Isn't There Something Wrong?19911012

Mark ROBINSON explores Japan's youth culture. Produced by Elizabeth BURKE.

Broadcast history

12 Oct 1991 BT=1245 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Mark Robinson

Elizabeth Burke (Producer)

Reugene (Marketing consultant) (Speaker)

Sekikawa (Speaker)

Somi (School productions) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1991-09-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Connie's Places19911009

Producer: F. MCLEAN

Next in series: SONGS FOR THE DEAD

Previous in series: THE ROMANCE OF THE ROAD

Description

Connie runs a hugely successful mobile club in Tokyo. Her 'parties' are for invited guests, many of which are amongst Tokyo's top 'stylists'. Christopher COOK talks to CONNIE about Tokyo's club scene. Produced by Fiona MCLEAN.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

09 Oct 1991 12:45-13:00 (RADIO 3)

09 Oct 1991 12:45-13:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Oct 1993 22:35-22:50 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Christopher Cook

Fiona Mclean (Producer)

Martin Richardson (Speaker)

Connie (Tokyo nightclub owner) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1991-09-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Not Quite Human19911023

Producer: M. SAVAGE

Next in series: THE WALKING HELL OF MOUNT HIEI

Previous in series: SONGS FOR THE DEAD

Description

""Not Quite Human"" Simon CROW meets a family from 'Burakumin' and examines the problems faced by this underclass in Japan's supposedly classless society. Written by Simon CROW. Produced by Mark SAVAGE.

Subject Categories

osaka (japan)

toyonaka (osaka) (japan)

burakumin (caste)

Broadcast history

23 Oct 1991 12:45-13:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Simon Crow

Mark Savage (Producer)

Satmoi Okamoto (Burakumin) (Speaker)

Jitsuro Okamoto (Burakumin) (Speaker)

Hideo Ashiraka (Office of Regional Improvement) (Speaker)

Mieko Suzuki (Burakumin Liberation League) (Speaker)

Etsuko Yamanaka (Speaker)

Ken Yanagida (Speaker)

Recorded on 1991-10-21.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Songs For The Dead19911016

Producer: E. BURKE

Next in series: NOT QUITE HUMAN

Previous in series: CONNIE'S PLACES

Broadcast history

16 Oct 1991 12:45-13:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1991-10-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Romance Of The Road19911005

Producer: E. CHAILLET

Next in series: CONNIE'S PLACES

Description

Alan BOOTH, famous for a 2,000 mile walk through Japan, talks about a new walk he took with a reluctant companion. Produced by Ned CHAILLET.

Subject Categories

japan (asia)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

05 Oct 1991 12:40-13:00 (RADIO 3)

29 Aug 1992 20:20-20:40 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Alan Booth

Ned Chaillet (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-08-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Walking Hell Of Mount Hiei19911030

Producer: D. MACLEOD

Previous in series: NOT QUITE HUMAN

Broadcast history

30 Oct 1991 12:30-13:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1991-10-08.