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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970103]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970103]

Golden Years

A profile of David Bowie

Repeated from Saturday 28 December 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970103]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970103]

Unknown: David Bowie

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970104]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970104]

The Chocolate Kiddies

In May 1925, a troupe of black musicians, singers and dancers embarked on the SS Arabic from New York to Hamburg. This was the start of a great musical adventure, the repercussions of which would be felt throughout European music.

Tony Staveacre explores the archives for tracks of the "Chocolate Kiddies", and talks to two musicians who were there: Garvin Bushell and Doc Cheatham.

With Alyn Shipton and John Harle. Producer Tony Staveacre Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970104]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970104]

Music: Tony Staveacre

Unknown: Garvin Bushell

Unknown: Doc Cheatham.

Unknown: Alyn Shipton

Unknown: John Harle.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970110]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970110]

The Chocolate Kiddies

Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970111]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970111]

Em Malley and the Wizards of Oz In 1943, outraged by what they regarded as the pretentiousness of an emerging artistic avant-garde, two Australian poets invented their own deceased poetic genius, Em Malley. So triumphant was the hoax that the effects of their wizardry still reverberate in the literary world. Written and presented by Fintan O'Toole. Producer John Taylor

Repeated Friday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970111]

Unknown: Em Malley

Presented By: Fintan O'Toole.

Producer: John Taylor

Unknown: Em Malley

Presented By: Fintan O'Toole.

Producer: John Taylor

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970117]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970117]

Ern Malley and the Wizards of Oz In 1943, two Australian poets invented their own deceased poetic genius, Ern Malley. So triumphant was the hoax that the effects of their wizardry still reverberate in the literary world. Written and presented by Fintan O'Toole.

Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970117]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970117]

Unknown: Ern Malley.

Presented By: Fintan O'Toole.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970118]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970118]

Paul Allen talks to Katie Mitchell , the young theatre director who brings an intense emotional realism to classical theatre. After acclaimed productions of Shakespeare, Beckett, Ibsen and Euripides, she is now in charge of the RSC's Stratford Chamber Theatre. Producer Erika Wright

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970118]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970118]

Talks: Paul Allen

Unknown: Katie Mitchell

Producer: Erika Wright

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970124]

Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]

The Songs of Ness

The parish of Ness at the northern tip of the Hebrides remains a stronghold of Gaelic culture, with new songs, poems and stories adding to an ancient oral tradition. Mary Smith , a schoolteacher and traditional singer from Ness, explains how the culture is maintained and describes life on the peninsula through song. Producer Anthony Denselow Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]

Unknown: Mary Smith

Producer: Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970131]

The Songs of Ness Mary Smith , a schoolteacher and traditional singer from Ness, in the Hebrides, describes life on the peninsula through song.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970131]

Unknown: Ness Mary Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970201]

The Winter Wanderers

Franz Schubert 's great song cycle

Winterreise evokes a mental journey of grief and loneliness. On the bicentenary of Schubert's birth,

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brigitte Fassbaender reflect on the great composer's most revealing biography. Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970201]

The Winter Wanderers

Franz Schubert 's great song cycle

Winterreise evokes a mental journey of grief and loneliness. On the bicentenary of Schubert's birth,

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brigitte Fassbaender reflect on the great composer's most revealing biography. Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970201]

Unknown: Franz Schubert

Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender

Producer: Ann Marie O'Callaghan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970201]

Unknown: Franz Schubert

Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender

Producer: Ann Marie O'Callaghan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970207]

The Winter Wanderers

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brigitte Fassbaender consider Franz Schubert's Winterreise.

Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970207]

The Winter Wanderers

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brigitte Fassbaender consider Franz Schubert's Winterreise.

Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970207]

Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970207]

Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

T and V and Me

After the award-winning success of And When Did You Last See Your

Father?, the writer Blake Morrison talks to Sheena McDonald about the challenge of finding a voice in which to write his powerful and controversial new book, As If, published this week, which covers his first-hand experience of the James Bulger case. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

T and V and Me

After the award-winning success of And When Did You Last See Your

Father?, the writer Blake Morrison talks to Sheena McDonald about the challenge of finding a voice in which to write his powerful and controversial new book, As If, published this week, which covers his first-hand experience of the James Bulger case. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

Talks: Blake Morrison

Unknown: Sheena McDonald

Unknown: James Bulger

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

Talks: Blake Morrison

Unknown: Sheena McDonald

Unknown: James Bulger

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970214]

T and V and Me

The writer Blake Morrison talks to

Sheena McDonald about the challenge of finding a voice in which to write his powerful and controversial new book, As If, published this week. Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970214]

T and V and Me

The writer Blake Morrison talks to

Sheena McDonald about the challenge of finding a voice in which to write his powerful and controversial new book, As If, published this week. Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970214]

Talks: Blake Morrison

Unknown: Sheena McDonald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970214]

Talks: Blake Morrison

Unknown: Sheena McDonald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

The Way Reality Really Is...

Richard Coles talks to novelists

Isabel Allende and Jayne Anne Phillips about their respective styles -

"magic" and "dirty" realism and finds some intriguing and disturbing truths. Producer John Tuckey

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

The Way Reality Really Is...

Richard Coles talks to novelists

Isabel Allende and Jayne Anne Phillips about their respective styles -

"magic" and "dirty" realism and finds some intriguing and disturbing truths. Producer John Tuckey

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

Talks: Richard Coles

Unknown: Isabel Allende

Unknown: Jayne Anne Phillips

Producer: John Tuckey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

Talks: Richard Coles

Unknown: Isabel Allende

Unknown: Jayne Anne Phillips

Producer: John Tuckey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970221]

The Way Reality Really Is... Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970221]

The Way Reality Really Is... Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970222]

Lynne Walker talks to Sir Georg Solti as he celebrates 50 years in the recording industry. Georg Solti has worked with every major orchestra, and made records ever since was first possible, from his famous

Ring Cycle - the first on stereo record - through the operas of Strauss and the symphonies of Mahler. Producer Julian Gregory Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970222]

Lynne Walker talks to Sir Georg Solti as he celebrates 50 years in the recording industry. Georg Solti has worked with every major orchestra, and made records ever since was first possible, from his famous

Ring Cycle - the first on stereo record - through the operas of Strauss and the symphonies of Mahler. Producer Julian Gregory Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970222]

Talks: Lynne Walker

Unknown: Sir Georg Solti

Unknown: Georg Solti

Producer: Julian Gregory

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970222]

Talks: Lynne Walker

Unknown: Sir Georg Solti

Unknown: Georg Solti

Producer: Julian Gregory

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970228]

Lynne Walker talks to Sir Georg Solti as he celebrates 50 years in the recording industry. Solti has worked with every major orchestra and made records ever since stereo was first possible, from his famous Ring Cycle - the first on-stereo record - through the operas of Strauss and the symphonies of Mahler.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970228]

Lynne Walker talks to Sir Georg Solti as he celebrates 50 years in the recording industry. Solti has worked with every major orchestra and made records ever since stereo was first possible, from his famous Ring Cycle - the first on-stereo record - through the operas of Strauss and the symphonies of Mahler.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970228]

Talks: Lynne Walker

Unknown: Sir Georg Solti

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970228]

Talks: Lynne Walker

Unknown: Sir Georg Solti

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970301]

A Uttle Gothic Castle

On his death 200 years ago, Horace Walpole left a legacy of two castles: a mansion at Strawberry Hill by the Thames, and The Castle of Otranto, a supernatural tale that made his friends "afraid to go to bed o'nights". Peggy Reynolds treads warily into the strange world of the first-ever Gothic novel.

Producer Matthew Dodd Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970301]

A Uttle Gothic Castle

On his death 200 years ago, Horace Walpole left a legacy of two castles: a mansion at Strawberry Hill by the Thames, and The Castle of Otranto, a supernatural tale that made his friends "afraid to go to bed o'nights". Peggy Reynolds treads warily into the strange world of the first-ever Gothic novel.

Producer Matthew Dodd Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970301]

Unknown: Horace Walpole

Unknown: Strawberry Hill

Unknown: Peggy Reynolds

Producer: Matthew Dodd

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970301]

Unknown: Horace Walpole

Unknown: Strawberry Hill

Unknown: Peggy Reynolds

Producer: Matthew Dodd

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970307]

A Little Gothic Castle

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970307]

A Little Gothic Castle

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970308]

The Curse of the Cassette

Nick Baker discovers the downside of a design classic - the Philips audio cassette. Industrial espionage, audio piracy, romance and lost sticky labels in a tale that fits neatly on one C60. With Tony Benn , the Ayatollah Khomeini , and a real woman who could have stepped out of Nick Hornby 's novel High Fidelity. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970308]

The Curse of the Cassette

Nick Baker discovers the downside of a design classic - the Philips audio cassette. Industrial espionage, audio piracy, romance and lost sticky labels in a tale that fits neatly on one C60. With Tony Benn , the Ayatollah Khomeini , and a real woman who could have stepped out of Nick Hornby 's novel High Fidelity. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970308]

Unknown: Nick Baker

Unknown: Tony Benn

Unknown: Ayatollah Khomeini

Unknown: Nick Hornby

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970308]

Unknown: Nick Baker

Unknown: Tony Benn

Unknown: Ayatollah Khomeini

Unknown: Nick Hornby

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970314]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970314]

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

Salve Regina

Richard Coles examines the history of the Salve Regina and finds out how it reflects changing attitudes to the Virgin Mary over the centuries. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

Salve Regina

Richard Coles examines the history of the Salve Regina and finds out how it reflects changing attitudes to the Virgin Mary over the centuries. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

Unknown: Salve Regina

Unknown: Richard Coles

Unknown: Virgin Mary

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970321]

Unknown: Salve Regina

Unknown: Richard Coles

Unknown: Virgin Mary

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970322]

Stripping, Nicheing and Topless Darts on Ice

As Britain's fifth television channel prepares for its launch next week, satellite and cable broadcasters are making their own preparations for the future. With more networks on the way than buttons on your remote control, John Wilson wonders what the future holds.

Producer Jerome Weatherald Repeated Good Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970322]

Stripping, Nicheing and Topless Darts on Ice

As Britain's fifth television channel prepares for its launch next week, satellite and cable broadcasters are making their own preparations for the future. With more networks on the way than buttons on your remote control, John Wilson wonders what the future holds.

Producer Jerome Weatherald Repeated Good Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970322]

Unknown: John Wilson

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970322]

Unknown: John Wilson

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]

Stripping, Nicheing and Topless Darts on Ice

As Britain's fifth TV channel prepares for its launch next week, John Wilson wonders what the future holds. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]

Stripping, Nicheing and Topless Darts on Ice

As Britain's fifth TV channel prepares for its launch next week, John Wilson wonders what the future holds. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]

Unknown: John Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970328]

Unknown: John Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970329]

Tim Burton

Tim Burton escapes all of the stereotypes of the Hollywood film-maker. Nigel Andrews talks to the creator of idiosyncratic movies like Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood , that are both personal and successful. Producer John Boundy

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970329]

Tim Burton

Tim Burton escapes all of the stereotypes of the Hollywood film-maker. Nigel Andrews talks to the creator of idiosyncratic movies like Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood , that are both personal and successful. Producer John Boundy

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970329]

Unknown: Tim Burton

Talks: Nigel Andrews

Unknown: Edward Scissorhands

Unknown: Ed Wood

Producer: John Boundy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970329]

Unknown: Tim Burton

Talks: Nigel Andrews

Unknown: Edward Scissorhands

Unknown: Ed Wood

Producer: John Boundy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970404]

Tim Burton

Nigel Andrews talks to Tim Burton , creator of idiosyncratic movies like Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970404]

Unknown: Tim Burton

Talks: Nigel Andrews

Unknown: Edward Scissorhands

Unknown: Ed Wood.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970405]

The Rake's Progress

In eight short scenes, Tim Marlow investigates how William Hogarth 's everyday story of London folk in the 1730s changed the course of British art history, drama and opera. Producer Chris Eldon Lee Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970405]

Unknown: Tim Marlow

Unknown: William Hogarth

Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970411]

The Rake's Progress

Tim Marlow investigates how William Hogarth 's everyday story of London folk in the 1730s changed the course of British art history, drama and opera. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970411]

Unknown: Tim Marlow

Unknown: William Hogarth

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970412]

It's a Wonderful Ufe Story

Brian Sibley explores how the Italianbom immigrant Frank Capra came to embody the American Way. In Capra's centenary and in the spirit of his best-known film, It's a Wonderful Life, the programme tries to imagine popular culture as if Capra had never been bom. Producer Paul Quinn

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

# The wonderful Mr Capra : page 49

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970412]

Unknown: Brian Sibley

Unknown: Frank Capra

Producer: Paul Quinn

Unknown: Mr Capra

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970418]

It's a Wonderful Life Story

Brian Sibley explores how the Italian-born immigrant Frank Capra came to embody the American Way. In the spirit of his best-known film, It's a Wonderful Life, the programme tries to imagine popular culture as if Frank Capra had never been born. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970418]

Unknown: Brian Sibley

Unknown: Frank Capra

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970419]

Walter Mosley talks to John Harvey about his fictional detective Easy Rawlins and Gone Fishin', the previously unpublished first novel in his famous series of books. Producer Alison Perks

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970419]

Talks: Walter Mosley

Unknown: John Harvey

Unknown: Easy Rawlins

Producer: Alison Perks

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970425]

Walter Mosley talks about his fictional detective Easy Rawlins.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970425]

Talks: Walter Mosley

Unknown: Easy Rawlins.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970426]

Allez Ulle!

Since the early eighties, the northern French city of Lille has embraced the great European vision of the future. Laurence Phillips wonders what we can learn from Lille's example. Producer Jerome Weatherald Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970426]

Unknown: Laurence Phillips

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970503]

The third anniversary of Nelson Mandela 's election as president of South Africa is approaching and the nation's journalists are enjoying the freedoms that were so long denied under apartheid. Amanda Hopkinson talks to the photojournalists whose work, from the fifties to the present day, has provided the classic images by which the world has known and judged South Africa.

Producer Nicki Paxman. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970503]

Unknown: Nelson Mandela

Talks: Amanda Hopkinson

Producer: Nicki Paxman.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970509]

Talking to the photojournalists whose work has provided the classic images by which the world has known and judged South Africa.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970510]

Alan Bleasdale

Paul Allen talks to the celebrated television dramatist who has enthralled viewers with serials such as Boys from the Blackstuff, GBH and Jake's 's Progress. On Monday at 9pm his latest offering, the five-part Melissa, starts on Channel 4. A homage to a script originally written by Francis Durbridge in the sixties, it marks a departure for Bleasdale.

Producer Helen Garrison. Rptd Friday 9.30pm + Deadly inspiration: page 6

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970510]

Unknown: Alan Bleasdale

Talks: Paul Allen

Written By: Francis Durbridge

Producer: Helen Garrison.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970516]

Alan Bleasdale

Paul Allen talks to the TV dramatist behind such serials as Boys from the Blackstuff, GBH and this week's new, five-part drama on Channel 4, Melissa. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970516]

Unknown: Alan Bleasdale

Talks: Paul Allen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970517]

The Remembrance of Things Fast:

Memory, the Performer and the Painter The actor re-creates emotion through lines; the musician has no words for stepping stones; the dancer moves from one abstraction to another and the painter enables remembered-feeling to become visible. Sean Street looks at how artists work with memory. Producer Julian May

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970517]

Unknown: Sean Street

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970523]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970524]

The Dame Judi Dench Interview

Dame Judi Dench talks to Paul Allen as she begins a new role in David Hare 's new play Amy's View at the Royal National Theatre in London. Producer Adrian Washbourne Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970524]

Unknown: Dame Judi Dench

Talks: Dame Judi Dench

Unknown: Paul Allen

Unknown: David Hare

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970530]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970531]

Sweet Looks, Shock Tactics

It is ten years since the retirement of Julian Clary 's outrageous stage act, The Joan Collins Fan Club. Clary has shed the sequins and moved successfully into the mainstream without compromising his status as a camp icon and master of innuendo. In an exclusive interview, Peter Curran brings Clary's talent into sharp focus. Producer Will Cantopher Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970531]

Unknown: Julian Clary

Unknown: Peter Curran

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970606]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970607]

The Bookmaker's Tate and Other

Stories

Who chooses our bedtime reading? Laura Cumming investigates the rapidly changing world of books - from the tweedy gentlemen of old to the World Wide Web.

Producer Olive Clancy. Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970607]

Unknown: Laura Cumming

Producer: Olive Clancy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970613]

The Bookmaker's Tale and Other

Stories

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970614]

God's Lonely Man

Martin Scorsese 's Taxi Driverwas one of the most controversial films of the seventies and Robert De Niro 's performance as Travis Bickle haunted a generation. On its 21st birthday,

Nigel Andrews explores the coming of age of this disturbing masterpiece.

Producer Paul Quinn. Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970614]

Unknown: Martin Scorsese

Unknown: Robert de Niro

Unknown: Travis Bickle

Unknown: Nigel Andrews

Producer: Paul Quinn.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970620]

God's Lonely Man

Nigel Andrews explores the coming of age of Martin Scorsese 's Taxi Driver. Repeated from Saturday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970620]

Unknown: Nigel Andrews

Unknown: Martin Scorsese

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970621]

Whispers under the Dome

For 300 years the walls of St Paul 's Cathedral in the City of London have echoed with the fanfares of royal weddings, the sombre requiem of state funerals and the silence of private prayer. Sounds of today mix with echoes of the past as the doors are opened for another day.

Producer Jerome Weatherald Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970621]

Unknown: St Paul

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970627]

Whispers under the Dome

For 300 years the walls of St Paul 's Cathedral in the City of London have echoed with sounds.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970627]

Unknown: St Paul

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970628]

Riding the River: Poetry and Jazz in Britain

The rhythmic spoken word set against improvised music was made popular in the fifties by the Beat poets and Jack Kerouac. John Harvey explores the relationship between poetry and jazz. Producer Alison Perks. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970628]

Unknown: Jack Kerouac.

Unknown: John Harvey

Producer: Alison Perks.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970704]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970705]

Johannes Brahms - Rhapsody in Brown While Mahler and Wagner took music to romantic extremes,

Johannes Brahms adhered to classical traditions.

One hundred years after his death, Stephen Johnson sets Brahms in context during the romantic era. Producer Helen Garrison Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970705]

Unknown: Johannes Brahms

Unknown: Stephen Johnson

Producer: Helen Garrison

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970711]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970712]

The Ferens Gallery, Hull

In the centre of Hull is a thriving gallery. Petroc Trelawny's celebration of its 70th anniversary includes a special poem by Roger McGough. Producer Edwina Wolstencroft Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970712]

Unknown: Roger McGough.

Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970718]

The Ferens Gallery, Hull

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970719]

Steve Reich

The American composer Steve Reich has been at the forefront of one of this century's musical revolutions - minimalism. From the simplicity of his Clappingto the complex patterns of Different Trains, his music has'found an audience worldwide. Lynne Walker talks to him about his influences.

Producer Nicki Paxman

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970719]

Unknown: Steve Reich

Talks: Lynne Walker

Producer: Nicki Paxman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970725]

Steve Reich

The American composer talks about his influences.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970725]

Unknown: Steve Reich

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970726]

Yemen

Patricia Aithie discovers the rich

Yemeni culture. (For full billing and caption see page 117.) Producer Anthony Denselow Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970726]

Unknown: Patricia Aithie

Producer: Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970801]

Yemen

Ideas about the Arabian peninsula are often fuelled by cliches. Patricia Aithie discovers the rich Yemeni culture and explores the tensions in a society which is only just emerging from its isolation. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970801]

Unknown: Patricia Aithie

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970802]

Flat, Wet and Wide Tim Malyon and James Crowden follow the River Parrett through the Somerset Levels.

Producer Julian May. Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970802]

Unknown: Wide Tim Malyon

Unknown: James Crowden

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]

Flat, Wet and Wide Tim Malyon and James Crowden follow the River Parrett through the Somerset Levels.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

Mr Bhaskar Goes to

Bollywood Sanjeev Bhaskar travels to Bombay to find out how the world's biggest film industry is progressing.

Producer Mohit Bakaya. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

Unknown: Mr Bhaskar

Unknown: Bollywood Sanjeev Bhaskar

Producer: Mohit Bakaya.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970815]

Mr Bhaskar Goes to

Bollywood Sanjeev Bhaskar travels to Bombay. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970815]

Unknown: Mr Bhaskar

Unknown: Bollywood Sanjeev Bhaskar

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970816]

All Right? Stay Bright!

Radio disc jockey Alan Freeman 's presentation style is so embedded in British culture that he enjoys numerous imitations. Paul Gambaccini talks to

Fluff about his life and about the changes in music over the decades. Producer Helen Garrison Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970816]

Unknown: Alan Freeman

Talks: Paul Gambaccini

Producer: Helen Garrison

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822]

All Right? Stay Bright!

Paul Gambaccini talks to Alan Freeman.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822]

Talks: Paul Gambaccini

Unknown: Alan Freeman.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970823]

You Win Some, You Lose Some From Peter Hall 's The School for

Wives to Willy Russell 's Blood Brothers, producer Bill Kenwright has made and lost fortunes on theatrical productions worldwide. Paul Allen talks to the theatrical showman and fixer.

Producer Jerome Weatherald

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970823]

Unknown: Peter Hall

Unknown: Willy Russell

Producer: Bill Kenwright

Talks: Paul Allen

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970829]

You Win Some, You Lose Some

Paul Allen talks to Bill Kenwright , the theatrical showman and fixer.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970829]

Talks: Paul Allen

Unknown: Bill Kenwright

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970830]

The Edinburgh Festival

As the Edinburgh Festival draws to a close with spectacular productions, Paul Allen talks about the 50th season and looks to the future. Producer Matthew Dodd Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970830]

Talks: Paul Allen

Producer: Matthew Dodd

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970905]

The Edinburgh Festival

As the Edinburgh Festival draws to a close with spectacular productions, Paul Allen talks about the 50th season and looks to the future.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970905]

Talks: Paul Allen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970906]

On the Road - the Beat Goes On

Singer Donovan explores the impact of Jack Kerouac 's On the Road, which was published 40 years ago this week. Producer Kevin Howlett. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970906]

Unknown: Jack Kerouac

Producer: Kevin Howlett.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970912]

On the Road - the Beat Goes On

Singer/songwriter Donovan explores the impact of Jack Kerouac 's On the Road, which was published 40 years ago this week. Writers Pete Brown ,

Allen Ginsberg and Steve Turner assess its influence, and Carolyn Cassady recalls life with the author.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970912]

Unknown: Jack Kerouac

Unknown: Pete Brown

Unknown: Allen Ginsberg

Unknown: Steve Turner

Unknown: Carolyn Cassady

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970913]

Rochet Man and the Chipolata Fingers The first of two programmes in which Elton John talks to Paul Gambaccini about life on and off stage. The singer/ songwriter is currently celebrating 30 years of working with lyricist Bernie Taupin and the release of a new album. (Part 2 is on Friday at 9.30pm. Elton John joins Mark Goodier tomorrow at 9.30am on Radio 1.) Producer Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970913]

Talks: Elton John

Unknown: Paul Gambaccini

Unknown: Bernie Taupin

Unknown: Elton John

Unknown: Mark Goodier

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970919]

Rocket Man and the Chipolata Fingers In the second of two programmes,

Elton John talks to Paul Gambaccini.

With enormous commercial success in the 1980s came isolation, drug addiction and eating disorders. For part 1. see Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970919]

Talks: Elton John

Unknown: Paul Gambaccini.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970920]

Four Museums and a Masterpiece

Tim Marlow tracks the story of Picasso's Guernica. Born of civil war in 1937, the emblematic canvas suffered years of exile in New York before going on display in Madrid after the death of Franco. And still the saga of the painting's final resting place continues. Producer Will Cantopher Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970920]

Unknown: Tim Marlow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970926]

Four Museums and a Masterpiece

Tim Marlow tracks the story of Picasso's Guernica. Born of civil war in 1937, the emblematic canvas suffered years of exile in New York. The saga of the painting's final resting place continues. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970926]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970927]

Shadowlands: Truth and Fiction

Humphrey Carpenter investigates the truth behind William Nicholson 's hugely popular play - soon to be broadcast on Radio 4 - about CS

Lewis's love affair with Joy Gresham. He talks to its author, to Joy's son and to the critic AN Wilson about the ethics of fictionalising the truth. Producer Andrew Welch Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970927]

Unknown: William Nicholson

Unknown: Joy Gresham.

Unknown: An Wilson

Producer: Andrew Welch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971003]

Shadowlands: Truth and Fiction

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971004]

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney talks to

Edward Seckerson about his new symphonic poem and other classical works. Producer Adrian Washbourne Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971004]

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Talks: Paul McCartney

Unknown: Edward Seckerson

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971010]

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney talks to

Edward Seckerson about his new symphonic poem and other classical works. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971010]

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Talks: Paul McCartney

Unknown: Edward Seckerson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971011]

Mona Lisa

How and why has the Mona Lisa become the most famous painting in the world? With the help of Maggie Hambling ,

Waldemar Januszczak , Camille Paglia and Richard Wollheim , Tim Marlow traces the history of the portrait's fame. Producer Adrian Washbourne

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971011]

Unknown: Mona Lisa

Unknown: Maggie Hambling

Unknown: Waldemar Januszczak

Unknown: Camille Paglia

Unknown: Richard Wollheim

Unknown: Tim Marlow

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971017]

Mona Lisa

Tim Marlow traces the history of the the most famous painting in the world. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971017]

Unknown: Mona Lisa

Unknown: Tim Marlow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971024]

The Winter Wanderers

On the bicentenary of Schubert's birth. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brigitte Fassbaender reflect on the song cycle Winterreise.

Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971024]

Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender

Producer: Ann Marie O'Callaghan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971025]

Laurie Lee 's Long Sleep

While recording an interview with Christopher Cooke at the Chelsea Arts Club in 1989, writer Laurie Lee openly discussed his own sense of mortality. Now he has embarked upon his "long sleep", those private thoughts receive a first public airing, accompanied by a reading of poems and tributes from Tuesday's thanksgiving service at St James's Church, Piccadilly, London. Producer Chris Eldon Lee Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971025]

Unknown: Laurie Lee

Unknown: Christopher Cooke

Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971031]

Laurie Lee 's Long Sleep

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971031]

Unknown: Laurie Lee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971101]

A Controlled Madness - the Plight of Algerian Culture

Over 50,000 people have died since the start of the conflict in Algeria between the military government and armed Islamic groups. Many singers, actors and writers have been threatened or killed, and thousands of people have now fled the country to seek sanctuary in France. Jo Shinner reports from Paris on the madness that seems to be engulfing Algeria. Producer Anthony Denselow Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971101]

Unknown: France. Jo Shinner

Producer: Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971108]

Mutabilitie Frank McGuinness 's first original play for the National

Theatre. The playwright talks to

Paul Allen about his work, from The Factory Girls and Observe the Sons of Ulster

Marching towards the Somme to a version of Sophocles's Electra and the screenplay for the film of Dancing at Lughnasa. Producer Helen Garrison Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971108]

Unknown: Mutabilitie Frank McGuinness

Unknown: Paul Allen

Producer: Helen Garrison

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971114]

Playwright Frank McGuinness talks to Paul Allen.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971114]

Talks: Frank McGuinness

Unknown: Paul Allen.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971115]

Dancing with Your Eyebrow Bernard Hepton looks at the astonishing life of his one-time teacher Rudolf Laban , the dance theorist whose career embraced whirling dervishes, goose-stepping Nazis and the women who used to wrap Mars bars.

Producers Robyn Wallis and Michael Weigall Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971115]

Unknown: Bernard Hepton

Unknown: Rudolf Laban

Producers: Robyn Wallis

Producers: Michael Weigall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971121]

Dancing with Your Eyebrow Bernard Hepton looks at the astonishing life of his one-time teacher Rudolf Laban , the dance theorist whose career embraced whirling dervishes and goose-stepping Nazis. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971121]

Unknown: Bernard Hepton

Unknown: Rudolf Laban

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971122]

The Curious Case of Rumer Godden

After 60 years of writing for both children and adults, Rumer Godden 's work remains best known by her own generation. Clare Jenkins asks why.

Producer Jackie Christie. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971122]

Unknown: Rumer Godden

Unknown: Clare Jenkins

Producer: Jackie Christie.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971128]

The Curious Case ofRumer Godden

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Unhand Me, Rogue!

Richard Dyer traces the history and influence of melodrama. Should it be written off as escapist mass entertainment ? Producer Erin Riley

Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Unknown: Richard Dyer

Producer: Erin Riley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971205]

Unhand Me, Rogue!

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]

Level 440

Europe's last working tin mine, South Crofty in Cambourne, faces a serious threat of closure. Tim Malyon examines the rich tapestry of art and culture that has grown up around the Cornish tin-mining tradition. Producer Adrian Washbourne Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]

Unknown: Tim Malyon

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971212]

Level 440

Europe's last working tin mine, South Crofty in Cambourne, faces a serious threat of closure. Tim Malyon examines the rich tapestry of art and culture that has grown up around the Cornish tin-mining tradition. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971212]

Unknown: Tim Malyon

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]

Re-versioning

Nigel Floyd and Mark Kermode look at the phenomenon of "re-versioning" in film adaptations of books.

Producer Stephen Hughes. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]

Unknown: Nigel Floyd

Unknown: Mark Kermode

Producer: Stephen Hughes.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971219]

Re-versionlng

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971220]

Nick Drake : Unsung

Nick Drake 's untimely death in 1974 went largely unnoticed in the press - fame had proved elusive for the melancholic young singer/songwriter. But today he has become a cult figure and an influence on the likes of Elvis Costello , REM and Paul Weller. John Wilson explores the life and death of this unlikely folk hero. Producer Mohit Bakaya

Repeated New Year's Day 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971220]

Unknown: Nick Drake

Unknown: Elvis Costello

Unknown: Paul Weller.

Unknown: John Wilson

Producer: Mohit Bakaya

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]

Adventures in Motion Pictures - a Short History of Dance

When Adam Cooper and his fellow male dancers interpreted Swan Lake for the late 20th century, audiences knew the ballet would never be the same again. The company is currently staging Cinderella, and has worked on dance from Spitfire to Nutoacterforten years. Producer Anthony Denselow

Repeated Friday 2 January 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971227]

Unknown: Adam Cooper

Producer: Anthony Denselow

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971231]

Rocket Man and the Chlpolata Fingers This year, Elton John released a song that became the biggest-selling single of all time. He talks candidly to

Paul Gambaccini about the highs and lows of his 30-year career, in which music has remained a point of focus and hope in times of difficulty.

Producer Jerome Weatherald Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971231]

Unknown: Elton John

Unknown: Paul Gambaccini

Producer: Jerome Weatherald

Genome: [r4 Bd=19980101]

Nick Drake : Unsung

Repeated from Saturday 20 December 7.20pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19980101]

Unknown: Nick Drake

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941001]

On the Four Winds

"Winds from four corners of the world play upon a Mediterranean island. On the east wind come perfumed melodies; a driving rhythm blows in from Africa; the north wind harmonises; and the west wind whirls it all together." Such is the scenario for Neil Ardley 's newest composition for his special blend of jazz and classical instruments. Chris Eldon

Lee witnesses the gathering storm.

Producer Chris Eldon Lee. Rptd Friday 9.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941001]

Unknown: Neil Ardley

Unknown: Chris Eldon

Producer: Chris Eldon Lee.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941007]

On the Four Winds

Chris Eldon Lee reports on Neil Ardley 's newest composition for his special blend of jazz and classical instruments.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941007]

Unknown: Chris Eldon Lee

Unknown: Neil Ardley

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941008]

The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet As the most romantic and magical play in the Shakespeare canon celebrates its 400th anniversary,

Harriett Gilbert takes to the stalls for

A Midsummer Night's Dream with directors and performers from the current crop of productions around Britain, to examine recent approaches to the tragedy, romance and magic, from landmarks set by Peter Brook to the latest success by Adrian Noble for the RSC.

Producer Louise Swan. Rptd Friday at 9.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941008]

Unknown: Harriett Gilbert

Unknown: Peter Brook

Unknown: Adrian Noble

Producer: Louise Swan.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941014]

The lunatic, the lover and the poet As the most romantic and magical play in the Shakespeare canon celebrates its 400th anniversary,

Harriett Gilbert takes to the stalls for

A Midsummer Night's Dream with directors and performers from the current crop of productions around Britain, to examine recent approaches to the tragedy, romance and magic.

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941014]

Unknown: Harriett Gilbert

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941015]

Quentin Tarantino. Quentin Cooper talks to Quentin Tarantino ,

Hollywood's most in-demand and controversial young director whose debut Reservoir Dogs, celebrated by many for its cinematic energy, and vilified by some for its violence, has yet to receive a video certificate in this country. His new film Pulp Fiction has just won the top prize at Cannes and is a return to hard-boiled territory, this time on an epic scale. So why is the former video-store assistant and self-confessed "film geek" now the director all the stars want to work with? Producer Paul Quinn

Repeated Friday at 9.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941015]

Unknown: Quentin Tarantino.

Talks: Quentin Cooper

Unknown: Quentin Tarantino

Producer: Paul Quinn

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941021]

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941022]

The Jude Kelly Interview

Jude Kelly , artistic director ofthe award-winning West Yorkshire

Playhouse in Leeds, talks to Paul Allen. In its four-and-a-half year history of reassessing classics and producing a string of new plays, the venue is now regarded by many as not just a regional asset, but a national treasure. Producer Adrian Washbourne Repeated Friday at 9.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941022]

Unknown: Jude Kelly Interview

Artistic: Jude Kelly

Unknown: Paul Allen.

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941028]

The Jude Kelly Interview

Paul Allen talks to Jude Kelly , artistic director of the award-winning West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.

In its four-and-a-half year history of reassessing classics and producing a string of new plays, the venue is now regarded by many as not just a regional asset, but a national treasure. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941028]

Talks: Paul Allen

Artistic: Jude Kelly

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941029]

The Skip in It: the Music of Sharon Shannon She 's played with the Waterboys and at the Montreux Jazz Festival, and reggae producer Dennis Bovell worked on her new album Out the Gap because he recognised the skip in her music. But essentially she's a traditional accordion player, one of a family of musicians from Corofin, Co

Clare. Tom Morris travels to the west of Ireland and joins Sharon Shannon ,

Emmylou Harris , Donal Lynny and a bar full of musicians for a session.

Producer Julian May. Repeated Friday 9.30pm

CITY ON AIR

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941029]

Unknown: Sharon Shannon She

Producer: Dennis Bovell

Unknown: Tom Morris

Unknown: Sharon Shannon

Unknown: Emmylou Harris

Unknown: Donal Lynny

Programme Catalogue - Details: 14 December 199019901214

Producer: N. PAXMAN

Next in series: SELLING THE JOKE

Previous in series: PRIMA MARIA

Broadcast history

14 Dec 1990 21:15-21:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-12-11

Programme Catalogue - Details: A CENTURY OF CINEMA, IN DREAMS19950909

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: MILLERS TALES 2 1940 - 1956

Previous in series: MILLER'S TALES 1/4 , 1915-1940

Description

Hollywood has long been hailed as the dream factory, since the invention of cinema the idea of going into a dark place & seeing pictures has been compared to dreaming. This programme explores why.

Subject Categories

films (programmes about) (genre)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

09 Sep 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

25 Dec 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

07 Apr 1998 23:30-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Paul Quinn (Producer)

Gavin Millar (Speaker)

Alexander Walker (Speaker)

Kim Newman (Speaker)

Bertrand Tavernier (Speaker)

Ginette Vincendeau (Speaker)

Dawn Ades (Speaker)

Peter Wollen (Speaker)

Geoff Ward (Speaker)

Geoffrey O'Brien (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-01

Programme Catalogue - Details: A CLUB FOR GENTLEMEN19960213

First broadcast on 1995-06-24

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: ALAN SILLITOE

Previous in series: THIS IS MY JOB - PAUL WELLER

Broadcast history

24 Jun 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

30 Jun 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

13 Feb 1996 14:32-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-06-09

Programme Catalogue - Details: ANCIENT MARINER19960127

Producer: HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT

Next in series: CHEEK BY JOWL, LIFE AND WORK

Previous in series: I WRITE THIS SITTING AT THE KITCHEN SINK

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-17

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ancient Mariner19960202

First broadcast on 1996-01-27

Producer: HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT

Next in series: CHEEK BY JOWL, LIFE AND WORK

Previous in series: I WRITE THIS SITTING AT THE KITCHEN SINK

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Back To School With Blur19950121

Producer: A-M. O'CALLAGHAN

Next in series: THE POETRY OF DAVID GASGOYNE

Previous in series: FAIREST ISLE

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

27 Jan 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-01-13.

Programme Catalogue - Details: BRYN TERFEL19960109

First broadcast on 1995-03-11

Producer: A. O'CALLAGHAN

Next in series: IREK MUKHAMEDOV

Previous in series: THE ART OF READING

Description

Causing a sensation worldwide is opera giant, Bryn TERFEL. Tonight he talks to pianist Iain Burnside and in an exclusive session, they perform a selection of songs from Welsh folk to Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Subject Categories

performance programmes (programme format)

one to one discussion programmes (programme format)

music programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Mar 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

17 Mar 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

09 Jan 1996 14:32-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Iain Burnside

Ann O'Callaghan (Producer)

Bryn Terfel (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-02-17

Programme Catalogue - Details: CHEEK BY JOWL, LIFE AND WORK19960203

Producer: B. RUBENS

Next in series: WARP FACTOR SEVEN TO DEEP SPACE NINE

Previous in series: ANCIENT MARINER

Description

As director Declan DONNELLAN & designer Nick OMEROD tour the world with their

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

09 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Paul Allen

Adrian Lester (Actor)

Anastasia Hille (Actor)

Scott Handy (Actor)

Barbara Mathews (Actor)

Betty Rubens (Producer)

Declan Donnellan (Speaker)

Nick Omerod (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-02-01

Programme Catalogue - Details: CHEEK BY JOWL, LIFE AND WORK19960209

First broadcast on 1996-02-03

Producer: B. RUBENS

Next in series: WARP FACTOR SEVEN TO DEEP SPACE NINE

Previous in series: ANCIENT MARINER

Description

As director Declan DONNELLAN & designer Nick OMEROD tour the world with their

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

09 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Paul Allen

Adrian Lester (Actor)

Anastasia Hille (Actor)

Scott Handy (Actor)

Barbara Mathews (Actor)

Betty Rubens (Producer)

Declan Donnellan (Speaker)

Nick Omerod (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-02-01

Programme Catalogue - Details: CHRISTY MOORE19960116

First broadcast on 1995-04-29

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: DAMIEN HIRST

Previous in series: TIM PAGE - VIET PHOTOGRAPHER

Description

Irish singer-songwriter Christy MOORE talks to Robin DENSELOW about his life

Subject Categories

one to one discussion programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

popular music programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

29 Apr 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

05 May 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

16 Jan 1996 14:32-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robin Denselow

Christy Moore (Composer)

Beaty Rubens (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-04-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: H.E. (A PROFILE OF H E BATES)19960217

Producer: FORGE PRODUCTIONS

Next in series: MARTIN SCORSESE

Previous in series: WARP FACTOR SEVEN TO DEEP SPACE NINE

Broadcast history

17 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

23 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: H.E. (A PROFILE OF H E BATES)19960223

First broadcast on 1996-02-17

Producer: FORGE PRODUCTIONS

Next in series: MARTIN SCORSESE

Previous in series: WARP FACTOR SEVEN TO DEEP SPACE NINE

Broadcast history

17 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

23 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: I WRITE THIS SITTING AT THE KITCHEN SINK19960120

Producer: R. READ

Next in series: ANCIENT MARINER

Previous in series: THE LAUGHING CHILDREN

Description

In 1931 Dodie SMITH made her name as a playwright, after a string of West End successes she moved to the US & began writing novels. Frances DONNELLY talks to a variety of guests about the woman with a penchant for black & white.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

20 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frances Donnelly

Dodie Smith (Author)

Robyn Read (Producer)

Jilly Bond (rdr)

Joanna Trollope (Speaker)

Julian Barnes (Speaker)

Alan Strachan (Speaker)

Valerie Grove (Speaker)

Victor Pembridge (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: I WRITE THIS SITTING AT THE KITCHEN SINK19960126

First broadcast on 1996-01-20

Producer: R. READ

Next in series: ANCIENT MARINER

Previous in series: THE LAUGHING CHILDREN

Description

In 1931 Dodie SMITH made her name as a playwright, after a string of West End successes she moved to the US & began writing novels. Frances DONNELLY talks to a variety of guests about the woman with a penchant for black & white.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

20 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frances Donnelly

Dodie Smith (Author)

Robyn Read (Producer)

Jilly Bond (rdr)

Joanna Trollope (Speaker)

Julian Barnes (Speaker)

Alan Strachan (Speaker)

Valerie Grove (Speaker)

Victor Pembridge (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: ITZHAK PERIMAN19960123

First broadcast on 1995-05-27

Producer: N. PAXMAN

Next in series: THIS IS MY JOB - PAUL WELLER

Previous in series: DAMIEN HIRST

Broadcast history

27 May 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

02 Jun 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

23 Jan 1996 14:32-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-05-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: Kaleidoscope At Bouchercon19950930

Producer: A. APPLETON

Next in series: THE PIERROTTERS ON TOUR

Previous in series: MILLER'S TALES, PROG.4: 1970-95

Broadcast history

30 Sep 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

06 Oct 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-09-29

Programme Catalogue - Details: LE WEEKEND19960106

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: THE LAUGHING CHILDREN

Previous in series: THE NEW DUBLINERS

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

12 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-10

Programme Catalogue - Details: LE WEEKEND19960112

First broadcast on 1996-01-06

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: THE LAUGHING CHILDREN

Previous in series: THE NEW DUBLINERS

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

12 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-10

Programme Catalogue - Details: MARTIN SCORSESE19960224

Producer: E. WRIGHT

Next in series: THE MILLENNIUM - AN AGE OF HOLLOW STATUES?

Previous in series: H.E. (A PROFILE OF H E BATES)

Broadcast history

24 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

01 Mar 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-02-16

Programme Catalogue - Details: MILLER'S TALES 1/4 , 191519950908

MILLER'S TALES 1/4 , 1915-1940

Producer: J. MAY

Next in series: A CENTURY OF CINEMA, IN DREAMS

Previous in series: SALMAN RUSHDIE

Broadcast history

08 Sep 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

26 Dec 1995 15:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: MILLERS TALES 2 194019950915

MILLERS TALES 2 1940 - 1956

Producer: J. MAY

Next in series: OUTING AFRICA

Previous in series: A CENTURY OF CINEMA, IN DREAMS

Broadcast history

15 Sep 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

27 Dec 1995 15:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-09-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: Miller's Tales, Prog.4: 197019950929

MILLER'S TALES, PROG.4: 1970-95

Producer: J. MAY

Next in series: KALEIDOSCOPE AT BOUCHERCON

Previous in series: THE CUT ABOVE THE REST

Broadcast history

29 Sep 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

29 Dec 1995 15:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Programme Catalogue - Details: OUTING AFRICA19950916

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: THE CUT ABOVE THE REST

Previous in series: MILLERS TALES 2 1940 - 1956

Description

As the 'africa95' arts season prepares to showcase two ground-breaking exhibitions of Afican art - one at The Whitechapel Art Gallery - Louisa BUCK

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

16 Sep 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

17 Nov 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Louisa Buck

Sarah Barnett (Producer)

Tom Phillips (Speaker)

Gavin Jantjes (Speaker)

Kendell Geers (Speaker)

Soukari Douglas (Speaker)

Chika Okkeke (Speaker)

Clementine Deliss (Speaker)

Normal Rosenthal (Speaker)

Petrine Straw (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-08

Programme Catalogue - Details: SALMAN RUSHDIE19950902

Producer: A. APPLETON

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MP) DO NOT EDIT.

Next in series: MILLER'S TALES 1/4 , 1915-1940

Previous in series: ART AFTER ART GOES OUT, AND ALL IS NIGHT

Description

COPYRIGHT AND PERFORMANCE FEE

Subject Categories

book programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

02 Sep 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

26 Dec 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Salman Rushdie (Author)

Hermione Lee (int)

Abigail Appleton (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-08-29

Programme Catalogue - Details: The British Library19950211

Producer: N. TREVITHICK

Next in series: ACROPOLIS NOW

Previous in series: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE IMPORTANCE

Description

John SUTHERLAND presents an edition of Radio 4's arts programme looking at the New British Library in St Pancras. Produced by Neil TREVITHICK.

Subject Categories

arts programmes (genre)

british library (kings cross)

financial crisis of british library (kings cross)

Broadcast history

11 Feb 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

17 Feb 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Sutherland

William Thackeray (Author)

Neil Trevithick (Producer)

Jonathan Adams (rdr)

David Lodge (rdr)

Prince Charles (Speaker)

Peter Brooke (Speaker)

James Callaghan Of Cardiff (Speaker)

A Byatt (Speaker)

Marina Warner (Speaker)

Hugh Pearman (Speaker)

Anthony Kenny (Speaker)

Robin Alston (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-02-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Cut Above The Rest19950923

Producer: E. WRIGHT

Next in series: MILLER'S TALES, PROG.4: 1970-95

Previous in series: OUTING AFRICA

Description

What is the connection between nature, music, architecture and painting?

Subject Categories

arts programmes (genre)

art

composition (art)

Broadcast history

23 Sep 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

27 Dec 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Stephen Johnson

Erika Wright (Producer)

Ian Stewart (professor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Fay Godwin (Speaker)

Deanna Petherbridge (Speaker)

Chris Mcmanus (Speaker)

Julian Anderson (Speaker)

Colin Matthew (Speaker)

Robert Adam (architect (spkr)) (Speaker)

Robert Tavenor (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Importance Of The Importance19950204

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: THE BRITISH LIBRARY

Previous in series: THE POETRY OF DAVID GASGOYNE

Description

Presented by Paul DOUST, produced by Adrian WASHBOURNE.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

importance of being earnest (play)

Broadcast history

04 Feb 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

10 Feb 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Paul Doust

Terence Allbright (mus)

Adrian Washbourne (Producer)

James Saxon (rdr)

Judi Dench (Speaker)

Michael Billington (Speaker)

Alex Jennings (Speaker)

Dulcie Gray (Speaker)

Alan Strachan (Speaker)

Declan Kiberd (Speaker)

Michael Dennison (Speaker)

Sos Eltis (Speaker)

Melvyn Holland (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-01-27.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Laughing Children19960113

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: I WRITE THIS SITTING AT THE KITCHEN SINK

Previous in series: LE WEEKEND

Broadcast history

13 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

19 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: THE LAUGHING CHILDREN19960119

First broadcast on 1996-01-13

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: I WRITE THIS SITTING AT THE KITCHEN SINK

Previous in series: LE WEEKEND

Broadcast history

13 Jan 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

19 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: THE NEW DUBLINERS19960105

First broadcast on 1995-12-30

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: LE WEEKEND

Previous in series: THE GARGOYLE SPEAKS

Broadcast history

30 Dec 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

05 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Poetry Of David Gasgoyne19950128

Producer: J. BOUNDY

Next in series: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE IMPORTANCE

Previous in series: BACK TO SCHOOL WITH BLUR

Description

A Burning Sound: The Poetry of David GASGOYNE.

Subject Categories

one to one discussion programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1995 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

03 Feb 1995 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Sean Street

Julian May (Producer)

Philip Marsh (rdr)

David Gasgoyne (rdr)

Douglas Cleverdon (Speaker)

Kathleen Raine (Speaker)

Jeremy Reed (Speaker)

Judy Gascoyne (Speaker)

Christine Jordis (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-01-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: WARP FACTOR SEVEN TO DEEP SPACE NINE19960210

Producer: J. WEATHERALD

Next in series: H.E. (A PROFILE OF H E BATES)

Previous in series: CHEEK BY JOWL, LIFE AND WORK

Description

This year the astoundingly successful TV series 'Star Trek' celebrates 3 dec-

Subject Categories

arts programmes (genre)

thirtieth anniversaries

star trek (tv programme)

Broadcast history

10 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

16 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Sue Nelson

Jerome Weatherald (Producer)

John Gribbin (Speaker)

Richard Arnold (Speaker)

Nichelle Nichols (Speaker)

John Carrigan (Speaker)

Majel Barrett (Speaker)

Tim Gaskill (Speaker)

Robert Justman (Speaker)

Matthew Parker (publisher (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-02-02

Programme Catalogue - Details: WARP FACTOR SEVEN TO DEEP SPACE NINE19960216

First broadcast on 1996-02-10

Producer: J. WEATHERALD

Next in series: H.E. (A PROFILE OF H E BATES)

Previous in series: CHEEK BY JOWL, LIFE AND WORK

Description

This year the astoundingly successful TV series 'Star Trek' celebrates 3 dec-

Subject Categories

arts programmes (genre)

thirtieth anniversaries

star trek (tv programme)

Broadcast history

10 Feb 1996 19:20-19:50 (RADIO 4)

16 Feb 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Sue Nelson

Jerome Weatherald (Producer)

John Gribbin (Speaker)

Richard Arnold (Speaker)

Nichelle Nichols (Speaker)

John Carrigan (Speaker)

Majel Barrett (Speaker)

Tim Gaskill (Speaker)

Robert Justman (Speaker)

Matthew Parker (publisher (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-02-02

Whispers Under The Dome19970621

For three hundred years the walls of St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London have echoed the fanfares of royal weddings, the sombre requiem of state funerals, the feet of a million tourists, and the silence of private prayer. Sounds of today mix with echoes of the past as the doors are opened for another day.