Keep It Clean

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920826]

The first of six programmes in which Laurence Alster reveals the hype behind the hygiene. Opening Bars Starting with the oldest of "personal care products", soap, he finds that it has come to symbolise a lot more than cleanliness. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland and Chris Harris. Producer Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920826]

Unknown: Laurence Alster

Unknown: Chris Harris.

Producer: Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920902]

2: Boys, Blades and Brut The scent of manhood or merely a whiff of male uncertainty? Aftershaves or "men's fragrances" are sniffed out by Laurence Alster. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland and Shireen Shah. Producer Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920902]

Readers: Laurence Alster.

Unknown: David Goodland

Unknown: Shireen Shah.

Producer: Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920909]

3: No Sweat Britain is one of the biggest spenders on deodorants and anti-perspirants, but is it all strictly necessary? Laurence Alster on the quest for personal freshness. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland, Shireen Shah and Kerry Shale. Producer Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920909]

Unknown: Laurence Alster

Unknown: Shireen Shah

Producer: Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920916]

4: Lather Palaver Deriving from the Hindi word to rub, shampoo is now in the realms of high science. Laurence Alster joins chemists, microbiologists and hairdressers in the challenge to improve the crowning glory. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland, Shireen Shah and Kerry Shale. Producer Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920916]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920923]

5: Show or Blow Laurence Alster witnesses the battle between the handkerchief and the strictly practical tissue. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland and Shireen Shah. Producer Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920923]

Unknown: Laurence Alster

Unknown: Shireen Shah.

Producer: Kate Whitehead