The Last Of The Mohicans

People following old traditions to make a living consider the appeal of their work.

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 July 199019900702

Producer: A.

BRADLEY

Next in series: 1

Previous in series: 6

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Walter's being paid to close down the place where he works & he's quite calm about it.

Others aren't quite so philosophical though, especially the old man who gave him his first job.

Play written by Ted MOORE.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

02 Jul 1990 19:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Jul 1990 14:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Wheeler (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Barbara Marten (Actor)

James Garbutt (Actor)

Joyce Gibbs (Actor)

Denise Welch (Actor)

Rod Arthur (Actor)

Sue Jenkins (Actor)

Arthur Blake (Actor)

Ted Moore (Author)

Tony Cliff (Producer)

Alfred Bradley (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-02-21.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 July 199019900707

First broadcast on 1990-07-02

Producer: A.

BRADLEY

Next in series: 1

Previous in series: 6

Description

Walter's being paid to close down the place where he works & he's quite calm about it.

Others aren't quite so philosophical though, especially the old man who gave him his first job.

Play written by Ted MOORE.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

02 Jul 1990 19:45-21:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Jul 1990 14:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Wheeler (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Barbara Marten (Actor)

James Garbutt (Actor)

Joyce Gibbs (Actor)

Denise Welch (Actor)

Rod Arthur (Actor)

Sue Jenkins (Actor)

Arthur Blake (Actor)

Ted Moore (Author)

Tony Cliff (Producer)

Alfred Bradley (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-02-21.

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20120222 (BBC7)

The daughters of Colonel Munro are led into danger by Magua, a vengeful Huron. Hawkeye and the Mohicans come to the rescue. J Fennimore Cooper's adventure stars Michael Feast.

The daughters of Colonel Munro are led into danger by Magua, a vengeful Huron.

Hawkeye and the Mohicans come to the rescue.

Episode 1 of 2.

01The Oyster Dredgerman1998051819990504

In the last fishery in Europe still worked under sail, Alun Davies dredges oysters in the Fal Estuary.

The Cornish oyster beds, famous since Roman times, are now threatened by a new sewage outlet.

021998052520071127 (BBC7)
20071128 (BBC7)

Following the terrible slaughter, Magua captures the daughters of Colonel Munro.

Episode 2 of 2.

02The Little Mester1998051919990505

While automated factories are churning out knives and forks by the million, Stan Shaw runs the last workshop making knives by hand using the methods of the little mesters, the original cutlers of Sheffield.

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20120223 (BBC7)

Following the terrible slaughter, Magua captures the daughters of Colonel Munro.

Following the terrible slaughter, Magua captures the daughters of Colonel Munro. J Fennimore Cooper's adventure stars Alfredo Michelsen.

03The Gold Miner1998052019990506

Rare Welsh gold, which lies only in isolated pockets, is worn by the likes of the royal family.

At Gwynfyndd, near Dolgellau, Mark Wheeler perseveres with just one other miner, clambering down rusty ladders in the dark, worrying and growing older - but still hoping.

04The Mud-horseman1998052119990507

At low tide, Brendan Sellick tends his nets strung on poles far across the mudflats of the Bristol Channel, hauling his catch home on a mud-horse sledge.

Close by, Hinckley Point nuclear power station pumps out warm water, and Brendan is the last to fish in this ancient way.

05 LASTThe Stone Workers19980522

At Treak Cliff Cavern in the Peak District, Peter Harrison's family has, for generations, turned the unique local fluorspar called blue john into ornaments, vases and bowls.

Now his daughter Vicky is working the stone - but are skills alone enough to ensure the continuation of this tradition?