The Local Network

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19880105]

In the firstprogramme of a new series, reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with Local Radio stations around the country in search of Britain's Olympic hopefuls. A Promise in Korea

A gold medal in Seoul this summer is the dream - the reality is long hours of winter training. The Local Network 8 follows the dentists, steelworkers and prison warders in their struggle to be 5 the best in the world. Producer GLYN JONES 1: BBC North East

(Re-broadcast next Sunday)

0 YOURS LOCALLY: pp 76- 77

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880105]

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Producer: Glyn Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880110]

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations in search of Britain's Olympic hopefuls.

A Promise in Korea

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880110]

Unknown: David Clayton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880112]

The sky's the limit as Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations, and take a look at Britain's smaller airlines. Fly Me. Try Me

One airline takes off from a pebble beach in the Western Isles and offers the shortest scheduled flight in the country...just two minutes. Another, in Suffolk, uses a grass airstrip and boasts in-flight cuisine prepared by the neighbours.

But despite the enthusiasm of the entrepreneur, why has air travel within Britain never really taken off?

Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East

(Re-broadcast next Sunday)

0 YOURS LOCALLY: pages 74-75

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880112]

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880117]

The sky's the limit as Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations, and take a look at Britain's smaller airlines. Fly Me, Try Me

One airline takes off from a pebble beach in the Western Isles and offers the shortest scheduled flight in the country ".just two minutes.

Despite the enthusiasm of the entrepreneur, why has air travel within Britain never really taken off?

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880117]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19880119]

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations to discover what links Whitby with Tonga, Devon with Brittany and Manchester with Leningrad.

International Alignment - a Tale of Two Cities

Twinning enthusiasts claim they promote international friendship and British exports. But the critics say international links are often just an excuse for civic junketing. They argue twinning towns within Britain would offer more benefits... and could help overcome the North-South divide. Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East

(Re-broadcast next Sunday)

0 YOURS LOCALLY: pages 74-75

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880119]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19880124]

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations to discover what links Whitby with Tonga, Devon with Brittany and Manchester with Leningrad.

International Alignment A Tale of Two Cities

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880124]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19880126]

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations for a tour of stately homes, and meet discontented aristocrats who claim they're living in near poverty.

Poor Little Rich Man

The grander the mansion the bigger the fuel bill, and the talk at all the best parties is about death duties. But are all the complaints merely dry rot? Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East

(Re-broadcast nert Sunday)

0 YOURS LOCALLY: pages 76-77

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19880131]

Poor Little Rich Man

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations for a tour of stately homes, and meet discontented aristocrats who claim they're living in near poverty.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880131]

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900102]

Reporters: David Clayton

Reporters: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900109]

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900116]

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900123]

Unknown: Annie Oakleys

Reporters: David Clayton

Reporters: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900130]

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900206]

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900213]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900220]

Reporters: David Clayton

Reporters: Neil Walker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900227]

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Mike Gallagher

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900515]

Eight programmes. 1: Passing Judgment

Any Welshman found within the walls of Chester after dark can be hanged by the neck until dead. That's just one of the ancient laws and statutes never repealed which reporters David Clayton and Neil Walker investigate. Producer Nick Clarke BBC North

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900515]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900515]

Reporters: David Clayton

Reporters: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900522]

What makes a wild animal a pest?

Neil Walker and David Clayton report on some of the creatures that have been too successful for their own good.

Producer Nick ClaSe. BBC North

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900522]

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clase.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900522]

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clase.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900529]

Eight programmes. 3: The Sound of.... What is real silence and does it exist? Reporters David Clayton and Neil Walker set off on a soft-shoe shuffle. Producer Nick Clarke BBC North

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900529]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900529]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900605]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900612]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900619]

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton.

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900626]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900703]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900807]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900814]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900821]

Unknown: Annie Oakleys

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900828]

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900904]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900911]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900925]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901002]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901009]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901016]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901023]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901030]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901106]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910101]

People are becoming more fitness conscious, but where does the exercise finish and gimmick start? Reporters

David Clayton and Neil Walker try aquaerobics, cardiofunk and martial moves.

Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910101]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910108]

A Hard Day's Fright Why do many people deliberately go out to scare themselves? Why are they drawn to rickety roller coasters, horror movies and rowing across the Atlantic in an open boat? Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910108]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910115]

Napoleon wins the Battle of Waterloo and stressed executives hunt each other with paint guns as reporters David Clayton and Neil Walker go wargaming.

Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Reporters: David Clayton

Reporters: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910115]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910122]

The Hole Truth

The Beatles may have known how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall , but they can't have known holes could be so exciting. Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910122]

Unknown: Albert Hall

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910129]

Here Today, Gonk Tomorrow

Why do crazes and fads come and go, and just what is in a huge warehouse in Leeds biding its time? Reporters David Clayton and Neil Walker investigate. Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Reporters: David Clayton

Reporters: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910129]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910205]

The Lengths People Go To

Is 'heightism' rampant in our society? Do we discriminate against people who are taller or shorter than the average man or woman?

Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910205]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910212]

Spa Wars

Could the spring or well at the bottom of the garden be a gold mine? Yuppie water, the 80s phenomenon, could become the 90s holiday destination. Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton take the waters in Droitwich, Upwell and Hartlepool. Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910212]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910219]

Out for the Count

Are you better known to the world by a PIN or National Insurance number than your name? Do numbers rule our lives? Neil Walker and David Clayton enumerate, in the last of the present series. Producer Nick Clarke

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910507]

Going Like the Clappers

'Get out there and ring your church bells' was General de la Billiere's message to Britain at the end of the Gulf conflict. But, by and large, it wasn't possible. Once part of everyday life, unused church bells can now be found hanging in unusual places. David Clayton and Neil Walker report.

Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910507]

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910514]

Bland New

Carlisle or Canterbury, Norwich or Nantwich, Berwick or Bishop's

Stortford. Wherever you are, the country's high streets look alike. Britain's local distinctiveness is being swamped under a tide of sameness. Neil Walker and David Clayton report from the buffet bar on Stalybridge Railway Station, which has not changed much in the last 140 years, but might soon. Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Stalybridge Railway

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910514]

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Stalybridge Railway

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910521]

Generation Gain

Thousands of people trace their family trees every year. But who's making money out of this desire to get back to our roots? David Clayton and Neil Walker investigate.

Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910521]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910528]

Eau! Dear!

It seems that anyone with an underground spring can bottle it, add a little fizz, stick a pretty label on it and flood the market - naturally. Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton unscrew the cap on what might be the hype of the century.

Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910528]

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910604]

Happy Ever Afters

Treacle sponge, spotted dick and jam roly-poly, all coated in thick custard - the puddings of the past are making a comeback. Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton get stuck into a celebration of the great British pudding. Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Reporters: Neil Walker

Reporters: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910604]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910611]

Bye Bye, Baby

Population control is a political hot potato, smacking as it does of 'Big Brother'. None of the major political parties has a policy addressing family size. But according to one pressure group, Britain is trying to support 20 million people it can't afford. Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910611]

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910618]

A Dead Giveaway

'All to mother' is the shortest will on record.

And like many wills made in this country, it provoked a controversy which was settled only in court. Reporters

Neil Walker and David Clayton investigate the world of pampered pets, rich recluses and inheritance hunters.

Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Walker

Unknown: David Clayton

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910618]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910625]

Taken for a Bride In 1989 there were

392,000 weddings in the UK, costing on average

E6,500 each. It's a multi-billion-pound business. But can that perfect day be made more perfect with a musical cake or a bride and groom personalised balloon sculpture? David Clayton and Neil Walker investigate. Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: David Clayton

Unknown: Neil Walker

Producer: Nick Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910625]
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 July 199019900703

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: WHAT A WAY TO GO

Previous in series: NHS

Description

SBH:The LOCAL NETWORK - Ticking Watch. A report on 'spotters' of birds, trains & also pillar-boxes, spiders, follies. Plus a radio ham, with act. of shortwave radio, & recollections of the heyday of I-Spy. Incls. act. of station announcement, railway engine & 'Birdline' telephone service. Presenters & interviewers: David Clayton & Neil Walker

Broadcast history

03 Jul 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (int)

David Clayton (int)

Steve Walker (Speaker)

Richard Millington (Speaker)

Mike Cousins (Speaker)

Colin Brooks (Speaker)

Dave Swanton (Speaker)

Steve Knapp (Speaker)

Sally Jones (spotter (spkr)) (Speaker)

Lynn Cousins (Speaker)

Steve Gantlett (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201392

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 September 199019900911

Producer: CLARKE, Nick

Next in series: 18 September 1990

Previous in series: PUBLIC ART

Description

SBH:The Local Network - Alvis Lives. A report on collectors of old cars. Refs. to Volkswagen Beetles, Morris 10, Riley 1.5, Alvis Silver Eagle, 1905 Renault, Sinclair C5, and man who owns cars from TV series 'Bergerac' & 'Only Fools and Horses'. Presenters: David Clayton & Neil Walker.

Broadcast history

11 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Alex Marsh (Speaker)

Peter Nelson (Speaker)

Pauline Lee (Speaker)

Mr Hopkins (Speaker)

Mr Newton (Speaker)

Jack Edgell (Speaker)

Geoffrey Holton (Speaker)

Dr Holden (Speaker)

Hugh Christensen (Speaker)

Elspeth Marsh (Speaker)

Linda Scurr (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 493858

Programme Catalogue - Details: 14 August 199019900814

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: ROUOND UP AT THE UK CORRAL

Previous in series: WHAT A WAY TO GO

Broadcast history

14 Aug 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-10-03

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 January 199019900116

Producer: N.CALRKE/0532 441188

Next in series: ROUND UP AT THE UK CORRAL

Previous in series: CALLING HOME

Broadcast history

16 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 September 199019900918

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: LISTED BUILDINGS

Previous in series: 11 September 1990

Broadcast history

18 Sep 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-04

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 February 199019900220

Next in series: PROG 9

Previous in series: PUBLIC SCULPTURES

Description

SBH:Artist Colin Wilbourn explains how his sculpture must be viewed, plus comments from members of the public. Interviewer: Neil Walker. From The Local Network.

PRE:Members of the public give their positive reactions to a sculpture near Durham Cathedral. Neil says he's mystified by the group of tree trunks resembling little but carved poles. Wilbourn explains that people need to sit on the key seat, look, and let their imagination wander. Neil: as you watch, the tree trunks form a 3-D frieze of the remnants of "The Last Supper". Wilbourn: does not believe people see his work as sculpture. OTN:TNT006/90GC0802 TXN/TDT:R4 20-Feb-1990 CON:WALKER Neil (int) WILBOURN Colin (spkr)

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (int)

Colin Wilbourn (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 528478

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 October 199019901030

Producer: CLARKE, Nick

Next in series: SPECIAL BRANCH

Previous in series: UP JENKINS TIPPIT

Description

SBH:Getting Your Oar In - An investigation into Britain's ferries. Presented by Neil Walker and David Clayton. Incl. interviews with the people who man, run and fund the ferries. Produced by Nick Clarke.

Broadcast history

30 Oct 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Jim Parker (Speaker)

Colin Patterson (Speaker)

Peter Middleton (Speaker)

Richard Fox (Speaker)

Maurice Barton (Speaker)

Alistair White (Speaker)

Sally Hall (Speaker)

Mervyn Hapgood (Speaker)

Ian Bunguard (Speaker)

Tony Smith (ferry captain (spkr)) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 692429

Programme Catalogue - Details: ALMS & LEGACIES19900130

ALMS & LEGACIES

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: POTTED HISTORY

Previous in series: ROUND UP AT THE UK CORRAL

Description

SBH:"Alms and Legacies" - an investigation into ancient charities. Incl. ints. about the Pretty Maid Charity in Holsworthy, Devon, with brief act. of the Pretty Maid ceremony, small charities that have little money left, problems of a charity for wheelchair access that hadn't distributed any money, the Hillsborough Fund & a small charity for bellringers at Clyst Honiton, Devon. Presenters: David Clayton & Neil Walker.

Broadcast history

30 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Michael Reynolds (Speaker)

Joan Hammond (Speaker)

Jill Brown (Speaker)

Alan Mumford (Speaker)

Mike Reddington (Speaker)

Doug Simpson (Speaker)

Kay Taylor (Speaker)

Derrick Alford (Speaker)

George Retter (Speaker)

Betty Oak (Speaker)

Paul Borelli (Speaker)

David White (French Protestant charity (spk) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 653592

Programme Catalogue - Details: BLUNDER BUS19900605

BLUNDER BUS - THE SEQUEL

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: ROYAL APPOINTMENT

Previous in series: THE SOUNDS OF

Description

SBH:THE LOCAL NETWORK - Blunder Bus - The Sequel. An investigation into the effects of bus deregulation in the three & a half years since its instigation in 1986. Presented by Neil Walker and Clarke. Produced by Nick Clarke.

Broadcast history

05 Jun 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Roger Freeman (Speaker)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Caroline Cahm (Speaker)

Alex Wilson (Speaker)

Harry Blundred (Speaker)

Gilbert Kinch (Speaker)

Trevor Petty (Speaker)

David Beaman (Speaker)

Philip Seago (Speaker)

Eric Mcquinlan (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 682977

Programme Catalogue - Details: CALLING HOME19900109

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: 16 January 1990

Previous in series: DROUGHT

Broadcast history

09 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-21

Programme Catalogue - Details: CIRCULAR ARGUEMENTS19901009

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: CIRCULAR ARGUMENTS

Previous in series: LISTED BUILDINGS

Broadcast history

09 Oct 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-04

Programme Catalogue - Details: CIRCULAR ARGUMENTS19901009

Producer: CLARKE, Nick

Next in series: NOT TODAY, THANK YOU

Previous in series: CIRCULAR ARGUEMENTS

Description

SBH:The Local Network - Circular Arguments. Neil Walker and David Clayton investigate some of the hundreds of pamphlets which are produced in Britain every year and talk to the people who publish them. Produced by Nick Clarke.

Broadcast history

09 Oct 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Colin Briggs (Speaker)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Patrick Robertson (Speaker)

Russ Gallagher (Speaker)

Mark Jensen (Speaker)

Nicolai Tolstoy (Speaker)

Denys Smith (Speaker)

P Blount (Speaker)

Rod Oakland (Speaker)

Phillip Ziegler (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 722874

Programme Catalogue - Details: Drought19900102

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: CALLING HOME

Previous in series: 29 December 1989

Broadcast history

02 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: FUR ENOUGH19900522

Editor: EX389

Producer: N.CLARK EX.0532-4411

Next in series: THE SOUNDS OF

Previous in series: PROG 9

Description

SBH:The LOCAL NETWORK - Fur enough. A report on animal pests in the UK. Incls. ints. with people whose homes have been infested with squirrels & edible dormice. Presenters: David Clayton & Neil Walker

Broadcast history

22 May 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Terry Johnson (Speaker)

Helen Cramer (Speaker)

Derek Moore (Speaker)

Peter Bateman (Speaker)

Jean Graham (Speaker)

Christine Johnson (Speaker)

Keith Wallis (Speaker)

Peter Smith (Health Officer (spkr)) (Speaker)

David Morgan (Health Officer (spkr)) (Speaker)

Stuart Angus (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 238140

Programme Catalogue - Details: GOLD MINORS19900828

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: PUBLIC ART

Previous in series: ROUOND UP AT THE UK CORRAL

Broadcast history

28 Aug 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-10-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: LISTED BUILDINGS19901002

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: CIRCULAR ARGUEMENTS

Previous in series: 18 September 1990

Description

SBH:Listed Buildings. David Clayton & Neil Walker visit some of the country's half a million buildings that are "making the grade", and the people who love and hate them. Incls. archive material.

Broadcast history

02 Oct 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (int)

David Clayton (int)

Bill Wilson (Speaker)

Peter Thompson (Speaker)

David Bradshaw (Speaker)

John Dalton (Speaker)

Alan Rudd (Speaker)

Steve Cochran (Speaker)

Tony Smiley (Speaker)

Joan Ingles (Speaker)

Mike Dunworth (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 506261

Programme Catalogue - Details: NHS19900626

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: 03 July 1990

Previous in series: SING UP AT THE BACK

Broadcast history

26 Jun 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: Not Today, Thank You19901016

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: UP JENKINS TIPPIT

Previous in series: CIRCULAR ARGUMENTS

Description

SBH:"Not Today, Thank You". Neil Walker & David Clayton meet door-to-door salesmen & women who have the perfect answer. Elderly lady recalls salesmen in the early years of the century. `Bettaware' man demonstrates his 1950s technique with housewives; ints. with former John Bloom washing machine salesman, insurance man; act. Tupperware Party & vacuum cleaning demo.

Broadcast history

16 Oct 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Dennis Mccarthy (Speaker)

Richard Berry (Speaker)

David Castell (Speaker)

Dennis Moss (Salesman (spkr)) (Speaker)

Brian Cahill (Speaker)

Hilary Kleie (Speaker)

Ivy Wager (Speaker)

Wayne Chalkley (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 439647

Programme Catalogue - Details: POTTED HISTORY19900206

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: PUBLIC SCULPTURES

Previous in series: ALMS & LEGACIES

Description

Neil WALKER & David CLAYTON tackle the past, via the present, & look to the future. Producer Nick CLARKE.

Subject Categories

time capsules

time

documentaries (programme format)

history

Broadcast history

06 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker

David Clayton

Kate Bellwood

Frank Eggleston

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Ted Dennis (Speaker)

Brian Durrens (Speaker)

Ron Harbron (Speaker)

Mark Howard (Local Network contributor (spk) (Speaker)

Sue Leavesley (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-01-18

Programme Catalogue - Details: PROG 919900227

Producer: M. GALLAGHER

Next in series: FUR ENOUGH

Previous in series: 20 February 1990

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-08

Programme Catalogue - Details: PUBLIC ART19900904

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: 11 September 1990

Previous in series: GOLD MINORS

Broadcast history

04 Sep 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: PUBLIC SCULPTURES19900220

Producer: G. JONES

Next in series: 20 February 1990

Previous in series: POTTED HISTORY

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: ROUND UP AT THE UK CORRAL19900123

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: ALMS & LEGACIES

Previous in series: 16 January 1990

Description

SBH:Round Up At the UK Corral - A report on UK enthusiasts for Wild West culture. Incl. ints. with Western author J.T.Edson. Presenters: David Clayton & Neil Walker.

Broadcast history

23 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Mark Eccleston (rdr)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Sam Harris (Speaker)

David Murdoch (Speaker)

J Edson (Speaker)

John Goater (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 550044

Programme Catalogue - Details: ROUOND UP AT THE UK CORRAL19900821

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: GOLD MINORS

Previous in series: 14 August 1990

Broadcast history

21 Aug 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-17

Programme Catalogue - Details: ROYAL APPOINTMENT19900612

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: SING UP AT THE BACK

Previous in series: BLUNDER BUS - THE SEQUEL

Description

SBH:Royal Visits. David Clayton & Neil Walker find out about the hazards involved in preparing for, or reporting on, a royal visit. Incls. act. broadcasting blunders.

Broadcast history

12 Jun 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (int)

David Clayton (int)

Brian Hoey (Speaker)

Stan Smith (Speaker)

Jackie Smith (Speaker)

David France (Speaker)

Susan Walsh (Speaker)

Stan Vaughan (Speaker)

Les Bamford (Speaker)

Mary Marr (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 475336

Programme Catalogue - Details: SING UP AT THE BACK19900619

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: NHS

Previous in series: ROYAL APPOINTMENT

Description

SBH:David Clayton & Neil Walker find out about school songs. With actuality. Also includes act. of anti-school songs & memories of cruelty 50 years ago; memory of Changi jail, Singapore during WWII.

Broadcast history

19 Jun 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Cecil Grant (Composer)

Neil Walker (Speaker)

David Clayton (Speaker)

Celia Haddon (Speaker)

Jackie Robertson (Speaker)

Barbara Jemson (Speaker)

Stan Dodman (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 468182

Programme Catalogue - Details: SPECIAL BRANCH19901106

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: PHYSICAL JERKS

Previous in series: 30 October 1990

Description

SBH:Special Branch - David Clayton & Neil Walker talk to people who love trees. Incls. interviewer's attempt at Druid tree hugging, and int. with man who cries while recalling his attempts to safeguard a row of beech trees.

Broadcast history

06 Nov 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker (int)

David Clayton (int)

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Tim Sebastian (Speaker)

George Morris (Speaker)

Ron Birch (Speaker)

Patrick Eyres (Speaker)

Bill Hogarth (Speaker)

Hereward Wake (Speaker)

Walter Lloyd (Speaker)

Aiden Farren (Speaker)

Vivian Hoare (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 465119

Programme Catalogue - Details: THE SOUNDS OF19900529

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: BLUNDER BUS - THE SEQUEL

Previous in series: FUR ENOUGH

Description

3/8 progs. What is real silence & does it exist? W reporters David CLAYTON & Neil WALKER. Producer Nick CLARKE.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

bodleian library (oxford)

christian retreats

non christian retreats

remembrance

nature

silence

water tanks (engineering)

snooker championships

Broadcast history

29 May 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker

David Clayton

John Cage (Composer)

Harry Secombe (ent)

Evelyn Glennie (mus)

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Dennis Furnell (Speaker)

Charles Mould (Speaker)

Christopher Lowe (priest (spkr)) (Speaker)

Annabel Rankin (Speaker)

Gillian Russell (Speaker)

Mark L (Local Network contributor (spk) (Speaker)

John Taylor (radio presenter (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-05-11

Programme Catalogue - Details: UP JENKINS TIPPIT19901023

Producer: N. CLARK

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

Next in series: 30 October 1990

Previous in series: NOT TODAY, THANK YOU

Description

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Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

public houses

games

Broadcast history

23 Oct 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neil Walker

David Clayton

Nick Clarke (Producer)

Jamie Jameson (skittles player (spkr)) (Speaker)

Mary Huflett (Speaker)

Douglas Green (pub games (spkr)) (Speaker)

Nick Meadower (Speaker)

Clive Pettit (Speaker)

Arthur Taylor (author (spkr)) (Speaker)

Jeffrey Tompkin (Speaker)

Michael Wooller (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-10-02

Programme Catalogue - Details: WHAT A WAY TO GO19900807

Producer: N. CLARKE

Next in series: 14 August 1990

Previous in series: 03 July 1990

Broadcast history

07 Aug 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-10-04