Looking Forward To The Past

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19970525

In the first of eight programmes, Paul Boateng discusses the lighter side of history with his guests Larry Adler, Dr Sheila Anderson, Stephanie Cole and Matthew Parris

19970601

In the second of eight programmes, Paul Boateng discusses the lighter side of history with his guests Kevin Day, Lord St John of Fawsley, Andrew Motion and Michael Wood

19970608

Paul Boateng MP indulges in historical chit-chat with his guests Benny Green, Nigella Lawson, Bill Pertwee and Dr Roy Porter.

19970615

Paul Boateng MP indulges in historical chit-chat with his guests Dougal Dixon, Mary Evans-Young, Ann Leslie and Mary Nicholson.

19970621

This week, Paul Boateng MP is joined for more historical banter by James Cox, Lady Antonia Fraser, Prof Roger Gosden and Dr Thomas Stuttaford.

19970629

This week, Paul Boateng MP is joined by David Aaronovitch, Patricia Hughes, Prof Howard Jacobs and Charles Osborne for a humorous look at historical characters and events.

19970705

Paul Boateng MP and guests take a none-too-serious look at history.

19970712

To end the series, Paul Boateng MP hosts a lighthearted discussion of history with guests Ivor Cutler, Colin Dexter, Lee Hurst and Sheridan Morley.

19970731

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests Tony Benn MP, Sally Grace, Toby Moore and Lesley Regan.

19970807

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests Peter Curran, Sue Limb, David Mellor and Barry Took.

19970814

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests Lorraine Chase, Quentin Cooper, Bruce Morton and Tonmoy Sharma.

19970821

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests John Morgan, Libby Purves, Peter Purves and Anna Wing.

19970828

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme.

19970904

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests Germaine Greer, Roy Hattersley, Andrew Rawnsley and Jackie Rowley.

19970911

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests Mark Hurst, Karen Krizanovich, Kate Robbins and Brian Sewell

19970918

Trevor Phillips chairs the historical discussion programme with guests Stephanie Cole, Professor Lisa Jardine, Charles Kennedy MP and Lord Robert Winston.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 October 199019901004

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 30 July 1991

Previous in series: 27 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

04 Oct 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

26 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

John Norwich (Speaker)

Jennifer Paterson (Speaker)

Geoffrey Trevethin And Oaksey (Speaker)

Christina Hardiment (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-09-06

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 October 199019901226

First broadcast on 1990-10-04

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 30 July 1991

Previous in series: 27 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

04 Oct 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

26 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

John Norwich (Speaker)

Jennifer Paterson (Speaker)

Geoffrey Trevethin And Oaksey (Speaker)

Christina Hardiment (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-09-06

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 September 199019900906

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 13 September 1990

Previous in series: 30 August 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

06 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

05 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Roy Strong (Speaker)

Michael Onslow (Speaker)

Auberon Waugh (Speaker)

John Prebble (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 September 199019901205

First broadcast on 1990-09-06

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 13 September 1990

Previous in series: 30 August 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

06 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

05 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Roy Strong (Speaker)

Michael Onslow (Speaker)

Auberon Waugh (Speaker)

John Prebble (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: 119900823

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 30 August 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with Margaret RULE, Auberon WAUGH, George MacDonald FRASER and Robert Rhodes JAMES MP. Produced by Harry THOMPSON.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

23 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

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

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Auberon Waugh (Speaker)

Robert James (Speaker)

Margaret Rule (Speaker)

George Fraser (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: 119901121

First broadcast on 1990-08-23

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 30 August 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with Margaret RULE, Auberon WAUGH, George MacDonald FRASER and Robert Rhodes JAMES MP. Produced by Harry THOMPSON.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

23 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

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

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Auberon Waugh (Speaker)

Robert James (Speaker)

Margaret Rule (Speaker)

George Fraser (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-13

Programme Catalogue - Details: 13 September 199019900913

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 20 September 1990

Previous in series: 06 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

13 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

12 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Michael Wood (Speaker)

Victoria Glendinning (Speaker)

George Fraser (Speaker)

Hugh Brogan (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 13 September 199019901212

First broadcast on 1990-09-13

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 20 September 1990

Previous in series: 06 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

13 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

12 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Michael Wood (Speaker)

Victoria Glendinning (Speaker)

George Fraser (Speaker)

Hugh Brogan (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 September 199019900920

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 27 September 1990

Previous in series: 13 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Michael Onslow (Speaker)

Jennifer Paterson (Speaker)

John Heath-Stubbs (Speaker)

Felix Pryor (Speaker)

Recorded on 1989-11-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 September 199019900927

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 04 October 1990

Previous in series: 20 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with Ferdinand MOUNT, Margaret RULE, Judge Stephen TUMIM and Michael Wood. Produced by Harry THOMPSON.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

19 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Stephen Tumim (Speaker)

Michael Wood (Speaker)

Margaret Rule (Speaker)

Ferdinand Mount (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-31

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 September 199019901219

First broadcast on 1990-09-27

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 04 October 1990

Previous in series: 20 September 1990

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with Ferdinand MOUNT, Margaret RULE, Judge Stephen TUMIM and Michael Wood. Produced by Harry THOMPSON.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

19 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Stephen Tumim (Speaker)

Michael Wood (Speaker)

Margaret Rule (Speaker)

Ferdinand Mount (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-31

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 August 199019900830

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 06 September 1990

Previous in series: 1

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with Max HASTINGS, Christina HARDIMENT, Victoria GLENDINNING and Roy DAVIES. Produced by Harry THOMPSON.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

30 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

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

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Max Hastings (Speaker)

Roy Davies (Speaker)

Victoria Glendinning (Speaker)

Christina Hardiment (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-17

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 August 199019901128

First broadcast on 1990-08-30

Producer: H. THOMPSON

Next in series: 06 September 1990

Previous in series: 1

Description

Robert BOOTH dips into the past for a non-too-serious historical chat with Max HASTINGS, Christina HARDIMENT, Victoria GLENDINNING and Roy DAVIES. Produced by Harry THOMPSON.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

history programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

30 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

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

Contributors

Robert Booth

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Max Hastings (Speaker)

Roy Davies (Speaker)

Victoria Glendinning (Speaker)

Christina Hardiment (Speaker)

Recorded on 1990-08-17