Novel America

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970225]

Martin Wainwright encounters America for the first time and crosses the continent on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels.

1: In Tales of the City, Martin pursues the ruthless innocent Mary Ann Singleton to San Francisco, visits the magical locations of her adventures around the city. meets her creator Armistead Maupin and discovers a revealing link between the fictional woman and the literary man. Producer Alison Perks Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970225]

Martin Wainwright encounters America for the first time and crosses the continent on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels.

1: In Tales of the City, Martin pursues the ruthless innocent Mary Ann Singleton to San Francisco, visits the magical locations of her adventures around the city. meets her creator Armistead Maupin and discovers a revealing link between the fictional woman and the literary man. Producer Alison Perks Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970225]

Unknown: Mary Ann

Unknown: Armistead Maupin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970225]

Unknown: Mary Ann

Unknown: Armistead Maupin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Martin Wainwright encounters the America of writer Armistead Maupin. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Armistead Maupin.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Armistead Maupin.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970304]

Martin Wainwright encounters America for the first time and crosses the continent on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels.

2: In this second programme, he visits the Chippewa Indians of northern Minnesota, discovers the joy and pain of reservation life and, over a game of bingo, explores the money-spinning phenomenon of Indian casinos depicted in Louise Erdrich 's book The Bingo Palace. Producer Alison Perks Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970304]

Martin Wainwright encounters America for the first time and crosses the continent on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels.

2: In this second programme, he visits the Chippewa Indians of northern Minnesota, discovers the joy and pain of reservation life and, over a game of bingo, explores the money-spinning phenomenon of Indian casinos depicted in Louise Erdrich 's book The Bingo Palace. Producer Alison Perks Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970304]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Louise Erdrich

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970304]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Louise Erdrich

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]

Martin Wainwright visits America on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes and fictional characters of four American novels. In this second programme, he visits the Chippewa Indians of northern

Minnesota, and explores the money-spinning phenomenon of Native

American casinos depicted in Louise Erdrich 's book The Bingo Palace. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]

Martin Wainwright visits America on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes and fictional characters of four American novels. In this second programme, he visits the Chippewa Indians of northern

Minnesota, and explores the money-spinning phenomenon of Native

American casinos depicted in Louise Erdrich 's book The Bingo Palace. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970311]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970311]

Martin Wainwright visits America on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels. In this third programme, Wainwright follows Zane Grey 's avenging gunman Jem Lassiter , from Riders of the Purple Sage, into the red rock canyons of southern Utah and the dreamlike landscape of the cowboy west. Producer Alison Perks Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970311]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Zane Grey

Unknown: Jem Lassiter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970311]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Zane Grey

Unknown: Jem Lassiter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]

Martin Wainwright follows Zane Grey 's avenging gunman Jem Lassiterfrom Riders of the Purple Sage into southern Utah and the cowboy west. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Zane Grey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970316]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Zane Grey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970318]

The final programme of the series in which Martin Wainwright visits

America on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels. In Whatever

Happened to Tom? he visits the Mississippi riverbank setting of Tom Sawyer 's adventures. As the Fourth of July celebrations get under way and the streets swarm with Tom Sawyer lookalikes, he wonders what has become of Mark Twain 's creation,

America's famously naughty boy. Producer Alison Perks

Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970318]

The final programme of the series in which Martin Wainwright visits

America on a personal quest for the authentic landscapes, real-life residents and fictional characters of four American novels. In Whatever

Happened to Tom? he visits the Mississippi riverbank setting of Tom Sawyer 's adventures. As the Fourth of July celebrations get under way and the streets swarm with Tom Sawyer lookalikes, he wonders what has become of Mark Twain 's creation,

America's famously naughty boy. Producer Alison Perks

Repeated Sunday 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970318]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Tom Sawyer

Unknown: Mark Twain

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970318]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Unknown: Tom Sawyer

Unknown: Mark Twain

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]

In Whatever Happened to Tom?- the final programme of the series - Martin Wainwright enters the charmed world of Hannibal, Missouri. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970323]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright