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Filling Space19980228

`Filling Space'.

Pernille Rygg in Oslo writes to Toby Litt in LONDON about her quest to find the perfect sofa.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971002]

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a "pen friend" elsewhere in Europe.

1: Oven-Ready. Andrew O'Hagan reveals his deep loathing of supermarkets to Anne Enright in Dublin. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971002]

Unknown: Andrew O'Hagan

Unknown: Anne Enright

Producer: Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971009]

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a "pen friend" elsewhere in Europe. 2: A Need for Speed. Novelist Hwee Hwee Tan exchanges e-mails with Marcel Moring in Rotterdam about their obsession with computers. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971009]

Unknown: Hwee Hwee Tan

Unknown: Marcel Moring

Producer: Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971016]

A series ofsix programmes.

3: Science for Poets. Poets

Lavinia Greenlaw and Miroslav Holub share their fascination with science. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971016]

Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

Unknown: Miroslav Holub

Producer: Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971023]

A British writer exchanges letters with a European "pen friend" about a shared obsession or experience. 4: The Time to Sleep. Foreign correspondent Maggie O'Kane shares the diary of her maternity leave with Swedish writer Lotta Erikson. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971023]

Unknown: Maggie O'Kane

Unknown: Lotta Erikson.

Producer: Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971030]

A British writer exchanges letters with a European about an experience.

5: My Neighbour's Rooster. Duncan McLean shares the pleasures of his remote lifestyle in the Orkney Islands with Katja Behrens , who lives in the hilly countryside south of Frankfurt. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971030]

Unknown: Duncan McLean

Unknown: Katja Behrens

Producer: Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971106]

The last of six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters with a European "pen friend" about a shared obsession or experience.

Filling Space. Pernille Rygg in Oslo writes to Toby Litt in London about her impossible quest for the perfect sofa. Producer Tessa Watt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971106]

Unknown: Toby Litt

Producer: Tessa Watt

01Oven Ready1997100219980316

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a `pen friend' elsewhere in Europe. 1: `Oven-Ready'. Andrew O'Hagan reveals his deep loathing of supermarkets to Anne Enright in Dublin.

`Oven Ready'. Andrew O'Hagan reveals his deep loathing of supermarkets to Anne Enright in Dublin.

01Oven Ready1997100219980319

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a `pen friend' elsewhere in Europe. 1: `Oven-Ready'. Andrew O'Hagan reveals his deep loathing of supermarkets to Anne Enright in Dublin.

`Oven Ready'. Andrew O'Hagan reveals his deep loathing of supermarkets to Anne Enright in Dublin.

02A Need For Speed1997100919980326

`A Need For Speed'.

There is not a pen in sight as young novelist Hwee Hwee Tan exchanges e-mails with Marcel Moring in Rotterdam about their obsession with computers and all things digital.

/ Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a `pen friend' elsewhere in Europe.

2: `A Need for Speed'.

Young novelist Hwee Hwee Tan exchanges e-mails with Marcel Moring in Rotterdam about their obsession with computers and all things digital.

03Science For Poets1997101619980402

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a `pen friend' elsewhere in Europe. 3: `Science for Poets'. Poets Lavinia Greenlaw and Miroslav Holub share their fascination with science, from the daily grind of the laboratory to the wonders of the unknown.

`Science for Poets'. Poets Lavinia Greenlaw and Miroslav Holub share their fascination with science, from the daily grind of the laboratory to the wonders of the unknown.

03Science For Poets1998040419980402

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a `pen friend' elsewhere in Europe. 3: `Science for Poets'. Poets Lavinia Greenlaw and Miroslav Holub share their fascination with science, from the daily grind of the laboratory to the wonders of the unknown.

`Science for Poets'. Poets Lavinia Greenlaw and Miroslav Holub share their fascination with science, from the daily grind of the laboratory to the wonders of the unknown.

04The Time To Sleep1997102319980323

`The Time to SLEEP'. Foreign correspondent Maggie O'Kane shares the diary of her maternity leave with Swedish writer Lotta Erikson. / Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters with a European `pen friend' about a shared obsession or experience. 4: `The Time to SLEEP'. Foreign correspondent Maggie O'Kane shares the diary of her maternity leave with Swedish writer Lotta Erikson.

05My Neighbour1997103019980402

`My Neighbour's Rooster'. Duncan McLean shares the daily pleasures of his lifestyle in the remote Orkney Islands with Katja Behrens, who lives in the hilly countryside south of Frankfurt. / Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters with a European `pen friend' about a shared obsession or experience. 5: `My Neighbour's Rooster'. Duncan McLean shares the daily pleasures of his remote lifestyle in the Orkney Islands with Katja Behrens, who lives in the hilly countryside south of Frankfurt.

06Pen Friend1997110619980409

The last of six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters with a European `pen friend' about a shared obsession or experience. `Filling Space'. Pernille Rygg in Oslo writes to Toby Litt in LONDON about her impossible quest for the perfect sofa.