Postcard From Gotham

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930102]

The first Radio 4 programme to come regularly from overseas. From the BBC's studios on Fifth Avenue, New York, Mark Steyn interprets the insiders' views of the issues that are preoccupying Americans. He has the help of three guests and some of the week's curious stories from the American media. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930102]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930109]

The first Radio 4 programme to come regularly from overseas.

From the BBC's studios on Fifth Avenue, New York, Mark Steyn interprets the insider's view of the issues that are preoccupying

Americans as the Clinton era begins. He has the help of three opinionated guests and some of the week's most curious stories from American radio and TV. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930109]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930116]

In the week of Bill Clinton 's inauguration

Mark Steyn invites three guests into the BBC's studios on Fifth Avenue, New York to find out how

Americans feel about the changes; and with the help of clips from radio and TV he investigates the new craze in America for instant TV dramatisations of the grisliest real-life crimes.

Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930116]

Unknown: Bill Clinton

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Hamish Mykura.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930123]

Mark Steyn invites three opinionated guests into the BBC's studios on Fifth

Avenue, New York, to get the insiders' views of the big issues of the week in America - with the help of clips from American radio and TV. This week: advice on the range of options open to the single New

Yorker looking for a mate. Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930123]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Hamish Mykura.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930130]

Mark Steyn tunes in to a variety of New York radio stations, and finds the airwaves cluttered with "Shock Jocks" and "Hate Radio". With him in the BBC's studios on Fifth

Avenue are three guests who give insiders' views of the lively issues that divide and unite America. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930130]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930206]

Mark Steyn invites three more opinionated guests into the BBC's studios on Fifth Avenue, New York, to get the insiders' views of the big issues of the week in America - with the help of clips from

American radio and TV. Producer Hamish Mykura Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930206]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930213]

Mark Steyn invites three more opinionated guests into the BBC's studios on Fifth Avenue, New York, including psychosexual therapist and TV agony aunt Dr Ruth Westheimer. Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930213]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Unknown: Dr Ruth Westheimer.

Producer: Hamish Mykura.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930612]

From the studios of the BBC in the Rockefeller Centre high above Fifth Avenue, Mark Steyn is back with a studio full of guests offering their own insiders' views of America. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930612]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930619]

More transatlantic chat as Mark Steyn Probes the American stories af the week, with the help of three guests and the pick of New York's 76 TV channels and 80-odd radio stations. From the BBC's New York studios in the Rockefeller Center high above Fifth Avenue. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930619]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930626]

Garrison Keillor , writer, broadcaster and the most famous son of the town Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, is amongst the guests joining Mark Steyn in the BBC's New York studios for an insider's look at the week's news from America. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930626]

Unknown: Garrison Keillor

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930703]

In the last programme of the series Mark Steyn finds out what Americans look for in the perfect vacation. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930703]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931023]

Mark Steyn returns with more lively conversation about the latest stories, crazes and obsessions in America, with clips from the oddest bits of US radio and TV. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931023]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931030]

Mark Steyn has rounded up more guests in the BBC's Rockefeller Center studios. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931030]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931106]

With the results just in of the election for the Big Apple's mayor, Mark Steyn and guests ponder the state of politics in this super-wealthy city that somehow still teeters on the brink of bankruptcy. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931106]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931113]

Creamy cheesecake covered in chunks of fudge nut brownie - and Mark Steyn , with more talk from New York. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931113]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931120]

Mark Steyn claims to be too young to remember where he was when John F Kennedy was assassinated but his guests ponder some of the more curious ways in which the event still resonates in modern America.

Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931120]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Unknown: John F Kennedy

Producer: Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931127]

It's Thanksgiving Weekend and America celebrates the first harvest with a festival of traffic jams and snow delays at airports. Mark Steyn gets some of the natives to explain what it's all really meant to be about. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931204]

This year Broadway celebrates its 100th anniversary and, in the last programme of the series, Mark Steyn ambles across the Great White Way to take a look at American theatre. Producer Hamish Mykura

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931204]
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941001]

Stateside talk from New York with host Mark Steyn and guests. Producer Dymphna Flynn

Repeated Wednesday at 11.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941001]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Dymphna Flynn

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941005]

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941008]

Star-spangled banter from

Manhattan's Rockefeller Center with Mark Steyn and guests.

Producer Dymphna Flynn. Rptd Weds 11.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941008]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Dymphna Flynn.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941012]

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941015]

News stories with attitude from New York. With host Mark Steyn.

Producer Dymphna Flynn

Repeated Wednesday at 11.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941015]

Unknown: Mark Steyn.

Producer: Dymphna Flynn

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941019]

News stories with attitude. With host Mark Steyn. Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941019]

Unknown: Mark Steyn.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941022]

Star-spangled banter from

Manhattan's Rockefeller Center with Mark Steyn and guests. Producer Dymphna Flynn

Repeated Wednesday at 11.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941022]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

Producer: Dymphna Flynn

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941026]

From Manhattan's Rockefeller Center with Mark Steyn and guests. Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941026]

Unknown: Mark Steyn

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941029]

In the last of the series, Mark Steyn piays trick or treat on his guests. Producer Dymphna Flynn

Repeated Wednesday at 11.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941029]

Producer: Dymphna Flynn