Root Of The Matter


Genome: [r4 Bd=19900204]

Unknown: John Thirlwell.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 June 199019900603

Producer: BUTLER, Gareth

Next in series: 16 December 1990

Previous in series: 27 May 1990


SBH:The Chinese community in Manchester. Interviews with members of the large Chinese community in Manchester including refs. to Manchester's Chinatown, its title of Dragon City, the Chinese contribution to Manchester's economy, the possibility of immigrants from Hong Kong & Chinese crime. Presenter: Stephen Beard. Producer: Gareth Butler.

Broadcast history

03 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Gareth Butler (Producer)

Stephen Beard (Speaker)

David Thornton (Speaker)

Loret Lee (Speaker)

Mick Moore (Speaker)

John Warmisham (Speaker)

Amy Lai (Speaker)

Steve Tang (Speaker)

Nelson Chang (Speaker)

Paul Cham (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 619193

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 December 199019901216

Producer: SIGLER, Charles

Next in series: 13 January 1991

Previous in series: 03 June 1990


SBH:Fox hunting. Arguments from hunters and hunt saboteurs in Leicestershire. Incls. act. hunt. Presenter: Hugh Prysor-Jones.

Broadcast history

16 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Charles Sigler (Producer)

Michael Clayton (Speaker)

Hugh Prysor-Jones (Speaker)

Jim Roberts (Speaker)

Bob Payton (Speaker)

Marcus Kimball (Speaker)

Tim Schadla-Hall (Speaker)

David Wragg (Speaker)

Christine Harris (Speaker)

Jane Lee (Speaker)

Malcolm Allured (Speaker)

Brian Fanshawe (Speaker)

Flora Johnson (Speaker)

Father Hillary (Speaker)

Frank Hockney (Speaker)

de Lisle (Speaker)

Robin Smith-Ryland (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 428663

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052019900520

20 May 1990

Next in series: 27 May 1990


SBH:Report from Fairford, Gloucestershire, where after 45 years, most of the resident Americans are leaving their US Air Base. Haig Gordon looks at the problems this will cause for local people.

Broadcast history

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


Haig Gordon (int)

Ken Cooper (Speaker)

Pat Jackson (Speaker)

Richard Castle (Speaker)

Clive Whitehead (Speaker)

Dave Frook (Speaker)

Tony Houlihan (Speaker)

Ken Irvine (Speaker)

Rachel Lappington (Speaker)

Tony Payman (Speaker)

Nichola Gunning (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 485851

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052719900527

27 May 1990

Next in series: 03 June 1990

Previous in series: 20 May 1990


SBH:Contaminated land in Warrington, Cheshire.Local people talk about the problems of old toxic waste tips. Act. lorries unloading waste, & council officers' meeting. Presenter & interviewer: Jenny Cuffe.

Broadcast history

27 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Jenny Cuffe (int)

Derek Bateman (Speaker)

Angela Smith (Speaker)

Brian Jackson (Speaker)

Rob Smith (Speaker)

Bob Bell (Speaker)

Sarah Mumford (Speaker)

Andrew Gilbert (Speaker)

Eddy Atherton (Speaker)

Bill Snow (Speaker)

Sid Atherton (Speaker)

Duvrigg James (Speaker)

Joan Bogg (Speaker)

Rick Brassington (Speaker)

Mrs Yoxall (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 304422