A Sense Of Place

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK.

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Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities have been shaped by writers, and how these identities are standing up to the growing uniformity of the urban landscape.

1: Nottingham: Lace, Coal and Robin Hood

Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Croft

Unknown: Robin Hood

Producer: Dave Sheasby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910701]

Unknown: Andy Croft

Unknown: Robin Hood

Producer: Dave Sheasby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities have been shaped by writers, and how these identities are standing up to the growing uniformity of the urban landscape, which threatens to blot out individual regional differences for ever.

2: Teesside: a Vast Dingy Conjuring Trick

Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo '

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Croft

Producer: Dave Sheasby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

Unknown: Andy Croft

Producer: Dave Sheasby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910715]

South Yorkshire: Pits,

Pints and Student Games

The last programme in which Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities have been shaped by writers, and how these identities are standing up to the growing uniformity of the urban landscape, which threatens to blot out individual regional differences for ever.

Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Dave Sheasby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910715]

Producer: Dave Sheasby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920425]

Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities are surviving.

1: Nottingham - Lace, Coal and Robin Hood.

Producer Dave Sheasby Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920425]

Unknown: Andy Croft

Unknown: Robin Hood.

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920502]

Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities have been shaped by writers and how these identities are standing up to an increasingly standard urbanisation process. 2: Teesside

Producer Dave Sheasby Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920502]

Unknown: Andy Croft

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920509]

Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities have been shaped by writers and how these identities are standing up to the increasing standard urbanisation process which threatens to blot out individual regional differences for ever.

3: South Yorkshire - Pits, Pints and Student Games. Producer Dave Sheasby Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920509]

Unknown: Andy Croft

Producer: Dave Sheasby

0101On Ilkley Moor Baht'at2002080520021103

The wild moorland of West Yorkshire is close to home for a diverse community.

0102The Spice Of Life20020806

How does the evocative aroma of certain spices identify with particular locations?

0103In The Scheme Of Things20020807

Featuring a priest who, though not a gambler himself, loves the thrills of the casino

0104Waterloo Sunset20020808

Ray Davies recalls the inspiration behind the evocative 1960s Kinks classic.

0105Life On The Edge20020809

Beachy Head is a well-known beauty spot, but also a scene of past drama and tragedy.

0106A Good Day To Die20020812

St Michael's Hospice near Hereford is full of dying people, but also full of happiness.

0107The Map20020813

Pupils at a Liverpool primary school study a local map, tracing centuries of history in the process.

0108Behind The Front Line20020814

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK. `Behind the Front Line'. The St Paul's district of Bristol

0109Borders20020815

`Borders'. Performance poet Kokumo Rocks explores the history of the hillsides of the Anglo-Scottish border.

0110Mind Our Language20020816

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK. `Mind Our Language'. The distinctive ethos, humour and dialect of the North East of England

0111Travelling Home20020819

`Travelling Home'. Oxfordshire is home to many commuters, and is often visited by groups of travellers.

0112The Truth About Sheep20020820

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK. `The Truth about Sheep'. There are six sheep to every person in Cumbria.

0113Fish Out Of Water20020821

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK.

`Fish out of Water'.

Essex fishermen reflect on their relationship with the sea.

0114Trees20020822

`Trees'. Scientists, gardeners, farmers and poets explain why certain trees give them a sense of wellbeing.

0115Bosom Of The North.20020823

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK. `Bosom of the North.' Old Bryland is a tiny hamlet on the edge of the North York Moors.

0116Invicta20020826

`Invicta'. The sign of the white horse is a symbol of the county of Kent, but how did it originate?

0117Gone To The Dogs20020827

Manchester's Belle Vue was once the biggest theme park of its day.

0118Travellers: A View From On - And Off - The Road20020828

`Travellers: A View from on - and off - the Road'. How are travellers adapting to new ways of life?

0119A Night Out20020829

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK.

`A Night Out'.

St Paul's Working Men's Club in Blackburn is a social centre for a dying breed.

0120Jewel In The Crown20020830

`Jewel in the Crown'. Stony Stratford is the oldest community in Milton Keynes. But can the place retain its character and individuality amid the surrounding urban development?

0121It's A Funny Old Life20020902

`It's a Funny Old Life'. Comedian Jack Russell lives on a barge in the leafy suburb of Walton-on-Thames.

0122What Are We Like?20020903

`What Are We Like?' The distinctive Norfolk dialect boasts a great history, but what of its future?

0123That Wrekin Feeling20020904

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK.

`That Wrekin Feeling'.

The famous Shropshire beauty spot is a hill with a history.

0124One Woman's Living Room20020905

`One Woman's Living Room'.

When Dorrett Buckley Greaves's daughter was murdered and her Sheffield home burned down, her sense of place was destroyed.

How did she cope?

0125Long Exposure20020906

`Long Exposure'. Keith Morris has been taking photographs of the beach at Aberystwyth for over 20 years.

0126All My Life's A Circle20020909

Wiltshire has its fair share of stone circles, crop circles and even magic roundabouts.

0127A Home For All Seasons20020911

`A Home for All Seasons'.

A house originally built for novelist Arnold Bennett has an interesting history.

0128A Sense Of Song20020912

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK.

`A Sense of Song'.

This edition explores how a piece of music can identify itself with a place.

0129A Motley Guide To Hocktide20020913

`A Motley Guide to Hocktide'.

Cartoonist Geoff Motley visits the historic Berkshire town of Hungerford.

0130German Occupation On The Island Of Guernsey20020914

Sarnia Cherie looks at the legacy of five years of German occupation on the island of Guernsey.

0131G Wing - Inside Birmingham Prison20020917

Birmingham's Winson Green jail was the subject of a scathing report in March 2001. But what is life really like on the inside?

0132Nethercott20020918

`Nethercott'. Children's author Michael Morpurgo tells the story of the Victorian manor house he bought in order to offer children a taste of rural life.

0133Water20020919

Characteristics of places across the UK. `Water'. The docks at Gloucester, together with the canal system and the River Severn, have been essential to the area's prosperity.

0134A Little Country Village On The Edge Of Middlesbrough20020920

`A Little Country Village on the Edge of Middlesbrough'.

A guide to life in North Ormesby.

0135Portsmouth: A Fighting City20020921

Places across the UK. `Portsmouth: A Fighting City'. Graham Hurley explores the violent side of the city he loves, from its naval past to football hooliganism in the present.

013624-hour Leicester20020924

`24-Hour Leicester'. The impact of Sunday trading and the 24-hour opening of banks and supermarkets.

0137Building A New Suffolk20020925

Series looking at places across the UK. `Building a New Suffolk'. Ipswich is getting a whole new suburb. But how do people create a sense of community on a building site?

0138Time And Tide20020926

Exploring aspects of life around the Humber Estuary that are affected by the ebb and flow of the tides.

0139Sent To Coventry20020927

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK. `Sent to Coventry'. A look at Coventry's image problem.

0140Home Is Where The Heart Is20020930

The Goose Fair has been held in Nottingham for over 700 years.

0141Little Scotland20021001

Series about at places across the UK. `Little Scotland'. When thousands of Scots came to work for British Steel in Corby, they changed the face of this small Northamptonshire town.

0142Portugese Nativity20021002

Series looking places across the UK. `Portugese Nativity'. Portugese workers have been coming to Jersey for more than 30 years, forming the largest minority group on the island.

0143One Day In Lincolnshire20021003

Series looking at the defining characteristics of places and regions across the UK.

`One Day in Lincolnshire'.

A selection of contrasting aspects of country life.

0144My Place20021004

Series about places across the UK. `My Place'. People from the North West of Ireland talk about their sense of place.

0145Pride Of Wolverton20021108

`Pride of Wolverton'. The legacy of rail production, from brass bands to industrial illness.