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0120120203The Omnibus edition of this first weeks, Sport and the British with Clare Balding exploring how Britain made sport and sport made Britain.
Producer: Lucy Lunt.
Clare Balding charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport.
0220120210The second week of Sport and the British with Clare Balding. This week she looked at the Victorian gentlemen wrote the rules, drew the lines, set up the leagues. They took cricket, rugby union and football around the Empire, using it to bond and to control the nations they were conquering and we discover how women were finally allowed to discard their corsets for sport, as long as they played like ladies and how the Corinthian ideal was born.
Producer: Sara Conkey.
How Victorian gentlemen wrote the rules, drew the lines and set up the leagues.
0320120217The omnibus of this weeks Sport and the British with Clare Balding as she continues her exploration of how Britains made sport and sport made Britain.This week the series disoveres how the North/South divide, racism, feminism, classism were played out on the sports field. Clare reveals the impact of the split between rugby union and league, the power packed punch of the immigrant boxer fighting for the right to be British and who was allowed to have a bit of a flutter and who wasn't. She looks at the invention of the weekend and the emergence of the middle class which led to an explosion in the genteel sports of tennis and golf.
Producer: Garth Brameld.
How the North/South divide, racism, feminism and classism played out on the sports field.
0420120224This week in Sport and the British Clare Balding's been exploring how sport has been used for centuries to define national identity, to unite and promote Scottish football, Welsh rugby union, English cricket and Irish Hurling. Clare Balding makes a tour round the Uk to look at why we play the games we do.
Producer: Lucy Lunt.
Exploring how sport has been used for centuries to define national identity.
0520120302The omnibus edition of this weeks Sport and the British with Clare Balding.
Sport was reaching out through the airwaves to a whole new audience. It was increasing in popularity, growing up and leaving home. In some cases, this meant progress - innovation in motor sport or egalitarianism in cricket but in others, like football, it meant a painful loss of control to FIFA.
Technical Presentation: John Benton
Producer: Lucy Lunt
Executive Producer: Ian Bent.
Clare explores how sport was reaching out through the airwaves to a whole new audience.
06 LAST20120309In the omnibus edition of the final week of Sport and the British ,Clare Balding looks forward to what increased globalisation will mean to the future of sport.
Presenter: Clare Balding
Producer: Garth Brameld.
Clare looks forward to what increased globalisation will mean to the future of sport.

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