Stephen Pile Investigates

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920707]

The first of a series of fourprogrammes in which

Stephen Pile Investigates the strange case of Britain today.

1: The Sermon.

Is the Anglican sermon the greatest single barrier to the spread of Christianity in this country? Stephen Pile investigates whether the sermon is dead or just resting, submitting himself to the best and worst of preachers en route.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920707]

Unknown: Stephen Pile

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920714]

The series in which

Stephen Pile Investigates the strange case of Britain today.

2: The Future.

The Henley Centre for

Forecasting predicts the future and so far they have been pretty accurate. They predicted the rise of the green consumer, the demise of the "yuppie" and the result of the General

Election.

Producer Anne.Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920714]

Producer: Anne.Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920721]

The series in which

Stephen Pile investigates the strange case of Britain today.

3: Is There Life after Fleet Street?

What has been lost and what has been gained by the death of the "Street of Shame"? Risking sclerosis of the liver, Stephen Pile sets out to discover whether sober journalists can write interesting newspapers.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920721]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920728]

Last in the series in which

Stephen Pile investigates the strange case of Britain today.

4: The Monoglot.

Armed with half-forgotten 0-level French, Stephen Pile sets out to discover why the British are bottom of the linguistic league, and tests the latest technology in the struggle to convert the British into polyglots.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920728]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930410]

Four programmes investigating the strange case of Britain today. 1: The Sermon

Is the Anglican sermon the greatest single barrier to the spread of Christianity in this country? Stephen Pile investigates whether the sermon is dead or just resting, submitting himself to the best and worst preachers en route.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930410]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930417]

Stephen Pile investigates the strange case of Britain today.

2: The Future

The Henley Centre for

Forecasting predicts the future and so far they have been pretty accurate. They predicted the rise of the green consumer, the demise of the "yuppie" and the result of the General Election.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930417]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930424]

3: Is There Life After Fleet Street?

What has been lost and what has been gained by the death of "The Street of Shame"? Stephen Pile sets out to find out whether sober journalists can write interesting newspapers.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930424]

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930501]

The last in the series in which Stephen Pile investigates the strange case of Britain today. 4- The Monoglot

Armed with half-forgotten '0' level French, he sets out to discover why

Britain is bottom of the linguistic league, and tests the latest technology in the struggle to convert us into polyglots.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930501]
0319900407

First broadcast on 1989-11-07

Producer: A-M.

COLE

Next in series: 14 November 1989

Previous in series: 24 October 1989

Broadcast history

07 Nov 1989 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

07 Apr 1990 15:45-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-11-06.