Still Lives

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930428]

A series of features in which Harry Thompson meets people still living in the house where they were bom.

1: The Bodicea of Meadow Lane Eileen Halliday was bom 75 years ago in a cottage called Riverside. She has fought developers, entrepreneurs and the council to stay in what she calls her "ultimate docking place". Producer Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930428]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Unknown: Eileen Halliday

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930505]

Harry Thompson meets people still living in the home where they were born.

2: Working the Boats Doris and Jim Collins are boat people who have spent their lives. and reared a family in the 9ft x 6ft cabin of a working canal boat. Although the work has gone from the waterways, Doris and Jim have remained, and Harry Thompson meets them aboard Raymond on the Grand Union Canal at Braunston. Producer Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930505]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Unknown: Jim Collins

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930512]

A series in which Harry Thompson meets people still living in the house where they were bom. 3: Crooning at the MemMoira and Myrddin Kemp live in Nant-y-moel in the house where Moira was bom 74 years ago. Their house looks over a valley very different from the one in which they grew up. No dances now at the Memorial Hall, the chapel closing, the railway closed, the Co-op gone, the school converted to flats, all three pits demolished and the valley landscaped. Producer Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930512]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Unknown: Myrddin Kemp

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930526]

A series of features in which Harry Thompson meets people still living in the house where they were bom.

5: The Samovar, the Desk and the Post Office

While her husband pens westerns upstairs, Joan Spence gently continues her family's 182-year tradition as she runs

Ampleforth College Post Office, where she was bom, and where all her children were bom - by candlelight, lamplight and finally by electricity. Producer Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930526]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Unknown: Joan Spence

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930602]

Last in the series in which Harry Thompson meets people still living in the house where they were bom. 6:Mr Pochin 's GardenBodnant Gardens in North Wales were conceived by the Victorian chemist, businessman, philanthropist and Lord Mayor of Salford, Henry Pochin. They are now tended by his descendant Lord Aberconway, and head gardener Martin Puddle , who is the third generation of Puddles to garden at Bodnant. Producer Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930602]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Unknown: Henry Pochin.

Unknown: Martin Puddle

Producer: Amanda Mares

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941016]

Harry Thompson meets people living in the house where they were born. 1: The Bodicea of Meadow Lane

Eileen Halliday was born 75 years ago in a cottage called Riverside, and she has fought developers, entrepreneurs and the council to stay there. Producer Amanda Mares Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941016]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Unknown: Eileen Halliday

Producer: Amanda Mares Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941023]

2: Crooning at the Mem. Moira and Myrddin Kemp live in Nant-y-moel in the house where Moira was born 74 years ago. Their house looks over a valley very different from the one in which they grew up.

Producer Amanda Mares Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941023]

Unknown: Myrddin Kemp

Producer: Amanda Mares Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941030]

Harry Thompson meets people living in the house where they were born. 3: Working the Boats

Producer Amanda Mares Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941030]

Unknown: Harry Thompson

Producer: Amanda Mares Rpt

01Eileen19960117

First broadcast on 1995-10-04

Producer: G.

VAUGHAN JONES

Next in series: TED

Previous in series: MR POCHINS GARDEN

Description

Harry THOMPSON meets Eileen who hates change.

Even the furniture in the bedroom of the London terrace where she was born 68 years ago, has never moved.

Producer Gaynor Vaughan JONES.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

Broadcast history

04 Oct 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

17 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Harry Thompson

Gaynor Jones (Producer)

Eileen (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-18.

02Maureen19960124

First broadcast on 1995-10-11

Producer: G.

VAUGHAN JONES

Description

Harry THOMPSON meets Maureen from Lisburn, Northern Ireland.

She says her home has "more corners than straight lines".

Producer Gaynor Vaughan JONES.

Subject Categories

lisburn (antrim)

profiles (programme format)

Broadcast history

11 Oct 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

24 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Harry Thompson

Gaynor Jones (Producer)

Maureen (contributor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-27.

03Ted19960131

First broadcast on 1995-10-18

Producer: G.

VAUGHAN JONES

Next in series: 02 April 2000

Previous in series: EILEEN

Description

Harry Thompson meets Ted, one of the eldest residents of New Town Road, Bedworth, Warwickshire.

Producer Gaynor Vaughan JONES.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

Broadcast history

18 Oct 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

31 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Harry Thompson

Gaynor Jones (Producer)

Ted (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-09.

04 LASTChristine19960207

First broadcast on 1995-10-25

Producer: G.

VAUGHAN JONES

Description

Harry THOMPSON meets Christine who lives alone in a tiny cottage on the wild, desolate Morayshire coastline.

Producer Gaynor Vaughan JONES.

Subject Categories

profiles (programme format)

Broadcast history

25 Oct 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

07 Feb 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Harry Thompson

Gaynor Jones (Producer)

Christine (lone cottage resident (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-10-18.