Strong Impressions

Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951202]

Sir Roy Strong makes a personal odyssey into the past and future of six historic towns. Stirling. His journey begins north of the border in Stirling, a medieval town surrounded by roads, business parks and shopping malls.

Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951202]

Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

Producer: Martin Buckley.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951203]

Repeated from yesterday at 4.00pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951209]

Sir Roy Strong continues his odyssey through six historic towns.

2: Ludlow. The former capital of all Wales is now a perfectly preserved town. But can it survive the threat of the hypermarket?

Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951209]

Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

Producer: Martin Buckley.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951210]

Repeated from yesterday at 4.00pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951216]

Sir Roy Strong presents six personal portraits of British towns.

3: Durham. A shock or two in the heritage honeypot of Durham.

Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951216]

Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

Producer: Martin Buckley.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951217]

Repeated from yesterday

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951223]

Sir Roy Strong continues his journey through six historic British towns.

4: Chester. A miracle of mock Tudor, where tweeness and tourist dollars combine to obscure the impact of ring roads and shopping malls,

Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951223]

Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

Producer: Martin Buckley.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951224]

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951230]

Sir Roy Strong continues his journey through six historic British towns.

5: Norwich. How has this self-declared "fine city" faced the challenges of car parks and shopping centres?

Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951230]

Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

Producer: Martin Buckley.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951231]
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960106]

Sir Roy Strong concludes his journey through Britain's historic towns.

Derry. An ancient maritime city clinging to the Atlantic edge of Europe.

Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960106]

Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

Producer: Martin Buckley.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960107]

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

06 LASTProgramme Catalogue - Details: Derry (long Version)19960107

Producer: MARTIN BUCKLEY

Previous in series: DERRY (SHORT VERSION)

Description

Sir Roy STRONG concludes his passionate odyssey into the past and future of the historic town.

This week he reaches Derry, an ancient maritime city clinging to the Atlantic edge of Europe, a microcosm of Irish history.

Subject Categories

cities

documentaries (programme format)

Broadcast history

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

Contributors

Roy Strong

Martin Buckley (Producer)

Michael Hegarty (Architect) (Speaker)

Daphne Gallic (Guide, Saint Colum's Cathedral) (Speaker)

Jim Foster (Spokesman, D.O.E.) (Speaker)

Brian Lacey (Director of museums, Derry) (Speaker)

Joan Pine (Speaker)

Joe Tracey (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-12.

06 LASTProgramme Catalogue - Details: Derry (short Version)19960106

Producer: MARTIN BUCKLEY

Next in series: DERRY (LONG VERSION)

Description

Sir Roy STRONG concludes his passionate odyssey into the past and future of the historic town.

This week he reaches Derry, an ancient maritime city clinging to the Atlantic edge of Europe, a microcosm of Irish history.

Subject Categories

cities

documentaries (programme format)

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1996 16:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Roy Strong

Martin Buckley (Producer)

Michael Hegarty (Architect) (Speaker)

Daphne Gallic (Guide, Saint Colum's Cathedral) (Speaker)

Jim Foster (Spokesman, D.O.E.) (Speaker)

Brian Lacey (Director of museums, Derry) (Speaker)

Joan Pine (Speaker)

Joe Tracey (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-12.