Talking Politics

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20021005

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20021005

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030222

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030222

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030419
20030419

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030531

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series that aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030531

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series that aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030726

The political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030726

The political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030802
20030802

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030816
20030816

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030823
20030823

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030830
20030830

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030906
20030906

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20030927
20030927

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20031004
20031004

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20031011
20031011
20031018
20031018

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20031227
20031227

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040103
20040103

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040221
20040221

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040410
20040410

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040417
20040417

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040605
20040605

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040731

Dennis Sewell presents the first in a new series of the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040807
20040807

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040814
20040814

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040821
20040821

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040828
20040828

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20040904
20040904

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050101
20050101

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050108

SheEna Macdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050108

SheEna Macdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena MacDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050219
20050219

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050402
20050402

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050416

Dennis Sewell and guests provided fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

20050416

Dennis Sewell and guests provided fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

Dennis Sewell and guests provided fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

20050423
20050423

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050430

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

20050430

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

20050507
20050507

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the election campaign.

20050514
20050514

SheEna Macdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena MacDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050604
20050604

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050730
20050730

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050806
20050806

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050813
20050813

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050820
20050820

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050827
20050827

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050903
20050903

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050910
20050910

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050917
20050917

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20050924
20050924

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20051001
20051001

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060107

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

20060107

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

20060225
20060225

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060408
20060408

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060415
20060415

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060729

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

An examination of the entrenchment of political views around the subject of Islam.

20060729

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events. An examination of the entrenchment of political views around the subject of Islam.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

An examination of the entrenchment of political views around the subject of Islam.

20060805
20060805

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060812
20060812

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

20060819
20060819

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060826
20060826

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

20060902
20060902

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060909
20060909

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060916
20060916

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060930

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20060930

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Dennis Sewell presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20061007

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Followed by 'Woman's Hour Changed My Life'.

20061007

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events. Followed by 'Woman's Hour Changed My Life'.

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Followed by 'Woman's Hour Changed My Life'.

20061223

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

20061223

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues, as well as current political events.

20061230
20061230

Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

Sheena Mcdonald presents the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

20070217

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

20070217

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

20070407
20070407

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

20070414
20070414

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

20070602

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the day, as well as current political events.

20070602

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the day, as well as current political events.

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues of the day, as well as current political events.

20070804

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Denis Sewell.

20070804

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Denis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Denis Sewell.

20070811

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena McDonald.

20070811

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena McDonald.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

20070818

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

20070818

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20070825
20070825

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena McDonald.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

20070901
20070901

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20070908
20070908

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena McDonald.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

20070915
20070915

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20070922
20070922

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena McDonald.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

20070929
20070929

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20071006
20071006

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20071229
20071229

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20080105
20080105

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena McDonald.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

20080412
20080412

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Dennis Sewell.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Dennis Sewell.

20080531

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena Mcdonald

20080531

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events.

With Sheena Mcdonald

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

Political discussion series which sharpens the focus on current ideas and events. With Sheena McDonald.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880102]

In discussion with leading authorities from West

Germany, the USA and Great

Britain, Peter Riddell , political editor of the Financial Times, assesses the outlook for the world economy and examines the case for greater international co-operation. Producer SAM COLLYNS

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Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Sam Collyns

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880109]

A group of political experts discuss the current trends in the opposition parties. Producer EMILY BUCHANAN

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Producer: Emily Buchanan

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Unknown: David Walter

Producer: Gareth Butler

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Unknown: Alex Brummer

Producer: Charles Sigler

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Unknown: Peter Sissons

Producer: Anna Parkinson

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Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Anne Sloman

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Presenter: Peter Jenkins.

Producer: Dennis Sewell

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900818]
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Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: John Gummer

Producer: Margaret Hill

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Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: Bernie Grant

Producer: Charles Sigler

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Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: David Alton

Producer: Jane Beresford

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900915]
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Unknown: Vernon Bogdanor

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910105]

'Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his friends for his life,' said Jeremy Thorpe about extensive cabinet sackings in 1962. Andrew Marr , Political

Editor of The Economist, examines the scope for friendship in politics. Producer Sue Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Thorpe

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910105]

Unknown: Jeremy Thorpe

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910112]

Andrew Marr , Political

Editor of The Economist, looks at how policies are generated and developed by the major parties and finds out how the next batch of election manifestos are shaping up. Producer Dennis Sewell

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910112]

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910406]

James Naughtie presents the first of two programmes portraying more than half a century of parliamentary life, through the eyes of distinguished senior MPs who are retiring from the House of Commons at the next general election - among them Sir Geoffrey Howe , Denis Healey , Michael Foot ,

Cecil Parkinson and Sir Bernard Braine , the Father of the House.

Producer Sheila Cook

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Sir Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910406]

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Sir Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910413]

James Naughtie presents the second of two programmes portraying more than half a century of parliamentary life through the eyes of distinguished senior MPs who are retiring from the House of Commons at the next general election. Among them are Sir

Geoffrey Howe , Denis Healey , Michael Foot , Cecil Parkinson and Sir

Bernard Braine , the Father of the House.

Producer Sheila Cook

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910413]

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910601]

While MPs are away from Westminster for the spring recess,

James Naughtie visits some of the men and women who are hoping to become

Members of Parliament at the next General Election.

Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910601]

Unknown: James Naughtie

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910803]

What can we learn from the French? With Britain about to embark on another reorganisation of local government,

Chris Lowe has been to

Bordeaux to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the French system, and to compare them with local government in Bristol, Bordeaux's British twin. Producer Andrew Denwood

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910803]

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910810]

In the second of two programmes on local government, Chris Lowe focuses on Bristol as he looks ahead to its next reorganisation. How should a great city be governed? And do the French do it better? Perhaps Bristol's twin, Bordeaux, can supply some of the answers.

Producer Andrew Denwood

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910810]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910817]

The Party Machine In the first of three programmes about the way that Britain's political parties are run, Vivian White goes inside the party HQs and meets the machine men and women, the paid officials and the party bosses who normally stay out of the public glare. Are they in charge, or the politicians? Who calls the shots? Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910817]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910824]

The Party Members In the second of three programmes about the political machines, Vivian White meets activists and supporters in the three main parties. How much power do they wield? And how do they make their views heard?

Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

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The Way Forward In the last of three programmes about Britain's main political parties,

Vivian White considers how far the parties are maintaining internal discipline, how far they are willing to adapt to face the future and where power lies as the party machines are gearing up to fight the General Election.

Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910831]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910921]

How reliable are government statistics?

Nick Clarke investigates. Producer Charles Sigler

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910921]

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910928]

Where or what is Europe's 'hot banana'? How would you identify its 'Atlantic arc'? Increasingly,

Brussels is influencing the shape of Britain's regions. Nick Clarke explores the new terrain.

Producer Sue Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910928]

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920104]

Can't Vote, Won't Vote Vivian White asks why many people legally entitled to vote will not be on the electoral register in 1992 - and why millions who are registered will not cast their vote.

Producer Jane Beresford

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920104]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Jane Beresford

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920111]

Robin Oakley talks to some of the parties and politicians who face little prospect of success in the forthcoming General

Election. How do those destined to be political also-rans explain the lure of the hustings? Producer Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920111]

Talks: Robin Oakley

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920411]

Three presenters of The

Week in Westminster meet to discuss the outcome of the General Election and its implications for politics in the coming session of Parliament.

With Peter Jenkins of The Independent, Michael White of The Guardian, Robin Oakley of The Times, and political commentator

Julia Langdon.

Producer Peter Robins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920411]

Unknown: Peter Jenkins

Unknown: Michael White

Unknown: Robin Oakley

Unknown: Julia Langdon.

Producer: Peter Robins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920418]

Trading Insults

With the election campaign over, will civility return to the political debate? Or is that unnatural? Is the truth that well-honed insults and invective are the proper ammunition of politics? This week Vivian White reviews the history and utility of the trade in political insults.

Producer Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920418]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920425]

The Whip Hand

David Walter investigates the ways and means of the Party Whips in Westminster.

Producer Anna Parkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920425]

Unknown: David Walter

Producer: Anna Parkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920530]

with Chris Lowe.

On April 9th many hopeful politicians failed to get into Parliament and some seasoned MPs lost their seats. How are they faring now?

Producer Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920530]

Unknown: Chris Lowe.

Producer: Margaret Hill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920725]

The True Spirit with Chris Lowe.

Will the 25th Olympiad mark a turning-point for sport and politics? Producer Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920725]

Unknown: Chris Lowe.

Producer: Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920801]

Good Europeans 1: The Grass Roots

This summer, as the fate of the Maastricht treaty hangs in the balance,

Talking Politics takes the pulse of Europe. The first programme compares political activists around the community.

With David Walter.

Producer Gwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920801]

Unknown: David Walter.

Producer: Gwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920808]

Good Europeans 2: At the Top Table

Now everyone has learnt Eurospeak, have the old party labels lost their meaning? Presented by David Walter.

Producer Gwyneth Williams

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Presented By: David Walter.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920815]

Good Europeans 3: Losing Touch with David Walter. The gulf between those who make the decisions and those they affect has turned Europeans against politicians as a class. Producer Gwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920815]

Unknown: David Walter.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920822]

Good Europeans

4: Taking to Extremes with David Walter.

The development of the European Community could make the far right more powerful. Will Britain remain the exception to the trend? Producer Gwyneth Williams

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2002

Vivian White looks into the future to discover which issues will dominate the political agenda in 2002. Producer Dennis Sewell

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2002

Vivian White concludes his odyssey into the future. What issues will dominate politics ten years from now?

Producer Dennis Sewell

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The Boundary

Commission is looking for ways to change the make-up of Britain's parliamentary constituencies and it may mean extra seats for the Conservative Party. Huw Edwards finds that the proposed changes have stirred up not only political suspicion, but apprehension in the communities affected. Producer Anne Sloman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920912]

Unknown: Huw Edwards

Producer: Anne Sloman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920926]

The Opposition Benches Peter Riddell talks to MPs about what it's like to be out of government. Producer Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920926]

Talks: Peter Riddell

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921017]

What's the Problem?! with Matthew Parris.

Most MPs hold regular surgeries - but how much help can a constituent expect to get?

Producer Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921017]

Unknown: Matthew Parris.

Producer: Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930102]

I Under the Hammer Now that so many of Britain's assets have been sold into private hands, David Walter examines the record so far.

Producer Anna Parkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930102]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930109]

Sale of the Century

Private ownership has become an accepted cure-all for Britain's economic ills, but, David Walter asks, can the country stand the side effects? Producer Anna Parkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930109]
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A Year of Legislation

MPs spend a lot of time on legislation, but do the laws they pass really tackle the issues? Or are they simply designed to prevent politicians being accused of doing nothing? Sarah Baxter reports.

Producer Andrew Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930410]

Unknown: Sarah Baxter

Producer: Andrew Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930605]

Morale in British science is low and money is scarce. Scientists are getting out. How can the rot be stopped? Dr Steve Jones asks students, scientists and policy makers what future there is for science in Britain. Producer Dinah Lammiman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930605]

Unknown: Dr Steve Jones

Producer: Dinah Lammiman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930731]

Peter Riddell , Political Editor of The Times, brings this season to a close with the help of a team of political journalists. Producer Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930731]

Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930807]

David Walter meets four of the emerging new generation of European leaders. First, Volker Ruhe , Germany's Defence Minister who is considered too British for his own good.

Producer Gwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930807]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Volker Ruhe

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930814]

In the second of his series of European political profiles, David Walter goes to France to talk to Nicolas Sarkozy. A member of the new class of professional politicians emerging around Europe, Sarkozy has become Budget Minister at the age of 38 and is regarded as the rising star of French politics. Producer Gwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930814]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Nicolas Sarkozy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930821]

David Walter visits the Netherlands. The Prime Minister, Ruud Lubbers , is favourite to take over as President of the European Commission. What kind of leadership will he give to a Europe facing big new challenges after Maastricht? Producer Gwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930821]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Ruud Lubbers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930828]

in Italy the electoral system is being changed and new political forces are emerging. David Walter meets Mario Segni , the man who's done most to bring the revolution about. Pr°ducerGwyneth Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930828]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Mario Segni

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930904]

Vivian White talks to politicians who have been cast out by the political establishment about their personal regrets and the nature of regret in politics. Producer Dinah Lammiman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930904]

Talks: Vivian White

Producer: Dinah Lammiman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930911]

In the first of two programmes about local government, Peter Kingston looks at the erosion of local councillors' power. Producer Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930911]

Unknown: Peter Kingston

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930918]

How has the political map of local government changed and what are the new challenges facing local councillors? Peter Kingston investigates in the second of two programmes. Producer Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931016]

Bright Sparks. Politics seems to have gone very flat. Matthew Parris asks "Is there nothing politicians can do to give it more sparkle?"

Producer Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931016]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Producer: Charles Sigler

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941001]

BBC Political Editor Robin Oakley investigates the vibrancy of nationalism in Scotland and Wales and the prospects for the nationalist parties of translating a sense of identity into lasting support at the polls. Producer Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941001]

Editor: Robin Oakley

Producer: Sheila Cook

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941008]

Alastair Campbell reports on the Labour Conference in Blackpool. Producer Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941008]

Unknown: Alastair Campbell

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941015]

Anne Perkins reports on the Conservative Conference in Bournemouth.

Producer Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941015]

Unknown: Anne Perkins

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19880102]

In discussion with leading authorities from West

Germany, the USA and Great

Britain, Peter Riddell , political editor of the Financial Times, assesses the outlook for the world economy and examines the case for greater international co-operation. Producer SAM COLLYNS

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19880102]

Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Sam Collyns

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19880109]

A group of political experts discuss the current trends in the opposition parties. Producer EMILY BUCHANAN

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19880109]

Producer: Emily Buchanan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900106]

Unknown: David Walter

Producer: Gareth Butler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900414]

Unknown: Alex Brummer

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900421]

Unknown: Peter Sissons

Producer: Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900602]

Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Anne Sloman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900804]

Presenter: Peter Jenkins.

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900811]

Presenter: Peter Jenkins.

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900818]

Presenter: Peter Jenkins.

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900825]

Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: John Gummer

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900901]

Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: Bernie Grant

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900908]

Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: David Alton

Producer: Jane Beresford

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900915]

Unknown: Haig Gordon

Unknown: David Alton

Producer: Jane Beresford

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900929]

Unknown: Vernon Bogdanor

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910105]

'Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his friends for his life,' said Jeremy Thorpe about extensive cabinet sackings in 1962. Andrew Marr , Political

Editor of The Economist, examines the scope for friendship in politics. Producer Sue Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Thorpe

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910105]

Unknown: Jeremy Thorpe

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910112]

Andrew Marr , Political

Editor of The Economist, looks at how policies are generated and developed by the major parties and finds out how the next batch of election manifestos are shaping up. Producer Dennis Sewell

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910112]

Unknown: Andrew Marr

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910406]

James Naughtie presents the first of two programmes portraying more than half a century of parliamentary life, through the eyes of distinguished senior MPs who are retiring from the House of Commons at the next general election - among them Sir Geoffrey Howe , Denis Healey , Michael Foot ,

Cecil Parkinson and Sir Bernard Braine , the Father of the House.

Producer Sheila Cook

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Sir Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910406]

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Sir Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910413]

James Naughtie presents the second of two programmes portraying more than half a century of parliamentary life through the eyes of distinguished senior MPs who are retiring from the House of Commons at the next general election. Among them are Sir

Geoffrey Howe , Denis Healey , Michael Foot , Cecil Parkinson and Sir

Bernard Braine , the Father of the House.

Producer Sheila Cook

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910413]

Unknown: James Naughtie

Unknown: Geoffrey Howe

Unknown: Denis Healey

Unknown: Michael Foot

Unknown: Cecil Parkinson

Unknown: Bernard Braine

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910601]

While MPs are away from Westminster for the spring recess,

James Naughtie visits some of the men and women who are hoping to become

Members of Parliament at the next General Election.

Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910601]

Unknown: James Naughtie

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910803]

What can we learn from the French? With Britain about to embark on another reorganisation of local government,

Chris Lowe has been to

Bordeaux to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the French system, and to compare them with local government in Bristol, Bordeaux's British twin. Producer Andrew Denwood

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910803]

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910810]

In the second of two programmes on local government, Chris Lowe focuses on Bristol as he looks ahead to its next reorganisation. How should a great city be governed? And do the French do it better? Perhaps Bristol's twin, Bordeaux, can supply some of the answers.

Producer Andrew Denwood

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910810]

Unknown: Chris Lowe

Producer: Andrew Denwood

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910817]

The Party Machine In the first of three programmes about the way that Britain's political parties are run, Vivian White goes inside the party HQs and meets the machine men and women, the paid officials and the party bosses who normally stay out of the public glare. Are they in charge, or the politicians? Who calls the shots? Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910817]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910824]

The Party Members In the second of three programmes about the political machines, Vivian White meets activists and supporters in the three main parties. How much power do they wield? And how do they make their views heard?

Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910824]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910831]

The Way Forward In the last of three programmes about Britain's main political parties,

Vivian White considers how far the parties are maintaining internal discipline, how far they are willing to adapt to face the future and where power lies as the party machines are gearing up to fight the General Election.

Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910831]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910921]

How reliable are government statistics?

Nick Clarke investigates. Producer Charles Sigler

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910921]

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910928]

Where or what is Europe's 'hot banana'? How would you identify its 'Atlantic arc'? Increasingly,

Brussels is influencing the shape of Britain's regions. Nick Clarke explores the new terrain.

Producer Sue Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19910928]

Unknown: Nick Clarke

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920104]

Can't Vote, Won't Vote Vivian White asks why many people legally entitled to vote will not be on the electoral register in 1992 - and why millions who are registered will not cast their vote.

Producer Jane Beresford

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920104]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Jane Beresford

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920111]

Robin Oakley talks to some of the parties and politicians who face little prospect of success in the forthcoming General

Election. How do those destined to be political also-rans explain the lure of the hustings? Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920111]

Talks: Robin Oakley

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920411]

Three presenters of The

Week in Westminster meet to discuss the outcome of the General Election and its implications for politics in the coming session of Parliament.

With Peter Jenkins of The Independent, Michael White of The Guardian, Robin Oakley of The Times, and political commentator

Julia Langdon.

Producer Peter Robins

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920411]

Unknown: Peter Jenkins

Unknown: Michael White

Unknown: Robin Oakley

Unknown: Julia Langdon.

Producer: Peter Robins

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920418]

Trading Insults

With the election campaign over, will civility return to the political debate? Or is that unnatural? Is the truth that well-honed insults and invective are the proper ammunition of politics? This week Vivian White reviews the history and utility of the trade in political insults.

Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920418]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920425]

The Whip Hand

David Walter investigates the ways and means of the Party Whips in Westminster.

Producer Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920425]

Unknown: David Walter

Producer: Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920530]

with Chris Lowe.

On April 9th many hopeful politicians failed to get into Parliament and some seasoned MPs lost their seats. How are they faring now?

Producer Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920530]

Unknown: Chris Lowe.

Producer: Margaret Hill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920725]

The True Spirit with Chris Lowe.

Will the 25th Olympiad mark a turning-point for sport and politics? Producer Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920725]

Unknown: Chris Lowe.

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920801]

Good Europeans 1: The Grass Roots

This summer, as the fate of the Maastricht treaty hangs in the balance,

Talking Politics takes the pulse of Europe. The first programme compares political activists around the community.

With David Walter.

Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920801]

Unknown: David Walter.

Producer: Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920808]

Good Europeans 2: At the Top Table

Now everyone has learnt Eurospeak, have the old party labels lost their meaning? Presented by David Walter.

Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920808]

Presented By: David Walter.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920815]

Good Europeans 3: Losing Touch with David Walter. The gulf between those who make the decisions and those they affect has turned Europeans against politicians as a class. Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920815]

Unknown: David Walter.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920822]

Good Europeans

4: Taking to Extremes with David Walter.

The development of the European Community could make the far right more powerful. Will Britain remain the exception to the trend? Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920822]

Unknown: David Walter.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920829]

2002

Vivian White looks into the future to discover which issues will dominate the political agenda in 2002. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920829]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920905]

2002

Vivian White concludes his odyssey into the future. What issues will dominate politics ten years from now?

Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920905]

Unknown: Vivian White

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920912]

The Boundary

Commission is looking for ways to change the make-up of Britain's parliamentary constituencies and it may mean extra seats for the Conservative Party. Huw Edwards finds that the proposed changes have stirred up not only political suspicion, but apprehension in the communities affected. Producer Anne Sloman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920912]

Unknown: Huw Edwards

Producer: Anne Sloman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920926]

The Opposition Benches Peter Riddell talks to MPs about what it's like to be out of government. Producer Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19920926]

Talks: Peter Riddell

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19921017]

What's the Problem?! with Matthew Parris.

Most MPs hold regular surgeries - but how much help can a constituent expect to get?

Producer Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19921017]

Unknown: Matthew Parris.

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930102]

I Under the Hammer Now that so many of Britain's assets have been sold into private hands, David Walter examines the record so far.

Producer Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930102]

Unknown: David Walter

Producer: Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930109]

Sale of the Century

Private ownership has become an accepted cure-all for Britain's economic ills, but, David Walter asks, can the country stand the side effects? Producer Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930109]

Unknown: David Walter

Producer: Anna Parkinson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930410]

A Year of Legislation

MPs spend a lot of time on legislation, but do the laws they pass really tackle the issues? Or are they simply designed to prevent politicians being accused of doing nothing? Sarah Baxter reports.

Producer Andrew Smith

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930410]

Unknown: Sarah Baxter

Producer: Andrew Smith

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930605]

Morale in British science is low and money is scarce. Scientists are getting out. How can the rot be stopped? Dr Steve Jones asks students, scientists and policy makers what future there is for science in Britain. Producer Dinah Lammiman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930605]

Unknown: Dr Steve Jones

Producer: Dinah Lammiman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930731]

Peter Riddell , Political Editor of The Times, brings this season to a close with the help of a team of political journalists. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930731]

Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930807]

David Walter meets four of the emerging new generation of European leaders. First, Volker Ruhe , Germany's Defence Minister who is considered too British for his own good.

Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930807]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Volker Ruhe

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930814]

In the second of his series of European political profiles, David Walter goes to France to talk to Nicolas Sarkozy. A member of the new class of professional politicians emerging around Europe, Sarkozy has become Budget Minister at the age of 38 and is regarded as the rising star of French politics. Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930814]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Nicolas Sarkozy.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930821]

David Walter visits the Netherlands. The Prime Minister, Ruud Lubbers , is favourite to take over as President of the European Commission. What kind of leadership will he give to a Europe facing big new challenges after Maastricht? Producer Gwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930821]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Ruud Lubbers

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930828]

in Italy the electoral system is being changed and new political forces are emerging. David Walter meets Mario Segni , the man who's done most to bring the revolution about. Pr°ducerGwyneth Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930828]

Unknown: David Walter

Unknown: Mario Segni

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930904]

Vivian White talks to politicians who have been cast out by the political establishment about their personal regrets and the nature of regret in politics. Producer Dinah Lammiman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930904]

Talks: Vivian White

Producer: Dinah Lammiman

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930911]

In the first of two programmes about local government, Peter Kingston looks at the erosion of local councillors' power. Producer Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930911]

Unknown: Peter Kingston

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930918]

How has the political map of local government changed and what are the new challenges facing local councillors? Peter Kingston investigates in the second of two programmes. Producer Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19930918]

Unknown: Peter Kingston

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931016]

Bright Sparks. Politics seems to have gone very flat. Matthew Parris asks "Is there nothing politicians can do to give it more sparkle?"

Producer Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931016]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940101]

Andrew Rawnsley casts an amused eye over an aspect of the political scene. Producer Sue Davies

Andrew Rawnsley casts an amused eye lover an aspect of the political scene. Producer Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940101]

Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940108]

/ Spy Strangers. Do the centuries of tradition weigh too heavily on the mother of Parliaments? Other institutions have had to sweep away outdated practices, why not Westminster, asks Sue Cameron. Producer Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940108]

Producer: Charles Sigler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940604]

The panel, chaired by Peter Riddell of The Times, looks ahead to the European elections. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940604]

Unknown: Peter Riddell

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940611]

Simon Heffer , the Spectator's deputy editor, reputedly one of the chief ideologists of euro-scepticism, visits the European Commission in Brussels to challenge or perhaps confirm his worst fears. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940611]

Unknown: Simon Heffer

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940723]

In the first of two programmes Martin Kettle of The Guardian examines the Labour party's future under its new leader. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940723]

Unknown: Martin Kettle

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940730]

Martin Kettle of The Guardian continues his examination of the Labour party's future under its new leader. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940730]

Unknown: Martin Kettle

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940903]

Trevor Phillips examines the state of black politics today and asks whether traditional community politics can still deliver results. Producer Jonathan Brunert

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940903]

Unknown: Trevor Phillips

Producer: Jonathan Brunert

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940910]

The BBC's political correspondent, Steve Richards , asks whether the rapid growth in current affairs coverage on television, radio and in the press is damaging to British political debate.

Producer David Hendy

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940910]

Unknown: Steve Richards

Producer: David Hendy

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940917]

Hard Thinking?The major political parties are already starting to devise what they hope will be election-winning policies, but this they are actively seeking ideas from outsiders. Who are these new thinkers? What impact are they having on the parties? Presented by David Walker.

Producer Simon Coates

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940917]

Presented By: David Walker.

Producer: Simon Coates

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940924]

Anne Perkins reports on the Liberal Democrat Conference in Brighton. Producer Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940924]

Unknown: Anne Perkins

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941001]

BBC Political Editor Robin Oakley investigates the vibrancy of nationalism in Scotland and Wales and the prospects for the nationalist parties of translating a sense of identity into lasting support at the polls. Producer Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941001]

Editor: Robin Oakley

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941008]

Alastair Campbell reports on the Labour Conference in Blackpool. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941008]

Unknown: Alastair Campbell

Producer: Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941015]

Anne Perkins reports on the Conservative Conference in Bournemouth.

Producer Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941015]

Unknown: Anne Perkins

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941112]

Are standards in public life any worse than they were in the past? Andrew Roberts investigates. Producer Mark Savage

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941112]

Unknown: Andrew Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950107]

Observers of the political scene compare notes and swap predictions for the year ahead. Chairman Peter Riddell. Producer Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950107]

Unknown: Peter Riddell.

Producer: Sheila Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950415]

Talking Politics looks at the thinking behind a major political issue. Producer Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950415]

Producer: Sue Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950603]

Vivian White examines the loyalty of Labour's new supporters and asks whether they will stick with Tony Blair through the next general election. Producer Dennis Sewell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950603]

Unknown: Vivian White

Unknown: Tony Blair

Producer: Dennis Sewell

Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 September 199019900901

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0336

Recorded on 1990-08-24

Producer: M. HILL

Notes: RELEASED BY TK (L) 26.06.00

Next in series: DAVID ALTON

Previous in series: GUMMER

See more TALKING POLITICS programmes (282)

Broadcast history

01 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M. HILL

Notes: RELEASED BY TK (L) 26.06.00

Next in series: DAVID ALTON

Previous in series: GUMMER

Broadcast history

01 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-24

Producer: M.

HILL

Notes: RELEASED BY TK (L) 26.06.00

Next in series: DAVID ALTON

Previous in series: GUMMER

Broadcast history

01 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 June 199019900602

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0323

Recorded on 1990-06-01

Producer: A. SLOMAN

Next in series: WHAT MAKES A POLITICIAN?

Previous in series: 21 April 1990

See more TALKING POLITICS programmes (282)

Broadcast history

02 Jun 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: A. SLOMAN

Next in series: WHAT MAKES A POLITICIAN?

Previous in series: 21 April 1990

Broadcast history

02 Jun 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-01

Producer: A.

SLOMAN

Next in series: WHAT MAKES A POLITICIAN?

Previous in series: 21 April 1990

Broadcast history

02 Jun 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-01.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 January 199019900106

Producer: G.

BUTLER

Next in series: 21 April 1990

Previous in series: 30 December 1989

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-05.

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0302

Producer: G. BUTLER

See more TALKING POLITICS programmes (282)

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0302

Recorded on 1990-01-05

Producer: G. BUTLER

Next in series: 21 April 1990

Previous in series: 30 December 1989

See more TALKING POLITICS programmes (282)

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: G. BUTLER

Next in series: 21 April 1990

Previous in series: 30 December 1989

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-05

Producer: G.

BUTLER

Next in series: 21 April 1990

Previous in series: 30 December 1989

Broadcast history

06 Jan 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 August 199019900811

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0333

Recorded on 1990-08-03

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 18 August 1990

Previous in series: WHAT MAKES A POLITICIAN?

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11 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 18 August 1990

Previous in series: WHAT MAKES A POLITICIAN?

Broadcast history

11 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-03

Producer: M.

HILL

Next in series: 18 August 1990

Previous in series: WHAT MAKES A POLITICIAN?

Broadcast history

11 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 August 199019900818

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0334

Recorded on 1990-08-17

Producer: D. SEWELL

Next in series: GUMMER

Previous in series: 11 August 1990

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18 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: D. SEWELL

Next in series: GUMMER

Previous in series: 11 August 1990

Broadcast history

18 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-17

Producer: D.

SEWELL

Next in series: GUMMER

Previous in series: 11 August 1990

Broadcast history

18 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 April 199019900421

Producer: A.

SLOMAN

Next in series: 02 June 1990

Previous in series: 06 January 1990

Description

SBH:Televising Parliament: MPs and others weigh the pros and cons.

Includes act.

Speaker Bernard Weatherill on his fan mail; US TV station C-SPAN, which broadcasts proceedings; founder Brian Lamb, who explains why Americans enjoy the Commons so much.

Broadcast history

21 Apr 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Cunningham (Speaker)

Kenneth Baker (Speaker)

Tony Banks (Speaker)

Bernard Weatherill (Speaker)

Emma Nicholson (Speaker)

Roger Gale (Speaker)

Andrew Roth (Speaker)

Mary Spillane (Speaker)

Brian Lamb (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 392869.

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0317

Recorded on 1990-04-05

Producer: A. SLOMAN

Notes: CAIRS 392869

Next in series: 02 June 1990

Previous in series: 06 January 1990

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Description

SBH:Televising Parliament: MPs and others weigh the pros and cons. Includes act. Speaker Bernard Weatherill on his fan mail; US TV station C-SPAN, which broadcasts proceedings; founder Brian Lamb, who explains why Americans enjoy the Commons so much.

Broadcast history

21 Apr 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Cunningham (Speaker)

Kenneth Baker (Speaker)

Tony Banks (Speaker)

Bernard Weatherill (Speaker)

Emma Nicholson (Speaker)

Roger Gale (Speaker)

Andrew Roth (Speaker)

Mary Spillane (Speaker)

Brian Lamb (Speaker)

Producer: A. SLOMAN

Next in series: 02 June 1990

Previous in series: 06 January 1990

Description

SBH:Televising Parliament: MPs and others weigh the pros and cons. Includes act. Speaker Bernard Weatherill on his fan mail; US TV station C-SPAN, which broadcasts proceedings; founder Brian Lamb, who explains why Americans enjoy the Commons so much.

Broadcast history

21 Apr 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Cunningham (Speaker)

Kenneth Baker (Speaker)

Tony Banks (Speaker)

Bernard Weatherill (Speaker)

Emma Nicholson (Speaker)

Roger Gale (Speaker)

Andrew Roth (Speaker)

Mary Spillane (Speaker)

Brian Lamb (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 392869

"BBC Programme Number: 90VE0317

Recorded on 1990-04-05

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Producer: A.

SLOMAN

Next in series: 02 June 1990

Previous in series: 06 January 1990

Description

SBH:Televising Parliament: MPs and others weigh the pros and cons.

Includes act.

Speaker Bernard Weatherill on his fan mail; US TV station C-SPAN, which broadcasts proceedings; founder Brian Lamb, who explains why Americans enjoy the Commons so much.

Broadcast history

21 Apr 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Cunningham (Speaker)

Kenneth Baker (Speaker)

Tony Banks (Speaker)

Bernard Weatherill (Speaker)

Emma Nicholson (Speaker)

Roger Gale (Speaker)

Andrew Roth (Speaker)

Mary Spillane (Speaker)

Brian Lamb (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 392869.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 September 199019900929

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0340

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 05 January 1991

Previous in series: DAVID ALTON

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29 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 05 January 1991

Previous in series: DAVID ALTON

Broadcast history

29 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Producer: M.

HILL

Next in series: 05 January 1991

Previous in series: DAVID ALTON

Broadcast history

29 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28.

Programme Catalogue - Details: David Alton19900915

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0338

Recorded on 1990-08-14

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 29 September 1990

Previous in series: 01 September 1990

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15 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 29 September 1990

Previous in series: 01 September 1990

Broadcast history

15 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-14

Producer: M.

HILL

Next in series: 29 September 1990

Previous in series: 01 September 1990

Broadcast history

15 Sep 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Gummer19900825

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0335

Recorded on 1990-08-17

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 01 September 1990

Previous in series: 18 August 1990

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25 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M. HILL

Next in series: 01 September 1990

Previous in series: 18 August 1990

Broadcast history

25 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-17

Producer: M.

HILL

Next in series: 01 September 1990

Previous in series: 18 August 1990

Broadcast history

25 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: What Makes A Politician?19900804

Producer: D.

SEWELL

Next in series: 11 August 1990

Previous in series: 02 June 1990

Description

SBH:What Makes a Politician? Feature on motivation, getting a candidancy and making progress once at Westminster.

Broadcast history

04 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Jenkins (int)

Michael Heseltine (Speaker)

William Hague (Speaker)

Roy Hattersley (Speaker)

David Owen (Speaker)

Denis Healey (Speaker)

Ken Livingstone (Speaker)

Geoffrey Howe (Speaker)

Norman Tebbit (Speaker)

Clare Short (Speaker)

Roy Jenkins (Speaker)

Bryan Gould (Speaker)

Damian Green (Speaker)

Julian Critchley (Speaker)

Harvey Thomas (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 432381.

BBC Programme Number: 90VE0332

Recorded on 1990-07-27

Producer: D. SEWELL

Notes: CAIRS 432381

Next in series: 11 August 1990

Previous in series: 02 June 1990

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Description

SBH:What Makes a Politician? Feature on motivation, getting a candidancy and making progress once at Westminster.

Broadcast history

04 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Jenkins (int)

Michael Heseltine (Speaker)

William Hague (Speaker)

Roy Hattersley (Speaker)

David Owen (Speaker)

Denis Healey (Speaker)

Ken Livingstone (Speaker)

Geoffrey Howe (Speaker)

Norman Tebbit (Speaker)

Clare Short (Speaker)

Roy Jenkins (Speaker)

Bryan Gould (Speaker)

Damian Green (Speaker)

Julian Critchley (Speaker)

Harvey Thomas (Speaker)

Producer: D. SEWELL

Next in series: 11 August 1990

Previous in series: 02 June 1990

Description

SBH:What Makes a Politician? Feature on motivation, getting a candidancy and making progress once at Westminster.

Broadcast history

04 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Jenkins (int)

Michael Heseltine (Speaker)

William Hague (Speaker)

Roy Hattersley (Speaker)

David Owen (Speaker)

Denis Healey (Speaker)

Ken Livingstone (Speaker)

Geoffrey Howe (Speaker)

Norman Tebbit (Speaker)

Clare Short (Speaker)

Roy Jenkins (Speaker)

Bryan Gould (Speaker)

Damian Green (Speaker)

Julian Critchley (Speaker)

Harvey Thomas (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 432381

Producer: D.

SEWELL

Next in series: 11 August 1990

Previous in series: 02 June 1990

Description

SBH:What Makes a Politician? Feature on motivation, getting a candidancy and making progress once at Westminster.

Broadcast history

04 Aug 1990 11:02-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Jenkins (int)

Michael Heseltine (Speaker)

William Hague (Speaker)

Roy Hattersley (Speaker)

David Owen (Speaker)

Denis Healey (Speaker)

Ken Livingstone (Speaker)

Geoffrey Howe (Speaker)

Norman Tebbit (Speaker)

Clare Short (Speaker)

Roy Jenkins (Speaker)

Bryan Gould (Speaker)

Damian Green (Speaker)

Julian Critchley (Speaker)

Harvey Thomas (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 432381.

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4.

Radio 4

0120040731

Dennis Sewell presents the first in a new series of the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.

0120040731

Dennis Sewell presents the first in a new series of the political discussion series which aims to sharpen the focus on current ideas and events.