|Programme Catalogue - Details: The Cleaning Lady||19900412|
First broadcast on 1989-12-12
Previous in series: THE SOLICITOR
SBH:Dylan Winter meets the Ladies and their employers.
PRE:Employers: cleaner a `treasure' etc.; rather frightened of her.
Felt guilty beforehand - but not now house is clean.
Squaring one's feminist principles.
Advertising stories - how they secured their ladies: German lesbians, Irish, etc.
with cleaner (says `Flash' is best for cleaning up).
Man: cleaner is in complete control - cleans up before she comes; knows all your secrets.
What they do while she's there - gardening etc.
Can't just sit on the sofa because of the guilt.
Never sacked a lady - in fact the other way round.
Cleaner: wished she stayed at school & learnt something - just has to swallow her pride.
12 Dec 1989 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)
12 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)
Dylan Winter (int)
Notes: CAIRS 398330.
|Programme Catalogue - Details: The Garage Mechanic||19900405|
First broadcast on 1989-11-28
Next in series: THE SOLICITOR
Previous in series: DENTISTS
SBH:Series in which Dylan Winter meets people who offer their services and yet still retain the upper hand over their customers.
The Garage Mechanic: what happened when he took his car to be serviced.
with other customers.
Winter & mechanic diagnosing problem on his car.
Customers' opinions: like mechanics because they can help; they overcharge; in their hands, etc.
telephone call advising what needs to be done.
They negotiate a discount.
Being charged 360 pounds - only paid 400 for the car in the first place.
Banter about charges.
OTN:TBM945/89MT3371 TXN/TDT:R4 28-Nov-1989 CON:WINTER Dylan (spkr)
28 Nov 1989 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)
05 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)
Dylan Winter (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 352887.