First broadcast on 1985-07-23
Next in series: 30 July 1985
Previous in series: 16 July 1985
SBH:A portrait of the era dominated by the Light Programme's long-running request show 'Housewives Choice' told through newspaper, magazine & radio archives.
With commercial recordings requested & played in the original programmes.
1953 - In a Golden Coach.
Presenters: Russell Davies & Maureen Lipman.
Compiled by Russell Davies.
Producer: Jonathan James-moore.
PRE: Reel 1 (25'03"") Commentary about the events of 1953 including the east coast floods, preparations for the coronation & the conquest of Everest interspersed with commercial discs.
Reel 2 (26'22"") Commentary about the events of 1953 including the coronation & the rise of television viewing.
23 Jul 1985 20:02-21:00 (RADIO 2)
06 Aug 1988 23:00-23:59 (RADIO 4)
02 Jan 1990 21:02-21:55 (RADIO 2)
Jonathan James-moore (Producer)
Russell Davies (rdr)
Maureen Lipman (rdr)
Notes: CAIRS 512250.