Wilko Down Under

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19901003]

Reporter: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901010]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Unknown: Crackers Keenan

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901017]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901024]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901031]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901107]

Unknown: Alice Springs.

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910624]

The first of a six-part series in which

Tony Wilkinson reports on local newspapers in Australia and New Zealand. This week he visits Queensland's Sugar Coast. The local paper has stories of secret beaches, white elephants and randy kangaroos. Can you really believe all you read in the Isis Town and Country? Producer Julian Hale Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910624]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]

In the third of a six-part series, Tony Wilkinson crosses to New Zealand.

It's market day in Otara, hub of the South Auckland

Maori and South Pacific communities, and a fish war threatens. The

Manukau Courier has a hard job covering both good and bad sides of the racial mix.

Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910708]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910715]

In the fourthof a six-part series, Tony Wilkinson visits the Central Otago News

, meets the 84-year-old gardening columnist and climbs aboard a houseboat miles from any water.

Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910715]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910722]

In a far western suburb of Sydney, Tony Wilkinson reports on a week's work on the Penrith Press. It's not all floods, garbage tips and drug busts. There are violin lessons at the Joan Sutherland Arts Centre and male beauty contests at the Panthers' Club.

Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910722]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910729]

The aborigines are painting - and drinking collibah - on the dry riverbed in Alice Springs. But the Centralian

Advocate is in trouble, accused of racist bias.

Tony Wilkinson files his last report in the present series. Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Alice Springs.

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910729]
Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 November 199019901107

Producer: J. HALE

Previous in series: 31 October 1990

Broadcast history

07 Nov 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

29 Jul 1991 19:20-19:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-06-11.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 October 199019901031

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: 07 November 1990

Previous in series: QUEENSLAND

Broadcast history

31 Oct 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

22 Jul 1991 19:20-19:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-05-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Queensland19901003

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: 31 October 1990

Description

In the first of six programmes Tony WILKINSON talks to people working on the Isis Town and Country and to members of the local community in Queensland. Produced by Julian HALE.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

newspapers (programmes about) (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Oct 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

24 Jun 1991 19:20-19:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tony Wilkinson

Julian Hale (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-05-31.