Wilko's Weekly

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900316]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900323]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900330]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson.

Producer: Julian Hale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900406]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900413]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson.

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900420]

Unknown: Mrs Thatcher

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920108]

I InDingwallinthe I Scottish Highlands, the annual "whisky Olympics" are taking place; in Strathconan glen, a retired schoolteacher has bullied the locals into forming a Gaelic choir. But the Ross-shire Journal's big news is the threat of unemployment on local salmon farms. Tony Wilkinson reports, in the first of six programmes. Executive producer Julian Hale Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920108]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920115]

The second of six reports by Tony Wilkinson. Barnsley's last pit has just closed, but the Barnsley Chroniclesees the bright side. The Japanese are building a factory on a former colliery site, and a E40-million urban regeneration grant may be on offer. The paper's graduate reporter has discovered a new, trendy Barnsley but the editor wants tc keep the old cloth-cap image. Executive producer Julian Hale Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920115]

Producer: Julian Hale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920122]

The third of four reports by Tony Wilkinson. Milton Keynes

It's the end of an era for

Britain's fastest-growing town. The Mi)ton Keynes

Development Corporation, supreme ruler of this garden kingdom for more than 20 years, is handing over its crown. The boom years may be over: the Milton Keynes Citizen reports that executive homes are being turned into hostels for the homeless.

Executive producer Jutian Hate Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920122]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson.

Unknown: Milton Keynes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920129]

The fourth of six reports by Tony Wilkinson. Londonderry The last Protestant enclave on the west bank of the River Foyle is under threat, according to the unionist Paper, the Londonderry Journal. But the city's major newspaper, the nationalist Derry Journal, isn't even carrying the story. It has found the Perfect Catholic story - the birth of triplets. Independent producer Tony Wilkinson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920129]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson.

Producer: Tony Wilkinson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920205]

The fifth of six reports by Tony Wilkinson. South London Forty artists have squatted in Brixton's former Cool Tan sun lotion factory, turning it into a multi-cultural palace of the senses - painting, sculpture, theatre and music. The South London Press is playing the story big to balance the bad news - murder, robbery and the outbreak of a new drug war on the streets. Independent producer Tony Wilkinson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920205]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920212]

The last of six reports by Tony Wilkinson. Westmorland August Bank Holiday Monday in the Lake District. A body has been found floating on Coniston Water, but the local paper, The Westmorland Gazette in Kendal, has little interest in the death of tourists. It is preoccupied with agricultural shows, the celebration of its founder, the poet William Wordsworth , and the progress of its own trailhound - the Gazzer. Independent producer Tony Wilkinson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920212]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson. Westmorland

Unknown: Lake District.

Unknown: Westmorland Gazette

Unknown: William Wordsworth

Producer: Tony Wilkinson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920801]

In the first of six reports on the regional press,

Tony Wilkinson drops in on the Ross-shire Journal, where the big news is the threat of unemployment on local salmon farms.

Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920801]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920808]

In the second of six reports on the regional press,

Tony Wilkinson drops in on the Barnsley Chronicle at a time when the last pit has just closed. The

Japanese are building a factory on a former colliery site, and a 140 million regeneration grant may be on offer.

Producer Tony Wilkinson. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920808]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Producer: Tony Wilkinson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920815]

In the third of six reports on the regional press,

Tony Wilkinson visits the Milton Keynes Citizen.

Executive Producer Julian Hale Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920815]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920822]

In the fourth of six reports on the regional press, Tony Wilkinson visits

Londonderry and the local unionist paper, the Londonderry Journal, and the city's nationalist Deny Journal.

Executive Producer Julian Hale Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920822]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920829]

Tony Wilkinson visits The South London Press.

Executive Producer Julian Hate Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920829]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920905]

In the last of six reports on the regional press,

Tony Wilkinson visits the Lake District.

August Bank Holiday

Monday: a body has been found floating on Coniston Water, but the local paper, The Westmorland Gazette, has little interest in the death of tourists. It is preoccupied with agricultural shows, the celebration of its founder, the poet

William Wordsworth , and the progress of its own trailhound - The Gazzer. Executive producer Julian Hale Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920905]

Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

Unknown: William Wordsworth

Producer: Julian Hale

Programme Catalogue - Details: Carmarthen Journal19900413

First broadcast on 1989-12-28

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: GRANTHAM

Previous in series: SOUTH SHIELDS

Broadcast history

28 Dec 1989 09:35-10:00 (RADIO 4)

13 Apr 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-04.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Central Otago News19901024

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: PROGRAMME 1

Previous in series: STROUD

Broadcast history

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

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

Recorded on 1990-06-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Grantham19900420

First broadcast on 1989-12-29

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: STROUD

Previous in series: CARMARTHEN JOURNAL

Description

SBH:A portrait of British communities as seen through the eyes of their local newspapers. The Grantham Journal. Incl. ints with employees of the newspaper and the people of Grantham, home town of Margaret Thatcher. Presented by Tony Wilkinson. Produced by Julian Hale.

Broadcast history

29 Dec 1989 09:35-10:00 (RADIO 4)

20 Apr 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Julian Hale (Producer)

Tony Wilkinson (Speaker)

Mark Baker (Speaker)

Derek Lee (Speaker)

Paul Nesbit (Speaker)

Roger Cochrane (Speaker)

Rachel Spence (Speaker)

Rosita Munn (Speaker)

Andrew Pace (Speaker)

Chris Dainty (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 676056.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shetland Times19900330

First broadcast on 1989-12-26

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: SOUTH SHIELDS

Previous in series: U.S.A.

Description

SBH:A portrait of British communities as seen through the eyes of their local newspapers. The Shetland Times. Incl. ints with East European & Russian seamen wintering in Lerwick harbour and local bible pushers. Presented by Tony Wilkinson. Produced by Julian Hale.

Broadcast history

26 Dec 1989 09:35-10:00 (RADIO 4)

30 Mar 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Julian Hale (Producer)

Tony Wilkinson (Speaker)

John Graham (Speaker)

Jonathan Wills (Speaker)

Andrew Harmsworth (Speaker)

James Nicholson (Speaker)

Rhoda Balta (Speaker)

Peter Bevington (Speaker)

Mary Blantz (Speaker)

Drew Ratta (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 675996.

Programme Catalogue - Details: South Shields19900406

First broadcast on 1989-12-27

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: CARMARTHEN JOURNAL

Previous in series: SHETLAND TIMES

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1989 09:35-10:00 (RADIO 4)

06 Apr 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-11-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Stroud19900316

Producer: J. HALE

Next in series: CENTRAL OTAGO NEWS

Previous in series: GRANTHAM

Broadcast history

16 Mar 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-18.