1996 BBC Productions

BBC Radio 2Prince Michael of Kent

"All Who Sail In Her" - 1x60mins

Presented by HRH Prince Michael of Kent / Produced by Paul Plant

HRH PRINCE MICHAEL OF KENT introduces a celebration in words and music to mark this week's sixtieth anniversary of The R.M.S. Queen Mary's maiden voyage to Cherbourg and New York. As patron of The R.M.S. Foundation which now cares for the ship and raises funds for her restoration, His Royal Highness tells the story of The Queen Mary's construction and sixty years at sea. Those who worked on her and those who enjoyed her passenger comfort vividly recall the life of Britain's finest ocean going liner.



Charlotte Rampling

"French Connections" - 6x30mins

Presented by Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling celebrates the French tradition of chanson, and the contribution of France's singers and singer-songwriters to the world's popular music.




Ned Sherrin

"Review of Revue" - 6x30mins

Presented by Ned Sherrin / Produced by David Rayvern Allen

Before a live audience at The Theatre Museum, Covent Garden, Ned Sherrin recalls the music, laughter and personalities of revue's golden days.





Anthea Turner

"Funny With Words" - 1x60mins

Presented by Anthea Turner / Alan Nixon

To coincide with the centenary of the discovery of dyslexia and the British Dyslexia Association’s Dyslexia Awareness Campaign, Anthea Turner, who is herself dyslexic, investigates a remarkable phenomenon:  the large number of entertainers - and especially comedians - in Britain who are dyslexic. Among many others heard are Brian Conley, Eddie Izzard, Beryl Reid, Margi Clark, Ruth Madoc, Toyah Wilcox and James Whale.  




"Early Morning Breakfast Show" - Series 1 - 8x120mins

Presented by Liz Hobbs / Produced by Matt Brown

Following her successes as World, European and British Water Ski-racing Champion during the 1980s, Liz Hobbs MBE has been carving out a fresh career as a TV and radio personality.  She has even appeared on stage in pantomime, with her husband, the actor, Frazer Hines.  But she won’t be donning tights and sequins to bring listeners the perfect early-morning mix of favourite music and relaxed chat.




BBC Radio 3

"Off The Record" - 5x60mins

Presented by Robert Cowan / Produced by Martin Cotton

Robert Cowan presents the a new magazine series about the classical music recording business - the current issues surrounding it, its stars, backroom people, politics, finances, techniques and output.



BBC Radio 5 LiveCarl Lewis

"Carl Lewis - On The Record" - 1x30mins

Presented by Sarah Dickinson & Philip Bacon / Produced by Louise Armitage

In an interview recorded earlier this year for the BBC World Service series About Face, Carl Lewis talks frankly with Sarah Dickinson and Philip Bacon about his preparations for the 1996 Olympics, the controversies that have surrounded his career, and his personal hopes for the future.




BBC World Service

"About Face" - Series 4

Presented by Sarah Dickinson & Philip Bacon / Produced by Louise Armitage

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"New Ideas" - Series 2 - 6x30mins

Presented by Carmen Pryce, Adrian Quine, Barry Fox & Eka Morgan / Produced by Rosalind Furlong

Six fast-moving programmes specially designed to communicate the excitement of the latest innovations - and their implications - in the most-listener friendly language. The host is Carmen Pryce, a trained scientist well-known as the presenter of Tomorrow's World on BBC TV and of Ladbroke Radio's Thinking Machines for BBC World Service.  No journalist or broadcaster is more closely in touch with the latest happenings in science and technology, nor better equipped to explain their significance. Her team consists of Adrian Quine (specialising in consumer stories), Barry Fox (CV attached - new patents), and Eka Morgan (technology).



"Omnibus - Water Water Everywhere"

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"In Praise Of God"

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