2000 BBC Productions
BBC Radio 2
"Not The End Of The Pier Show" - February - 1x60mins
Presented by Pete McCarthy / Produced by Andy Foster & Neil Gardner
To mark the year of its restoration after a quarter century of uncertainty, Pete McCarthy presents a celebration of the West Pier at Brighton...it's colourful history, the people who have worked and holidayed there, and it's potential for the future.
"Life Before Lloyd Webber" - January & February - 6x30mins
Presented by David Jacobs / Produced by James Montgomery
David Jacobs celebrates British musicals of the 1950's, 60's & 70's over six themed episodes.
"World On A String" - June - 4x30mins
Presented by Don Black/ Produced by James Montgomery
Don Black presents a four-part rediscovery of the songwriter Harold Arlen, whose many compositions include Over The Rainbow, Stormy Weather, I've Got The World On A String, It's Only A Paper Moon, Let's Fall In Love and That Old Black Magic.
"Mr Entertainment" - August & September - 6x30mins
Presented by David Jacobs / Produced by Jim Hiley
WINNER of the CRE RACE IN THE MEDIA AWARD
In this six-part series David Jacobs recalls and celebrates the career of Sammy Davis Junior, to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the entertainer's death.
BBC Radio 5 Live
"Future Football" - January - 1x60mins
Presented by Garry Nelson / Produced by David Wood & Neil Gardner
Following the success of 'Soccer's Secret Weapons', author and former player Garry Nelson investigates the way ahead for football, both on and off the pitch...10ft tall goalies?!
BBC World Service
"Sitting In Limbo" - September - 1x60mins
Directed by Andy Jordan
A one hour drama inspired by the events of October 1983 in Grenada. The only independently produced drama on World Service in 2000!
"About Face" - Series 5 - October & November - 6x30mins
Presented by Sarah Dickinson & Philip Bacon / Produced by Neil Gardner
Sarah & Philip return for another series where they jointly interview six figures of international acclaim.
This series guests include Dr Oliver Sachs, Darcey Bussell, Michael Holding, Camille Paglia, James Galway and Sebastian Coe.