2000 BBC Productions

BBC Radio 2West Pier at Brighton

"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.




David Jacobs

"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.







Harold Arlen

"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.  



Sammy Davis Junior

"Mr Entertainment" - August & September - 6x30mins

Presented by David Jacobs / Produced by Jim Hiley


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 LiveGarry Nelson

"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 ServiceGrenada

"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!






Dr Oliver Sachs

"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.