2: The Paper Makers
' Your main thought was to make a good sheet of paper, to keep a good weight right throughout the day.' (TED ALLEN-Retired Paper Maker)
Paper-making is now almost entirely a mechanised industry. Yet in Somerset men have been making paper of the highest quality by hand for over 400 years.
Narrated by K-meth Hudson
Producer RAY SUTCLIFFE
Hunters in the Reef
The fish of a Red Sea coral reef may provide a colourful spectacle for tourists, but for biologists the individual habits of each kind of fish raises fascinating questions. Narrator HUGH FALKUS
Scientific editor PROFESSOR NIKOTINBERGEN Presented by CHRISTOPHER PARSONS (Bristol)
Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against Valerie Pitts Robin Ray , Bernard Levin
Guest musician Elizabeth Harwood
Director DENIS MORIARTY Producer WALTER TODDS
Joseph Cooper says My Kind of Music: Thursday at 8.0 pm Radio 4
Mines, Minerals and Men
Britain's mineral miners are back in business. New mining techniques and the soaring price of metals have brought about a real revival of Britain's mineral mining industry, once the largest and richest in the world. Today the targets are tin, lead, copper, fluorspar, potash. Soon it could be tungsten, nickel and even uranium.
As the pressure to mine our own raw materials increases, what sort of impact is this revival going to have on our economy and our countryside? Can we learn to live with the mineral men?
Narrator FRANK WINDSOR
Editor BRUCE NORMAN
Producer GRAHAM MASSEY
No tinpot industry : page 4
Is It Something I Said? by RICHARD HARRIS
' They come through that door full of good intentions but they never do it. What's wrong with these people? '
When Wallace signs the register at Arthur's hotel he looks a hopeful prospect. But will he too prove a disappointment?
Designer GRAHAM OAKLEY Producer LOUIS MARKS Director KENNETH IVES
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and
50s, you can navigate by issue.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.