Paul Heiney returns with a series about traditional ways of lite that may soon be coming to an end. 1: Fairground Boxing Booth. At 82, Ron Taylor tours the last boxing booth in Britain. You pay your money, chance your luck, and pit yourself against a clutch of aspiring young boxers and wrestlers. But this year's Newcastle Hoppings may be his last tour. Producer Marc Jobst
by Allan Massie.
"Hilary didn't realise for some minutes that the dog was dead. He merely thought how well trained it was to sit correctly on the bar stool like that...."
Read by Nigel Anthony. Producer Duncan Minshull
In the late 19th century Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtze to explore the possibility of developing British trade in western China. One hundred years later Philip Short followed the same route and uncovered a striking picture of China in the 1990s.
2: Rites of Passage - From Birth to Grave. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little. Producer Mary Price
It's just not cricket for Sid.
Written by Sam Jacobs
Director Joanna Toye Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]
A look back at the decade, from the writers of Spitting Image. This week, 1996! Starring Kate Robbins , Hugh Dennis and Brian Perkins. With writers Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Pete Sinclair.
Producer Caroline Leddy
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