A selection of entertaining stories from the past.
1: The history of pin-ups, and what made a good medieval Page 3 woodcut. Chris Andrew reveals why the first giraffe in Britain needed its own walking frame, and investigates the bearded aristocrat who thought he was an amphibian. Producer Ian Bell
by Norman Hunter.
Final story read by Dinsdale Landen
Pancake Day at Great PogtveB. He pulled a lever, turned a handle, twiddled a knob and pressed a button while everyone looked on hoping the pancakes would be a success.
While a revamped St Ives Festival gets underway, Tim Marlow investigates the impact of the Tate Gallery a year on from its opening, and discusses the image of Cornwall in art as a new exhibition at the Truro Museum looks at representing the county "In a Different Light". Producer Robyn Read
3: St Anne 's Road, Harringay.NorthLondon. Andreas, a flamboyant Greek-Cypriot known as the "melon king" of North London, has just married his shop assistant, a girl of Turkish-Cypriot origin. Here in "Little Cyprus", the old enmities have almost gone. Now Greek and Turk are united in their distrust of the "new arrivals", the Kurds. Thousands have settled in Harringay, buying almost every vacant shop along the Grand Parade. A Tony Wilkinson production
Bert has clocked onto something.
Written by Peter Kerry. Director Tim Coleman
Producer Vanessa Whitbum
In the last of the series Donald MacCormick discusses government-driven change in schools with education experts and an audience of teachers, parents and pupils from Chosen Hill School in Gloucester.
Producer Ian Gilvear
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