Geography, Cartography, Oceanography

Last Edited: 25-Jul-2014 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Coast (TV)
Crossing Continents
Journey of a Lifetime
Lives in a Landscape
Open Country
Ramblings


By Country


Aden
Afghanistan
Africa -- General

Algeria
Albania

Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia

Austria
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus

Bolivia
Bosnia
Botswana

Bougainville
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Burma, Myanmar
Cambodia
Canada
Chad

Chagos Islands
China
Colombia

Congo, Democratic Republic of
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus

Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic
Denmark
Diego Garcia
Dubai
Egypt

El Salvador
Ethiopia
Europe -- General, EU, EC

Finland
France
Georgia, Georgian SSR
Germany
Ghana

Greece
Greenland
Guatemala
Guinea
Haiti
Hungary

Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Italy

Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kenya

Korea
Kosovo

Kuwait
Lebanon
Liberia

Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania

Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Mali
Mauritania

Mexico
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger

Nigeria
North Korea
Norway

Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia, Soviet Union
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia



St Pierre et Miquelon
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan

Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Tanzania
Thailand
Tibet
Togo

Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda

Ukraine
United States
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Zambia
Zimbabwe

Individual Programs

Date Title Cast Parameters
20-May-2006
Shifting Meridians
Benedict Allen, Mitsuo Kaku
Produced by Jerome Weatheralt
13:57, 13095, S
29-Jul-2006
Invasion of the Yellow Ducks
How thousands of yellow plastic bath ducks
set off on a long voyage that has seen them
become unwitting celebrities and key
players in cutting edge scientific research
Clive Anderson
Produced by Simon Hollis
28:15, 26499, S
28-Aug-2006
Water Song
Chris Watson
Produced by Sarah Blount
14:06, 13227, S
18-Feb-2007
Into the Whirlpool --
Gulf of Corryvreckan
Nick Thorpe
Produced by Marc Richards
13:54, 13033, S
09-Mar-2010 to
23-Mar-2010
The Alps
  1. the mountain passes
  2. Switzerland
  3. the long-standing myth that the British
    invented alpine sports
Misha Glenny
produced by Miles Ward
27:56, 26192, S
27:54, 26160, S
27:57, 26208, S
22-Mar-2010 to
02-Apr-2010
The Map Makers
  1. On the Map
  2. Mapping the Metropolis
  3. Motoring Maps
  4. Social Mapping
  5. The Lie of the Land
  6. World View
  7. Off the Map
  8. Whose Map Is It Anyway?
  9. Digital Maps
  10. Maps of the Mind
Mike Parker
produced by Jeremy Grange
13:40, 12814, S
13:26, 12598, S
13:31, 12679, S
13:34, 12729, S
13:41, 12836, S
13:29, 12644, S
13:42, 12853, S
13:48, 12941, S
13:28, 12632, S
13:44, 12882, S
20-Apr-2012 The Ice Mountain
Adjoa Andoh
sound recordings by Chris Watson
Producer Sarah Blunt
27:37, 25844, S
25-Jul-2012 Looking for Ruritania
Tony Hawks
Produced by Annie Caulfield and Marilyn Imrie
27:33, 25782, S
27-Jan-2014
Mapping the Void
Dr Kat Arney
Produced by Clare Salisbury and Jolyon Jenkins
27:38, 25655, S
16-Jul-2014
23-Jul-2014
Into the Abyss
  1. The Hadal Zone
  2. Deep Sea Mining
Rebecca Morelle and David Shukman
Producers: Andrew Luck-Baker and Kate Stephens
27:56, 26137, S
27:43, 25947, S