Transportation -- Maritime/Naval, Shipbuilding, Navigation

Last Edited: 17-Jun-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.


Date Title Cast Parameters
03-Mar-2000
10-Mar-2000
17-Mar-2000
The Sail -- the foretopsail of HMS Victory   28:01, 52536, m
27:57, 52407, m
28:01, 52534, m
09-Oct-2004
A Ram for the Rebels
The story of John Holland and the Fenian Ram
Gerry Anderson
Produced by Peter Everett
28:15,
10-Dec-2004
Henry’s People
The story of a 100-year old commercial sailing barge
Graham Eaton, Justin Ford
Produced by Geraldine Fitzgerald
14:09, 13270, S
14-Dec-2004
Tales from the Towpath
Canal travel
David Akinsanya
Produeced by Sue Davies
27:51, 26123, S
15-Jan-2005
22-Jan-2005
repeated in April 2005
All at Sea
  1. The Merchant Marine
  2. Wooden Walls
Libby Purves
Produced by Vanessa Harrison
28:05, 26340, S
28:03, 26305, S
25-Jul-2005 to
29-Jul-2005
Precious Cargo
  1. The Merchant Marine
  2. War Service
  3. Tanker and Coaster
  4. Remembering Youth
  5. Marriage
  6. Hazards
Dylan Winter
Produced by Frances Burns
14:10, 13289, S
13:52, 13004, S
13:57, 13089, S
13:52, 13016, S
13:42, 12854, S
22-Aug-2005 to
26-Aug-2005
Ballast
Stories about ballast in ships
  1. A Brixham sailing trawler
  2. A Cardiff church
  3. Human Ballast
  4. Rocks and plants
  5. Water ballast
Produced by Steve Groves
13:41, 12832, S
13:52, 13004, S
13:57, 13088, S
13:50, 12972, S
13:53, 13022, S
05-Sep-2005
The Fisheries Broadcast
CBC –North America’s longest running radio show
Sean Street
Produced by Sean Street and Julian May
28:04, 26319, S
24-Sep-2005
02-May-2006
The Great British Amphibian
50th anniversary of the Hovercraft
Peter Snow
Produced by Susan Marling
28:05, 26339, S
14-Jan-2006
Archive Hour – The Dream Boats
Sailors on the Cunard Line New York-Liverpool liners
Gerry Holsgrove

04-Mar-2006
People of the Abyss
  1. Sleeping with the Fish
  2. Bomber
  3. Hidden Depths
Andrew Smith
Produced by Mark Berman
28:09, 26393, S
28:06, 26348, S
28:13, 26467, S
14-Oct-2006
Archive Hour - The Saga of the Flying Enterprise
Ivan Howlett
Produced by Anglea Hind
 
14-Apr-2007
Archive Hour – The Women Left on the Shore
Sam Riches
Produced by Bella Bannerman

 
27-Aug-2007
03-Sep-2007
The Price of Fun – the Cruise Ship Industry
Jolyon Jenkins
28:05, 26343, S
28:10, 26407, S
28-Dec-2007
Dancing Round the Mediterranean
Steve Carver
Produced by Lucy Lunt
28:17, 26531, S
07-Jan-2008
Pilot
Libby Purves
Produced by Simon Elmes
28:00, 26258, S
24-Sep-2008
01-Oct-2008
Lifeboats on the Thames
Horatio Clare
Produced by Julian May
28:02, 26285, S
28:15, 26490, S
23-Nov-2008
QE2: Portrait of an Ocean Liner
John and Rosie Hall
28:09, 26399, S

Navigation

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
14-Oct-1998
The Last Lighthouse Keeper
No credits
27:45, 39036, S
28-Nov-2000
R7:
08-Jul-2007
Unearthing Mysteries 2-4 - The Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria

 
09-Aug-2008 Archive Hour -- Love at the Lighthouse - Marie Stopes
   
21-Dec-2009 The Santa Tapes 1 Santa of the Lighthouses
   
04-Dec-2010 Open Country 6 the Happisburgh lighthouse, Norfolk   
   
22-Feb-2011
The Foghorn: A Celebration
Peter Curran
Producer: Sara Jane Hall
28:00, 26256, S
21-Aug-2013
Finding a Way: The Future of Navigation
Quentin Cooper
Produced by Alex Mansfield
27:49, 26023, S