China

Last Edited: 05-Apr-2019 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. 


Roger Law and the Chinese Curiosities
China: As History Is My Witness

Date Title
Cast
Parameters
BBC R4
16-Dec-1980

Singing Bowls of Tibet
Alan Presencer, Colin Wilson, Eric Lister
produced by Ian Guardhouse
29:15, 27429, m
19-Apr-2004
What If – 1989 Tiananmen Square
Christopher Andrew, Steve Tsang, Jonathan Mirsky,
Humphrey Hawksley
Producer: Isobel Eaton

28:08, 26378, S
03-Jun-2005
Swimming Dragons
Zheng He fleet
Tim Luard
Produced by Bryn Jones
28:09, 26393, S
26-Aug-2005
The Last Tutor
Reginald Johnston, tutor to Pu Yi,
the last Emperor of China
Chris Dolan
Produced by Fiona Crowell
28:00, 26262, S
04-Nov-2005
Winning Beauty 3
Chinese Beauty Pageant

Rosie Goldsmith
Produced by Michael Gallaher
28:03, 26312, S
02-Mar-2006
Crossing ContinentsChina’s Health Crisis
Presenter: Louisa Lim
Producer: Joanna Mills
Editor: Maria Balinska
27:22, 25657, S
09-Mar-2006
AnalysisChina’s Challenge
The threat of Chinese economic might
Presenter: Diane Coyle
Producer: Chris Bowlby
Editor: Nicola Meyrick
28:07, 26363, S
22-May-2006
Faultlines – China and Japan
Allan Little
Produced by Jane Beresford
28:05, 26329, S
23-May-2006
Views of Empire –
2 A View from Hong Kong
Steve Tsang
Produced by Viba Kabenema
13:57, 13088, S
20-Jul-2006
Crossing Continents
China’s Scientific Ambitions
Presenter: Carrie Gracie
Producer: Arlene Gregorius
Editor: Maria Balinska
28:16, 26500, S
04-Aug-2006 to
18-Aug-2006
Unseen China
Peter White
Produced by Stephen Hallett, Cheryl Gabriel
28:06, 26357, S
27:48, 26066, S
27:59, 26242, S
17-Aug-2006
AnalysisWhat China Wants
Presenter: Carrie Gracie
Producer: Hugh Levinson
Editor: Nicola Meyrick
27:57, 26205, S
19-Jun-2007
Hong Kong: A Decade of Change
David Yang
Produced by Bella Bannerman
28:03, 26302, S
26-Jun-2007
03-Jul-2007
Dimbleby in Hong Kong
Jonathan Dimbleby
Produced by Neil McCarthy
42:02, 39412, S
41:28, 38882, S
14-Aug-2007
21-Aug-2007
Shadow of the Dragon –
Modernizing China’s Military
Maurice Walsh
Produced by Andy Denwood
37:26, 35110, S
37:07, 34807, S
16-Aug-2007
Crossing ContinentsChina’s Children
Presenter: Marijke Van Der Meer, Radio Netherlands
BBC Producer: Vanessa Harrison

07-Sep-2007
14-Sep-2007
China on a Plate
Lars Tharp
Produced by Maria Burgess
27:51, 26125, S
27:58, 26221, S
01-Feb-2008
Spitting Images – Chinese fake art industry
Roger Law
produced by Mark Rickards
27:40, 25945, S
04-Feb-2008 to
08-Feb-2008
Art Made in China
Roger Law
produced by Mark Rickards
14:07, 13249, S
13:53, 13027, S
13:42, 12847, S
13:55, 13056, S
13:38, 12788, S
19-Feb-2008
26-Feb-2008
Simpson Returns to China
  1. The Road from Tiananmen
  2. Win in China?
John Simpson
Produced by Daniel Tetlow
28:16, 26511, S
28:08, 26385, S
17-Mar-2008
Sex in the City Shanghai Style
Shenshen
Produced by David Stenhouse
28:00, 26251, S
10-Apr-2008
Analysis -- China's Greens
Presenter: Mukul Devichand
Producer: Lucy Ash
Editor: Hugh Levinson

05-Jul-2008
A Dollar a Day – China
Mike Wooldridge
Produced by Ruth Evans
14:03, 13186, S
21-Jun-2008
The Ping Pong Diplomats
Garry Richardson
Produced by Emily Williams
28:19, 26553, S
03-Jun-2008 to
24-Jun-2008
Reith Lectures 2008 -- Chinese Vistas
  1. Confucian Ways
  2. English Lessons
  3. American Dreams
  4. The Body Beautiful
Jonathan Spence
Produced by Jim Frank
42:59, 40312, S
43:07, 40431, S
42:52, 40203, S
42:37, 39959, S

09-Sep-2008
The Politics of Chinese Meditation
Mukul Devichand
37:11, 34870, S
14-Aug-2009
Selling Cheese to the Chinese
Mukul Devichand
27:59, 26236, S
01-Feb-2010
Listening to China
Emily Buchanan
produced by Alex Hunt
27:52, 26141, S
19-Mar-2010
China, Britain and the Nunzilla Conundrum
Anna Chen
produced by Sally Heaven
27:24, 25760, S
22-MAr-2010
Captured By Pirates
Kate Silverton
Margaret Holder, née Vinden, Beryl Goodland, née Welch,
Kathleen Foster, née Strange, Mary Previte, née Taylor,
Evelyn Heubener, née Davey
Producer Beth O'Dea
27:56, 26193, S
26-Apr-2010
China: Saviours of Snooker
Martin Kelner
Producer: Toby Field
27:29, 25776, S
10-May-2010
17-May-2010
Tiger v Dragon
  1. The Power of the Poor
  2. China's String of Pearls
Mukul Devichand
produced by Jane Beresford
27:47, 26058, S
27:47, 26062, S
09-Dec-2010
Liu Xiaobo: 'I Have No Enemies'
Carrie Gracie
Producers Melissa Fitzgerald, Claudine Parrish
27:53, 26149, S
29-Jul-2011 The New Silk Road with Roger Law
Roger Law
produced by Mark Rickards
27:24, 25637, S
29-Aug-2011 to
12-Sep-2011
God in China
  1. Taoism and Folk Religion
  2. Buddhism and Islam
  3. Christianity and Catholicism
Tim Gardam
Producer: Liz Leonard
27:49, 26027, S
27:48, 26014, S
27:47, 26008, S
01-Oct-2011 From Birmingham to Beijing:
The Lure of a Chinese Career
Safraz Manzoo
produced by Mark Rickards
27:35, 25815, S
20-Jan-2012 The Politics of Pandas
Philip Dodd
produced by David Stenhouse
27:49, 26039, S
11-Jul-2012 Old Photographs Fever -
The Search for China's Pictured Past
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery
27:45, 25973, S
17-Jul-2012 Madam Mao's Golden Oldies
Anna Chen
Producer: Mukti Jain Campion
27:38, 25855, S
18-Sep-2012 China's New Iron Rice Bowl
Rana Mitter
Producer: Phil Tinline
36:24, 34062, S
credits cut off
26-Feb-2014
The Long March
  1. Escape
  2. The Battle of Luding Bridge
  3. The Legacy
Edward Stourton
Producer: Phil Pegum
27:26, 25668, S
27:22, 25609, S
27:32, 25761, S