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1 December 2002 (UK) See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 19)
Melvyn Bragg ... Himself - Presenter (3 episodes, 2003)
Michael Cronin ... Readings (2 episodes, 2003)
Mark Saban ... Additional Voices (2 episodes, 2003)

Series Directed by
Robert Bee (2 episodes, 2003)

David Thomas (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Melvyn Bragg (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Robert Bee .... producer (2 episodes, 2003)
Melvyn Bragg .... series producer (2 episodes, 2003)
Lucy Leveugle .... associate producer (1 episode, 2003)

David Thomas .... producer (unknown episodes, 2003)
Claire Holland .... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
Nigel Wattis .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Howard Goodall (2 episodes, 2003)
Series Cinematography by
Michael O'Halloran (2 episodes, 2003)
Series Film Editing by
Mark Manning (2 episodes, 2003)
Series Production Management
Justin Johnson .... production manager (2 episodes, 2003)

Helena Bullivant .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Peter Pearson .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Andrew Sides .... graphics (2 episodes, 2003)
Jon R. Underwood .... graphics (2 episodes, 2003)
Series Sound Department
John Avery .... sound (2 episodes, 2003)
Brian Hughes .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 2003)

James Hynes .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes, 2002)
Robert Thompson .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes, 2003)
Alex Thompson .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Leon Hoser .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2003)
Ken Morse .... rostrum (2 episodes, 2003)

Alistair Cameron .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Jack Holmes .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Chris King .... camera operator: rostrum camera (unknown episodes)
David Mackay .... aerial photographer (unknown episodes)
Michael O'Halloran .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Simon Coldrick .... video post-production (2 episodes, 2003)
Steve Lucas .... video post-production (2 episodes, 2003)

Marc Eskenazi .... video post-production (unknown episodes)
Vincent Narduzzo .... video post-production (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Simon Cherry .... script editor (2 episodes, 2003)

Tim Morrison .... archive footage coordinator and researcher (unknown episodes)

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65 min (8 episodes)
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Great series, 5 October 2007
Author: Sophie-Anna from Birmingham, England

My husband had loved this series when it was on UK television. He had always wanted to see it again.

I was fortunate to start a language degree with the Open University (long-distance learning in England). This complete series (all 8 episodes) came on DVD as part of my course. My in-laws wanted a copy, so I looked around and discovered how hard it is to get hold of another copy!

I have found a website in Australia, who charge a very reasonable amount and do international shipping. The website is: Hope this helps everyone who are after the complete series. I highly recommend it!

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