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The Routes of English - BBC Radio 4
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accents and dialectsSeries 1Series 2Series 3
Pitmatic                                                          Nov 23 2000
Talk of the town, talk of the pit in Ashington, Northumberland
Stroke City                                                      Nov 30 2000
Local talk in the city known variously as Londonderry, Derry and, more recently, as Stroke City
Cornwall                                                         Dec 7 2000
Melvyn travels west in search of the increasingly elusive Cornish dialect
No Pigeon                                                        Dec 14 2000
Melvyn visits Brixton to discover the most imitated, influential form of spoken English today.
Oswestry                                                        Dec 21 2000
Melvyn travels to the Blue Remembered Hills of Shropshire
Conclusion                                                        Dec 28 2000
The final programme in the series considers the future of English dialects
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Behind the Scenes
With series producers, Simon Elmes and Tony Phillips.
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