ITV prog on SE1

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Wednesday 30 October 2002 4.20pm
An announcer said there would be a prog on Se1 at 5PM on Sunday - could be interesting
Wednesday 30 October 2002 4.24pm
Thanks for this David!

Just checked the ITV website...

The Borough
Documentary following on from a six-part series made three years ago about life in London SE1, the inner-city neighbourhood south of the Thames. At that time the area was undergoing extensive regeneration that included the opening of the Tate Modern, the Globe theatre and wine museum Vinopolis. This programme sets out to discover how much has changed since 1999 - focusing in particular on the development of Borough Market, the opening of the Millennium bridge and the boom in the property market.

And here's what mydigiguide says about the show...

Documentary series following the rapidly changing face of London SE1 - just south of the Thames. With the threat from railway development abated, Borough Market is now thriving again, and Mayor Ken Livingstone and the GLA are about to move into the area. But for locals on the receiving end of three years of regeneration, many of the old issues remain

Now see also http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/348
Thursday 31 October 2002 5.53pm
don't hold your breath - the first series was bollocks
Jay
Monday 4 November 2002 4.57pm
did anyone see it? (was anyone in it??)
Monday 4 November 2002 5.20pm
Well it gave good press to Stirling Ackroyd, Borough Market and the new Silka restaraunt but didn't really address any real issues. Mind you, what do you want at 5.30pm on a Sunday?
Tuesday 5 November 2002 9.34pm
The next two programmes...


Time: 17:00 to 17:30
When: Sunday 10th November on ITV1 London

Documentary series following the rapidly changing face of London SE1 - just south of the Thames. Newcomer Ptolomy Dean complains that the council are too keen to give the green light to third-rate developments, but the owners of Fortes Gents Hairdressers disagree. The pressure is on for food tycoon Tony Allan as he attempts a makeover on his restaurant Fish in just five days

Time: 16:00 to 16:30 (Note EARLIER time).
When: Sunday 17th November on ITV1 London

Documentary series following the rapidly changing face of London SE1 - just south of the Thames. At Fortes Gents Hairdressers, Dasos is not impressed by his dad's choice of hair products which he thinks old fashioned. And community officer PC Keenan warns off illegal traders from around the Tate Modern



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Monday 11 November 2002 10.59am
This week Ptolemy Dean (I think that was his name) was shown in one scene complaining about scruffy bins, street furniture and patched roads, and then shown in another scene saying he moved here a year ago from Pimlico because he liked it being a bit more gritty, edgy etc and not villagey. Was this cruel editing? Is he a bit confused?

Anyway, I like it scruffy.
Thursday 14 November 2002 2.26pm
Just for your info everyone, the guys are still filming for the series so if there any issues you think should be raised by the programme (remembering that it is a television programme and they are looking to include things that will attract viewers), perhaps contacting the film company (The Lab) would be a wise move. They're in SE1 and they are still looking for stories so if you've got something genuinely interesting, give 'em a go!

Regarding Stirling Ackroyd getting good press, I still have 6 weeks to make a total idiot of myself so keep watching...
Thursday 14 November 2002 4.33pm
Thanks for that Paul.

I have just looked up the details for the 24 November programme, which is back at the usual 5pm time:

Documentary series following the rapidly changing face of London SE1 - just south of the Thames. Ptolomy Dean meets local MP Simon Hughes to continue his crusade to save historic buildings. Tony Allan has completed the refurbishment of his restaurant and goes off on a shooting trip with his mate Vinnie Jones. Mushahid Abdul admits he hasn't told his chefs about the delay in opening.



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Monday 18 November 2002 3.18pm
Paul

Have e-mailed them to ask if they'll do something on the archaeological dig on long lane.

The lab contact details are


tel: 0207 633 2500

fax: 0207 633 2563

email: thelab@granadamedia.com

address: Dominican Court, 17 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ
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