'The Jago: the blackest pit in London' - broadcast 1985
This Radio 4 programme was broadcast in 1985 - Andrew Whitehead was the presenter and John Theocharis the producer. It features the voices of Bill Fishman, Stan Newens and Raph Samuel as well as readings from Arthur Morrison's classic 1896 novel A Child of the Jago, set in a notorious slum located on the site of what is now the Boundary Street Estate in Shoreditch. Also included are extracts from the reminiscences of Arthur Harding as told to Raph Samuel and recorded in his East End Underworld.
Omnibus: Rudolf Rocker - 1986
A BBC World Service programme presented by Andrew Whitehead and produced by Michael Diamond about the East End anarchist Rudolf Rocker and the Yiddish-speaking movement which he led. The documentary includes the voices of Fermin Rocker, Rudolf's son, Mick Mindel and Leah Feldman.
Against the War: 1, Sir Oswald Mosley - 1989
The founder of the British Union of Fascists, Oswald Mosley, remembered by onetime followers - the first of two programmes on the BBC World Service about those who opposed Britain's participation in the Second World War, presented by Andrew Whitehead.
Against the War: 2, Guy Aldred - 1989
The Glasgow-based anarchist and anti-war campaigner, Guy Aldred, recalled by those who knew and worked with him - the second and concluding programme in Andrew Whitehead's series for the BBC World Service.
Network UK: British Communism - 1989
A short programme for the World Service, presented by Andrew Whitehead, about the trials, tribulations and history of the Communist Party of Great Britain
Network UK: Black and Blue - 1990
A World Service programme, presented by Andrew Whitehead, about the involvement of the black and Asian communities in Britain in the Conservative party
Omnibus: British Jews, from socialism to Thatcherism - 1990
A World Service documentary, presented by Andrew Whitehead, on the changing political allegiances of Anglo-Jewry - from left to right. The voices featured in the programme include those of Ian Mikardo, Phil Piratin, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and Alfred Sherman.
Omnibus: Charles Bradlaugh - 1991
For the World Service, a documentary presented by Andrew Whitehead about the political career of Charles Bradlaugh, atheist, republican, radical and Parliamentarian. The voices featured include those of Enoch Powell, Michael Foot, Nicolas Walter and Michael Meadowcroft.
Omnibus: So Much for Westminster - 1992
The voices of views of onetime MPs who had chosen to turn their back on Westminster - a somewhat jaundiced view of the way Westminster worked. A World Service programme presented by Andrew Whitehead.
Calcutta's Jews, Armenians and radical music tradition - 1995-8
Three radio features I compiled in the 1990s during visits to Calcutta - about the city's Jewish and Armenian communities, both once prosperous and influential but by then hugely diminished in number; and about the continuing tradition of left-wing activist music, as practised by the Indian People's Theatre Association in the city. Each of these features is about five minutes in duration, and is followed by the unmixed audio inserts.
Assignment: Mauritius - 1998
A look at the ethnic and other divisions within what is often seen as the among the most successful of multi-racial democracies, the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius off the east coast of Africa. Presented by Andrew Whitehead.
An Incident in Kashmir - 2003
A half-hour documentary on Radio 4 on the attack on the Catholic mission hospital in Baramulla in Kashmir in October 1947, the most notorious event in the lashkar's invasion of the Kashmir valley - and the focus of my later book A Mission in Kashmir. Compiled and presented by Andrew Whitehead, produced by Jo Glanville - production in Kashmir by Vivek Raj.
Assignment: Building Peace in Northern Ireland - 2008
A World Service documentary recorded in Belfast, Stormont and Crossmaglen looking at the potential lessons of the peace process in Northern Ireland, including the views of Martin McGuinness and David Trimble. Compiled and presented by Andrew Whitehead.