Football manager Ron Atkinson said women should be in the kitchen, the discotheque and the boutique - not in football. But it's too late. Women are running the game. playing the game, and supporting the game.
Jenni Murray kicks off the new year with a Football Special. Producer Fiona Hill
6: An Unmitigated Staggerer. Nell is ill but safe with her grandfather at
Mr Marton 's. Quilp plans an unpleasant revenge for Kit. And Dick, too, is a victim of Quilp's evil machinations. For details and cast see Christmas Day
Created and written by Jim Eldridge.
Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.
5: With Love. Mr Sims is very unhappy ...soisMrsRudd. with Tom Watson. Paul Copley , Deirdre Costello , Cheryl Hall and Ben Reynolds. Producer John Fawcett Wilson
By John Van Drutten. Bewitched, and considerably bewildered, Anthony Henderson wanders into the Christmas cauldron of a Knightsbridge witches' coven when Gillian Holroyd decides that she wants a new man in her life.
Music Mia Soteriou with Merlin Shepherd and Brent Snell. Adapted and directed Ned Chaillet
An emperor's carriage wheels from turn-of-the-century Vienna begin a journey which runs through an Irish saga, some Cornish medals, an American dream, a New Zealand poem and a Yorkshire love-match
Producer Piers Plowright
A new series of conversations with scientists. Oliver Sacks , neurologist and author of Awakenings, talks to
Barbara Myers about the curious nature of the human mind, including his own. Producer Sandy Raffan
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
11.00 New series
The Cheese Shop Presents The Butter Factory
Professor Dudley Dower races a tortoise; Harwood Carter , journalist, tortures a celebrity; and Jack Finsborough , radio gardener, explains how to set roses on fire. Sketches, songs, jokes and a soap with a talking dog. With Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben
Ward and Richard Webb.
Producer Gareth Edwards
11.30 Date with Fate
Four close encounters with fate.
Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. 2: Along for the Ride. Starring Charles Gray , Michael Troughton ,
Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and TobyLongworth.
Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat
11.45 The Joys of Yiddish
Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale star in the second of a four-part guide to Yiddish. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front . Producer Diane Messias Repeat
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