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The news and music of a year in the past.
This week: 1984.
The year's events include the miners' strike, the Libyan Embassy siege, Mrs Gandhi's assassination, the Brighton bomb, famine in Ethiopia, Torvill and Dean win an Olympic Gold, and Los Angeles hosts the Olympics.
The music comes from Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Madonna, Queen, Wham!, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Talking Heads and Band Aid.
New current-affairs series.
Tonight's programme examines the implications of a controversial operation which can restore the hearing of the deaf. A cochlear implant changed the life of 8-year-old Michael [text removed], who had been deaf since the age of 2. But the success stories of children like
Michael, helped by what has been called the new "bionic ear", have caused anger in the deaf community. Producer Steve Anderson
Editor Peter Horrocks
Comedy series starring Jasper Carrott Robert Powell
Dutch Cops. The inept detectives inadvertently become involved in an international diamond-smuggling operation.
Written by Steve Knight and Mike Whitehill Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Celador production for BBCtv
Van der Dyck:
Carla Lane 's comedy series starring Michael Angelis Sue Johnston
The family are preparing for the christening of Hannah and Antonio's baby. But Eden has reached a state of desperation.
The illegal drugs trade Is now one of the world's major industries; it is a cornerstone of the underworld's activities. Yet 40 years ago diehard villains regarded drugs, addicts and those who traded with them with distaste. Marijuana was associated with Caribbean immigrants, harder drugs with the narrower jazz world. The underworld had no part in it, and dealers were, in the words of ex-robber Frankie Sims , "disowned, no two ways about it".
And so in the 1960s and 70s drug smuggling was the province of white, well educated, middle-class criminals like Charlie Radcliffe , who came from an army and public-school background, and Oxford physics graduate Howard Marks , for whom cannabis trafficking wasa glamorous crusade. "I smuggled as much cannabis as I could," hehassaid. "This was my destiny, this was my karma."
But as the potential profits of the trade gradually became apparent, the underworld moved in to displace the dilettantes, as is shown in the final programme in the series. Producer Jonathan Dent
Series producer Lorraine Heggessey
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Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Highlights of any FA Cup sixth-round replays played tonight, plus action from the internationals between
Scotland and Holland and Northern Ireland and Romania.
A preview of Saturday's 140th University Boat Race.
A look ahead to the Formula 1 season which starts on Sunday in Brazil.
World Figure Skating
Championships from Tokyo, Japan. Including highlights of the pairs free programme.
Latest news from England's tour of the West Indies.
Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick
Jack Lemmon 's debut
FILM a director, a comedy drama starring
Joseph Kotcher is not the baby-sitter that his daughter-in-law Wilma would choose - she feels he is a bad influence on her baby. "Kotch" realises he is no longer needed but indignantly resists Wilma's attempts to settle him in an old folk's home.
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Joseph P Kotcher:
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