The tenth of 12 short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
When a society bride vanishes from her wedding breakfast and her clothes are found in the Serpentine, the bridegroom puts his case, but not his confidence, in the hands of the great detective.
Sir Arthur Conan
From yew trees in churchyards to the absence of seeds in seedless grapes, Dilly Barlow finds out why. Producer Viv Black
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The last of a four-part series that rewrites history. Both the former
Coal Board chairman Lord Ezra and Tony Benn , MP, believe Edward Heath could have won the election in 1974 if he'd settled with the miners.
They explain to
Christopher Andrew how they imagine the latter half of the 70s under a Conservative government. Producer Ian Bell
Nigel Andrews discusses the week's new films, including
Shirley MacLaine in Postcards from the Edge, and talks to the prize-winning actress Carmen Maura who has twice been judged European Actress of the Year.
Producer Tony Phillips Stereo
The comedy show in which guests are taken on a literary mystery tour.
This week Nina Myskow , Simon Fanshawe and Christopher Sinclair -
Stevenson go in pursuit of buried treasure.
In the chair Jenni Murray. Also starring
Spontaneous Combustion. Producer Mary Sharp
The third of eight programmes.
Norman invaders impressed their foreign domination on the English landscape as well as on the people.
Malcolm Billings and Jonathan Riley-Smith take their search for the English from 1066 to the 13th century, when nobles are forced to decide to be English or French, and King John is forced to sign the Magna Carta.
Music by Steven Faux , performed by the Dufay Collective.
Producer Christopher Stone Stereo
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BOOK: 'The English' by Malcolm Billings , available from bookshops, £9.95
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