Six programmes. 5: Table Manners Why are elbows on the table considered bad manners? And what is the correct way to eat peas? Nigel Rees asks whether some table manners are necessary or just devices to frighten the uninitiated. Producer Sallie Davies
Introit: Blessed Are the Pure in Heart (Walford Davies); Jesus Calls Us,
O'er the Tumult (St Andrew , BBC HB 354); Turn Thee Again, 0 Lord (Attwood); Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne (Margaret). The BBC Singers, directed by Barry Rose.
In the decade of microchips, who still uses the humble pencil? Those who prefer a nice bit of lead to chew include poet Christopher Reid and a keeper of the Bodleian Library.
Serial: Saint Maybe (3)
Asix-part series written by Peter Ling and Juliet Ace. 4: It is a time of revelation and soul-searching for more than one member of the Minster family.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
Alice, Lady Minster:
William, Lord Minster:
Hon Nicholas Gaunt:
Hon Mrs Jenny Gaunt:
Polly, Viscountess Ebony:
Lady Caroline Gaunt:
Hon Martin Gaunt:
Town-twinning ceremonies do not always go as smoothly as planned - especially when one of the mayors is a respectable married lady and the other an amorous Frenchman.
Written by Andy Rimmer.
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Brian Sibley is at the cinema for the hit
American comedy City Slickersand Derek
Jarman's Edward II; and Laurie Lee has published the third volume of his autobiography which started with Cider with Rosie.
Producer James Clarke. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
An Impossible Life
Home, family and profession - does the western woman now have it all? Rana Kabbani , a Muslim writer living in Britain, challenges the view that feminism has triumphed in the West, in the first of four personalised documentaries.
It sounds obvious: quality matters. Tens of thousands of companies have achieved the national standard for quality systems - BS 5750. But while manufacturing industry has been preaching the lesson for a decade, it's taking much longer for the quality gospel to spread into the service industries and the public sector. Are quality promises worth the paper they're printed on? Peter Day investigates.
Producer Stephen Chilcott. Stereo
Six programmes in which journalists remember the first faltering steps they took in their careers.
5: Inquests, Weddings and Bazaars
In the 1920s, female reporters were as rare as snowflakes in summer.
Undeterred by this,
17-year-old Mary Stott worms her way on to the Leicester Mail ...
Producer Caroline Adams
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