The last in the series of the real-life stories of the folk of Bentley in Hampshire, presented by Nigel Farrell. For Liz and Peter the big day has finally arrived: Bentley celebrates a village wedding. Producer Chris Paling
The third of eight Programmes in which Simon Brett trawls the diaries of the famous and not-so-famous. Today: 1 November. Parson Woodforde buys a new wig; Salvador Dali celebrates his "ultra-rhinocerontic moustache"; and a Mass Observation diarist complains about the BBC. Producer Kate McAll. Stereo
Introduced by Wendy Austin.
From temper tantrums to toilet training, nursery education to nightmares, today's programme answers your questions about caring for the under-5s. Phone-in on [number removed]57. Serial: Saint Maybe (15) 0 LINES open from 9.30am
"I read on and on, unable to put the book down," wrote Vanessa Redgrave in her recent autobiography. She tells Nigel Forde about the books that have influenced her.
Would-be writers talk about struggling to get published, and the pains of rejection. And Tchaikovsky's Final Years - the period of some of his greatest works-are captured in the final volume of David Brown 's biography.
Producer Sally Marmion
Orchards by William Bedford. Lowther's father had planted the apple trees in soil too heavy for them and in a position that exposed them to the east wind.
Now the fruit is rotten and, like his son who now tends them, bruised and yellowed.
Read by Joss Ackland. Producer Peter Kavanagh Stereo
Betty makes an uncomfortable discovery.
Wntten by Sally Wainwright
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This week's panel:
David Blunkett , MP, Shadow Environment
Kenneth Clarke , QC, MP,
Secretary of State for
Education and Science; Lady Howe,
Chair of the Women's
Economic Development Programme for Business in the Community; and William Wallace ,
Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford.
From Wolverhampton. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher
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