The return of the series in which
Jenni Mills traces critical periods in family life, in four programmes.
1: In 1965, 18-year-old Pat found she was pregnant.
Her boyfriend, James, was still at school, and her parents forced her to have the baby adopted. Pat and James eventually married and had another daughter - but they never told her that she had an older sister. Producer Sarah Rowlands
I A new six-part I series from Simon Brett , the writer of After Henry. Anna finds herself able, for the first time, to live her own life. But a life free from commitments rapidly disappears with the arrival of her two sisters, Victoria and Charlotte. 1: Sisters of Mercy Music Elizabeth Parker , BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo
An East End love story based on true events, written by Nick Stafford.
Starring Patricia Hayes. James and Abigail lived an outwardly conventional married life in early 19th-century London. But on his death, James was found to be a woman. A public scandal followed ...
Director Claire Grove. Stereo
Paul Allen is at Scarborough for the opening of One
Over the Eightwritten by Peter Scott and directed by Alan Ayckbourn ; and discusses the second volume of the life of Vladimir Nabokov.
Producer Anthony Denselow
Stereo (Revised repeat 9.30pm)
On the Rails by Carol Ann Frazer.
A successful day at the races does nothing to diminish Father Shaunessy's feelings for a young single mother who has earlier come to see him.
Read by Niall Cusack. Producer Eoin O'Callaghan
Part of Radio 4's Northern Lights festival. Californian writer William T Vollmann visits the distressed communities of Pond Inlet and Resolute, high in the Canadian Arctic. Here the traditional hunting lifestyle is under pressure from canned food, booze and television. Producer Noah Richier
NEW America's Crisis of Leadership American politics has lost its ring of confidence. As the presidential election begins, James Naughtie travels from City Halls to
Capitol Hill and the White House to ask political leaders how the US can deliver at home the success it has won abroad.
A four-part series.
1: All Politics Is Local Mayoral candidate in Boston, Ed Doherty. Producer Anne Stoman
Bram Stoker 's epic tale of vampire horror dramatised in seven parts. 4: The madman Renfield's behaviour becomes even stranger. Van Helsing and John Seward struggle to save Lucy's life and Jonathan Harker sees an old acquaintance.
Music Malcolm Clarke ,
BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Director Hamish Wilson. Stereo
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