2: Boys, Blades and Brut The scent of manhood or merely a whiff of male uncertainty? Aftershaves or "men's fragrances" are sniffed out by Laurence Alster. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland and Shireen Shah. Producer Kate Whitehead
by Dolores Pala , dramatised in four parts.
Mihailo's religion causes him to question his love for Carola.
Dramatised by Elizabeth Troop
Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 5)
Six stories of individual or group heroism.
Many stories of wartime heroism have become legendary, but the men who manned The Shetland Bus were very special. Matthew Solon retells the story of the Norwegians who braved the North Sea during the Second World War.
Narrator John Rowe.
Martin Wainwright reflects on a group of historical characters united by enthusiasm verging on obsession.
This week: Colonel Jasper Maskelyne , a magician who joined the Army's Camouflage Unit during the Second World War and attempted amazing conjuring tricks in the Western Desert.
Producer Wendy Pilmer
Graphic portrayals of extraordinary characters. 2: Elizabeth Jennings writes, she says, to search for order. A search which begins most days in a cafe in Oxford. There,
Germaine Greer met this fine poet of the senses. Producer Vanessa Harrison
Brian Sibley meets playwright David Edgar , whose first TV play is screened tonight (BBC2,
9.00pm). Also, reviews of this week's film releases, Hilary Mantel 's novel about the French
Revolution, and a fresh assessment of the Judy Garland legend.
Producer Adrian Washboume. Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Rabbits by Lawrence Scott.
She's an overseer's wife living on a plantation. She's expecting their seventh child. It's peaceful at the house, but down at the club the tongues are wagging ...
Read by Deborah Findlay. Producer Duncan Minshull
Sheila Dicks spends her life among the dead - she works as an embalmer, and believes how we say goodbye to our loved ones is the key to a natural, healthy grieving process. Yet Sheila began her working life as a midwife. She explains to Andrea Adams why, essentially, it's still the same job.
Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo
The New Age Auditors Just like everyone else, businesses are under pressure to conform to fashionable trends.
Nigel Cassidy follows a group of consultants around a Manchester paint company as they examine new management skills from ethics to the colour of clothes. But can these New
Age Auditors increase profitability?
Producer Robert McKenzie
The Log of a Griffin 3: Solo for Trombone
"On a bearer looking into the tufts of rush from which the cheetah had escaped, he saw two beautiful little kittens about a fortnight old but still very furious, lifting up their little paws and spitting and snarling.
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