Lowering the Barriers Lawyer Nick Blake demonstrates that in spite of the European ideal of free movement, some of the community's inhabitants are less free to move than others. If time all citizens were treated equally. Producer Sue Davies
by Ellis Peters. The second series of the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, narrated by Michael Hordem and starring Philip Madoc as the medieval sleuth. 1: Casualties of War It is winter 1139 and amid a civil war Brother Cadfael sets out to find a missing boy and his sister.... With John Church, David Holt , Jonathan Tafler , Eric Allan , Steve Hodson. Ann Windsor , and Julian Rhind-Tutt . Dramatised by Bert Coules Producer Phil Clarke. Stereo
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The stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim Rice and Willie Rushton , with Leslie Thomas and Christopher Martin -Jenkins. From IBM
Hursley Cricket Club, near Winchester.
Producer Jon Magnusson Stereo
Written by John Fletcher The year: 2025. The setting: the 20-lane relief sub-orbital motorway of the ten-lane relief sub-orbital motorway of the M25. Our heroine: Madge. She's rough, she's tough. She is behind the wheel and she has a mission.
Producer Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Jenni Mills and Nick Baker take the pulse of the country - lift the lid off local issues, measure the real impact of national affairs, and meet the people who make a place special.
Producer Nick Patrick Series editor Ian Bell
Paul Allen at the Leicester
Haymarket for a new production of Blood
Wedding, plus the eagerly awaited new work by sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink.
Producer Belinda Sample. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
This week Death and the Afterlife - find out what sandpit life's helter-skelter will really land you in. More hilarity and philosophy in the cult comedy show that answers life's big teasers. With
Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front,
Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.
Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo
Michael O'Donnell explores the extraordinary within ordinary family life. 3: Jim and Darryl
Comedian Jim Sweeney's brand of improvised comedy has made him a success. At home, with partner Darryl and their two small daughters, there's a different kind of daily performance. Their younger child is autistic; her therapy involves much energy, upheaval - and delight. Producer Sharon Banoff
One of the most potent messages of the last election was "No more tax", so whither the Welfare State?
Andrew Adonis asks whether universal benefits might be replaced by new ways of targeting to help those most in need.
Producer David Levy
The last of a five-part dramatisation of the Agatha Christie novel.
Ross has had to abandon a telephone conversation with Poirot to answer the doorbell. When he doesn't return, the panic-stricken Poirot and Hastings go round to his apartment.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Enyd Williams Stereo
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