Nigel Fountain on key moments in popular culture.
3: My Little Honda, Norton, BSA and Triumph motorbikes once ruled the world, but in 1959 Sochiro Honda's team of engineers came to the TT Races on the Isle of Man. They were ridiculed for their neat white uniforms and odd-looking machines, but within ten years Honda had wiped out the British industry - why? Producer Wendy Pilmer. Stereo
Stand Up, Stand Up For
Jesus (Morning Light, BBC HB 368); I Corinthians 3, vv 10-16; Halle, Halle,
Halle (Caribbean); Christ is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey, BBC HB 445). Director of Music Paul Joslin.
Skirting the law - dealing in illegal seeds.
Meet Derek Cooper at the Henry Doubleday Organic Research Centre, where he will be tasting many varieties of winter squashes, a new kind of forbidden fruit.
Producer Dylan Winter
The True Story of Martin Guerre
Dramatised in two parts from the trial notes of the 16th-century French judge, Jean de Coras.
When Martin Guerre returned home to his
Pyrenean village after eight years he was charged with being an impostor. But the trial left many questions unanswered, stereo
Prolific American author
Joyce Carol Oates talks to Nigel Forde about her work and her new novel
Black Water, which explores the moment when a senator's car plunges from a bridge with a young woman passenger. Producer Julian May Stereo
Louisa Buck is at the Donmar Warehouse as it reopens in London with a new Sondheim musical
Assassins; the outrageous American artist Jeff Koons is on exhibition; and there's also a report on a Diego Rivera exhibition. Producer Belinda Sample Stereo
A bed scene for Nelson.
Written by Simon Frith
Director Keri Davies. Stereo
● Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]
Jonathan Dimbleby and guests Sir John Harvey -Jones, industrialist; Simon Jenkins , journalist and ex-editor of The Times; Lady
Wilcox, Chairwoman of the National Consumer
Council; and Lord
Palumbo, Chairman of the Arts Council, tackle the issues raised in Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire. Producer Nick Utechin
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