America has voted. We now know who will be in the White House for the next four years.
John Humphrys in Washington and Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday in London report on the results and what they will mean for the United States, for the world, and for the British. Plus:
Six programmes about the human senses.
5: The Common Touch Touch keeps a check on the body's impact on the outside world. Geoff Watts talks to masseurs, potters and physiologists. Producer Peter Croasdale. Stereo
A six-part political drama by Christopher Lee. 2: "They'll knife her,
Charles - for what she wrote about her own party in the papers." "Jules will survive. She has spirit...."
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo
The last of five further exploits of Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
The Final Problem
The culmination of his life's work is at hand and Holmes prepares to meet his fate and his greatest adversary.
Dramatised by Bert Coules Violinist Leonard Friedman
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This week TV critic
Mark Lawson tries to convince
Clive Anderson that R Ewing , star of the soap
Dallas, makes a fascinating study and that he influenced presidents and shaped the views of millions.
Producer Kate Boston. Stereo
Brian Sibley reviews the film Last of the Mohicans, starring Daniel Day Lewis , and looks into the usefulness of video guides. Also Ed Thomason reports on biographies of Janis Joplin and Nico. Producer Paul Quinn Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Success or Failure by T H White.
"Their idea was to imagine a baby, and to let it live on, day by day, having the adventures which it would normally have had if it had been a real one ... both of them preferred a boy."
Reader Christian Rodska. Producer Viv Beeby
In 1951 Jean Hartley , aged 18, unmarried and pregnant, arrived at a "home for wayward girls" in Hull. One of many similar church-run institutions, it was a place where hard work and prayer went towards ameliorating one's shame. She recalls her own experiences and tracks down other girls who were there in the 50s and 60s. Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
Neil Walker talks to men on the shopfloor who in the 1960s and 70s experienced revolution in the workplace as industry declined and their jobs and skills were replaced by new technology.
1: / Wouldn't Trust an Employer to See Me across the Road
In such ports as Hull, sons followed fathers on to the docks. When containerisation changed the way ships were loaded and unloaded, dockers felt their whole way of life was threatened.
Producer Julia Shaw
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?
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