4: Tarragona Tony Wilkinson portrays the Catalan port of Tarragona through its local paper, the Diari. Few tourists notice the area's petro-chemical or nuclear plants. A terrorist bomb in a pipeline prompts the local hospital to spell out its emergency plans. But the town reaps the tax benefit of local heavy industry - the ancient cathedral is getting a facelift. An independent production by Tony Wilkinson. Stereo
Sally Hawkins continues a special series, Hard Times, looking at poverty in Britain. The number of people living in poverty has doubled over the last decade to 12 million. The government insists it must continue to cut public spending. What policies are now needed to help the poorest in society? Producer Ian Gilvear
by Graham Greene.
Dramatised in eight parts. Starring
Michael Kitchen as Brown. With Michael Feast as Jones, James Maxwell as Smith and Helen Horton as Mrs Smith.
1: An August morning in the early 1960s ... and a Dutch cargo ship, carrying a strangely ill-assorted group of passengers, is bound for the troubled island of Haiti.
Dramatised by Rene Basilico. Producer John Fawcett Wilson.
A thriller in five parts by Andrew Rissik.
4: Orange Juice and Sugar
Instead of murdering Tara, Hindle has made love to her. Jack is dying of cancer and Hindle has no taste for more killing.
Director Glyn Dearman.
Judy Meewezen reports on two of the many productions of Aladdin.
Brian Sibley reviews this week's film releases and the Nederland Dance
Theatre's visit to Bradford. Producer Neil Trevithick. Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
The life story of the author acclaimed by his contemporaries as "the greatest man in Russia", compiled from his letters and diaries, the words of his family and friends and the characters who people his books.
With Norman Rodway as Count Leo Tolstoy. Reader John Rowe.
3: Artificial Nightingales
Compiled by Michael Bakewell Director Rosemary Hart. Stereo
Six years in radio's history. 3: 1947
The BBC celebrates its
Silver Jubilee by merging the Home Service with the Light Programme for a few weeks in an effort to save fuel. But as Britain continued to shiver under a blanket of snow, the wireless provided a little warmth in the chill.
Dick Barton stormed onto the airwaves, Children's Hour celebrated its 25th anniversary and the BBC mounted its largest-ever operation to cover the wedding of the Princess Elizabeth. And scientists and philosophers debated the major question of the year - atomic power.
Reader Daphne Oxenford. Producer Emma Kingsley
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