Louisa May Alcott 's novel dramatised in six parts. 3: Fun Forever and No Grubbage! Amy skates on thin ice, Meg has a glimpse of high society and Jo holds a disastrous lunch party. Dramatised by Marcy Kahan Musical director Stuart Hutchinson Producer Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
The Deaf Dowager:
Presented by Jenni Murray.
The gift of a baby - more than 100,000 young women in the UK can't produce their own eggs.
Cheryl Armitage discovers the joy of egg donation. Serial: Proto Zoe by Amanda Prantera , read in ten episodes by Sara Kestelman. 1: Mr Friedmann
"Zoe may be naive, gauche, untutored and inexperienced, but she is definitely not innocent...." Abridged by Delia Paton
Music: Balakirev's In the Garden
In Eric MacDonald 's play a middle-aged man's visit to his grandmother in hospital conjures up the mosaic of his life and loves.
Director Stewart Conn
Paul Allen 's guests are the actors Barrie Rutter , about to play Richard HI , and Robert Lindsay , preparing his Cyrano de Bergerac. Also a review of a new production of Trelawney of the Wells.
Producer Jerome Weatherald
Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
What the Sea Teaches by Brian Thompson.
"He lived by the sea. That had been the dream, all these years, and now it was the reality. Here he was, divorced, solitary, and with the stuffing coming out of him."
Read by Russell Dixon. Producer Gillian Hush
by Ben Miller.
4: Everest (The Mountain) Swansden Post Office is threatened by cuts, and Derek's job is on the line. His only chance to prove his worth is probably to climb Mount Everest. But somewhere lurks the Abominable Tilbri.
With Ben Miller , John Thomson ,
Alistair McGowan , Jim Barclay and Felicity Montagu.
Producer Gareth Edwards. Stereo
Whether in the concert hall or in the kitchen, along the Norwegian coastline or down a Texan oilwell - mathematician Ian Stewart finds Chaos everywhere. Have scientists finally found the answer to life, the universe and everything? Producer Chris Wines
Hard Words in the Classroom
What educational thinking has inspired the Government's marathon effort to remake the schools? David Walker asks whether the Tories have finally killed the post-war progressive impulse in the classrooms. Producer David Hendy
The School Run by Fay Weldon.
Read by Julie Christie. The first of a two-part story about a woman, Judith, who has moved down to the country with her husband and two young children because her husband is ill with asthma. Judith is not very happy with the move - until she meets Geoffrey. A CSA Telltapes Production
A serial in eight parts by Francis Durbridge.
7: Dinner at the Stardust
After being fired at on the Thames, Paul continues his enquiries in the more comfortable surroundings of Terry Gibson 's night club, but Steve has a narrow escape in the street.
With John Graham , Haydn Jones. Trevor Martin and David Spenser Director Martyn C Webster (first broadcast in 1957)
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