Next week is the centenary of the birth of Captain W.E. Johns. His finest creation was Major James Bigglesworth, DSO, MC, but where is Biggles now? Martin Wainwright goes in search of the man within the myth. (Stereo)
Graham Greene 's novel dramatised in eight parts. Starring with and Final part: Jones embarks on his great adventure.... and Brown is finally forced to leave the "sidelines".
Dramatised by Rene Basilico Producer John Fawcett Wilson
A series of five plays.
"Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.
Nobody that matters, that is." (Edna St Vincent Millay)
4: Two Together?by Diane Samuels.
Sarah meets the grown-up Susan, the inspiration behind the "Two
Together" children's books, and together they rediscover childhood. For Susan, it becomes a voyage of self-discovery. For Sarah, the realisation that fiction and reality are two different things.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
Brian Sibley rounds up the week's films, including
Michael Ritchie 's boxing film Midnight Sting, and Francis Ford Coppola 's
Dracula. Plus Kerry Shale on performing the epic boxing poem The Set Up. Producer Tim Dee.
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
The last in the series:
Just the fob
Including Chick Sale on the art of privy-building,
Alan Coren and the unions at Dunkirk, and the theory behind Parkinson's Law. Read by Prunella Scales , Richard Briers , Paul Eddington and Timothy West.
Adapted by Mike Barfield from Frank Muir 's Oxford Book Of Humorous Prose
Producer Colin Swash.
The recession still bites hard, producing a continuing rash of business failures. But pockets of prosperity are also emerging from the gloom. Brian Widlake presents the fourth of six profiles of winners and losers, and assesses what they tell us about how
Britain will shape up when the recession eventually ends.
Producers Amanda Ashton and Vanessa Harrison
An-part series about life in Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, one of Britain's largest hospitals.
3: Twenty-four-year-old Dr Paula O'Donnell copes with overdoses, belligerent drunks and a cardiac arrest during the busiest night of her career.
Producers Sarah Rowlands and Brian King
Once upon a time history was about kings and queens, dates and battles. But not any more. In this series,
Dr Christopher Andrew hears from truly modern historians who, with the benefit of hindsight, are finding inspiration in the most unlikely places.
Today, medieval sexual tittle-tattle, why dead horses made the ideal ammunition for early super-guns, and how the plastic credit card came into being.
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