- The sequel to Little Women. Louisa May Alcott 's story of four young women's lives and loves in 19th-century New England, dramatised in six parts. 1: The First Wedding Dramatised by Marcy Kahan Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
Old Mr Laurence:
by Gillian Reeve.
Legend has it that every ten years a giant white salamander finds its way into the Gellert Baths in Budapest. On that day everyone will find their heart's desire. It is in the baths that Karin falls in love for the first time.
Herr Schmidt. ..CHRISTIAN RODSKA Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Paul Allen talks to
Jonathan Miller as he prepares a dramatic version of Bach's St Matthew
Passion. Also a review of Howard Barker 's new play Europeans, and playwright Liz Lochhead talks about writing for children's theatre. Producer Jerome Weatherald
Stereo (Revised rpt at 9.1Spm)
By Sara Paretsky, dramatised in six episodes.
Starring Kathleen Turner as V I Warshawski, with Eleanor Bron as Lotty and William Hootkins as Bobby Mallory.
Somebody wants V I dead and tampers with her car.
V I Warshawski:
Courtship in the Country
The days of the matchmaking village hop are long gone in most country areas. Life can be lonely if you're single with only the cows for company. Then you see an ad for
Britain's only rural dating agency ... Christine signs on and so does Norman.
Reporter Jennifer Holden follows their fortunes.
Producer Joy Hatwood. Stereo
With a growing proportion of scientific research being carried out by private companies, is there a danger that commercial considerations are eroding the openness and accountability of British science? Hugh Prysor -Jones asks if the Government's current review of science policy - its first in two decades - is already too late to stem the tide.
Producer Zareer Masani.
The last of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 8: Life Line
Written by Stephen Gallagher. Could modern technology open the way to communication beyond the grave? And if so - to what end?
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
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