The fifth of six programmes presented by Peter France. "Your Excellencies, My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen": Democracy Celebrated
2.500 years ago, the small Greek city-state of Athens invented a new form of political regime, whose name stands virtually unchallenged today as the system under which all free-thinking peoples should live - but what did the Ancient Greeks mean by democracy? Producer Kate McAII
by Martin Davies. 5: Found Wanting
To Robert's dismay, his sister Barbara is about to succumb to temptation in the shape of biker
Andy Hunt. His mother can't help to save her, so he enlists the help of Fr Benedict , and a knee to the groin.
Producer Richard Wilson
Seven classic mysteries starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson.
Why does a highly respected builder ask a junior legal clerk to draw up his will and then make him the sole beneficiary?
BBC Radio Collection Cassettes: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (three volumes) available from retailers.
Sir Arthur Conan
The fourth of six programmes in which
Christopher Cook delves into the BBC Sound
Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past through the memoirs of those who were fortunate enough to meet them.
Producer John Knight
As Malcolm X opens in this country,
Nigel Andrews reviews this week's releases and considers the atmosphere in which we see the final product - from popcorn to pop advert. Plus a review of Julia Bardsley 's production of Macbeth at the Leicester Haymarket. Producer Abigail Appleton
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
The Queen called her "annus horribilis". Christopher Cook looks back to the Coronation which, 40 years ago, seemed to herald a new dawn; considers how its subjects have perceived the monarchy down the ages; and discusses the relationship between church and state.
Concluding the eight-part series about life in Walsgrave Hospital,
Coventry, one of Britain's largest hospitals.
The hospital anxiously awaits a government announcement on its application to become a self-governing trust.
Producers Sarah Rowlands and Brian King
In the last in the present series of light-hearted stories from the past,
Dr Christopher Andrew looks at television adverts - disposable trash or important research material? Also, a man who literally keeps a tradition alive - the Ravenmaster of the Tower of London - and: why do we still love to invent our past?
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