Chairman Michael Buerk. Witnesses face cross-examination on the moral issues behind the week's news from Edward Pearce , Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo
Gryn and Professor Roger Scruton.
Producer David Coomes
Jenni Mills talks to people who were famous for a short period of time, and finds out what happened next.
2: Diana Gould was an unknown housewife from Cirencester, until one evening in May when she made television history and put Mrs Thatcher on the spot. Producer Sarah Rowlands
Louisa May Alcott 's novel dramatised in six parts. 5: Learning to Forget The March family face their greatest sorrow together, and Amy is comforted by a new love. Dramatised by Marcy Kahan Director Marilyn Imrie
Old Mr Laurence:
lain Crawford's light-hearted play is set in the Scottish Highlands, where news of the invention by the Japanese of "Instant Whisky" is greeted with horror and outrage by the traditional distillers.
Director Patrick Rayner
Six portraits of radio greats. 2: Mary Stocks: Feminist or Fogey? Victorian liberal, doughty campaigner, puritan, baroness and star of Any Questions? Anne Karpf matches the public and private faces of a remarkable woman. Producer Julian Hale
Gill Pyrah reports on the first night of Nicholas Hytner 's production of The Importance of Being Earnest, starring
Maggie Smith. Also, a review of an exhibition of the French expressionist artist Georges Rouault.
Producer Abigail Appleton
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
This week sees the publication of a second book of radio stories,
Telling Stories, and there is another opportunity to hear seven tales from the first collection.
I: Beyond the Blue Mountain by Penelope Lively.
Read by Hannah Gordon. Producer Duncan Minshull
The first of six episodes of a taut political thriller by Nigel Baldwin. Starring
Milkie leaves a glittering
London party to find arson and bloodshed in the mountains of north Wales.
Music: Laurie Scott Baker
Director Jane Dauncey
End of the Road
A group of sixth-formers are let loose with a video during the building of a new motorway. Will the pupils finish their project or will the squabbles and romances hold more fascination than the view through the lens?
Reporter John Dryden. Producer Mary Sharp
Rites of Passage The 1990s are fast becoming the decade of refugees and asylum-seekers. David Walker considers how claims for shelter in Britain should be assessed and the relevance of borders in a single European market. Producer Zareer Masani
The last of a four-part dramatisation of Jack Higgins 's thriller. Countdown
Vronski's plans reach an explosive climax on the He deRoc.
Dramatised and directed by Scott Cherry
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