A six-part series, written by Ian McMillan and Martyn Wiley , with Finetime Fontayne in the role of Richard Matthewman , a 42-year-old teacher from
South Yorkshire. He recalls some of the highlights of a lifetime spent in the same pit village.
1: Harry, Jud, Kennedy and Me
Producer Dave Sheasby
Brian Hayes takes the chair in the return of the highly competitive knock-out news quiz. Eight radio and television news teams will be competing for the trophy. : BBC TV Nine O'Clock News v ITN News at Ten A Testbed Production
Ted Harrison - reporter, presenter, and kidney transplant patient - writes six letters to the unknown donor who has given him new life and reflects on the experience in the light of the events of Holy Week. 1: I Never Did Get to
Producer John Newbury
with Shyama Perera.
Serial: The Cry from Street to Street by Hilary Bailey. Sixth of nine episodes read by Mia Soteriou.
Music Penderecki's Cello Concerto No 2
Abridged by Delia Paton Editors Clare Selerie and Sally Feldman
Burma, 1942. The Japanese were 20 miles away.
Thousands tried to escape through the jungle, over the mountains to India. David Gooderson's play draws upon the experience of survivors to tell the story of the 250-mile trek. Sunny BHASKER
Director Richard Wortley
Major Crowther RAMC:
Colonel from GHQ:
Young English Woman:
As Easter approaches, Robert Dawson Scott listens to two Passions -
Bach's St Matthew and the St Mark Passion by Charles Wood. Also, an exhibition of holograms, and the letters between Flaubert and Sand. Producer John Boundy
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Deceptively Spacious by Patricia Ferguson. House-hunting around London for the "deceptively spacious" proves dangerous when jealousy gets in the way. Read by Geraldine Fitzgerald.
Producer Michael Earley
In the 13th century, love tended to happen at an early age. The poet Dante was only nine when he fell in love with Beatrice. She was to be the source of his first work, The New Life.
Bruce Stewart explores the world's greatest love story in a contemporary and entertaining interpretation.
Music: Peter Howell
Director Shaun MacLoughlin
Beatrice, aged 9:
Dante, aged 9:
On the Third Day by Piers Paul Read. Read in ten parts by Charles Simpson.
What if Christ didn't rise from the dead? That is the question that runs through this intellectual thriller. Archaelogist and monk John Lambert is found dead in mysterious circumstances.
Brother Andrew 's determination to discover the reason for his death leads him to
Jerusalem - and to a plot to upset the political stability of the world.
Abridged by Ian Taylor
Producer Shaun MacLoughlin
Another chance to hear the radio comedy shows that television couldn't resist.
After Henry by Simon Brett.
Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, with Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, and Marion Bailey as Janie. Moving
"The whole basement's just storage space really. If Clare went, I'd rattle around like a pea in a barrel." Producer Pete Atkin
(First broadcast in 1985)
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