Alan faces his staff with the result of his crisis meeting with the bank manager. Meanwhile,
Simmi's beauty business is booming, and now she's looking for someone to share her life.
Presented by Nigel Farrell. Producer Chris Paling
Simon Brett with some April 30 diaries: Beatrix Potter makes her first visit to the dentist in 1883 and complains, not of pain but that the dentist's fingers "tasted muchly of kid glove"; Harold Nicolson describes the scene in court at the Nuremberg trials in 1946; and in a glimpse into the lives of Kenneth Halliwell and Joe Orton. Producer Kate McAII
Story: The Wild Blue Yonder by Audrey Thomas , read by Margaret Robertson. 1: Trash
"My husband always used to let me choose the tenants for the upstairs suite. That way it was clear from the beginning that I was the landlady." Abridged by Monica Grey
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala has written ten novels, including the Booker
Prize-winning Heat and Dust. Part of the renowned Merchant-Ivory film team, she has written over a dozen screenplays including Howard's End and A Room With A View. To coincide with the publication of her first novel in six years, Poet and Dancer, Nigel Forde talks to Ruth Prawer
Jhabvala about her life and work.
Producer Lucinda Montefiore
As the Royal Ballet's tribute to Balanchine opens, Tim Marlow considers the importance of the choreographer. He also visits the exhibitions at the Tate Gallery,
Liverpool, and listens to French bagpipes. Producer Julian May
Pip pushes Ruth too far.
Written by Louise Page Director Joanna Toye
Joining Sue MacGregor to tackle issues raised in Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk are Robin Cook , MP,
Shadow Trade Secretary; Sir Nicholas Goodison , Chairman of the TSB; Rt Hon David Mellor , MP; and Cristina Odone , Editor of the Catholic
Producer Nadine Grieve
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