by Fay Weldon. Read by Julie Christie.
Howard, an area sales manager, was happy enough married to Alice, Elaine was happy enough married to Brian. One day Howard noticed Elaine bending over the T-Z section of the filing cabinet, and from that moment both their lives changed out of all recognition, with rather sad consequences. A CSA Telltapes Production
1: Road to a Nightingale. At that stage in life when he's wondering where he might "end up" John Walters scouts around his local churchyards. He comes across Limpsfield, which sets him off on a voyage of musical discovery. Producer Kerry McGeever
Rosie has a flutter on the Stock Exchange. The race is on to win the jackpot with the help of her gambling granny.
Director Claire Grove
Gill Pyrah reviews a new collection of short stories by Michele Roberts , and investigates the "woman reader - a phrase much used in Victorian times, when women (according to men) had "more time as well as inclination to indulge in the reveries of fiction ...
Producer Razia Iqbal (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Written and presented by Chris Kelly.
4: The Anthropologist. What was it about Dame Agatha Duckworth that made her one of Chris Kelly 's personal heroes? Her determination to explore the wildest parts of the globe, or her insistence on rummaging in every skip she passed? Starring Prunella Scales. With contributions from Clement Freud , Robert Robinson , Brian Bowles , Rebecca Front, Garard Green , Simon Greenall and Maggie Guess.
Producer Harry Thompson
Gerry Anderson , radio and TV presenter in Northern Ireland, reflects on the ironies of living in a province whose history offers many a snare for the unwary.
1: Biting Your Tongue. "Numbed by this complexity, I took to namingthe city 'Derry Stroke Londonderry' and ultimately and finally 'Stroke City'. This new usage rapidly caught on...." Producer Simon Elmes
Part 2: Wanda Sanchez, who runs two of the public access channels in New York, has trouble when she has to axe TV shows. Some producers try to bribe her, one even threatened suicide....
Reporter John Dryden.
Producer Cathie Mahoney
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