Last in the series looking at everyday Pieces of furniture and the stories they tell of our lives. My Universal Friend - the Table. We wine and dine at the table and gather round it for argument and discussion. Is it a symbol of our hospitality or a barrier to domestic harmony? Presented by Clare Jenkins. Producer Julia Shaw
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Some children just don't grow at the same pace as their peers. They're not ill, but the taunts, bullying and loss of their teen years can affect them for the rest of their lives. Corinne Julius talks to children and doctors about what can be done for them.
Serial: Mrs De Winter (13)
by Gary Brown. A six-part comedy series starring Jim Sweeney as Phil, Caroline Quentin as Sarah and Shirley Stelfox as Fay.
3: Little Porkies. "I admire you, Phil. You have a bright yellow aura, and Liam says You're the most sickeningly honest bloke he has ever known." Will Martha trick Phil into revealing the truth about Liam?
Producer Ann Jobson
This week Lucie Skeaping travels to Devon, where she picks out a tune on the concertina and melodeon, joins the rhythm section on a pair of donkey bones, and discovers that Widdecombe is not the only local fair to be celebrated in song.
Producer Daniel Snowman
Mark Steyn reviews the film releases of the week, including Matt Dillon in Mr Wonderful and an adaptation of Ian McEwan 's novel The Cement Garden. Also a celebration -the Moog synthesizer is 25 years old. Producer John Goudie
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
2: Miami's Vice - the Fraud Capital of the World. Whether by telephone swindles, phoney business deals or dodgy banking, the "enterprise" crooks in South Florida are getting away with millions. Does it matter if the authorities turn a blind eye? How can such ill-gotten gains possibly affect us? Tim Sebastian continues his investigation.
Producer Sue Davies
Most bosses are sure they know best when it comes to running their firm. But what happens when visiting consultants think it's time to make some changes? Nigel Cassidy follows the fortunes of one company as it gets a second opinion. Producer Robert McKenzie
Last in the series in which Mark Tully gets the people of South Asia to give their own surprising perspectives on the countries from which he has been reporting for the past 25 years.
Poor Understanding. "How do you cope with the poverty?" is the question Mark Tully is most often asked by Westerners. Jamuna Das , a shoe-shine boy on the pavements of Calcutta, and some of the city's beggars, have their own answers.
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