Ray Gosling looks at men of commerce who combined profits with principles.
2: Frank Hornby and the “Half-Inch-Hole”. Frank Homby was to educating engineers what Nintendo is to computing children. Hornby's genius lay in Meccano, Dinky toys and clockwork trains. But his heirs didn't make it into the electronic age. Producer Julia Shaw
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
The Archers has come a long way from its original purpose of conveying farming information. Sheila McClennon reports on soap operas and public education. Serial: The Very Dead of Winter (3)
Comedy by Sue Limb , starring .
4: Taking It on the Chin
Producer Jonathan James-Moore
Saturday by Pat Anderson is the second play in a four-part series of linked dramas by four Liverpool writers. It stars Cathy Tyson as Carol, a hairdresser.
Working at the barber's, Carol's body clock is ticking, like a time bomb waiting to go off. Her boyfriend's answering machine mocks her, and God deserts her. Carol's life is about to change.
Musicby Sense of Sound Director Kate Rowland
Is John Buchan more than a dated adventure story author? Mark Steyn investigates. And there's an assessment of Fats Waller on the 50th anniversary of his death.
Producer Robyn Read
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
"It was the year 1971. It was the year I got my Flamenco shoes and began my Spanish dancing lessons. It was the year that John-Jin arrived."
Read by Siriol Jenkins . Producer Duncan Minshull
Another chance to hear the three programmes in which Miriam Marx Allen talks to Tony Staveacre about her father, Groucho, and introduces some letters from the correspondence that kept them together. Their relationship had to weather the ups and downs of Groucho's film, radio and television careers, two divorces, two remarriages - and Miriam's often tumultuous young adulthood. Producer Susan Roberts
In August 1947, two teenage boys wobbled their way north on a pair of battered bicycles to explore Yorkshire and Lancashire. Now, 46 years later, in the first of four programmes, David Bean and Laurence Cantwell are reunited to retrace their boyhood travels. 1: Into the Unknown
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