Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into questions of morality raised by one of the week's news stories. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Edward Pearce and Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes
"In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes," declared Andy Warhol in 1968. In a new series, Jenni Mills talks to six people who were famous for a short period of time and finds out what became of them.
1: Bedpans andDrumsticks. In the mid 70s tartan-clad Derek Longmuir drummed his way through hit after hit with the Bay City Rollers. Then in 1981 he said Bye Bye
Baby to fame and swapped his drumsticks for the bedpans of a Scottish hospital. Producer Sarah Rowlands
Charles Dickens 's great novel in six parts. 5: Betrayal. A midnight meeting on London Bridge brings terrible consequences. Music by John Kirkpatrick and Kathryn Locke Dramatised and directed by Nigel Bryant
Wendy Austin meets American photographer Annie Liebovitz.
Serial: Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. First of five parts read by Stephen Tompkinson. What will a father do to be with the children he loves? Abridged by Meg Clarke
Colin Douglas 's play begins in January 1991 when John Major began his first full year in office, the Gulf War was upon us, and somewhere in Scotland a small hospital faced the future.
Director Marilyn Imrie
Mrs MacQuillan/Mrs Galbraith:
by Dean Hawksley.
Timothy has big problems. He's fat, he's havinga hard time at school, his mum is worried about him, and his dad's best Tom Jones record is broken.
Read by Alex Langdon. Producer Paul Dodgson
The Twelve Widows of Appleby. The story of the lively ladies who live in the almshouse at Appleby-in-Westmorland, and the worthy Trustees who try to keep the house rules. Reporter Jennifer Holden. Producer Joy Hatwood
Tax and Spend
Next month's tax increases have prompted accusations that the electorate were misled in 1992. But does this debate ignore basic questions about taxation and public spending. Can expectations of public services be satisfied without higher taxes? Andrew Dilnot reports.
Producer Nicola Meyrick
When they are small, children enjoy poetry naturally through the rhymes and rhythms that surround them. But how - and whether- poetry should be taught in schools is central to a thorny debate about language teaching. Andrew McAllister is joined by poet James Berry , teacher Jill Pirrie and educationalist Malcolm Reed. Producer Sara Davies
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