Edward Blishen and his guests professors Steve Jones and Wendy Savage select three paperbacks they consider to be a good read: Kafka's Metamorphosis and Other Stories, A S Byatt's Still Life, and A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks. Producer Susan Roberts
Last episode of the comedy series by Mike Coleman.
Cathy wants to return to the city, Dave wants to stay in the country. A visit to London is arranged to settle the dispute.
Producer Ann Jobson
The final part of Arnold Evans ' comedy starring Kate Fitzgerald.
A FrenchRevolution. The cleaners at Spit 'n' Polish land a dream contract in the south of France. But Mitch knows there has to be a snag.
Director Jane Dauncey
Kathleen Hale created one of the century's favourite felines, Orlando the Marmalade Cat. Now in her 96th year, she has just published her memoirs. Brian Sibley meets her, and reports on this week's new films, including David Hare 's The Secret Rapture, starring
Juliet Stevenson. Producer John Goudie
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest.
First Round - Midlands and East AngHa. Bob Thompson (printer); Bill Stratton (project manager); Steve Evans (company director); and Steve Havercroft (systems consultant).
Fifty years ago, as D-Day approached, teams of novice radio operators and observers were training in St Albans to drop behind the lines in France.
Now the British and American instructors and French secret agents tell their stories - both tragic and triumphant - for the first time.
Producer Julian Hale
Very few people avoid going to school, and secondary schooling in particular is most people's immediate pathway to the wider adult world.
This four-part series draws on the huge and powerful storehouse of remembered experience from people's school lives in the state system since 1945.
1: Strong Sisters, Violent Brothers
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