1: A Parcel of Rogues. Robert Burns mocked the Scots
"rogues" who supported the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England in 1707, but also praised the British constitution when it suited him. Scotland today remains clearly different from the rest of the UK- but how different? Are the Scots a proud people denied their birthright, or simply whingeing Jocks? In the first of four programmes, Colin MacKay reflects on the fabric of Scottish life.
Producer Michael Shaw
July is a strange month in the political calendar - the end of the parliamentary session and the beginning of the silly season. Looking back over four centuries, Tony Benn finds his fellow diarists are preoccupied by familiar themes: smear campaigns, dismay at the latest royal scandal, and killer bugs loose on the streets of London. Readers Sean Barrett and Eve Karpf. Producer Kate McAII
by Carmel Bird. read by Christian Rodska. "I did this enlargement for you. Do you want to get married?" Eyes are Harry Stone 's profession, the camera is his hobby, and Bethany is his heart's desire. But when the three are mixed, the result is definitely alarming. Producer Pat Pryor
It's taken 1,200 years to create, but there is now a way of crossing the whole of the Continent by water - from North Sea to Black Sea.
Peter Day made the trip, and his six-part journey begins in Holland, where the Dutch can't resist tampering with the land they made with their own hands.
Producer Neil Koenig
The sheep drive the Grundys mad.
Written by Mick Martin. Director Chris Wallis
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The Big Kiss
Everyone has theirfavourite screen kiss. perhaps Scarlett and Rhett in Gone with the Wind, or Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis in Some Like It Hot. But a kiss is never that simple. Harriett Gilbert talks with actors, directors, screenwriters and critics to explore the enduring power of the big-screen kiss.
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