NEW by A P Herbert, dramatised by NEW Nick McCarty in six episodes.
1: Destined for Better Things. It is the late 1920s and Jane Bell ,a a maid out of work, wants more out of life than her two boyfriends, Fred and Ernest, seem to offer. Music by Elizabeth Parker. Cellist Peter Esswood Director Janet Whitaker
Gill Pyrah presents the literary panel game, today with a Welsh flavour from the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. On the panel are Penny Windsor, Meic Stephens , Jon Gower and Ewart Alexander , with readings by lestyn Jones. Producer Gareth Edwards
by Tim Jackson.
At the age of 16,Tim is sentto Africa with the girl of his dreams, only to find that fate, in the form of elephants, comes between him and his heart's desire.
Other parts are played by Nicholas Boulton , Rachel Atkins and Oona Beeson. Piano Mary Nash. Director Janet Whitaker
As the Edinburgh Festival winds down, Paul Allen sees the Berlin Schaubuhne and reads German author Heinrich Boll 's first novel The Silent Angelwhich was written in 1951 but only published 40 years later.
Producer Lore Windemuth (Revised repeat at 9. 30pm)
2: The Quest for the Other Rabbit's Foot. The improvised historical saga of a family at war with itself, based entirelyon audience suggestions. With Josie Lawrence , Phelim McDermott , Paul Merton , Caroline Quentin , Lee Simpson and Jim Sweeney. Producer Phil Clarke
Seven programmes exploring how dams reflect political and social concerns.
6: Trouble at the Source. Noah Richler travels to the Euphrates in Turkey, where the Ataturk Dam bars the waters of Syria, Iraq - but also Kurdistan, a nation Turkey does not recognise. The government hails it as a vital part of a development strategy, though the Kurds - embroiled in the "Dirty War" - are in fear of it. Producer Noah Richler
Last of the series in which Lionel Kelleway serves up man as the 'dish of the day' to a group of hungry diners. This week it is the turn offieas - most famous for their knees
-an important asset when a meal walks by! Producer Sarah Blunt
Written and performed by Graham Fellows. 2: Mini-breakin Giggleswick. John continues to record his taped diary. Tonight we follow John, his wife Mary and neighbour Ken on a visit to a guesthouse in North Yorkshire. Producer Paul Schlesinger
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