Part 4 of William Horwood 's delightful story of the further adventures of Toad. Ratty, Badger and Mole, abridged in eight episodes by Elizabeth Bradbury. Read by David Suchet. Producer Matthew Walters
The day George mislaid his trousers, John lost the Vicar and Mr Brady had to take up smuggling ...
Words and music on the trials and tribulations of being a best man.
Producer Amanda Mares. Rptd Wed 8.15pm
Heat One. Ned Sherrin returns with the wide-ranging music quiz. Twenty-seven contestants take part in the overture, but only one will remain to take the final bow in March.
Producer Jo Clegg. Rptd Wednesday 6.30pm
William Trevor 's prize-winning play tells of a father's friend, whom he meets when he travels to Dublin on business. The friend is much-talked of in the household ... but there's a shock in store for the family.
Director David Hitchinson Rpt
A BBC World Service Drama Production
Woman in bar/Bridget:
Reviews the Taboos
1: Religion. Paul Vaughan and guests discuss how the arts have treated religion over the last 21 years, from
David Hare 's Racing Demon to Derek Jarman 's Sebastiane.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Revised rpt 9.30pm
The sixth in a series of dramas that tell the stories behind the songs. With Roger Allam as Peter Grimes ,
Ronald Pickup as George Crabbe and Sean Pertwee as young
George Crabbe. Martyn Wade 's play presents Grimes as a darker and more sinister figure than the hero of Benjamin Britten 's opera set in a Suffolk fishing village in the 19th century.
With Elaine Claxton , Tina Gray. Deborah Berlin, Neville Jason and Peter Yapp Music composed by Ilona Sekacz
Musicians: Roger Chase , Dave Arch, Simon Chamberlain , Dick Morgan and Hugh Webb Director Cherry Cookson
The half-crazed Phantom lurks in the labyrinth of the Paris Opera House. obsessed with Christine, a beautiful opera singer. Jack Klaff reads
Gaston Leroux 's classic horror in ten episodes. Abridged by Andrew Simpson Producer Harriet Lang
The last of the series visits Backroad West, St Ives, Cornwall, where art is normal. Forty modern painters and sculptors work in studios overlooking the beach while fishermen haul their nets in vast cellars below.
A Tony Wilkinson production
by Ged Parsons.
A final bewildering assignment for
Elizabethan England's keenest wit. The Murky Mystery of Murder at St Mark's 's
Producer Richard Wilson Rpt
Sir Francis Walsingham:
Sir Hubert Sharpe:
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