Watch out, he's behind you!
John Inman , one of the best Dames in the business, is currently starring in Stockport as Mother Goose. With Susan Maughan (of "Bobby's Girl" fame) as Principal Boy and Blackpool circus ringmaster Norman Barrett as the Squire, John invites you onto the stage and into the secrets of panto. Producer Frances Byrnes
Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Kate Harper reads the first episode of Split Skirt:, written by Agnes Rossi and abridged in ten parts by Janet Hickson. Two women share a weekend, a cell and their life stories in a New Jersey county jail.
by David Calcutt.
" It was only when she got back to her cottage, and the candles were lit, that she saw what a strange creature it was she'd found ..." David Calcutt's play is based on the traditional story of Alice Proudfoot and her curious discovery in a moonlit wood.
Director Nigel Bryant
Continuing the series in which Jeremy Nicholas visits the homes of well-known personalities and explores their record collection.
6: Malcolm Williamson , Master of the Queen's music.
Producer Andrew Mussett. Rptd Sat 11.00pm
Reviews the Taboos
2: Greed. Quentin Cooper and guests ponder over the lust for food and money as covered by the arts in the last 21 years including The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and Martin Amis 's book Money.
Producer John Goudie. Revised rpt 9.30pm
The D'Urberville family-a rich, powerful and arrogant Victorian dynasty - is protected by its possession of "The Luck", an ancient obscene carving of immense supernatural power. The second Earl murdered a Pope just by sending him a drawing of it. As long as "The Luck" stays in the family their power is assured....
Written by J S Peterson. Producer Phil Clarke
Earl of Newton:
Landmines of the Soul
Reservoir Dogs, Death Wish and Natural Born Killers are arguably some of the most violent films ever made. Does their gruesome content reflect an ever-increasing brutalisation of our culture? Or are film-makers simply exploiting the more volatile side of human nature? In the first of a new series, Edward Stourton talks to directors, cultural analysts, psychiatrists and others about the impact that violent films and videos are having on society.
Producer Sue Davies. Rptd Saturday 5.00pm
At Easter 1939, 17-year-old
Bernard Durrant took a weekend trip to Belgium ... and found himself sucked into the deadly serious world of espionage.
This is the remarkable story of one of the war's most reluctant spies. Producer Paul Bajoria
St Petersburg. In the last of the series, David Lodge meets Catherine Phillips who decided to leave Britain and make a new home in St
Petersburg, now regarded as one of the most dangerous and Mafia-ridden cities in the former USSR. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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