John Howard tells six tales of blunders and cock-ups.
2: The Estate Agents Gold Rush. They paid thousands for them in the 80s and then sold up at 300 for Ll. Why did the building societies make huge losses with their estate agencies? Producer Nick Ware
Anna Massey tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Paul Eddington.
11: Ethelbald and His Woman; Offa and His Dyke. With Roger May.
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
Singer and actress Toyah Willcox talks to Jenni Murray about her part as Puck in A Midsummer Night's
Dream. Short story: William Roberts reads Heavy Weather, abridged by Di Spiers from the collection Heartsongs by E Annie Proulx.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
The nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson. First round
- Midlands and East Anglia. Contestants include Julian Rogers (Inland Revenue officer), Richard Abel (researcher),
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Peter Turnbull 's P Division cops in a four-part series dramatised by Stephen Mulrine.
1: The Bonepit. Fabian Donaghue 's CID team investigates a skeleton found on a building site. with Gerard Slevin , Stevie Hannan , Cathal Quinn , Allan Sharpe , Kern Falconer. Wilma Duncan and Joey Cooper. Director Hamish Wilson Rpt
DC C Montgomerie:
W P C Elka Willems:
Lynne Walker looks at changing fashions in furniture on show at an exhibition in Oldham and visits the Nottingham Playhouse to see the innovative children's theatre company, Teatro Kismet, present Pinocchio.
Producer Robyn Read. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm
A week of European stories begins with Viktoria Tokareva's unusual tale.
Irina's miserable day is fast turning into a miserable life until a handsome stranger makes a suggestion. Read by Sandra James Young. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon
by Zana Muhsen with Andrew Croft.
Ayshe Raif 's dramatisation of the true story of Zana Muhsen and her sister Nadia, who were taken to Yemen as teenage brides. with Ishia Bennison. Suzanna Carney. Melanie Hudson and Zarina Rafiq. Director Nandita Ghose
Eight plays based on short stories by Rudyard Kipling.
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