Last of the series in which
Mark Lawson re-examines old-fashioned vices in modern guises. Special guests Bea Campbell,
Jonathon Porritt and A N Wilson help decide how far a vice of yesterday becomes a virtue of today.
Producer David Coomes
Hilary McKay 's story of four sisters Sponsoring a child's education in Africa. Who would have thought that raising ten pounds a month would
Prove such a problem? Abridged and read in five parts by Oona Beeson. Producer Matthew Walters
The nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain. Chairman Robert Robinson. Third semi-final -the North and West of England, Wales and Scotland. Contestants include John Kerridge (researcher), Chris Bevan (retired lecturer), Ian Kinloch (solicitor) and Dr lain Stevenson (publisher). Producer Richard Edis. Rptd Wed 6.30pm
Final part of Juliet Ace 's detective series.
Double Trouble. When Woman Police
Detective Belinda is sexually harassed by a fellow police officer, hertwin, Alice, uses her identical appearance to fight back on her sister's behalf. with William Eedle , Sunny Ormonde, Linda Regan and Joanne Mitchell
Director Shaun MacLoughlin
By Leena Dhingra. Divya's outlook on life is destined to change irrevocably when her grandmother comes home with a stranger she picked up at Victoria Station. Read by Nina Wadia.
Producer Kristine Landon-Smith
By Antoine O'Flaharta. When your uncle has been missing for half a lifetime and no one knows where he is, just how do you go about finding him in the age of the mobile phone and the Internet if he really doesn't want to be found?
Director Michael Quinn
A potted history of Spirella, once the largest made-to-measure ladies corsetry company in the UK, told through the voices of some of the ladies who transformed a generation. Producer Jackie Christie Rpt
Rory MacLean explores the incurable restlessness felt by us all.
3: Move through Time. Postcards offer a frozen vision of travellers' dreams. An Elizabethan galleon takes us back to the 16th century. A colonial monument stands in a new country. What does it all mean? Producer John Dryden
John Fordham selects writing about the popular music of this century.
4: Many Rivers to Cross. Tales of how American-bom music has travelled across oceans and continents, including Arnold Bennett 's 1923 encounter with saxophone player Count G, Josef Skvorecky 's memory of playing jazz in Bohemia and the Irish showband with GI haircuts and pork pie hats. Producer John Goudie
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