Fifteen years ago, the St Pauls district of Bristol gained notoriety with the first of the early 80s riots which scarred Britain's cities. Angela Francis and Jess Stephens guide listeners around their community to look at life in St Pauls today. Producer Malcolm Brammar. Rptd Sun 5.00pm
Introduced by Jenni Murray. In the first of four international reports to mark next week's Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, Kathryn Davies looks at the rise of the women's movement in Japan. Story: Flesh and the Mirrorfrom Fireworks by Angela Carter , abridged by Julie Batty and read by Penelope Wilton.
Host Sophie Grigson with Marguerite Patten OBE, Bill Sewell and Clarissa Dickson Wright , are at Ryton Organic Gardens discussing organic meat, melting milk chocolate and reincarnation as a vegetable. A Partners in Sound production
Robert Irwin , novelist, historian and raver blader straps on his wheels to explore the craze for rollerblades and inline skating. He talks to the zigzag men and the dancers, the weekend learners and the wild street skaters about the style, culture, passions and perils of life on wheels. Producer Abigail Appleton
Jeremy Nicholas asks six people about those moments in music that send a shiver down their spine.
2: The American conductor Leonard Slatkin
reveals the source of his
"tingles", ranging from the music of Liszt and Fritz Kreisler to the Beatles. Producer Ray Abbott. Rptd Sat 11.00pm
Hard-boozing hacks, sleazy scandalmongers or fearless investigators serving the public? Paul Vaughan ponders the portrayal of journalists in fiction and film and explores the writing of John Edgar Wideman, one of the leading chroniclers of urban America.
Producer John Goudie. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm
By John le Carre , dramatised in seven episodes by Rene Basilico , and starring Tom Baker as Barley Blair and Valentina Yakunina as Katya.
3: Unlikely spy Barley Blair leaves
Moscow on a journey that he hopes will lead him to the mysterious Goethe. with Constantine Gregory , Simon Treves. Mary Chater , Ravil Isyanov and Yuri Stepanov. Music by Max Harris. Producer John Fawcett Wilson Rpt
Dr Michael O'Donnell presents four portraits of contemporary family life. 2: The Harveys. Colin and Margaret Harvey - a professional Bristol couple - had no idea their son Ben was depressed until he jumped off the Torpoint ferry.
Producer Joanna Rahim. Rptd Sat 5.00pm
A four-part series about the workings of a hospital psychiatric unit.
2: Senile dementia could afflict up to 20 percent of the population. Brian James discovers what it means to those in the old-age psychiatry wards at Withington Hospital in Manchester. Producer Paul Bajoria
Six programmes of off-beat travel. 3: Killing Things. A look at the macabre side of the good life with Katherine Fellowes and the beleaguered monkeys of Cameroon, Milner Place among the angry fishermen of Vigo in Spain, Jane Carr stalked by moose in Alaska, and Nick Haslam sees a goat sacrifice in India. Producer Noah Richler Rpt
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