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 and additional readings by Stephen Critchlow.
86: The Great Plague and the Great Fire Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: The Misses Mallett. Patricia Hodge reads part 9 of E H Benson's novel , abridged in 12 parts by Pat McLoughlin.
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Martin Young is in the chair for a new panel game. Delving into the lives of famous people, past and present, are guests Fred Housego, Gillian Reynolds and Roy Hattersley MP.
Written and compiled by Nick Hildred and Hugh Rycroft. Producer Aled Evans
Last in the series. Go for the Grail by Alison Joseph. Hypnotherapy cures Cath of the smoking habit but introduces the none-too-fragrant Griselda. with Garrick Hagon , David Collings , Patience Tomlinson , David Holt , Jane Whittenshaw and Jonathan Keeble. Director David Hunter
With Laurie Taylor. In the first of a new series on the relationship between musicians and their instruments, Frank Wilson meets Link Wray, whose music was used in the film Pulp Fiction.
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Alan Sillitoe's story of the hard-drinking Arthur Seaton, adapted from his own
1960 screenplay, with Jamie Glover as Arthur Seaton, Anita Carey as Brenda, and Caroline Catz as Doreen. with Gillian Barge, Jilly Bond. David Holt, John Samson, Stephen Thorne, Bill Homewood and Steven Webb. A Mentorn Radio production
Vera Frankl looks at how life has changed for women in Eastern Europe. 2: Serifa. In 1992, as war was about to break out in the former Yugoslavia, Serifa Halilovic left her family in Sarajevo to take her child to safety.
After three years she wants to return. Editor Anne Koch
Four impressions of past and present. Sea Pictures. Writer and broadcaster Carole Rosen takes the scenic route to New York and discovers that in some ways nothing has changed. Producer Piers Plowright Rpt
Robert Kee , who twice escaped from German prisoner-of-war camps during the Second World War, presents four dramatic reconstructions of escapes. Prisoner of Faith. Father John Gerard secretly preached the faith and provided support for Catholics until his arrest and imprisonment in 1594. with John Evitts , Gareth Armstrong. Frances Jeater and Richard Pearce. Written and produced by Adrian Bean. ATestbed production
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