Anna Massey narrates the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey.
157: The Ministry of All the Talents and the Death of Fox
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
Why do so many beautiful baby boys turn into grunting computer nerds or thuggish football nuts? What makes boys tick? And why are so many falling behind at school? In a special Bank
Holiday edition, Jenni Murray considers the men of the future, in the company of writer Angela Phillips , educationalist Gus John - and hordes of boys.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
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Swedish writer Lotta Erikson comes to England to find the perfect man. Each day she meets up with a stranger: an accountant, a roofer, a teacher, an artist, an actor. She has long been fantasising about Englishmen but What will she make of the real thing?
Producer Tessa Watt
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Ned Sherrin asks the questions of Kenneth McEwan from London,
Graham Brooker from Oxford, and Richard Wildman from Bedford, in the general knowledge music quiz. Producer Steve Doherty
Repeated Wednesday at 6.30pm
By Olwyn Wymark and Barbara Clegg. Jim Thackeray is a renowned landscape gardener. He is also a first-class private detective.
With Mary Wimbush , David March . Richard Pearce , Irene Sutcliffe , Sean Barrett , Todd Boyce. Giselle Wolf , Michael Tudor-Barnes , John Rye , Simon Eastwood and Jane Whittenshaw. Directed by Glyn Dearman Rpt
By Judith Johnson. Ronald Pickup stars as widower Billy Ellis , whose wanderlust has never taken him further than Rhyl. An agoraphobic, he spends his days keeping a troubled eye on the wide world through his atlas and foreign news reports. with Ameet Chaana and Anna Niland Director Kristine Landon-Smith
Alistair McGowan reads
Rory MacLean 's story, abridged in ten parts by Andrew Simpson.
6: Aunt Zita's pet pig fell on her husband's head and killed him. It then ate her dentures.
Producer Peter Kavanagh
By P G Wodehouse. Adapted in six parts by Richard Usborne. Starring Richard Briers as Uncle Fred, with narration by Paul Eddington.
3: The Perplexing of Pongo. Uncle
Fred, aka the Fifth Earl of Ickenham, brings Sally Baines , Pongo's exfiancée, to Ashenden. with Susie Brann and Chris Emmett
Producer Gareth Edwards Rpt
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