A four-part cultural and natural history of venomous animals.
3: Jellyfish. "An armada of jellyfish is heading for our shores. No one is safe. Medusae are being washed onto the beaches in their tens of thousands. " The answer? Do nothing. Look at life from Medusa's point of view instead, in this journey into the world of a beautiful and mysterious creature.
Producer Jeremy Grange. Rptd Sun 5.00pm
Introduced by Wendy Austin. Serial: Anita and Me. Actress and comedy writer Meera Syal begins reading her first novel, abridged in ten parts by Doreen Estall. Meera can't wait to grow up but, on top of the normal struggles of a 9-year-old, she is aiming for fish and chips (not chapati and dhal), miniskirts and make-up and, most of all, to hang around with Anita and her gang.
Professor Anthony Clare discusses Personal codes of morality with Baroness Warnock and finds out why
Psychologists have been given guidelines on how to deal with requests from the media. Producer Ronni Davis
Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm
Once again Miles Kington and Edward Enfield battle it out in the only chat show on radio with two hosts, neither of whom wants to let the other have top billing. In the previous round, Kington got bonus points for getting
Joanna Lumley on the show, but Enfield drew level by leaving the studio with her. A Tony Staveacre production
Brian Kay looks at the world of British light music with composers
Ernest Tomlinson and Alan Owen , who have specialised in the field for most of their working lives.
Producer Ray Abbott. Rptd Sat 11.00pm
With Daire Brehan.
Exorcising Ghosts. Clare Francis tries to shake off her public persona as yachtswoman and reinvent herself as a writer.
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Roddy Doyle , 1993 Booker Prize winner, is back with his new novel The
Woman Who Walked into Doors. Welsh singer Bryn Terfel is Paul Vaughan 's studio guest. And has anything changed in the 50 years since George Orwell 's account of literary drudgery in Confessions of a Book Reviewer? Producer John Goudie. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm
Jobs for life, even jobs for a decade, seem to have gone for ever. Maybe some of the stories of those who have made the future work for them will give hope and example to those caught off-guard and unprepared. In the first of four programmes in which writer
Charles Handy meets people caught up in the changing world of work he explores hi-tech in the home, high pressure in advertising, and the world of the househusband.
Producer Norman Winter
Last in the series of travel reports.
Let's Do the Breakaway. Fergal Keane reports from Sri Lanka and Adam Fowler from the Russian Far East as the current series ends with a look at a few of the world's separatist movements. Producer Noah Richler Rpt
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