Lesley Garrett goes behind the scenes at the London Coliseum to introduce the people who make up her working life backstage at the English National Opera. Producer Miriam Akhtar Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm
A look back at the headlines 50 years ago today. At the start of the hop-picking season, more that 7,000
Londoners scurry to the fields of Kent for some hard work and fun. And
Marlene Dietrich , the original blonde bombshell, seems to be taking food rationing just too far: she has been advised by American government medical advisers to put on 20 pounds. For details see yesterday
Introduced by Jenni Murray. The poet Grace Nichols celebrates her roots, her past and her poetry.
Serial: Anna Karenina. Read by Juliet Stevenson and abridged in 25 parts by Doreen Estall (2). For details see yesterday
Russell Davies with the programme about words and the way we speak. 3: Big Worms, Little Worms and Just Worms. The lingua franca of linguine or the alphabetti of spaghetti, and a new theory on the ageing of the voice. Producer Jane Ray
By Leila Keys. Mala's comfortable domesticity is challenged when her old and glamorous school friend,
Paru, comes to stay. But is Paru's life as happy as she makes out? Read by Sudha Bhuchar.
Producer Kristine Landon-Smith
The last in the series by Martin Davies. Violence and bruised limbs are not the only unfortunate consequences of an ill-advised meeting between St Andrew 's 1st XI and Kingsway Industrial Estate Celtic. 6: The Friendly
Producer Richard Wilson Repeat
Michael O'Donnell with four portraits of contemporary family life.
3: The Joneses of Milford Haven
Richard Jones thoroughly approves of his ex-wife's partner and wants them to marry. But Henry VIII says they can't.
Producers Celia Quantrill and Ronni Davis Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm
The last of the series in which
Simon Parkes talks to citizens who are still committed to the American dream.
What identifies America beyond the cliches of Coca-Cola, Disney and Hollywood? Simon Parkes finds out. Producer Sheila Dillon
Fiveth of a six-part series in which international musicians choose and discuss music describing the character and spirit of their native countries. This week, the Armenian violinist Levon Chilingirian. Producer Gwen Hughes Repeat
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