50th Anniversary Week. To celebrate the programme's 50th anniversary,
Jenni Murray hosts a quiz about women live from the BBC Radio Theatre. Team captains Edwina Currie MP and Clare Short MP are joined by Diana Quick ,
Janet Street-Porter , Genista Mcintosh and Marina Wamer. Serial: Broadcasting a Life: the Autobiography of Olive Shapley. Stephanie Cole reads from the life story of a broadcasting pioneer who first presented Woman's Hourin 1949.
Abridged in five parts by Gillian Hush. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/ radio/radio4/womans_hour/index.html
* Polly Toynbee : page 14; The hour that lasted 50 years: page 26;
Competitions and giveaways: pl31
Tom Wilkinson stars as jazz-loving DI Charlie Resnick in the first of a two-part dramatisation of John Harvey 's novel. Two violent robberies force
Resnick to relive painful memories of ten years ago.
Director David Hunter Repeat
Lynne Walker reviews The Witch of Exmoor, the first new Margaret Drabble novel in five years, in which she unravels the story of a family whose comfortable life is violently disrupted.
Producer John Boundy. Revised repeat at 9.30pm
Clare Mclntyre 's play about single parenthood stars Carolyn Pickles and Alex Jennings as Sam and Lorcan, whose relationship over the years is analysed in minute and ironic detail. Their 11-year-old son Ben is a gifted young cellist, whose further education is the cause of their latest fallout. with Keith Drinkel , Ioan Meredith , Colleen Prendergast and Alice Arnold. Director Cherry Cookson
What if all of us could live longer?
Who would look after us? And would we be better off? Decision-makers from politics, religion and healthcare debate the question as Sarah Dunant presents them with the last hypothetical scenario in the series. Producer Ariane Koek
The last in a series of classic travels.
Wrecks and Death. James Hamilton
Paterson contemplates the powers of the deep from Jonah to witchcraft in the South China Seas. Read by Tim Piggot-Smith .
Producer Duncan Minshull Repeat
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