The composer Mark-Anthony Turnage returns to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, where, while still in his 20s. he worked as composer in association to Simon Rattle. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated Sunday 5.00pm
The first of four programmes reconsidering stories which have had a profound influence on popular culture.
1: Robinson Crusoe. Peggy Reynolds re-visits the original desert island. Producer Sally Marmion
Andre Previn was appointed Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra in the mid-sixties. In the third of four programmes, he tells June Knox-Mawer about his love of English music, and how he became more famous for his marriage to Mia Farrow and appearing on the Morecambe and Wise show as "Mr
Preview", than for his conducting. Producer Derek Drescher Repeat
By Rhidian Brook.
A vicar faces the closure of his church due to a fall in attendance. So he comes up with a plan to boost his congregation - nominally, at least. Reader lestyn Jones. Producer Caroline Sarli
Six of W Somerset Maugham's short stories, dramatised by Neville Teller and narrated by Dirk Bogarde. 4: Footprints in the Jungle
A charming couple at the bridge table in the Malaysian country club turn out to have a murder in their past. with Tracy Wiles , John Hartley ,
Caroline Strong , Stephen Critchlow and Roger May Director Janet Whitaker Repeat
Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. In the first programme of the new series, Julian O'Halloran examines the reasons for the rising number of E Coli cases. The Scottish food poisoning scare, which has cost 16 lives and made hundreds ill, is close to being the world's worst outbreak of its kind. But the incidents of E Coli have rocketed over the past ten years, leaving a trail of deaths and kidney-damaged children. Tonight's programme asks whether lives could have been saved if the government had imposed some basic food and health measures.
Producer Sarah Lewthwaite
Repeated Saturday 5.00pm
Trevor Phillips with news, debate and reflections from black and Asian people in the UK and around the world. Producer Fran Acheson
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