Stories which cross boundaries of geography and generation. Kevin's 's Story. The tale of a 17-year-old Canadian boy who was involved in a car accident after drink-driving. When he was not sent to prison, the local police were outraged. But his victims' parents approved. Producer Bob Carty Repeat
Introduced by Wendy Austin. Does anorexia run in families or is it a psychological disorder? Margaret Collins reports on a new research project studying identical twins.
Short story: A Tower of Silence, by Nargis Walker. Read by Alison Reid , abridged by Doreen Estall.
Six programmes in which
Russell Davies explores words and the way we speak.
1: Writes of Spring. This week dating and mating - some words for a fertile season; the subjunctive celebrated (as it were); plus a chance to put the English language right in the People's Lexicon. Producer Simon Elmes
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa , one of the best-loved singers of our time, talks about her life and her music to June Knox-
Mawer. In the second of four programmes, she recalls her move from the London Opera Centre, where she studied, to the Royal Opera
House and her glittering debut as the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro. Then there was the music of Richard Strauss , particularly the Four Last Songs.
Producer Derek Drescher Repeat
Dame Kiri Te
Paul Vaughan reads the new novel from Hanif Kureishi and hears a classic set of jazz recordings cleaned up through the use of new digital techniques.
Producer Adrian Washbourne
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
By Simon Brett.
Starring Rosemary Leach as Anna, Nicola Pagett as Victoria, and Celia Imrie as Charlotte.
3: Faith, Hope and Very Little Charity Charlotte and Emily have found religion, and Victoria is losing her patience.
Producer Ann Jobson Repeat
Sue MacGregor chairs a discussion examining issues arising out of the 1997 Reith Lectures. Panellists include Reith lecturer
Patricia J Williams , Professor Stuart Hall , Marek Kohn and Professor Roger Scruton. Producer Constance St Louis
A four-part series in which Dr Gillian Rice explores human sexual behaviour in a totally new light.
1: Sperm Wars. This programme looks at sex itself and uncovers some startling theories. By studying the behaviour of animals from bluetits to gorillas, evolutionary biologists present a thought-provoking interpretation of our love life. But what can we really learn about being human from animal research?
Producer Mary Colwell Repeat
An Explosion of Bowler Hats The first of a three-part series looks at the curious life of tall hedges, Armstrong Siddeleys and bridge parties as lived by the officer classes in Surrey in the decade after the war. Producer Alastair Wilson Repeat
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