She swears like a man, she likes to shock and is determined not to become a coalminer's wife. Helena Bonham-Carter talks to Jenni Murray about her role as the feisty outcast in the film Margaret's Museum.
Serial: The Portrait of a Lady (17). For details see yesterday
The programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric, this week includes a report on the work carried out at the Institute of Psychiatry's Child Trauma Clinic, London.
Producer Nick Utechin
Repeated Sunday 10.15pm
Six programmes in which
Russell Davies explores words and the way we speak.
5: Did You Come Far?The big picture on small talk, the a-wop-bom-aloomop-a-lop-bam-boom of nonsense song lyrics, plus the subtle art of the threatening letter.
Producer Ekene Akalawu
With Daire Brehan. Today, essential listening for those who have ever considered getting out of the rat race and starting a quieter life. Shelley McAlister, who has recently left a des res in West London for a damp cottage on the Isle of Wight, gives a first-hand account of the trials and tribulations of "downshifting".
By Andy and Eric Merriman. Starring Peter Davison as Richard Stubbs ,
Samantha Bond as Sarah Stubbs and Peter Jones as Ron Miller. A six-part comedy about a family with a young daughter who has Down's syndrome. 1: Kate launches a campaign to help a lollipop man, and family life is disrupted by a well-meaning documentary crew. with Stephen Critchlow , Keith Drinkel and Carol Smith. Producer Gareth Edwards Repeat
Alun Lewis returns with the series that walks through the minefield of the information age. This week, the history and future of global communications. Can the world get any smaller?
Producer Rami Tzabar
Six people reflect on the significant part the night has played in their lives, and on the words, music and paintings they associate with night-time. 2: There is a notice on Natalie Hodgson's
kitchen wall that reads "Old age and treachery shall overcome youth and skill". This has become a motto for the 83-year-old bee-keeper, lavender farmer, water-skier and glider pilot who finds the night perhaps the most productive time of her day.
Producer Jane Ray Repeat
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