On the eve of polling day,
Peter Sissons puts listeners' questions to Conservative Party leader John Major. PHONE: [number removed] (local call rates apply). Lines open from 8.00am
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Six investigations that begin with a piece of documentary evidence.
2: The Estonia Survivors' Story. John Man meets Kent Harstedt and Sara Hedrenius , who kept each other alive in the long hours during the sinking of the Estonia; and Thomas Grunde , who cast about in vain for the office colleagues who had been with him at the on-board karaoke show. Producer Ekene Akalawu
The conclusion of Arnold Bennett 's classic novel, set in the thirties, dramatised by Peter Ling.
4: From Paris to London - and some changes of heart at the hotel. with Michael Mears , Stephen Thorne ,
Christopher Scott , Di Botcher and Kim Wall Director Enyd Williams
Sir Henry Savott:
Writer Ronald Frame's new, four-part serial is set in a luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands.
Fee Drummond has taken over the running of the Carnbeg Hydro following the death of her husband in a speedboat accident.
But Fee is not short of enemies who would love to see her fail. with Wendy Seager , Gayanne Potter and Geoffrey Lee. Director Patrick Rayner
With Daire Brehan. Phil Smith and his somewhat eccentric band of age
50something friends, the Yorricks, become aware of their mortality and go in search of spiritual inspiration. The Afternoon Shift catches up with them as they go ambling to Byzantium.
Concluding the series in which Michael Oliver investigates the impact on music of 20th-century political regimes. 4: Italy. Benito Mussolini was well known as an amateur violinist, but his musical pretensions were to stretch significantly further than hosting soirees for favoured musicians.
Producers Tracy Ross and Fiona Shelmerdine
An eight-part environmental series. 6: The Aral Sea. The shrinking Aral
Sea in Central Asia is seen as one of the worst legacies of Soviet rule. Can the west provide the right expertise and finance to treat the problem? Presented by Jeremy Cherfas. Producer Sera Lefroy-Owen Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
11.00 Elvis to Oasis
Second programme in the light-hearted discussion series about music. Three guests talk about how it has affected their lives. Chaired by Steve Punt. Producer Liz Anstee
11.30 Kathmandu or Bust
A six-part comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.
2: Gut Reaction. The travellers are beginning to worry about the itinerary.
Producer Lissa Evans Repeat
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