John Humphrys talks to four more successful people who have weathered storms in their careers.
1: Simon Dee. host of the TV chat show Dee Time , was one of the top personalities of the sixties, with a superstar salary and a lifestyle to match. But in the seventies, it all went sour. He ended up on the dole and even spent a month in prison. Producer Brian King
A touching comedy written by Peter Tinniswood about an excruciatingly inept quartet of musicians whose fervent aim is to play better. with Jillie Meers , Carolyn Jones. Christopher Scott , Stephen Thorne. Anthony Ofoegbu. Tracy Ann Oberman and Gerard McDermott. Musical director Michael Haslam. Director Enyd Williams
Paul Allen takes in the second week of Glasgow's lively Mayfest, which this year includes premieres at the Tron Theatre and a Peter Maxwell
Davies opera, Resurrection.
Producer Alison Perks. Revised rpt at 9.30pm
Nick Revell 's six-part comedy saga continues. Starring David Swift as Obadiah, Maggie Steed as Alice, Alison Steadman as Jane, Claire Skinner as Emily and Nick Revell as Tony.
3: Mum, Will You Shut Up Please Now You're Dead? On learning her brother has returned to the family after a ten-year absence, Jane is so upset that she has a severe nosebleed. Mother is so upset that she falls down dead. with Peter Gunn , Natalie Walter ,
Peter Serafinowicz and Joanna Brookes. Music by Paul Mottram. Producer Paul Schlesinger
On the anniversary of their rescue, three young scientists describe what it was like to be held hostage by separatists in the hazardous mountain jungles of Irian Jaya. Their four months of captivity came to a bloody end, but there is little bitterness towards their tribal captors. Producer Neil Walker
Michael Blastland investigates whether it is possible to replace political and social science with biology. A new discipline called evolutionary psychology is the latest attempt to understand human affairs using
Darwinian theory, and has reopened the age-old debate about the forces of nature and nurture. The variety of questions it seeks to ask is vast. He finds out how much of our behaviour evolutionary psychology can explain. Producers Michael Blastland , Anthony Dworkin Repeated Sunday 4.15pm
The fourth of five episodes continuing Carter Brandon's journey through Wales with his Uncle Mort. With Stephen Thorne, Sam Kelly, Stuart Organ and June Barrie. Narrated by Christian Rodska. Written by Peter Tinniswood. (Repeat)
Four-part comedy drama by Martin Glynn. 2: Steadman has mixed ajungle music anthem for the Cougars. with Eddie Nestor , William Hope.
Lorna Laidlaw , Anthony Ofoegbu and Alex Jones Director Tanya Nash
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