In the 17th century, the East India Company decided it was too expensive to ship English women to India for their employees to marry, Instead, they encouraged mixed marriages with native Indian women. Navdip Dharawal explores the history of the Anglo-Indian people through the thoughts of one family living in Britain today. Producer John Byrne
Photographer Cindy Sherman puts
Jenni Murray in the picture about her latest role as a film-maker.
Serial: Ice-Candy-Man by BapsiSidhwa, abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin , read by Meera Syal. Part 6. Managing editor Nadine Grieve
Mary Cooper 's play about the effect of drug dependency on two very different lives. Respectable, middle-aged Joan meets 14-year-old junkie Damian when he burgles her house. An unlikely friendship develops between the two. with Laura Richmond. Olwen May and Fine Time Fontayne. Director Melanie Harris Repeat
Dr Juliet Stilgoe:
A week of short stories written and read by Steven Berkoff. Harry has entrusted his career and his life to his agent, who happens to be ignoring his calls. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon Repeated Sunday 12.30am
By Girish Karnad.
This specially-commissioned play, written to mark 50 years of Indian independence, uses Tipu Sultan's dream diary to tell the story of one of the last Indian rulers to defy the advance of British dominion.
With Vincent Ebrahim, John Rowe, David Bannerman, David Brooks, Anthony Bunsee, Kammy Darwash, Hugh Dickson, Shiv Grewal, Aaron Husain, Nizwar Karanj, Simon Nagra, Meera Narasimham, Brian Parr, Jairaj Singh, Sukhraj Singh, Stephen Thorne and Chris Wright. Director Jatinder Verma
Ghulam Ali Khan:
An exploration of the world of colour. Seeing Red - the Heart of the Matter Sex and violence both rear their heads in the story of red and its various guises. Narrated by Michael Fenton-Stevens and Fenella Fielding. Written by Annette Kobak
Producer Kate McAII Repeat
Roshan Seth reads Salman Rushdie 's novel, abridged in 15 parts by Pat McLoughlin. Mary Pereria swaps name tags on two infants - one rich, one poor. The hero enters a life of renown as India's chosen Child of Midnight. Part 6. Producer Sheila Fox
Written and narrated by Fay Weldon.
A five-part serial set in swinging sixties London. 3: When Helen and Clifford divorce and Helen gains custody of their three-year-old daughter, Clifford decides to take drastic measures. with Indie Davies. Cornelius Garrett. Anna Mountford , Bill Wallis. Paul Nicholson , Sue Broomfield and David Forrester
Director Shaun Macloughlin Repeat
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