An Actress and Her Time. Irene Worth has been a leading actress on the international stage for over 50 years. Her career has stretched from TS Eliot's The Cocktail Party to her current one-woman show about Lillian Gish . She has been acclaimed in roles from Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams and has worked with leading actors and directors. In a series of three conversations, she talks to John Miller about her rich life in the theatre. Producer Richard Bannerman and Lore Windemuth
A six-part comedy drama by Kate Brooke and Sally Phillips. 5: The protestors lose the court case and the road is to go ahead. George and Hermione hatch a plan to steal a rare stuffed owl and place it in the woods. with Alan Francis , Sally Phillips. Elliott Nicholls and Chris Pavlo. Producer Jane Berthoud
A three-part drama by Barbara Clegg and Olwen Wymark. 1: Battle Cry
When someone is accidentally killed in re-enacting a medieval battle,
Thackeray is pulled in to investigate. with Melanie Walters. James Greene , Richard Lomas , Charlotte Bird , Howell Evans , Terry Dauncey and Gwyn Vaughan Jones Director Alison Hindell
Ten views of life in this century.
9: In the Tree House. Ten-year-old
Cian and his best friends leave their playground for a little reflection on life, love, power and promise.
Producers Piers Plowright and Pam Wardell
1: The Road to Byzantium
In November 1095, Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade.
Fazlun Khalid , a Muslim, and Martin Palmer , a Christian, follow the first part of the crusaders' route, and reflect on the bloody expedition to establish Christianity.
Producer Norman Winter Repeat
A series of six readings exploring the joys and woes of earning a daily crust. 4: The Job, by Sinclair Lewis. Una embarks on office life in New York in the thirties. Read by Barbara Barnes. Producer Lizzie Davies
Paul Allen explores the drama of domestic life played out in the kitchen, a site of class conflict and uncontrolled passion. From
"kitchen-sink drama" to the "Aga saga", it is a room that mirrors the social changes of the century and has become a star of film and fiction. With confessions from designer Stephen Bayley , critic Michael Billington and performer Bobbie Baker. Producer Abigail Appleton
An eight-part series on the environment. 6: Aid. The promise by the British government to decouple aid payments from tied business deals was widely welcomed by all environmental organisations. Jeremy Cherfas looks at the power of the World Bank, the future of British Aid and the environmental consequences of misdirected money. Producer Hugh O'Donnell Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
Ed Asner presents this documentary which looks at the world's longest-running comedy company, The
Second City. Based in Chicago and founded in 1959, the Second City has had a major influence on the development of comedy in modern America, with some of the best comedians coming up through its ranks, most notably Alan Alda , John and Jim Belushi , John Candy , Valerie Harper , Bill Murray and Joan Rivers. Written by Judith Kampfner Producer Maria Esposito
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