Challenging the accepted history of man's struggle to fly, historian Patrick French investigates the story of a Pembrokeshire carpenter, Bill Frost , who built, patented and flew his own machine some eight years before the Wright brothers became airborne. Producer Jill Waters Repeat
Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan 's four-part series about five women in SW19. With Sakuntala Ramanee , Shaheen Khan. Sudha Buchar , Bharti Patel , Zita Sattar. Charubala Chokkshi. Cal McCrystal,
Burt Caesar , Shiv Grewal , Alice Arnold. Christopher Trenfield , Holly McGoldrick and Lannah McAdam Director Kristine Landon-Smith Repeat
By Caroline Harrington.
Sally, now in her fifties, remembers her childhood in 1958.
With Jane Lapotaire, Kelly Hunter, John Rowe, Charles Simpson, Lexie Rose, John Partridge, Marian Kemmer and Sarah Jane Holm.
In Singapore - Radio 4: 2.15pm
Jane Lapotaire stars as Sally, a middle-aged woman looking back at her childhood, in Caroline Harrington's play set in Singapore in the fifties. Political upheaval signals that the end of British rule is in sight and while Sally's soldier father is secure, her mother is becoming ever more eccentric.
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Roger Wilkes is on a personal historical trail with a listener. Plus advice on how to go about your own investigations.
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David Aaronovitch hosts the comedy panel game that delves into the murky world of spin doctors. From the rise of Viagra to the fall of the Tories, the panel takes on the week's headlines and the people who make them.
Media buzzwords, celebrity psychobabble and damage-limitation exercises all feature in True Lies, the new topical panel game on the world of PR and media manipulation (R4,6.30pm).
Jill foresees tragedy.
Written by Adrian Flynn. Director Jeremy Meadow Editor Vanessa Whitbum
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by John Dove. A chance encounter leads Kate to Mother Teresa's shelter for the homeless in Kilburn. with Lesley Vickerage, Trevor Martin, David Calder, Andrew Lincoln, Jonathan Hackett and Andy Robb. Director Michael Crompton
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