With Jenni Murray and guests, plus
Helen Mirren 's audio diary from South Africa. Drama: Speaking for Themselves - the Personal Letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill. Part 3 of 10. Drama repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday
Dr Michael O'Donnell continues his exploration of the roots of modern drugs and medicine.
Although opium and cannabis may be firmly associated in most people's minds with drug culture, they also fulfil an important role as painkillers. Michael O'Donnell traces the development of analgesics and looks ahead to the intriguing possibility of doctors harnessing the body's own built-in painkillers.
The continuing series of programmes in which Jeffrey Robinson looks at the serials which dominated American radio airwaves during the thirties and forties and which are the progenitors of today's television soaps.
Producer Dave Batchelor Revised repeat
By Michael Mundell. Sydney , 1944. William Dobell wins the Archibald Prize with a portrait of his friend and fellow artist Joshua Smith. But is it a portrait or a caricature? with Joy Mitchell , Denis Moore , Michael Carman. Julia Blake , Robin Cuming and Ben Grant Director Janet Whitaker
A comedy by Mike Coleman. Roy Hudd and June Whitfield star as Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr : former Eurovision winners who owe their renewed success to a cola commercial and their new-found status as gay icons. With
Ned Sherrin , Pat Coombs , Julian Eardley , Joshua Henderson , Edward Halsted , Chris Pavlo and Paul Rogan. Part 5. Music by Frido Ruth
Producer Steve Doherty Repeat
A hilarious and disturbing account of a boy's transition into adulthood in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of an eccentric father. Written and performed by Peter Bradshaw. In this final part, the full and hideous truth is finally revealed. Producer Jon Naismith
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