A continuing exploration of the herbal and historical roots of modern drugs and medicine. 5: Of Microbes and Men
The antibiotics we now take for granted originally arose out of ruthless chemical warfare between fungi and bacteria. Dr Michael O'Donnell looks at life from a fungus's point of view and discovers how they may hold the key to a treasure chest of new drugs. Producer Jeremy Grange
A series of programmes in which
Jeffrey Robinson explores the serials which dominated American radio airwaves during the thirties and forties. James Thurber 's study of radio soap operas offers us a guide to that most maligned of art forms. Producer Dave Batchelor Repeat
The letters of Abelard and Heloise, translated by Ranjit Bolt. Read by Lynsey Baxter and Anton Lesser. With the songs of Pierre Abelard. Written in the 12th century, the letters between the ill-starred Abelard and Heloise form some of the most passionate and enduring love correspondence of all time.
Director Peter Kavanagh
A comedy by Mike Coleman. Roy Hudd and June Whitfield star as Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr. Eurovision fame soon fades unless you have a cola commercial to re-launch your fortunes and an agent who re-creates you as gay icons. With Pat Coombs , Julian Eardley , Joshua Henderson , Edward Halsted and Chris Pavio. Final part. Music Frido Ruth
Producer Steve Doherty Repeat
Digging Deep. Deep sea mining may sound like the stuff of James Bond films, but spectacular discoveries in the ocean near Australia could prove the catalyst for a technological revolution. Peter Evans investigates. Producer Anne McNaught
Written by Julian Dutton. A feast of entertainment from the town they forgot in the AA Guide to Weekend
Breaks. With special guest Cleo Rocos. with Julian Dutton , Liz Fraser ,
Peter Jugo-Daly , Stephen Critchlow and Matthew Bell Featuring the Enrico Valdez Orchestra with Mickey Binelli. Producer Andy Aliffe
A six-part comedy series set in a Victorian music hall, written and performed by Mark McDonnell and Steven McNicoll. 1: Henry
MacFlintock Is Unwell. On tonight's star bill, none other than the mysterious Great Nervo and Kitty, ably assisted by Mr Oscar Wilde. Producer Patrick Rayner
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