Four stories of contemporary life told by insiders. 1: Willie's Last Loco. Willie Dewar helped design and build the engines that kept the British Empire on the move. Now, with the Springburn works derelict and the age of steam in Britain long gone, he accompanies Adam Fowler to South Africa to seek out the locomotives that bore his handiwork 50 years ago. Producer Simon Elmes Repeat
A six-part series based on Frank Dickens 's classic cartoon strip, features Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk and those who serve alongside him as small cogs in a gigantic wheel. 1: Fair Shares with Owen Brenman. Dora Bryan , Katy Odey.
Jon Glover , David Battley , Simon Schatzberger and Carol Starks. Music by John Whitehall Director Neil Cargill
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By Richard Lumsden. Bom with learning difficulties, John has been hidden from his Derbyshire village by his parents. His view of the world, though limited, has its own brand of humour, insight and poetry. His careful routine is broken when his uncle arrives to take him out in a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow. with Russell Dixon , Sophie Thompson , Steven Alvey , Paul Greenwood and Tessa Peake-Jones Director Gillian Bevan Repeat
Laurie Taylor and guests explore ideas that shape our society. Continuing his series of interviews with leading social scientists, he talks to Stan Cohen ,
Martin White Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. Producer Tony Phillips
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Jim Eldridge 's comedy drama stars
Karl Howman as Mr Sims , and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head teacher. 4: Target Practice. You miss one target, you hit another. That's life. with Deirdre Costello , Vivienne Martin ,
Paul Copley , Tom Watson. Jacqueline Beatty , Jodie Beth Meyer , Jamie Hall and Matt Sergeant Producer John Fawcett Wilson
Lectures about aspects of globalisation given by Anthony Giddens , director of the LSE.
3: Tradition. Globally, tradition and custom are in retreat. What are the consequences of this and the rise of fundamentalism? This third lecture comes from the Nehru Memorial
Museum and Library in Delhi and is followed by questions from an invited audience. Mark Tully is in the chair. Producer Gwyneth Williams
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Andy Hamilton 's award-winning comedy series set in hell. 5: The Beautiful Game. Satan decides to hold a major football tournament. with Robert Duncan , Andy Hamilton. Philip Pope. Michael Fenton Stevens , Felicity Montagu and Nick Revell
Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
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