Stories of contemporary life as told by insiders. 3: Chicken Soup with Netballs. Members of a North London
Jewish netball club regard their Monday nights on the court almost as religiously as the Sabbath. Ronit Knoble talks to seven of them about netball, religion and their lives, and discovers some unexpected differences in what it means to be a Jewish woman in the nineties. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat
A comedy series based on Frank Dickins 's classic cartoon strip, featuring Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk and those who serve alongside him as small cogs in a gigantic wheel. 3: The Girl Next Door. The view from the office window is distracting. with Dora Bryan. Jon Glover , Katy Odey and Simon Schatzberger. Music by John Whitehall Director Neil Cargill
An award-winning comedy by Ed Jones offering some hard-hitting insight into human nature. Opera-loving Lezzo is on home leave for the weekend. His prison term is due to end in four weeks' time, and he is looking for a little innocent enjoyment. His friends have other plans in mind, however, and his mother has worrying news. with Jake Abraham , Burn Gorman and Alison Darling. Director Polly Thomas
Jim Eldridge 's comedy drama stars
Karl Howman as Mr Sims , and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head teacher. 6: Final Thoughts. The end of a school year - and of an era - at King Street Junior School. Final part. with Paul Copley , Deirdre Costello , Tom Watson , Jacqueline Beatty , Vivienne Martin , Rachel Atkins , Scott Clark , Kristy Bruce and Rikki Doughty. Producer John Fawcett Wilson Repeat
The last of five lectures about aspects of globalisation given by Anthony Giddens, director of the LSE.
Democracy. Why are people growing disillusioned with democracy? Can we build a new global consensus based on dialogue and communication? Melvyn Bragg is in the chair at the Royal Institution in London. WEB SITE: [web address removed] Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Three programmes in which Vivienne Parry looks at what goes on in our brain when we are in an altered state of consciousness. 3: Nature's Soft Nurse
Without sleep we die, but we still do not know why it is so crucial to life. The answer could lie in our brains.
Producer Sandy Raffan
E-MAIL: [address removed]Repeat
A three-part comedy by Graeme Rigby. 1: The Siege of San Antonio. The antics of five members of the 13th mounted trombone attack squad - a revolutionary group operating in a fictitious South American country
(somewhere south of Tyne and Wear). with Trevor Fox , Derek Walmsley and Donald McBride. Music Rick Taylor , performed by Rick Taylor , Bruce Arthur , Nigel Hitchcock.
Paul Brown , Katherine Zeserson. Mark Nightingale and Tom Lyne. Lyrics by Fred D'Aguiar
Producers Susan Roberts and Pauline Harris
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