Stories of contemporary life as told by insiders. 4: Pauper's Grave. Every year, many hundreds of people die alone and penniless with no one to bury them except the local authority.
Sara Parker follows the story of Leonard and the efforts to trace his family after he was found dead in his flat. Producer Neil Trevithick 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. 4:Sun, Sea and Sabotage
. Bristow needs a break, so he plans someone else's holiday. with Dora Bryan , Jon Glover , Katy Odey , Simon Schatzberger and Carol Starks. Music by John Whitehall. Director Neil Cargill
* See Roland White : page 127
By Carol McGuigan. Newcastle-based Jackie has just lost her father Down south, Imogen has found her real mother, who fled Newcastle for London in the sixties, and she sets out to discover the father she never knew
Director Polly Thomas
The final part of Jim Eldridge 's comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims , and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head teacher. 6: Final Thoughts 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
Now You See It, Now You Don't
By Jonathan Holloway. When the new surfboards arrive in Porthant Bay, Tilson uncovers a sinister and dangerous connection. Part 3.
Rptd from 10.45am. For details see Monday
At the end of June, the world's last known batches of the smallpox virus are due to be destroyed. As recently as the sixties smallpox killed two million people a year. By 1980, the disease had been eradicated. Would destroying the remaining stocks of the virus protect the world? Jolyon Jenkins reports. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite
A comedy by Graeme Rigby. 2: Bad in Cuchamaranga. The antics of five members of the Thirteenth Mounted
Trombone Attack Squad. Ace trombonist Vasconelas is imprisoned for not agreeing to play The Girl from Ipanema with the enemy band.
Music by Rick Taylor. performed by Rick Taylor , Bruce Arthur , Nigel Hitchcock ,
Paul Brown. Katherine Zeserson. Mark Nightingale and Tom Lyne
Lyrics by Gillian Allnut
Producers Susan Roberts and Pauline Harris
A comedy in six parts written by Luke Sorba. 1: The End. Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail woke up to find they were the last four people left on earth. Two days later, the implications are beginning to sink in. With Meera Syal and Toby Longworth. Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm
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