In the first of two programmes,
Liz Carney follows the fortunes of three students over a year of teacher training at Manchester Metropolitan University. Will they survive the academic workload of the first term and the first chance to test themselves in front of a class of teenagers?
Producer David Ross
John Waite and Rory Bremner present the last in a four-part spoof compilation of outtakes from pilot shows never intended for broadcast.
This week, Jeremy Paxman 's early attempt at hosting Top of the Form, and Geoffrey Boycott Talks Balls. Producer Robert Katz
James Walton returns to the chair for the game of literary correctness, flanked by captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh. This week, authors Nigel Williams and Lynne Truss join the proceedings. Author of the week is
William Shakespeare. Reader Becky Hindley. Producer Dawn Ellis
By Michael Butt. Soon after his internment in wartime France,
PG Wodehouse begins, inexplicably, to broadcast on German radio - a phenomenon which provokes his contemporary, George Orwell , into a complete intellectual upheaval. with Gillian Barge, Stephen Boxer , Colin Baker. David Glover and Michael Tudor Barnes
Director John Taylor
Digital Detective. Catching serial killers is one of the most daunting tasks the police ever have to tackle. Quentin Cooper reveals how investigators are frequently turning to technology in some of the most serious and disturbing cases. Prooducer Alison Ayres
Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series set in the country's least spectacular set of chambers.
4: It's Only Words. John Fuller-Carp gets embroiled in a very costly bet with rival barrister Vernon Ames , and Ruth joins an exclusive dating agency. With John Bird, James Fleet, Sarah Lancashire , Jonathan Kydd , Jeremy Clyde , Simon Greenall , Ben Crowe , John Rowe and Emma Clarke. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat
3: Lucy's Story by Mary Maher , read by Sinead Cusack and Brett O'Brien. Lucy is totally useless as a helper in the women's centre. She is giggly, shallow, forgetful and in awe of her husband. Yet her pretty surface hides a secret. Rptd from 10.45am. For details see Monday
Michael Buerk chairs an investigation of the moral questions behind the week's headlines. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley,
David Cook , Ian Hargreaves and David Starkey. Producer David Coomes
Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Body Banks. Growing tailor-made tissues and organs for transplant has long been the stuff of science fiction. Peter Evans reports on recent attempts to harness special cells to produce endless supplies of living tissue. Producer Paul Arnold
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