In five programmes Robert Lacey presents a portrait of life in Britain in the year 1000 with the help of archaeologists and historians.
1: Daily life and town planning in Winchester and York. Producer Susan Roberts
By Agatha Christie. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell in five parts.
Starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple.
The residents of Chipping Cleghorn have been invited to a murder. Surely it must be a game?
Detective Inspector Craddock:
Sir Henry Clithering:
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains in which listeners put their own questions to contestants. Devised by John PWynn. Questions by Ian Gillies Producer Richard Edis. Repeated Saturday llpm
Novelists Alice Thomas Ellis , Jane Rogers and Beryl Bainbridge address letters to their personal icons, reflecting upon the lives of St Teresa of Avila, Captain Scott and Mary Wollstonecraft. With Kate Rutter , James Quinn and Nicholas Blane. Producer Michael Fox
Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey. Additional readings by Brett Usher and Sean Baker. 156: The Rise of Bismarck and Death ofPalmerston Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat
Nicholas Parsons is joined by Clement Freud , Stephen Fry , Peter Jones and Paul Merton for radio's most devious panel game. Recorded at the Radio Theatre, London.
Devised by Ian Messiter. Producer Chris Neill Repeated Sunday 12 noon
Astronomer Heather Couper introduces five readings of poetry, prose and diary extracts to mark the end of the millennium. Words are provided by sun worshippers such as Queen
Victoria, Emily Dickinson and Oscar Wilde. Readers Denys Hawthorne ,
Mona Hammond , Lisa Eichorn ,
Derek Griffiths and Amanda Root. Part 1.
Producer Polly Thomas. Repeated from 10.45am
Keeping the Faith. In the first of two programmes on the state of religious belief in Britain today, the Bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali , looks at the non-Christian faiths.
Producer Cathy Packe
All Right Now? According to the west, Nato's victory in Kosovo was a triumph for human rights. Isabel Hilton asks whether there really are shared international values.
Producer Ingnd Hassler. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm
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