In the first of two programmes Douglas Adams offers his vision of the digital future. Today he predicts an explosion in communication across the globe with all the opportunities and the risks that the virtual world presents.
A comedy drama series by Jim Poyser andDamian Lanigan following the lives of the Conroys, a family living in Stockport. 2: The Agony and the Ecstasy.
Gran is losing her legs, and Eddie is trying not to lose his patience ... or his fare to Gay Pride. with Anne Rye, Stefan Escreet. Jo-Anne Knowles and Chris Pavio. Music Big George Producer Neil Mossey
Four complete plays by John Peacock , based on the novellas of Colette, and starring Claire Skinner as Claudine.
1: Claudine at School. In her last year at school, Claudine is seduced by the temptation of love. with Sally Baxter , Honeysuckle Weeks, Deborah Berlin. Teresa Gallagher , John Hartley , Richard Pearce and Tom Bevan. Director Celia de Wolff
2: Oil. Artists David Shepherd and Simon Callery enthuse about their chosen medium, seeing oil paint as sensuous, lush, muscular and tactile
- a medium steeped in history but capable of modernity. Producer Jenny De Yong
Professor Anthony Clare explores the limits and potential of the human mind and throws light into the hidden shadows of the psyche.
Producer Charlie Taylor
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A six-part series exploring the tradition of the northern comedian.
2: Mark Radcliffe takes a look at
Jimmy Clitheroe, Britain's shortest comedian, who made his name starring in the longest-running situation comedy on radio.
Producer Bernadette McConnell Repeat
Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear evidence and offer solutions to an issue of current concern. 2: Rationing in the National Health Service. Commissioners: Lord
Haskins, Professor Sheila McLean and Matthew Taylor.
Producer Helen Wilson. Rptd Saturday 10.20pm
Two programmes in which Leo Enright meets the scientists and entrepreneurs who hope to make space exploration profitable. 1: Low Cost Launchers. A launch into space costs millions of dollars. The new space race is to find a cheap way of getting into orbit. Producer Sandy Raffan
Art historian Alison Smith talks about her marriage to Donald Swann and his surge of creative energy when stricken with cancer. With songs specially recorded by baritone Richard Lloyd-Morgan . Producer Bill Lloyd Repeat
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