Continuing the series celebrating 1,000 years of spoken English, Judy Merry reflects on the way Christians use language to express theirfaith.
With the Royal School of Church Music Southern Cathedral Singers. Director of music John Wardle.
Fifty years ago the world's first commercialjet plane, the Comet, was unveiled. Graham Boynton tells the story of the men who worked on the aircraft and looks back at the development of the British plane by the De Havilland company. He hears from the engineers who were responsible for its redesign after the disastrous crashes of 1954 and follows the dream of airtravel through to the development of Concorde. Producer Susan Marling
A three-part comedy drama by Simon Armitage , set in the fictional Yorkshire village of Jerusalem. 2: One week to polling day and a special election debate soon turns to debacle as the entertainment secretary candidates battle it out. But can love win the day? with David Frederickson , Michael Begley , Alison Darling. Geoffrey Banks , Malcolm Hebden and Ann Rye. Singing by the Colne Male Voice Choir. Director Pauline Harris
John Edward Castle:
Nick Clarke hosts the penultimate round of the cryptic quiz. This week Antonia Fraser and Brian J Ford of the Midlands take on the might of last year's champions, Patrick Hannan and Peter Stead of Wales. Producer Paul Bajoria. Repeated Sunday 8pm
The Diaries of William Holland , dramatised by Eric Pringle
1: Don't Look down Your Nose at Me, Sir
A popular account of life in a Somerset parsonage in the early 19th century. The parson once again has to deal with unruly parishioners, lazy farmers and his manservant Robert. with John Hartley , Tilly Gaunt. Giles Fagan and Ben Crowe Director Cherry Cookson
Quentin Cooper provides light-hearted and helpful information about computers, whether you are deciding to buy a computer or whether you are already a diehard net-head.
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1,000 Years of Spoken English
Melvyn Bragg presents a history celebrating
1,000 years of the spoken language of Britain, from the first to the second millennium.
3: A French Invasion. From Hastings in Sussex,
Bragg traces the course of the influence of French on the English language, from 1066 to the European Union. With Lisa Appignanesi , Dr Kathryn Lowe , Frank McLynn and JC Smith. Producer Emily Kasriel. Repeated Tuesday 1.30pm
The summing-up. with Barbara Flynn , Howard Ward. Norman Bird and Peter Meakin
Written by Louise Page and Graham Harvey. Director Julie Beckett. Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]
By Barrie Keeffe. Warren Mitchell stars in a new drama by the author of The Long Good Friday. In a comic and touching performance, Mitchell evokes the rich humanity of a father determined to pass on a hidden heritage to his son -when his bouts with Alzheimer's disease permit.
Director Ned Chaillet
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