Mrs Pepperpot 's long-lost sister arrives from
America with a huge handbag. It comes in very useful when Mrs Pepperpot unexpectedly shrinks to the size of a doll and needs somewhere to hide. With Sarah Parks as Margaret Anne. For details see Tuesday 21 December
by Roald Dahl, dramatised in two parts by Brian Sibley.
Danny thinks William Champion is the best father a boy ever had, but William is about to make some shocking disclosures. Part two is tomorrow at 2.15pm.
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Roald Dahl's hero Danny the Champion of the World (2.15pm R4) lives with his father in a caravan, in mutually supportive happiness - until the equilibrium of their lives is disrupted by mystery, danger, suspense, heroism and eventually that most Dahlian delicacy, sweet revenge. In this exciting dramatisation, the young Nick Robinson makes an excellent Danny, with Jack Dee as his father and Hywel Bennett as the rich and (of course) vulgar villain, Mr Hazell.
Quentin Cooper goes backto school with John Gribbin , Brian J Ford and Jacqueline Mitton to face tough questioning from the scientists of the future. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
The final episode of MarkTavener's satirical comedy thriller starring Michael Williams and Barry Foster. George is convinced that he is the murderer's next target, but can he find the killer before it is too late? And could the Prime Minister be thinking about handing overthe reins? with Harry Towb , Phil Cornwell , Michael Fenton Stevens. Peter Woodthorpe , Hugh Parker. David Holt and Beth Chalmers Music Paul Mottram. Producer Dawn Ellis
Executive producer Paul Schlesinger
The tragic story of the defence of the rock fortress at Masada by Jewish rebels has been an inspiring force for contemporary Israel. Now this heroic tale is increasingly coming under question. Malcolm Billings investigates truth, fantasy and the manufacturing of history. Producer Hugh Levinson
Forgiveness. When we witness forgiveness it can be inspirational. So why is it so rare? Andrew Dilnot examines the uses of forgiveness and asks how it affects different kinds of relationships.
Producer Michael Blastland. E-MAIL: email@example.com
Mark Carwardine investigates reports of strange creatures that have eluded science.
3: Monsters of the Deep. The world's largest unexplored habitat is the sea and, despite the advances of modern science, more is known about the surface of the moon than this alien world. If monsters exist, then surely it is here that they will be found. Mark Carwardine investigates stories of sea monsters, unravels fact from fiction, and discovers one monsterthat is known to science -the largest invertebrate predator on earth - but one that no one has yet seen alive. Producer Simon Roberts
Last of the comedy series by Bill Matthews.
Shipcombe Green is a village divided - between the villagers and the weekenders. A swish new restaurant, the Teal and Ptarmigan, is set to open and swipe customers from the Shipcombe Arms. with Tom Marshall and Tom George. Music composed and performed by Terry Davies. Director Paul Miller
A three-part look at how the BBC's wartime wireless programmes kept Britain entertained and productive during the darkest days of the Second World War.
1: The Rrst Wireless War. The classical and documentary series of the day, from Music while You WorktO Home Front. Producer LibbyCross(R)
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