Set against the relentless 24-hour story of the telephone box's life, from late-night revellers calling for cabs to the clean-up teams that scour out the box ready for another day, Sara Parker meets those for whom the telephone box is far more than somewhere to place a call. Producer Simon Elmes
A four-part comedy series by Martin Wade set in a Victorian publishing house. 3: TerminalJournals Primus's latest plan to save the firm from ruin involves publishing the deathbed memoirs of the famous.
A chance meeting with the poet Rossetti has him hoping for great things. Director Cherry Cookson
Roger Bolton airs your views on BBC radio programmes and policy. producer Viv Black. WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100, London. W1A 1QT. FAX: [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com. Repeated Sunday 8pm
I By Niccolo Machiavelli , dramatised by Peter Wolf.
With Ciaran Hinds as Niccolo. This classic 16th-century treatise on the nature of power and statecraft is performed for the first time as a monologue with dramatised illustrations.
Machiavelli, often identified as Satan, uses his brilliance and cunning to explain how power can be created and sustained. with Chris Kelham. Tom George and Gavin Muir Director Cherry Cookson
By Virginia Woolf , read by Teresa Gallagher.
Mabel has a newdress for the party, but it is not until she encounters the stares of her friends that she thinks she has made a terrible mistake.
Producer Rosemary Watts
1,000 Years of Spoken English
In six programmes Melvyn Bragg continues his exploration of the history of the spoken language of Britain. 2: Language at Play. Puns, malapropisms, double entendre -just a few ways in which comedians unleash the comic potential of language. Bragg investigates the way the development of English has encouraged wordplay, from the verbal jousting of the Elizabethan court to the punning that informs so much modern advertising. Producer Tom Alban. RepeatedTuesday 1.30pm
Topical comedy starring the world's biggest names from politics, sport and entertainment - courtesy of impressionists Alistair McGowan , Kate Robbins , Simon Lipson and Jon Culshaw. Producers Bill Dare. Mario Stylianides and Danny Wallace Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at Millfield High School, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire by panellists including Helen Mary Jones , Teresa Gorman MP and Gerald Kaufman MP.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm
Adapted by Peter Eyre from the letters and diaries of George Sand, translated by Barbara Bray , and from the letters of Gustave Flaubert , translated by Francis Steegmuller. George Sand -the pen name of Aurore Dupin - was one of the most successful French writers of the 19th century and was famous for her unconventional life. When she came publicly to the defence of the reclusive Flaubert's second novel, it was the start of an unlikely but enduring freindship.
Director Pete Atkin
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