Sallie Davies presents two programmes about the work of lay magistrates. 1: Putting Yourself on the Line. The rigours of selection and training with a group of new recruits.
Producer Ann Gilmartin.
Repeated Sunday 9pm
Polly Toynbee on magistrates: pagel6
The last in a four-part comedy by Bill Dare. The band is on the road to play at a big party. It would be more fun if it were not Lorelei's ex's engagement party. As it covers the miles the band uncovers old scores. Starring Stephen Tompkinson , Clive Rowe , Nicola Walker and Adrian Scarborough. With Rachel Preece , Bill Dare and Matthew Little.
Musical director David Firman. ProducerGareth Edwards
A romantic comedy by Chris Dolan. Plain Sandra Hamilton from Glasgow bets herflatmate that she will have more luck with the opposite sex if she pretends to be the exotic Sabina Vasiliev , the raven-haired temptress from eastern Europe.
Director Bruce Young
Sandra/Sabina Fiona Bell:
Tereza Cara Kelly Reporter:
Professor Anthony Clare explores the potential and the limits of the human mind and throws light into the hidden shadows of the psyche.
Producer Emma Selby. PHONE: [number removed] for more information
A six-part comedy drama by Jim Poyser and DamianLanigan following the lives of the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.
3: Dib Dib Dib. Jason has to face life without
Debbie. Can Michael and the Sweater Girls' first gig take his mind off being single?
with Emma Clarke , Stefan Escreet , Jo-Anne Knowles , Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan. Music Big George . Producer Neil Mossey
Mark Lawson investigates the work of the 18th-century French artist Chardin who concentrated on simple still-life paintings in an age when much art was heroic in subject, or highly decorative in style. Producer John Goudie
By Theodore Dreiser. 3: Carrie's desire for a fine life overcomes her misgivings about living in sin.
Drouet swiftly seduces her, but Carrie insists they marry. Meanwhile Hurstwood is beguiled by her, and she is equally enthralled by the older man's sophistication.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Janet Daley , David Starkey , Ian Hargreaves and David Cook cross-examine guests who have conflicting views on the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Head North from London and Turn Right
The first of two talks by Jamaican-born Pat Cumper , who has a mix of Scots, northern
English and Caribbean blood in herveins. She describes her arrival in Britain and her first year at Cambridge University amid the political turmoil of the early 1970s.
Repeated from Sunday 5.40pm
All Gas and 'Gators. Frozen gas at the bottom of the sea and alligators in the Arctic Circle: did a greenhouse-gas attack from beneath the waves melt the poles and change the course of evolution 55 million years ago? Peter Evans finds out about new discoveries which shed light on our past. Producer Roland Pease
ShaunPrendergast's comedy series about two goldfish, starring Sean Foley and Hamish McColl. Anton decides that Liam must be put into training when he is threatened by a piranha.
Susan Tracy Ann Oberman Struan Shaun Prendergast Director Sally Avens
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"How long is your dog?" asks comic poet John Hegley this week. He may also reveal a little-known ocular fact regarding prospective candidate for Lord Mayor of London. With Keith Moore on double bass.
Producer Nigel Piper
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