Clive Merrison reads from Michael Darlow 's biography of playwright Terence Rattigan. Abridged in five parts by Kate Blackadder. 1: " I just kept on writing until somehow I had finished a play. Then I Started the next One." Producer David Jackson Young
With Denis Nowlan. Christ Is the King! 0 Friends Rejoice (Gelobt Sei Gott); Luke 9, w51-62; Will You Come and Follow Me (Kelvingrove); Lord
Jesus Christ (Living Lord). With the choristers of Manchester Cathedral. Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Martha Kearney with interviews and discussion presented from a woman's point of view.
Drama: Daughters of Britannia. Part 1 of 20. Editor Ruth Gardiner. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Thefinal programme in which Francis Wheen immerses himself in 50 years of well-meaning attempts by the Central Office of Information to inform the public about Britain and things British. He looks at how the COI tries to look after us with warnings about everything from road safetyto Aids. Producer Miriam Newman
A week of stories by the Potteries novelist Arnold Bennett. A child's affection for Elsie, the housemaid, turns the conventions and etiquette of an Edwardian household upside down.
Dramatised and directed by Michael Fox
Five short stories this week celebrating the poet Ovid, from a new anthology edited by PhillipTerry. 1: Hick Hack Hockwritten and abridged by Roger Moss , read by Sean Barrett. Producers Chris Wallis and Jill Waters
The first of four programmes this week in which Trevor Baylis , inventor of the clockwork radio, goes behind the scenes of family firmsthat have been trading for over 300 years and, therefore, belong to one of the most exclusive clubs in the country. Today the blanket makers of Witney reveal their secrets. Producer David Prest (R)
Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes this week are Edward Woodward , Michael Grade , LibbyPurves and Peter McDonald. Reader William Franklyn.
Producer Carol Smith. E-MAIL: quote. email@example.com Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
Katie Hickman presents an untold story of four centuries of diplomatic life as revealed in the - private letters, diaries and memoirs of British diplomats' wives and daughters. Part 1 of 20. Directors Hannah Andrassy and John Dryden. Rptd from 10.45am Programme of the Week: page 115
Kate O'Mara 's Questionnaire: page 13
Edi Stark presents a series about life in Cornton Vale, Scotland's only female prison, which has earned the reputation of being Scotland's deathrowjail. 2: Karen explains why she became a heroin addict, and Kelly tells how she was taken into care to protect her from her father's violence. Producer Edi Stark
Roma-the Traveller Gypsies. The Gypsies, or Roma, have been hitting the headlines in Britain as asylum seekers, but most of them - between three and five million - still live in eastern Europe. Olenka Frenkiel hears from Roma across the region. Repeated from Thursday
A A Vietnamese pot-bellied pig can cure itself of melanoma, the housefly has built-in gyroscopes and the termite is the master architect of the creature world. In a three-part series
Jolyon Jenkins examines the design, locomotion and pharmaceutical expertise that animals have developed over millions of years of evolution and asks how humans can learn from their examples. 1: Animal Architects.Wasps and termites are able to control precisely the temperature in their nests. To what extent can builders and architects learn from the building behaviour of animals? Producer Paul Arnold. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
I The new novel from bestselling author
Isabel Allende is an epic story of love and adventure set
I in colonial Chile and the California of the Gold
Rush. Read by Amanda Root and abridged in ten parts by Alison Joseph. 1: "I do not belong to this family." Producer GaynorMacfartane
By Kazuo Ishiguro , read by Anton Lesser , abridged in ten parts by Chris Wallis.
6: Christopher has gone to Shanghai to solve the mystery of his parents' disappearance, but he is distracted by Sarah's apparent unhappiness. Producer Jill Waters
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