With the Rt Rev Peter Firth. Hills of the North
(Little Cornard); Micah 5, w2-4; Personent Hodie (arr John Rutter ); People Look East. With Bury Girls' Grammar School Choir. Director of music Dorothy Stoddard.
Michael Cochrane reads five extracts from Alan Clark 's new accounts, which describe him running the family seat and entering the House. Abridged by Neville Teller. 1: 1972- The Campaign Is On. Producer Duncan Minshull
Martha Kearney hosts interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view. Drama: No Ice in Weymouth by Vanessa Rosenthal. Part 1 of 5. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: email@example.com. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Peter Snow presents a series in which each programme's stories come from the pages of an archive newspaper.
4: The Manchester Times - 28 March 1829
The Duke of Wellington fights a duel on Battersea Fields-when Prime Minister!; engineers float the new Liverpool to Manchester railway on a bog; and Snow visits the Rusholme Gallery of Costume to examine the tight-waisted 1820s Corset. ProducerAndrew Green
Agatha Christie's famous novel is dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell.
3: Poirot's efforts to protect Nick seem to have been in vain when murder is committed during the fireworks party. With Andrew Wincott and David Thorpe. Director Enyd Williams
By Andrew Dallmeyer. At the height of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists lined up their psychics and telepaths in the service of the military. Ballistic missiles pale against the power of the human mind at the beginning of the nineties in this chillingly violent drama.
Director Ned Chaillet
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Lennon's untimely death, new stories from five writers.
1: John Lennon in the American South by Rosanne Cash , read by Daryl Hannah. A fictional fantasy describing an imaginary meeting in Memphis between herfather, Johnny Cash , and John Lennon. Producer Katherine Beacon
Tony Hawks joins regulars BarryCryer, Graeme Garden , Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman
Humphrey Lyttelton at Coventry's Belgrade
Theatre forthe antidote to panel games.With Colin Sell at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
A portrait of the family, social and professional world of Jane Austen , as seen through her letters and novels. Devised in five parts by Vanessa Rosenthal. 1: Pride, Prejudice and Shopping Jane discusses the art of buying gloves and speculates on the quality of food markets in Sweden. Meanwhile, Pride and Prejudice is about to be published and she writes to her sister Cassandra with the news.
Director Peter Leslie Wild. Repeated from 10.45am Jane Austen adaptations: page 72
Jenny Cuffe concludes a report from
Southampton General Hospital investigating the Government's plans to reform the NHS.
She visits the GP's surgery to find out how plans for the NHS will affect those on the front line. One in four consultations is about a mental health problem, but do patients get the help that they need?. Producer Smita Patel
Bangladesh's eunuchs are beginning to press for political rights. Hijras, as they are called locally, are traditionally entertainers who earn a living from making street collections and blessing newborn babies. They are often rejected and abused by the wider community. Now hijras are tiring of their marginalisation and are beginning to campaign forthe right to vote. George Arney investigates their plight. Repeated from Thursday llam
A series about the animals who have changed the face of the planet and influenced human affairs through their close relationship with people. 2: Rats. In a city at ground level you are never more than a few metres from a rat. Brian Leith investigates these animals which have changed human history by carrying bubonic plague and are now threatening entire habitats on the islands where people unwittingly took them. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Producer Jan Castle
By Ben Rice , abridged in five parts by Samantha Bakhurst. Karl Hansen begins the enchanting story set in a small Australian opal mining town which examines the difficulty of believing in something you cannot see. Producer jiii Waters
Jerome K. Jerome, author of Three Men in a Boat and co-founder of The Idler magazine, wrote a series of humorous essays in 1888 on the merits of being thoroughly idle. The essays are abridged in five parts by Neville Teller and read by Hugh Laurie. 1: On Being ldle.
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