Glamorous, influential, spooky and silent - Sue Limb uncovers the secret world of mannequins. She discovers their early history and their changing shapes and styles as she goes up to her arm pits in clay, glass fibres and papier-mache as the latest designs roll out.
A six-part series by Gill Adams. 5: We Are Family Pauline's house is now full to overflowing- Sandy, Rita and Gladys have joined Babs in the spare bedroom. As the day of the premiere approaches, the women begin to have serious doubts about their ability to carry off the play. And then Bab's dad turns up, banging on the door at midnight.
All other parts played by members of the company Director Polly Thomas
By Mary Cooper.
1869: in a remote Welsh farmhouse, 12-year-old Sarah Jacob lies decked in a crown of flowers. Pilgrims come to see the marvellous girl who takes no food or drink. An ambitious minister begins investigations.
Greengrocers Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks return with the interactive and exuberant tribute to fruit and vegetables. Today they are joined by chef and food writer Jeremy Lee to delve into the world of winter root crops.
Producer Dixi Stewart. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm
5: The Original Air Guitarby Charlotte Cory. In 1963 a six-and-a-half-year-old Charlotte stood transfixed in front of a TV rental shop. Exultant, after her introduction to the Beatles, she sang
She Loves You all the way home and strummed a pretend guitarfor all she was worth.... For details see Monday
History of the Future. Dan Dare shot into space and fought with the Mekon - hooray! Then the Third World War broke out- boo! One moment technology rules and next it's nuclear winter. Final part. For details see Monday
Lauren joins the plot.
Written by Carol Simpson Solazzo. Director Julie Beckett
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]
By Vanessa Rosenthal. Sickness and Health In the months leading up to the publication of Emma, Jane nurses her ailing brother and is enchanted by the apothecary. She resolves a dispute with her publisher and receives an unexpected visitor from the royal household.
Final part. Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at St Helen's Parish Church, near Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, by panellists including shadow leader of the House of Commons, Angela Browning ; chairman of the council of the BMA, Dr Ian Bogle ; and the Rt Hon Alan Milburn.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm
r A comedy by Brian B Thompson. Dannyisthe chief story-I iner on the nation's best-loved television soap- Blake Street is his life. He is even engaged to its wholesome leading lady. When a new hard-nosed, ratings-obsessed producer arrives, his cosy life is turned upside down.
Other parts played by Melanie Kilburn. Helen Ayres and Alex Trinder Director Toby Swift
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