With Dr David Cook. Creator of the Stars of Night; Isaiah 9, w2, 6-7; The Call (Vaughan Williams); 0 Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel (Stokes). With
Manchester Cathedral Choristers. Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Peter Snow presents a series in which each programme's stories come from the pages of an archive newspaper. 5: The London Journal- 27 November 725. Sixteen coal ships from
Newcastle are shipwrecked in the cause of keeping Londoners warm and quack medical remedies play on fears that sexual sins will find you Out. Producer Andrew Green
Agatha Christie's famous novel is dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell.
4: It is clear to Poirot that the intended murder victim was Nick. For her safety he has installed her in a nursing home-with no visitors allowed. with Richenda Carey, Terence Edmond, Stephen Critchlow and Mark Holloway. Director Enyd Williams
Chief Insp Japp:
Lionel Kelleway presents the quiz which goes in search of Britain's most knowledgeable naturalist. This week the programme comes from Dinton Pastures, Berkshire.
Producer Brett Westwood. E-MAIL: email@example.com
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature. Repeated Saturday llpm
In Alexandra Caddell 's comic play, taking place in real time, Marcus Mundy has 44 minutes in which
! to park his car, get to the theatre and propose to ! his girlfriend. But a lot can happen in 44 minutes.
nFive readings of the most well-loved romantic folk tales upon which traditional ballets are based. 1: Swan Lake by Elizabeth Buchan , read by Sian Phillips. Prince Siegfried's midnight encounter by a lake with Odette, a swan-woman, is his first taste of true love. Producer Anne-Marie Maher-Williams
Three programmes on the theme of darkness.
1: Night-Time and Memory. From bloody accounts of the Falklands warto birdsong in a midsummer-forest night, this episode hears new poems by Hugo Williams and John Burnside. Producer Sean Walsh
Jeremy Hardy joins regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton at the Swan theatre in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, for the antidote to panel games.With Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
By Lizzie Slater. Set deep in the heart of the potteries of Staffordshire in the twenties and thirties, this drama celebrates the life of Clarice Cliff. From teenage apprentice to head of design, her meteoric rise is spurred by eventful twists and! turns. An uplifting story illustrating how a working-class girl brought modern art to the home.
Director Kate Valentine. Repeated from 10.45am Programme of the Week: page 137
Arts and the Business Plan. Art and artists of all varieties are now an item on business plans, from governments and newspaper editors to multinationals - even funeral parlours! In the first of two programmes, Kate Mosse - novelist, deputy director of the Chichester Festival theatre and founder of the Orange Prize for Fiction -takes ! a look at the growing relationship between I business and the arts and asks who is manipulating Whom? Producer Marina Salandy-Brown
Haiti. As part of its war on drugs and crime, the United States is now deporting thousands of American residents to "homelands" they have never seen. Most have completed US prison sentences when they are rounded up and sent to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Andy Kershaw investigates. Repeated from Thursday 11am
A series about animals who have changed the face of the planet and influenced human affairs through their close relationship with people. 3: The Cow. It is hard to believe that the cows peacefully chewing the cud in the corner of a field have been responsible for changing the face of the world almost beyond recognition, but that is exactly what the cow has done. Brian Leith investigates the effect of this animal on history. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Jan Castle
M the Table
A week of readings in celebration of food and wine by five writers whose work transformed the lives of countless home cooks. 1: Elizabeth David brought olive oil out of the medicine cabinet and into the kitchen. Reader Maureen O'Brien. Producer Sheila Dillon (R)
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