By Stuart Jeffries. 2: 1976 - Mrs Slocombe 's Pussy. "Grace Brothers was Britain, a disunited kingdom that had started crumbling during the war and, against all the odds, still kept going." For details see yesterday
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With Clair Jaquiss. A Great and Mighty Wonder (Praetorius); 1 John 1, wl-7; I Sing the Birth
(Lessons); In Dulci Jubilo (arr Pearsall). With the John Powell Singers. Director of music John Powell.
Disco diva Gloria Gaynor talks to Jenni Murray about surviving the drink and drugs of the seventies disco scene, and moving on from "I Will Survive".
Drama: "The Red Room", dramatised by Robin Brooks. Part 7.
Drama repeated at 7.45pm
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Story dramatised by:
Broadcaster and fan of The Dalesman,
Harry Gration , leafs through the pages of this much-loved publication dedicated to life in the Yorkshire Dales. Since its first appearance in 1939, its features, drawings and letters have reflected a changing way of life, from the days when the Dales were a closed world to the present when farms play host to long lines of ramblers and face an uncertain future. Producer Sue Ellis. Editor Maria Balinska
Steve Richards hosts the panel game about politics and politicians. Team captains
Roy Hattersley and Sir Patrick Cormack MP are joined by guests Anthony Howard from The Times and the Rt Hon Neil Kinnock. Written by Hugh Rycroft and David Spicer. Producer Steve Doherty
T By Lewis Carroll , dramatised by Dylan Ritson. A surreal odyssey in which a bizarre group of characters sets off in search of the elusive and mysterious Snark. Comedy meets suspense in a quest of enormous proportions.
Director Karen Rose
f 2: A Story of Motherhood, Murder and Magic
Tales about fairy changelings abound in every culture. They express the secret fears of mothers and the lengths they will go to hide them. For details see yesterday
Laurie Taylor talks to Professor Roger Silverstone about how we can provide television for all the UK's diverse groups, and Paco Underhill explains the processes we go through during the New Year sales. Producer Tony Phillips. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
What can be done to prevent Christmas being ruined for children because of coughs and colds? Dr Graham Easton looks at some classic children's conditions and new ways to treat them. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
Simon Brett 's comedy follows the trials and tribulations of Rosie Burns and her event management company. 1: Wise after the Event Rosie and her granddaughter Jo's lives are shaken with the return of Jo's mother, Kate.
Starring Prunella Scales , Arabella Weir , Rebecca Callard , Duncan Preston , Annette Badland , Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Thorne. Producer Maria Esposito (R)
Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Janet Daley , David Starkey , Ian Hargreaves and David Cook cross-examine witnesses who have conflicting views on the moral issues behind one of the week's controversies. Producer David Coomes
The most advanced yachts in the world line up to race around the world on New Year's Eve. Sue
Broom followed Britain's entry, Team Philips, and its skipper, Peter Goss , through a turbulent year of preparation. Producer Deborah Cohen. EMAIL: email@example.com
Sean Lock presents a comedy series of his crawl on the urban underbelly. This week, more inspiration at Flat 76, Elderberry House. Starring Sean Lock , Alex Lowe , Dan Mersh , Chris Neill , Tracy-Ann Oberman and Rob Rouse. Written by Sean Lock. Additional material by Robert Fraser -Steele. Producer Chris Neill
Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs written by the great comedian Joyce Grenfell. Today's programme includes
Telephone Call, a scene of divided loyalties set in the outback; Tristram, who is the despair and embarrassment of his liberal parents; and Lady Tullet, a steamy taste of close relationships from a Virginian verandah. For details see yesterday (R)
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