Martin Jarvis chooses and performs five Richmal Crompton stories featuring the immortal Just William. 1: The Outlaws and the Tramp. William Brown and his faithful Outlaws are concerned with making provisions fortheirfuture careers. Producer Rosalind Ayres Director Pete Atkin. Repeated at 12.30am
The strange story of military maverick
Orde Wingate 's activities in the Middle East before the Second World War. Using previously unseen papers and interviews with former members of the Special Night Squads, this revealing portrait sheds new light on the man Churchill once described as "a man of genius who might well have become a man of destiny".
Producers Stewart Henderson and David Prest
EF Benson's delightful comedy of manners captures the mood and flavour of English life in the twenties, described engrossingly and with a rapier wit. Dramatised in four parts by Ned Sherrin.
Enter Lucia, queen of Risholme, the creme de la creme of social climbers.
Producer Celia de Wolff
The quiz that covers all types of music, from classical to jazz and show tunes to pop. This week three more semi-finalists pit their wits against host Ned Sherrin.
Producer Dawn Ellis
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Adrian Bean adapts William Rose's screenplay of the classic 1953 film - probably the first British road movie as well as a wonderful romantic comedy. It tells the story of two men desperate to beat one another on the annual London-to-Brighton car run and the women who accompany them.
A five-part look at the headquarters of the London Zoological Society, exploring an uncharted trove of treasures among its archives. Presented by Chris Packham. 1: The Ark in the Park
From its earliest beginnings in 1826 London Zoo has attracted controversy, intrigue and passion. Who were the men who founded the zoo and gathered the animals from around the empire? Reader Freddie Jones , Producer Mark Burman
Every writer has a distinctive stylistic "fingerprint" by which they can be identified, according to Professor Don Foster. H is methods have tracked down work by Shakespeare and unmasked Joe Klein as the author of Primary Colors. He reveals to Mark Lawson the secrets of literary detection. Producer Robyn Read
Jane Gardam 's summertale, set in a postwar North Yorkshire seaside town in 1946, witnesses Hetty, Una and Lieselotte as they spend the months between school and university growing up. Abridged in ten parts by Penny Leicester. Part 1.
Producer Di Speirs. Repeated from 10.45am
HeadteacherMoyraHealy likens her work with disruptive pupils to that of a doctor- "it's all about healing, she says. But how does her special unit achieve a level of success which is startling to other education professionals? Producer Vera Frankl
Rwanda/Italy. In an Italian village atthe foothills of the Alps live 41 Rwandan children. They were brought there fortheir safety at the time of the genocide seven years ago. All have now been adopted by local families. But these children still have family in their homeland. Yet Italy says they are now Italians and will not be returned. The Rwandan government accuses them of kidnapping and is preparing a legal case to get them back. Olenka Frenkiel investigates. Repeated from Thursday
An examination of people's experiences of being alone, either through choice or circumstances beyond their control. Isolation. In this concluding programme Peter France explores the problems and insights of forced solitude. From the harrowing tale of an anti-apartheid prisonertothe lonely old lady down the road, loneliness can bring pain and despair. But forced solitude can also bring insight, a time to reflect and a deeper understanding of ourselves. Producer Mary Colwell (R)
Salley Vickers 's subtle and absorbing novel is read in five parts by Eileen Atkins. 1: When retired schoolteacher Miss Julia Garnet is left a legacy, she takes the uncharacteristically bold decision to rent an apartment in Venice. Her narrow life is profoundly changed by the people and experiences she encounters there. Producer Sara Davies
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