With Christine Morgan. Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Praise, My Soul); Job 42, wl-6; 0 Lord of Every Shining Constellation (Leddington Wright ); 0 Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go (St Margaret). Directors of music Gordon Stewart and Paul Leddington Wright.
When Detective Sergeant Billy Murdoch was a boy he and his friends would hang around outside the local shops. Overthe years other gangs have come and gone outside the Spar in South Bradford. In the first of two programmes Murdoch traces former members to find out what has happened to them. Producer Susan Mitchell
French Connections. Simon Brett 's sitcom about the trials and tribulations of Rosie Burns and her event management company. 2: Rosie and the team organise a twinning ceremony for a town on the south coast of England with a town on the north coast of France. It turns out to be a huge setback for Anglo-French relations.
Producer Maria Esposito
The natural history quiz, hosted by Lionel Kelleway , continues in the huntforthe "wildbrain of Britain". The first of the semi-finals comes from the field studies council's headquarters at Preston Montford. Producer Sheena Duncan. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alyson Hallet 's moving dramatised documentary is based on the letters of 12-year-old Gerald
Meadows which he sent back to his parents in England when he was evacuated to South Africa for the duration of the Second World War. The letters, lost for 60 years, recall the rites of passage of a boy growing up in wartime South Africa. Featuring Gerald Meadows.
YoungGerald JackShute Gerald 's mother Elaine Claxton Director Pete Atkin. Producer Martin Weitz
3: Tears, Idle Tears. Plucky widow Mrs Dickinson can cope with just about anything except her seven-year-old son's uncontrollable outbursts of crying.
When mother and son take a walk in a London park, help materialises from an unexpected quarter. For details see Monday
2: The ECG. The electrocardiogram has helped to diagnose heart disease, saving thousands of lives. But the early versions were heavy and cumbersome and restricted to the medics who could afford to have them specially designed. Now the flicker of the heartbeat on the machine is a familiar sight in hospitals and medical television dramas alike. For details see Monday
Andy Hamilton 's six-part comedy set in hell.
4: Satan is deeply offended when he discovers that
WB Yeats described him as a " rough beast slouching towards Bethlehem". He decides to visit WB in hell's poets' corner. Meanwhile, Thomas and Scumspawn try writing some poetry of their own. with Felicity Montagu. Philip Pope and Michael Fenton Stevens Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer (R)
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George Eliot 's haunting story of love betrayed and rewarded. 3: The young squire Arthur Donnithorne pays a visit to Hall Farm - and the seeds of love are sown.
Further cast details across the week. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
Claire Fox , Ian Hargreaves , Janet Soskice and David Starkey cross-examine "witnesses" who hold passionate but conflicting views on a moral dilemma from one of the week's stories.
Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Rory Motion and Matt Harvey entertain an audience at The Shed, in North Yorkshire, with their poems, a few jokes and a song or two. In this concluding programme they contemplate growth movement, counterculture and chutney.
Coldly comic scenes from the city late at night. This week: the labour ward, the police station, a late-night train, and a lonely man wonders whether to phone the woman of his dreams. Featuring
Julie Balloo , Julian Clary , Paul Merton , Meera Syal , Tilly Vosburgh and Richard Wilson.
Producer Sarah Parkinson. Music Rex Brough and Robert Katz
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