Margaret Forster 's book reflects on her41-year marriage to writer Hunter Davies in the light of three very different role models from history. Abridged in five parts by Sally Marmion. 1: How Mary Livingstone married the explorer David and made an exemplary missionary's wife, even at the risk of beinga 'bad mother'. Read by Maureen O'Brien. Producer Jane Ray. Rptd at 12.30am.
A six-part series in which Peter Snow looks at stories uncovered in a single copy of a newspaper from the past. 2: The News Chronicle for 7 May 1954
. Roger Bannister reveals how he broke the four-minute mile, American preacher
Billy Graham 's eventful first London crusade is recalled, and an MP's suggestion that teddy boys should have been spanked by their parents is reassessed. Producer Andrew Green
Sue Rodwell's six-part dramatisation of the stories by AJ Cronin. 3: The Day Dandini Came to Town
Finlay finds a production of Cinderella has more in common with La Traviata than with pantomime.
Producer Jeremy Howe
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Another chance to hear a five-part mystery series set in Dublin, being broadcast every weekday.
1: Prodigal Son by Barry Devlin. Paolo Baldi , priest and philosophy lecturer, accidentally becomes involved in solving a murder at an Italian chip shop.
Monica AoHfe MacMorrough-Kavanagn Director Lawrence Jackson (R)
A weekday selection of five of the best short fictions from one of the 20th century's master storytellers. 1: Special Duties. Mr Ferraro employs Miss
Saunders to pray for his salvation but can she really be trusted ? Read by Philip Franks , producer jiii waters
Five weekday programmes telling the story of our baffling and magical relationship with the mirror.
1: Reflections. From back-to-front worlds to mirror mazes, mirror puzzles have confused and fascinated generations. The answers depend upon mind tricks and physics. The readers are Tamara Kennedy and Crawford Logan. Producer Monise Durrani
Nigel Rees 's guests on the anecdotal panel show are Bonnie Greer. Wendy Holden , John O'Farrell and Christine Hamilton. The reader is Meryl O'Keeffe.
ProducerCarol Smith. E-MAILquote.email@example.com. Rptd Sunday BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Quote.... Unquote is available on cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]
Elizabeth Gaskell 's frank portrayal of Manchester life in the 1840s created shock waves when it was published and established her reputation. The novel is dramatised in 20 parts by Lavinia Murray.
6: Jem clumsily offers Mary his love, but she is secretly seeing someone else.
Director Claire Grove. Producers Claire Grove and Tracey Neale Repeated from 10.45am
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Mary Barton is available on audio cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]
The story of what happens when healers need healing themselves. Jake is a psychiatric nurse
recovering from psychotic depression and trying to rebuild his life as well as his nursing career. Producer Rami Tzabar. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
8: A River Alive. Sandra Sykes hears how farmers, landowners and anglers have teamed up through the Westcountry Rivers Trust to improve the quality of the RiverTamar, bordering Devon and Cornwall. Repeated from Friday
Now is the time of year that thousands of wildfowl migrate into the country as winter arrives in their
Arctic Russian and Icelandic homelands. Britain is a wonderful refuge for wild swans, geese and ducks with its relatively warm winds and gentle climate and it is here that they spend their winter.
Lionel Kellewaytravels to Lancashire to welcome the birds back to their winter home and learns from the experts how they make this amazingjourney. Producer Julian Hector. Repeated tomorrow 11am
Edna O'Brien 's sixties romance of a young woman's first love with an older married man is abridged in eight parts by Penny Leicester and read by Tina Kellegher. 1: Caithleen and her best friend Baba have left their country homes to seek excitement in Dublin. They have jobs, go on dates and have lots Of fun. Producer Tanya Nash
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