In the last of three programmes, Clive Anderson looks at the role, function and practice of the judiciary in the 21st century. Contributors include the Lord Chancellor, the Senior Law Lord and several youngerjudges at the start oftheir careers, who will be making law in this country over the next 20 years. Producer Michael Waldman
A six-part series by Simon Brett.
Victoria is becoming more engrossed in her studies and in her tutor, Gregor. This leaves Roger rather neglected and, unfortunately, prey for Charlotte and her frustration at being single. Meanwhile, Anna receives an offer from an unexpected admirer.
Mr van den Hoop:
More puzzles from Chris Maslanka and the panel as they try to baffle each other with brainteasers based on words, numbers and logic. On this week's panel are puzzle setter David Bodycombe , magician Geoffrey Durham and mathematician Rob Eastaway. Producers Harry Parker and Claire Csonka
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By Bonnie Greer. Angela's son Carl is a handsome, bright young man. She has great ambitions for him and refuses to accept that he is schizophrenic. Carl's condition stretches Angela's reserves; but when Misha. a psychiatric nurse, offers the family support. Angela is surprisingly reluctant to accept.
Director Pam Fraser Solomon
Five quietly unsettling short stories by Elspeth Davie. 3. A Field in Space. "It was difficult to say whetherthe rest of the room were envious or scornful of Peterson's particular field of interest." Read byCrawford Logan. Producer David Jackson Young
Maxwell Hutchinson looks at how the glass industry boomed in the 17th century, all because a royal proclamation ordered glass-makers to burn coal rather than wood in theirfurnaces. Producer Elena Curti
Laurie Taylortalks to America's top law enforcer, Superintendent Edward Davis from Lowell, Massachusetts, about how his progressive community policing measures have reduced crime by two-thirds, the fastest fall in crime in the USA. Producer Marya Burgess. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
A six-part comedy series starring Maureen Lipman and Julia McKenzie. Written by Bruce Hyman , John Langdon and Richard Warren.
2: In which Joanna and Marion tryto curb their appetites. Some more successfully than others.
Director Dirk Maggs. Producer Bruce Hyman
By Victor Hugo. Dramatised by Sebastian Baczkiewicz. 13: Marius knows that he has only to fire a pistol to bring Inspector Javert and his men to save Cosette's father from the Thenardiers - but can he do it? For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
Historian AJP Taylorwas fascinated by the changing role of the prime minister. Here is another chance to hear newly discovered recordings of Taylor's lectures for university students, in the first of two anthologies chosen and presented by Professor Peter Clarke , Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
1: David Lloyd George. A look at the prime minister who was outmanoeuvered by General Haig during the First World War - a mistake not lost on Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher.
Producer Matt 10.45pm
Geneticist Steve Jones reports on the insights that unravelling the human genome will bring. Retinitis Pigmentosa is the most common cause of inherited blindness. There are several gene therapy trials being conducted around the world to delay its progression. What are the challenges facing researchers as they try to turn knowledge of the genetic causes of diseases into potential therapies?
Producer Paul Arnold.
The sketch show from Manchester starring Robin Ince , Helen Moon. Smug Roberts and Kate Ward. "My Dad said William Tell shot the apple off Newton's head just as it hit him. So Newton thought gravity was a sideways force, and that's why we slide about in bed." Producer Graham Frost
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