6: Clive Anderson considers public enquiry. His eminentguests include Lord Phillips, Master of the Rolls, and Lord Cullen, the Lord President.
Producers Bruce Hyman and Barbara Loftus Repeated at 9.30pm
Poet Roger McGough steels himself to go shopping at Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre. On the way, he meets a man with a home in the sky, and sisters who remember when there were dragons on the road between Sheffield and Rotherham...
Presented by Denis Nowlan. Father Most Holy, Merciful and Loving (Christie Sanctorum). John 16, w 12-15. To You Gloryand Praise (Walsh/Stanbrook). Tell Out, My Soul (Woodlands). Director of music Nigel Swinford.
The Superlative Bird. Hummingbirds have the fastest metabolism of any warm-blooded creature and drink halftheir weight in energy-rich nectar each day. Mark Carwardine watches hummingbirds in Arizona where he finds that red lipstick is the secret to getting the best views.
Producer Brett Westwood Repeat ofyesterday 9pm The heart of the matter: page 35
Concluding his series, Michael Grade tells us how and for what reason Ethel Merman was the cause of a police raid at the classy Talk of the Town nightclub, and why child-star Ricky Schroeder was intent on directing - at the age of 12. Producer Jayne Gibson
A trilogy of interlinked plays on contemporary values by Michael Duke.
Robin is a nice man. He's also dull, intolerant, pedantic and stringently tight with money. After four woefully unromantic years, his long-suffering wife Rachel is close to the divorce courts. So to save his marriage, Robin embarks on a comically misguided Good Samaritan act.
2: Spread Whole Baskets of Dung. Caroline Holmes meets Katie Butler of the historic gardens at Yalding in Kent to discuss the many smelly and macabre old methods for improving soil. Fordetails see yesterday
The final yarn about Scotland's most celebrated doctor in Sue Rodwell's new dramatisation of AJ Cronin 's comic stories. 6: The Sisters Scobie Finlay rashly decides he can cure the crabby cohabiting Scobie sisters of both the flu and the fact that they haven 't tal ked to each other for 15 years.
Producer Jeremy Howe
Sue MacGregor presents a special programme marking a milestone in British constitutional history.
During the course of the Civil War, the Putney
Debates were the most profound public discussions ever held in Britain on the rights of man and the nature of the state. The issues raised over 350 years ago still resonate today. How accountable are our politicians? Should we ignore unjust laws? Who should vote in elections and how often should they be held? And how should the House of Lords be reformed? Actors re-create the passionate arguments between Cromwell and his soldiers, while a distinguished panel of historians and politicians, includingTony Benn and Eric Forth , debate their crucial importance for political discussion today.
Dramatist Peter Goodchild Director Martin Jenkins Producer Jane Greenwood Repeated Sunday 5pm
Side Effects. Prescription drugs often have side effects. Some are minor irritations while others can be fatal. How are these side effects reported? And are they brought to the patient's attention fast enough? Graham Easton investigates. Producer Paula McGrath
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