3: Mike Till 's ship, HMS Sheffield, was four days from home when it changed direction and joined the British Task Force. Michael Nicholson talks to Till's wife and three daughters about howtheirworld changed foreverwhen an Exocet missile destroyed his ship. Stephen Tompkinson reads Mike Till 's s letters. Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at9.30pm
3: Daisy, Daisy. Already a New York sound legend,
Tony Schwartz entered the national arena of pol itics with his ad forthe LBJ campaign in 1964. Alan Dein looks at how from then on presidents, senators and the suits of Madison Avenue would beat a path to his home in Manhattan. producer Mark Burman
Presented by Andrew Graystone. Let All the World in Every Corner Sing (Luckington). Matthew 13, w31-33. The Song ofthe Tree of Life (Vaughan
Williams). Lord, the Light of Your Love (Shine, Jesus, Shine). With the choir of Bury Girls Grammar School. Director of music Dorothy Stoddard.
By Michael Herr. A classic personal memoir of the Vietnam War based on the author's reports for Esquire magazine. Read by David Soul. Abridged in five parts and produced by Jane Marshall.
1: Breathing In. "It was late '67 now, even the most detailed maps didn't reveal much any more; reading them was like trying to read the faces of the Vietnamese and that was like trying to read the wind. Repeated at 12.30am
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3- This Melancholy Affair. After the astounding success of his first two voyages, few imagined that Captain James Cook would go to sea again. In this final programme, DrNigel Rigby ofthe National Maritime Museum learns that Cook, already 48, wanted to find the fabled North West Passage between America and Asia, probably motivated by the prize of £20,000. He died in the attempt, killed On Hawaii in 1779. Producer Mark Smalley
By Patricia Highsmith. Adapted byShaun McKenna. 3: As each day passes and Greg is still missing,
Lippenholtz is finding Robert's story-that he pulled Gregoutofthe river after their fight - harderto believe.
Music composed and performed by David Chilton Director Marion Nancarrow
The first round in the nationwide general-knowledge contest continues with more contestants from the Midlands and East Anglia. The chairman is
Robert Robinson. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at llpm
Elsie and the Child The first of five stories this week by the Potteries novelist Arnold Bennett. Achild's affection forthe housemaid Elsie turns the conventions and etiquette of an Edwardian household upside down. Dramatised and directed by Michael Fox.
1: Fin de Siècle. Sylvestra le Touzel reads the first in a series of short stories by Mollie Panter-Downes . Originally published in the New Yorker, the stories document the poignant and often traumatic experiences of women who remained in Britain during the Second World War. Producer Julian Wilkinson
Writer Diane Purkiss explores the meanings that lie within fairytales.
1: A Story of Love and Fear. From ancient Mesopotamian demons to our own Peter Pan , there have always been fairy children trapped in limbo. Their stories tap into fears of childbirth and of death. Readers Alan Bennett and Dolina McLennan.
Music by John Vick
Producer Amanda Hargreaves
Allison Pearson 's tragi-comic tale of Kate Reddy , stressed-outfund manager and mother of two. Adapted by Penny Leicester in ten parts.
6: As Kate prepares for a meeting in New York, her mind is on other things -and one in particular.
Sound design Nicholas Russell Pavier Director Di Speirs Rpt of 10.45am
4: In the last of the series key interviewees from the first three programmes debate with Home Office minister Lord Falconerwhich ofthe new initiatives are succeeding or failing in the fight against crime. Chaired by Jenny Cuffe. Producer Sheila Cook
It's been 40 years since the first Atlas of the British Flora was published. Now, as its long-awaited successor hits the bookshelves, with over nine million records supplied by over 1,600 volunteer botanists, Mark Carwardine takes stock of the changes that have affected British wild plants in that period. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am
By Ralph Ellison. Set in post-war America, this provocative novel charts a young man's journey from north to south, from racial ignorance to enlightenment. Read by Clarke Peters. 6: The narrator realises that he will never be a member of the educated elite, but instead he must work as a labourer in a paint factory. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon
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