In 1653 a Manchestertextile merchant, Humphrey Chetham left money in his will for the founding of a school and library to educate "poor boys'. The school which bears his name has existed ever since and, in 1969, Chetham's became Britain's first junior school of music, now one of the most prestigious in Europe. Wayne Marshall, organist-in-residence at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and a former Chetham's scholar, tells the remarkable story of Chetham's School and Library. producer Libby Cross
Comedy drama written by and starring Lynn Ferguson. 2: Restitution. The reopening of the Cumbrae Club goes horribly wrong when Irene notices a fatal flaw in the plan. Meanwhile, Alberto is paranoid that a new money-making scheme could bring the island some unwanted attention.
Producer Lucy Bacon
Alberto/Dr Hume/Ferryman/ Robert:
Roger Bolton rifles through the mailbagto find your opinions To airyour views on what you've heard on BBC Radio, write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT, phone: [number removed], fax: [number removed], or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Sue Bonner Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
By Christopher Green. Chrissie and Diane are undisputed Rotherham disco queens. But their lives take a very different turn when one of them ducks out of Saturday night
Music by Christopher Green Director Claire Grove
SteveChalketravelstothevalleysof Montgomeryshire where traditional hill farmers are working together to plant woodlands and use the thinnings to make furniture. This has not only brought back wildlife but also unexpectedly improved the quality of their land and the return it has produced. Producer Sandra Sykes
Joe Kerr presents a special tribute to a great British institution, often honoured in the breach -the traffic light. In the 1920s, the few people who owned cars in Wolverhampton had a shock when they were confronted with the first set of automatic traffic lights in the UK. Todaythey are a sophisticated weapon in the war against congestion. Producer Matthew Dodd
By lain Heggie. A biting comedy about writing, the media and the dream of catching the Zeitgeist.
Unsuccessful novelist Hugh Crombie inadvertently offers an idea to aspiring writer Dekky Duff. Ayear passes and Dekky is hailed as the new sensation Scottish writer. He is the real thing, a genuine working-class hero. Hugh is enraged and sets out to convince the world that he is the true Zeitgeist man.
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
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