Tony Robinson takes Chaucer fanatic Allan Hughes , a driving instructor from North Wales, on a pilgrimage to Canterbury. The journey celebrates
Allan's 20 years of study ofthe hidden secrets of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Producer Martin Kurzik
Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie and starring Lynda Bellingham and Sylvia Syms.
3: George and Carol are back together, the sur is shining and the birds are singing.... but George has got another secret. How long wll the truce last?
Producer Elizbeth Freestone
By Benjamin Zephaniah. A moving drama told from the perspective of a ten-year-old Birmingham boy and broadcast as part of the BBC Hitting Home season. Living with a violent father, Mark is talented footballer and poet who uses his sporting and rhyming skills as coping strategies.
Music Tayo Akimbode Director Pauline Harris Pulling no punches: page 24
5: Marie. When Marie Tidball recorded her audio diary for Fresh Air Kids, aged 17, she reasoned that since you'd never buy a damaged toy when a perfect one was available, no one would love a woman with foreshortened limbs, two fingers and one foot. Now Marie's aboutto become an Oxbridge undergraduate -and the future's lOOkinggOOd. For details see Monday
The US fast food industry is facing multiple law suits from people alleging that it is responsible for making them fat But should those who voluntarily ate high-calorie meals be entitled to sue? And will obesity compensation appear on the British menu too? With Marcel Berlins. producer Simon Coates
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from St John's School and Community College, Marlborough,
Hampshire, with a panel that includes the former prime minister Sir Edward Heath and the former
Northern Ireland Secretary Dr Mo Mowlam , as well as Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy and the columnist Christina Odone.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated on Saturday at 1.15pm
By Jeremy Front. A suspense thriller exploring paranoia, suspicion and trust.
David is a figurative artist. Alice is one of his models. Vanessa, his wife, is a TV producer. When these three worlds collide, their lives are changed forever as the mixture of television, art, love, jealousy and sex explodes.
A showcase for the freshest conversation and the best in new writing.
1: Rules. Matthew Parris invites writer
Pauline Melville , journalist Matthew Syed and writer Hugh Collins to write and talk about regulations. Producer Hilary Dunn
Janet Ellis presents a portrait of the comedy actress Irene Handl. Friends, including Eric Sykes , Liz Fraser , Julia McKenzie and Leslie Philips , remember her passion for her work - and for her confounded chihuahuas. A late starter, Handl was an instant success on the stage at the age of 40 and found her niche playing COCkney mums. Producer Claire Jones
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