2/3. Washington DC blues singer Michael Roach continues his search for the roots of his music.
When Muddy Waters quit his job in a plantation near Memphis, like many millions of other African Americans he headed for the industrial opportunities of the North. Producer Paul Evans
3/4 The Knightly Quest of Mervyn
By PG Wodehouse. dramatised by Roger Davenport.
Only one of Mr Mulliner 's many relatives appears to be a chump-young Mervyn Mulliner , who demands a knightly quest to prove his love to the glamorous
Clarice. it is December in the 1920s and she craves strawberries.
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A Small Bitter:
The Light Ale:
Director Ned Chaillet:
A Pint of Stout:
Countess of Blotsam:
Is Lloyd's of London, the world's oldest insurer, prepared for an increasingly unpredictable world?
Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Insuring the Future producer Matt Foster Series editor Andrew Smith
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It's 1955 and Mattie dreams of leaving home to become an actress. Forced instead to apply for teacher training, she finds consolation with her friends and with The Goons.
5/5 The Brown Envelope by Magnus Linklater.
"I've put your mail in three piles: constituency, party and Parliamentary business. Oh yes, and there was this. I didn't know quite what to do with it. "Read by Terry Wale. For more details see Monday
5/6. More selected cuts from the hit impression show including, no doubt, the Doctor Who prank phone calls. With Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Mark Perry and Kevin Connelly.
Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow
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Caroline eives Shula some home truths.
Written by Caroline Harrington Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn
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5/5. By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman. Vera takes refuge in a residential home only to discover sinister goings on. Irene's attempts to help lead to chaos, confusion and court proceedings.
For more details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Matron Rosa Ratchett:
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Polmont Young Offenders Institution,
Stirlingshire, puts questions to a panel that includes former Conservative Cabinet member Lord Forsyth; John Thurso , the Liberal Democrat spokesman for transport and Scotland; Clive Fairweather , former chief inspector of prisons in Scotland; and Anne McGuire , a minister in the Scottish Office. Producer Victoria Wakely Repeated tomorrow at 1.15pm
Another chance to hear Snoo Wilson's gritty and bawdy morality tale about novelist George Sand's turbulent relationship with her courtesan daughter Solange. In search of the truth about mothers and daughters, an Australian tour guide on the sleazy side of modern Paris invokes 19th-century free spirits.
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