1/5. From Cradle to Gravy. What to do when your dress catches fire. cures for hysteria and the efficacy of skinned and cooked dormice. A gallimaufry of cooking and housekeeping tips through the ages as complied and read by the novelist Alice Thomas Ellis. With Alan Cox and Flora Montgomery. Abridged by Oily Coles . Producer Clive Brill Repeated at 12.30am
Take a huge wooden drum, put a viewing platform around the top and ride a vintage motorbike around its vertical walls at 40 miles an hour while carrying out a senes of gravity-defying stunts. The Wall of Death is a spectacle that has enthralled funfair audiences in ntaln for 75 years and it still draws in the crowds today. As one of the two remaining walls in Britain comes up for auction. Andy Kershaw explores the history of this most spectacular of all fairground shows. Producer Jeremy Grange
2/6. Goodbye Sailor. The Ministry of Defence's office move may be imminent but that doesn't explain why
Zelda should suddenly start using obscure naval terminology. Christopher Lee 's comedy drama.
Producer Rosalind Avres Director Peter Atkin
Wing Commander Bryan:
Chief Petty Officer Grieves:
Some hailed the final phasing in of the Disability
Discrimination Act as a revolution. But how much has actually changed for disabled people since 1 October? Peter White and Carolyn Atkinson check out what has and hasn't improved. Producer Penelope Gibbs
Despite a minor hitch in the proceedings, careful Kath carries on with her planned girlie weekend in Paris with bossy Beatrice. Now she feels free to live a little and really let her hair down. By Sheila Goff.
Producer/Director David Hunter
1/4. And We Flew into Bethlehem. A young shepherd boy has an unexpected encounter with the angel Gabriel. The first of this week's stories about angels. inspired by artwork and song throughout the ages. By Michael Morpurgo. Read by Paul Copley and Robert Hastie. Abridger/Producer Gemma Jenkins
3/6. Andy Hamilton is joined by regulars Tim Brooke -
Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden for the antidote to panel games at New Theatre in Hull. Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair, with Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Boxing Day at 12.04pm
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1/10. John Ridd is 12 years old when his father is killed by Carver Doone , one of a murderous outlaw band who live in Doone Valley near his home. John vows to avenge his father's death. By RD Blackmore. dramatised by Jane Rogers.
Producer/Director Katherine Beacon Repeated from 10.45am
Young John Ridd:
A growing number of parents believe they have wrongly been accused of child abuse - and that the real reason why their son or daughter is injured is brittle-bone disease. Are social workers accusing innocent parents? Or are child abusers hiding behind a convenient excuse? Hugh Levinson investigates this highly controversial subject. Producer Hugh Levinson
Ever since the advent of the tape recorder people have been recording what they claim are voices from "another world" - or electronic voice phenomena. Edison even invented a machine to capture them. The writer Ken Hollings tries to explain the mysteries of EVP. Are they voices of the dead, alien transmissions or a product of our own inquisitive minds?
Producer Jon Calver
3/3. Costa Rica is the wealthiest country in central America, receiving most of its income from eco-tourists. Jeremy Bristow visits an eco-lodge where the wildlife is paying for its own protection and asks if eco-tourism could spread to protect the rest of central America's natural resources. Producer Joanne Stevens
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