2/8. Sue MacGregor reunites some of the founding team of Not the Nine o'Clock News, one of the most successful comedy series of the 1980s. John Lloyd , Rowan Atkinson ,
Mel Smith , Chris anri Pamela SteDhenson recall their initial meetings, the rehearsals, endless re-writes and the controversial, offbeat comedy sketches that emerged from their improvisations. Rptd from sun at 11.15am
5/5. Madame C - the prime mover behind Bodil Malmsten s intention to write a book about her life in Finistère - is getting increasingly anxious about the lack of progress. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
We may be at the top of the corporate ladder, but do our parents still tell us to wrap up warm? Stephanie Caiman looks at our thorny, fascinating relationship with our parents, and asks if we can ever really be friends. With contributions from Clare Short. Producer Sara Conkey
Presented by Liz Barclay. Including at 12.30 Face the Facts.
3/6. Twelve years ago, this programme investigated a bogus businessman. After serving time for fraud he's back - running a funeral parlour with an unusual sideline in private ambulance work. The results for those who do business with him are all too predictable Series editor Andrew Smith Face the Facts repeated on Sunday at 9pm PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyoursSbbc.co.uK
New series 1/7. In the return of the series that showcases theblstEnglish-languageradioontheplanet, Lucy Ash looks at how radio stations use listeners stories to make their programmes. Producer Anna Raphael Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
The peace of a seaside caravan site is jangled by the arrival of a mysterious stranger. Dangerous emotions surface in thP apparently civilised community. By Dan Anthony. Producer/Director Jane Dauncey
6/9 Angela Hartnett joins greengrocers Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks to cook a seasonal dish and answer listeners' questions about summer fruit and veg. Producer Paula McGinley PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm
5/5 Sibelius's Fifth Symphony. Tom Robinson discovers how the horn call in the last movement, inspired by a flock of swans, became a hook for a pop record by Strawberry Switchblade. For details see Monday <R)
New series 1/8. Michael Rosen launches the new Word of Mouth competition known cryptically as Wombac, in which listeners send in their own freshly minted acronyms that reflect contemporary Britain. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm
4/5. Family-friendly satire from Steve Punt. Hugh Dennis , Marcus Brigstocke , Jon Holmes , Mitch Benn and Laura Shavin. Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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5/5. Corrie with Carmel. Carmel (Doreen Keogh ) is a Coronation Street obsessive who shares a birthday with Ken Barlow. But as she settles down to celebrate their anniversary together, the TV goes on the blink, with distressing results. Another monologue from Kate Perry. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/6. Zero tolerance of anti-social behaviour will only make things worse. This debate, chaired by Nick Clarke , comes from the University of Manchester. Listeners can also vote on the motion. Producer Nick Utechin Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm To vote YES dial [number removed]0311 To vote NO dial [number removed]0322
Calls cost 10p Lines are open after 8.50pm until 2.20pm tomorrow
A powerful and emotive drama based on real events.
Dungannon, County Tyrone, in 1963: a young mother's efforts to get a home for her family seem to be in vain until she organises a squat in council houses scheduled for demolition. By Chris Neil , dramatised by John P Rooney.
Other parts played by the cast; Producer/Director Stephen Wright
3/11. The Power of the Voice. Could Tony Blair have delivered Churchill's speeches? Matthew Parris asks singer Pauline Black of The Selecter, writer Peggy Reynolds , and Stewart Pearce , master of voice at the Globe Theatre, to write about the power Of the voice. Producer Miles Warde
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