1/5. A new memoir, written and read by Anna Massey , that celebrates the highs, lows and hilarities of a lifetime in the acting profession. The author is born into a theatrical family who fall out dramatically, and her destiny is sealed. Abridged by Penny Leicester. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Telling Some Tales by Anna Massey is available for £15.99 (rrp E17.99) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct. Address:[address removed]. Call. [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
1/2. With TA members being compulsorily drafted to fight in combat zones, these weekend soldiers are being asked to provide more and more of the army's fighting strength. Michael Nicholson discovers the consequences tor Territorials, their families and their employers, and asks the policy-makers if this is good defence policy or just a way of getting an army on the cheap. Producer Adam Fowler
If Pierce Egan can't meet his deadline, how will the audience hear about a visit to the slums, George IV's interior decorating, and a dog fighting a monkey? A dramatisation by Dan Tetsell of a 19th-century comic novel by Pierce Egan. Other parts played by members of the cast.
Five of the most illustrious residents of Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris make their confessions to Father Lachaise, who is not without a small confession to make himself. Written by Louise Welsh , Martin Sorrell , Paul Bailey , Michele Roberts and Geoff Dyer. Director Sara Davies
Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and his guests. Producer Jessica Laugharne PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm
1/5 Gone with the Wind. A series that goes back to the book to find the passages from literature that inspired iconic movie movements begins with Margaret Mitchell 's Civil War classic. Megan Dodds reads the extract in which Scarlett and Melanie are paid a visit by looting Yankee soldiers. Producer Lisa Osborne
66/90. The Munshi. When Queen Victoria's personal servant John Brown died, it wasn't long before he was replaced in the queen's affections by a young Indian from a poor family in Agra. Christopher Lee's epic story of the British Empire, narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Anna Massey and Joss Ackland. Producer Pete Atkin BBC AUDIO: The first and second volumes of Empire are available on CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
9/9. This 30th anniversary series of the quotations quiz ends with a panel comprising the novelist Simon Brett , comedian Dave Gorman , The Observer critic Stephanie Merritt , and John Lloyd , who was the first producer of Quote.... Unquote. Hosted by Nigel Rees. The reader is
William Franklyn. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Rptd on Sun at 12.04pm
1/5. The Pet. This drama by Tara Gould begins a series of plays set in a row of beach huts on Brighton's seafront. Aunty Glenda has died and left her beach hut to her two nieces. Finding it exactly as it was when they visited their aunt as children, the sisters start to reminisce. But only one of them has happy memories. Frances Jo Mclnnes
Penny Lucinda Cowden
Producer/Director Karen Rose Repeated from 10.45am
2/4. Mexico/US Border. Why do certain places seem to return to the news year after year? Allan Little visits four parts of the world where the "tectonic plates" of history keep forcing the past into the present - and into the future. Today he travels to the border towns of Arizona and Mexico to meet Mexican migrants about to embark on a 100-mile trek to find work in the US. Producer Jane Beresford
New series 1/8. An Uphill Struggle. More than half of upland Sites of Special Scientific Interest are below target condition, according to a recent report from English Nature. Paul Evans takes to the hills to find out why England's moors and grasslands are under threat. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am
1/5. Profoundly moving and eloquently written,
James Runcie 's book tells the story of changing times in postwar Britain by following the fortunes of one family. Martin and his mother struggle for survival in the huge Canvey Island floods of 1953... and everything changes. Abridged by Fiona McAlpine.
Producer Clive Brill
RT DIRECT: Canvey Island by James Runcie is available for £12.99 (rrp £14.99), including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct. Address: [address removed]. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
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