5/5. Despite tragedy and heartbreak, the letters continue - and the story reaches down through the generations. By Peter Pagnamenta and Momoko Williams. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
An all-human-life-is-there study of the British seafront. As the July crowds cluster round both the ice-cream sellers and the Kangaroo Man (stifling inside his suit), town hall officials are desperately try to relaunch their Victorian summer venue for cruising surfers. In the dark winter months part-time panto actors snatch quick fags in the drizzle. Reporter Sara Parker listens to the voices and sounds of the British seaside resort through winter and summer.
New series 1/6. it's Edinburgh, it's February and it s freezing outside. Inside, the temperature is rising. Caroline and Simeon are loved-up; Fiona and Ruth are fed up - three's company but four is definitely a crowd. Hilary Lyon 's second series of the comedy drama centred on the lives of three 40-ish friends. Producer/Director Gordon Kennedy
in which John Waite investigates the situation of the thousands of eastern Europeans working in Britain's building trade. You and Yours series editor Andrew Smith
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In the world of 19th-century Parisian opera the claqueurs can make or break a perfomance. Pay them well and your opera receives tumultuous applause. Deny them and the theatre will ring with cat-calls. By Mike Harris. With Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano) and Yuval Zoran (piano) Producer/Director Clive Brill
5/5. What has five weeks of woodpecker-watching thrown up in the BTO [British Trust for Ornithology] Great Spotted Woodpecker Survey during the series? Dylan Winter finds out. He's also on the road to Rockingham to find out what the fuel-efficient cars Of the future could be like. Producer Sheena Duncan
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Crowborough, East Sussex, put questions on the issues of the week to a panel consisting of Conservative MP Nicholas Soames , Minister for Culture David Lammy , chief executive of Yeo Valley foods Graham Keating , and columnist Julia Hartley Brewer.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
A compelling drama about love among the elderly in a residential home, inspired by true stories. Often seen as rooms for those waiting for the Grim Reaper to call, sex is actually alive and f lourising between residents Kate and Bob. She is in her 60s, he is nearly 90. Beside being lovers, they both suffer from dementia. Richard Wilson plays
Kate's husband Paul whose reaction to his wife's infidelity is complicated. Written by Rony Robinson , with original songs by Sally Goldsmith.
Singers Violetta Hall , Rosa Allender , Joan Crookes , Jill Eke , Monica Mellor , Jim Russell , Tony Smith : Pianist Julie Crookes Director Pauline Harris
10/10. 1 Go Always with Thee. Robert Jordan and the peasant guerrilla band he is leading prepare to blow the bridge, although they fear that the attack may be futile. Martin T Sherman reads the conclusion of Ernest Hemingway 's Spanish Civil War novel. For further details see Monday
With his ukelele and falsetto renditions of pre-war popular songs like Tiptoe through the Tulips, Tiny Tim was an unlikely star and an even less likely sex symbol. Yet during the 60s he became hugely popular. Writer and musician CP Lee tells the story of a very unusual talent and a genuine eccentric. Producer Bob Dickinson
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