After an absence of 50 years, Peter Snow returns to the scene of his postwar childhood in Libya, to make a Personal voyage around the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - with all its inconsistencies and defiant reputation. Producer Sarah Jane Hall
4/4. Charles comes face to face with the killer - in the sound-effects store. By Simon Brett dramatised by Jeremy Front.
Producer Sally Avens
By John Mortimer.
When Lewis Luby wakes up in an Italian hospital, he finds himself lying under the monstrous big toe of God. Surely some mistake: Luby, who has never for one moment believed in the immortality of the soul, cannot possibly be in Heaven!
Starring Jeremy Irons.
Producer/Director Jeremy Mortimer
John Cushnie , Pippa Greenwood and Bob Flowerdew are guests of Hassocks
Horticultural Society, West Sussex. Chaired by Eric Robson. At 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened rpt from 28 Dec Sunday at 2pm
6/8 The BBC's North America editor Justin Webb introduces one of Alistair Cooke 's seasonal Letters from America, originally broadcast in December and January during his 50-year career. Continues tomorrow.
3/6. Half-way through histhree-score-year-and-ten, Will Smith is in a panic as life is passing him by. Luckily, his godfather Peter is on hand to help him. This week, Peter invites US rap star '10 Shot" to help Will with his confidence. By Roger Drew and Will Smith.
Other roles are played by Gunnar Cauthery , Roger Drew , Robert Lonsdale , Paul Rider and Dan Starkey Producer Tilusha Ghelani
Geoff the instructor:
John Wilson reports on how leading musicians respond to working under the shadow of past success. With Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Damon Albarn, Paul Weller, Coldplay and all three members Of The Police.
Which of the world's species are truly irreplaceable? Andrea Catherwood chairs a debate hosted by the Earthwatch Institute at the Royal Geographical Society in London in which five eminent scientists argue the case for the five organisms they believe we cannot bear to lose. Producer Kirsty Henderson
2/3. Gyles Brandreth explores the secret lives of politicians - who they are, where they come from, what inspired them, their greatest moment, their worst moment, what their hobbies are and what they hope to achieve. Repeated from Sunday 28 December at 11pm
On the Town. Paul Gambaccini looks at MGM's film of Leonard Bernstein 's first musical comedy in the company of Betty Garrett , who played opposite Frank Sinatra in the screen version, film historian Dana Polan and Jude Kelly , who directed the successful English National Opera production. Producer Adrian Edwards
A selection of highlights from this year's daily series in which John Tusa , drawing on news archive and music from the time, retraced the political, cultural and social events of 1968 as they happened. Producer Russell Finch
6/10. 1,000,000 Rupees. Thomas recalls being robbed on a train back to Mumbai. It's a life experience that helps him answer a vital question in the show Who Will Win a Billion. By Ayeesha Menon from the novel by Vikas Swarup.
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