2/3. Lifestyle or Business. Paul Jackson looks at the history of independent TV production, and how the foundations were laid for a viable business model. Contributors include
Peter Bazalgette , Jimmy Mulville , Henry Normal and Paul Smith , who describe the opportunities available during the 1990S. producer Paul Kobrak
2/12. It costs the taxpayer millions of pounds each year to evict Gypsies and travellers from illegal sites. Elinor Goodman visits Crays Hill in Essex, where travellers are facing eviction and asks if their needs can ever be reconciled with those Of local residents. Producer Helen Grady
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Commentary on the third day of the Third Ashes
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Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Jim Maxwell.
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1/2. Alvin Hall explores the rise in corporate pay and bonus culture. He reveals how big businesses calculate the super salaries and asks: how much is enough? Can a company suffer from paying its top talent too much? Producer Richard Fenton-Smith Rptd on Wednesday at 3pm
Eddie Mair chairs the topical debate from Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, where the panel includes the Secretary of State for Wales Peter Hain, the columnist Tanya Gold and campaigner Tony Sewell. Rptd from yesterday
Andy McNab 's gripping story from the frontline of Afghanistan. Briggsy, an 18-year-old recruit is just three weeks into his first posting and he's thrilled to be part of the action. But when his section loses a man in battle, he is forced to confront the realities of war. Producer Vernee Samuel Radio features: pages 118-119
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During the 1960s and early 1970s, a new music scene emerged in Cambodia that became known as Khmer Rock. But when Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge arrived, many of the stars of this music were rounded up and killed. Yet these musicians are still revered in Cambodia today. Robin Denselow tells their Story. Repeated from Tuesday
Former Panorama reporter Tom Bower introduces his documentary on double agent George Blake that he made for BBC TV nearly 20 years ago. For 18 years, Blake served as a trusted and senior MI6 officer. Secretly, in 1952, he became a double agent, betraying MI6 operations and personnel to the KGB. Over nine years, at the critical period of the Cold War, he destroyed most of M16's activities in Eastern Europe. Producers Tom Bower and Mark Savage Shortened
1/3. Justin Rowlatt presents the debate show that brings together those who want to influence policy with those at the sharp end of policy decisions. A panel of key figures in higher education ask if the UK actually needs to send so many people to university. Rptd from Wednesday
3/4. Listeners' requests for verse lead Roger McGough to swim with seals in icy water, recall the wives of Thomas Hardy , and contemplate life and death while discussing a tea tray. The readers are Renu Brindle , Paul Mundell and Rupert Wickham. Repeated from Sunday
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