Programme Index

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Germaine Greer , Richard Adams , Frederick Forsyth and Jilly Cooper recall prominent popular literature of the 1970s, a decade that produced The Day of the Jackal, The Female Eunuch, The Joy of Sex and Watership Down.

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Germaine Greer
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Richard Adams
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Frederick Forsyth
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Jilly Cooper

The autocracy of Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu permeated the country so strongly that newspapers had to mention his name 40 times on every page.
Director Ben Lewis's film captures the bizarreness of life in Romania during the dictator's 22-year regime, and examines his post-Communist legacy.

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Nicolae Ceausescu
Director:
Ben Lewis

Director Conor McPherson's feature debut is this comedy drama about a cafe owner whose eldest son stages a robbery in the hope of paying off his father's debts. Starring Peter McDonald and Brian Cox.

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Conor McPherson
Starring:
Peter McDonald
Starring:
Brian Cox

Conor McPherson's play, filmed at London's New Ambassadors Theatre, explores how three generations of Dubliners face up to the responsibilities of love. With Jim Norton, Eanna MacLiam and Stephen Brennan.

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Conor McPherson
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Jim Norton
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Stephen Brennan.

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More