with Michael Shoesmith.
The Guyana-born British actor Norman Beaton talks to Ferdinand Dennis.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo
with Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Dr David Stone.
with Libby Purves. Guest interview by Brian Hayes. Producer Bridget Osborne
Regional Variations (2)
Introit: What cheer!; Now Thank We All Our God;
John 3, w 1-8; Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day; Be Thou My Vision. Director of Music Barry Rose.
Chronicles. Part 5.
Read My Lips: Who really tells the truth - journalists who report it, or actors who recreate it?
Jenni Murray presides at Ronnie Scott's, with guests Sheila Hancock , Anna Massey , Lynn Barber , Kate Adie. Story: One More
Interview by John Updike. Producer Mary Sharp
Last of six programmes. Is Penelope Keith cut out to be a Baptist minister's wife?
(For details see Christmas Day)
Documentary: page 28
Stereo (Broadcast Sat 8.50pm;
The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Major , MP, gives a wide-ranging New Year's Day interview to James Naughtie.
How does a man manage when he has to bring up his young daughter alone?
Written by Don Haworth.
Director Kay Patrick. Stereo
Dr John Post presents a sample from more than 100 years of delicate, improving and uplifting advice about sex, in four programmes.
1: What Every Young Person Should Know
Producer Malcolm Love. Stereo
Rosemary Hartill presents a portrait of a remarkable woman, the 12th-century Abbess Hildegard of Bingen. Reader Geraldine McEwan.
Producer Amanda Hancox. Stereo
Carol Vorderman plugs into European communication. Producer Peter Croasdale
Nigel Andrews , who has sat through more than 300 hours of feature films this year, reflects with the help of studio guests on the trends of 1991, from
Terminator to Thelma and Louise.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
The New Year Boy by Shena Mackay.
Reader Maggie Steed. Producer Duncan Minshull
with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.
Introducing Mr Dollfuss Jill Tweedie seals the fate of Edwin Dollfuss in the final part of the story. Dollfuss is being reprogrammed for the 90s. Will he succumb?
Fifth of eight political dramas by Christopher Lee. "Mr Speaker , will the Home Secretary explain why he is supporting the nomination of the twin brother of his closest friend. Has the Government rigged the election process?"
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo
Not the anniversary present Peggy was expecting!
To begin the new series, John Waite looks back over the stories he has covered in the past year and what has happened since. Editor Graham Ellis
● WRITE to: Face the Facts. BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
In a dingy basement in Nice, the faithful of the English-American Library of the Cote d'Azur gather to renew their books, their friendships and their memories.
Producer Simon Elmes
Batman is dead. Police Commissioner Gordon makes a desperate journey through the background of Gotham City's famous vigilante, to unmask his killer and to solve the mystery of the occupant of Wayne Manor.
Batman created by Bob Kane. Based on characters and situations published by DC Comics Inc. Written by the producer Dirk Maggs and Simon Bullivant.
A ten-part series in which
Brian Redhead traces the history of the Christian church from the end of the Middle
Ages to the present day. 1: Ranters and Razors
A search for the roots of reform finds them deeper than Luther's Germany or Henry VIII 's England.
Producer Malcolm Love. Stereo
Stereo (Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
2: The Sun.
with Robin Lustig. Stereo
A Country Doctor's Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov. 4: The Blizzard. Stereo
Part 3. Stereo
2: RavensbrÃ¼ck Concentration Camp