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Edward Blishen and his guests professors Steve Jones and Wendy Savage select three paperbacks they consider to be a good read: Kafka's Metamorphosis and Other Stories, A S Byatt's Still Life, and A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks. Producer Susan Roberts

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Blishen
Unknown:
Steve Jones
Unknown:
Wendy Savage
Unknown:
Oliver Sacks.
Producer:
Susan Roberts

Last episode of the comedy series by Mike Coleman.
Cathy wants to return to the city, Dave wants to stay in the country. A visit to London is arranged to settle the dispute.
Producer Ann Jobson

Contributors

Writer:
Mike Coleman.
Producer:
Ann Jobson
Dave:
Jonathan Tarer
Cathy:
Lesley Sharp
Kevin:
Geoff McGivern
Wendell:
Robert Daws
Ruth:
Rachel Atkins
Jim:
David Learner
Steve:
David Jarvis
Tracy:
Melanie Hudson

The final part of Arnold Evans ' comedy starring Kate Fitzgerald.
A FrenchRevolution. The cleaners at Spit 'n' Polish land a dream contract in the south of France. But Mitch knows there has to be a snag.
Director Jane Dauncey

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Evans
Unknown:
Kate Fitzgerald.
Director:
Jane Dauncey
Mitch:
Kate Fitzgerald
Lucy:
Sue Broomaeld
Jilly:
Louise Holland
Forty Watts:
John McArdle
Tom:
Iestyn Jones
Ange:
Lyn Hunter
Paul:
Tony Beck

From Norse myth to Beowulf and beyond - Kevin Crossley Holland tells Michael Rosen why he has devoted his life to collecting and retelling traditional tales. Producer Jill Burridge

Contributors

Unknown:
Kevin Crossley Holland
Unknown:
Michael Rosen
Producer:
Jill Burridge

Kathleen Hale created one of the century's favourite felines, Orlando the Marmalade Cat. Now in her 96th year, she has just published her memoirs. Brian Sibley meets her, and reports on this week's new films, including David Hare 's The Secret Rapture, starring
Juliet Stevenson. Producer John Goudie
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Kathleen Hale
Unknown:
Brian Sibley
Unknown:
David Hare
Unknown:
Juliet Stevenson.
Producer:
John Goudie

Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest.
First Round - Midlands and East AngHa. Bob Thompson (printer); Bill Stratton (project manager); Steve Evans (company director); and Steve Havercroft (systems consultant).

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Bob Thompson
Unknown:
Bill Stratton
Unknown:
Steve Evans
Unknown:
Steve Havercroft

Fifty years ago, as D-Day approached, teams of novice radio operators and observers were training in St Albans to drop behind the lines in France.
Now the British and American instructors and French secret agents tell their stories - both tragic and triumphant - for the first time.
Producer Julian Hale

Contributors

Unknown:
St Albans
Producer:
Julian Hale

Very few people avoid going to school, and secondary schooling in particular is most people's immediate pathway to the wider adult world.
This four-part series draws on the huge and powerful storehouse of remembered experience from people's school lives in the state system since 1945.
1: Strong Sisters, Violent Brothers

This week's programme includes reports on male rape, why older men are attracted to younger women, and an international perspective on British men. Presented by Tom Robinson.

Contributors

Presented By:
Tom Robinson.

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