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Second series of Lucy Flannery 's
Writers' Guild award-winning sitcom. Maria is stuck for a subject for her article, Ruby's dissertation is going nowhere and all Paul and Richard can do is ogle supermodels ...
Producer Liz Anstee

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucy Flannery
Producer:
Liz Anstee
Maria:
Barbara Flynn
Richard:
Patrick Barlow
Amy:
Linda Polan
Paul:
Toby Longworth
Ruby:
Vivienne Rochester

Stephen Laughton 's first radio play is about a Filipino student who comes to England. Back in her home village, like the other girls who do not marry, she is known as a "happy auntie".
Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Laughton
Director:
Shaun MacLoughlin
Lei-Mei:
Mamta Kaash
Mr Sung:
Zia Mohyeddin
Jose:
Lyndam Gregory
Jesus:
Ravi Aujla
Peter:
Jonathan Tarer
Sister:
Kate Binchy

They Just Don't Think We're Ready for It. In the last of the series, children give first-hand accounts of the pains and joys of growing up - from adults' almost universal fear of adolescence to children's courage in facing change and their inspiring hope of creating a better future.
A Sarah McCrum and Joni Lloyd production

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah McCrum
Unknown:
Joni Lloyd

Quentin Cooper reviews the week's film releases, including the new Star Trek movie, as well as a very unusual version of Romeo and Juliet.
Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan Revised rpt at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Producer:
Ann Marie O'Callaghan

"I could see what Tom was thinking: that I was odd but harmless. That would have to do for the moment.
After my previous experience, being thought harmless seemed like a compliment." A man's fear of love is explored in Frank Ronan 's gentle romance, read by Michael Cashman. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Ronan
Read By:
Michael Cashman.
Producer:
Pam Fraser Solomon

John Slater examines 50 years of radiation in the United States.
2: The Voices in the Nuclear
Wilderness. Electricity too cheap to meter, atoms for peace, the prospect of atomic aeroplanes: most
Americans were swept along on the nuclear wave. The moral certainties of the Cold War stopped the questions that should have been asked. Nuclear power in the US sank in the early 70s under the weight of its own cost, but it was only ten years ago that a few brave voices began to challenge the absolute power of the nuclear military, asking questions about plant safety, accidents and leakages, and where the waste would be stored.
A Pier Black Hill production

Contributors

Unknown:
John Slater

4: Caught in the Middle. Palestine came under British mandate rule after the First World War, but the British
Government had promised support for the creation of a homeland for the Jews in Palestine. The impossibility of keeping the promise while safeguarding the rights of the Arabs soon became clear.
Repeated from Friday

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