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John Humphrys talks to six successful people who have weathered storms in their careers. 5: Lord Taylor of Warwick The black barrister who was selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Cheltenham faced opposition even from within his own party.
Producer Brian King. Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Talks:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Brian King.

With Martha Kearney and guests. Dear Jayne Browne : Honest Men by Valerie Georgeson. Part 2 of 5. Dear Jayne Browne repeated at 7.45pm For details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Martha Kearney
Unknown:
Jayne Browne
Unknown:
Valerie Georgeson.
Unknown:
Jayne Browne

Three programmes in which
Pete McCarthy investigates the history of the Acadians - French settlers from
Canada who dispersed throughout the world. 1: To Grand Pre and Back. The lifestyle that gave rise to Acadian culture. Producer Eleanor Garland Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Pete McCarthy
Producer:
Eleanor Garland

The Tuggses at Ramsgate. It seems that money cannot buy you love in the first of five comic stories from the pen of Charles Dickens. With Nicholas Farrell as the voice of Boz. with Colleen Prendergast. Julian Rhind Tutt. Sean Baker and Tracy Ann Oberman Director Sally Avens

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens.
Unknown:
Nicholas Farrell
Unknown:
Colleen Prendergast.
Unknown:
Julian Rhind Tutt.
Unknown:
Sean Baker
Unknown:
Tracy Ann OBErman
Director:
Sally Avens
Mr Joseph Tuggs:
Christopher Hancock
MrsTuggs:
Frances Jeater

Huw Edwards cross-examines top lawyers Mark Stephens and Eileen Pembridge and their guests in a battle of wits from the heart of the legal establishment, the Law Society.
Producers Geoff Ballinger and Tim Green

Contributors

Unknown:
Huw Edwards
Unknown:
Mark Stephens
Unknown:
Eileen Pembridge
Producers:
Geoff Ballinger
Producers:
Tim Green

A four-part serialisation of Ronald
Frame's popular drama set in a luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands.
2: A famous TV soap opera star plans a secret revenge in the dining room. with Tom Watson. Ann Scott-Jones .
Gregor Powrie. Deirdre Davis. Simon Tait and Louise Ludgate. Director Patrick Rayner

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Watson.
Unknown:
Ann Scott-Jones
Unknown:
Gregor Powrie.
Unknown:
Deirdre Davis.
Unknown:
Simon Tait
Unknown:
Louise Ludgate.
Director:
Patrick Rayner
Fee:
Elia Langland
David:
Crawford Logan
Wilma:
Una McLean

Three programmes in which
Frank Wilson meets people who have taken DIY into the realms of fantasy.
1: DIY Castle. Orthodontist John Mew has spent the past five years building his dream castle in the heart of Sussex. Producer Sean Walsh

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Wilson
Unknown:
John Mew
Producer:
Sean Walsh

Four comic stories recorded in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival. 2: Tom Smith reads The Valhalla Despatch by Brian Hennigan. An Edinburgh granny requests a Viking funeral. Producer David Jackson Young Repeated Saturday 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Smith
Unknown:
Brian Hennigan.
Producer:
David Jackson

Thomas Sutcliffe and his guests, artistic director Neil Bartlett and broadcaster Martin Bashir, talk about three favourite paperbacks.

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Sutcliffe
Director:
Neil Bartlett
Unknown:
Martin Bashir
Producer:
Christine Hall

More music and comedy from the sassy Irish trio. This week, Nuala's disastrous haircut causes upset. With Sue Collins, Anne Gildea , Karen Egan and Paul Tylak.
Producer Jo Clegg. Repeated tomorrow 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Gildea
Unknown:
Karen Egan
Unknown:
Paul Tylak.
Producer:
Jo Clegg.

Why does the Hunchback of Notre Dame never get the girl? And why does
Cinderella have to be beautiful to be good? Film-maker Alex Cox looks at the portrayal of disabled people in feature films and asks if it is time that film-makers got real about disability.
Producer Colin Hughes. Repeated Sunday 5pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Alex Cox
Producer:
Colin Hughes.

Prisoners of Pleasure. Cutting-edge science is teasing apart the genes that may be responsible for addiction. In the third of four programmes, Sue Armstrong discovers why some people become addicted to drugs while others are able to walk away. Producer Louise Dalziel

Contributors

Producer:
Louise Dalziel

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