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It is 100 years since the term "curriculum vitae" was first adopted to describe the career summary which is essential for all job applicants.
Adrian Goldberg examines the CV's changing form and looks at what lies hidden between the lines. Producer Joanne Coombs

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Goldberg
Producer:
Joanne Coombs

A six-part comedy series by Jim Eldridge.

The community centre's senior citizens club want to book Matt Clayton, a singing comedian from the fifties, but first they have to find him. And an old flame reenters Sandra's life, which means trouble for Terry.

Contributors

Writer:
Jim Eldridge.
Director:
Marilyn Imrie
Music:
Jacqueline Dankworth
Music:
Harvey Brough
Terry:
Karl Howman
Sandra:
Phyllis Logan
Steve:
Ben Crowe
Matt:
Ray Lonnen
David:
Sean Baker
Mrs McKendrick:
Sandra Voe
Gail:
Jennifer Wheelan

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Penny Vine. Repeated on Sunday
Letters: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. Fax: [number removed]. Telephone: [number removed]. E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton

By Don Paterson. It's turning into a disastrous dinner party. Ex-lovers Bob and Alison are sparring tentatively, Rachel is using large amounts of wine to console herself for a failed art show and a failed relationship and Lucy hasn't shown up, but has sent her new man. He's an odd choice but has a disarming way of getting your life story out of you.
Producer Dave Batchelor

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Paterson.
Producer:
Dave Batchelor
Alison:
Julie Austin
Bob:
Chris Delaney
Steve:
Forbes Masson
Rachel:
Gayanne Potter

8: A RiverAlive. Sandra Sykes hears how farmers, landowners and anglers have teamed up through the Westcountry Rivers Trust to improve the quality of the River Tamar, bordering Devon and Cornwall. The result has been a return of life to the river and a newly flourishing leisure industry. Last in the series. Producer Julian Hector. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio 4
E-MAIL: changing.places@bbc.co.uk. WRITE TO: Changing Places, BBC Natural History Unit. Broadcasting House. Bristol, BS8 2LR Repeated Monday 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandra Sykes
Producer:
Julian Hector.

In Grahame's book, Mole is overcome with grief for the home he left behind, so Ratty accompanies him to Mole End. There, Mole discovers what home means and who he is. Writer Pat Cumper longs for her old home in Jamaica and spends her time luxuriating in fragrant memories. Like Mole, exile has sharpened her wits but left her wondering what it all means.
(For details see Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Pat Cumper

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical panel game with Alan Coren , Jeremy Hardy and Jo Brand. Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Simon Hoggart 's Pick of the News Quiz is available from all good retailers andfromwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Hoggart
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Unknown:
Jo Brand.
Producer:
Lucy Armitage.
Unknown:
Simon Hoggart

Betty plays the diplomat.
Written by Caroline Harrington. Director Sue Wilson
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Caroline Harrington.
Director:
Sue Wilson
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil:
Norman Painting
Jill:
Patricia Green
David:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth:
Felicity Finch
Pat:
Patricia Gillimore
Helen:
Louiza Patikas
Jennifer:
Angela Piper
George:
Graham Roberts
Joe:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Rosalind Adams
Edward:
Barry Farrimond
Neil:
Brian Hewtett
Susan:
Charlotte Martin
Emma:
Felicity Jones
Mike:
Terry Molloy
Betty:
Pamela Craig
Caroline:
Sara Howard
Robert:
Graham Blockey
Lynda:
Carole Boyd
Greg:
Marc Finn
Siobhan:
Caroline Lennon
Oliver:
Michael Cochrane
Kevin:
Tom Mannion

Elizabeth Gaskell 's frank portrait of Manchester life in the 1840s created shock waves when it was published and established her reputation. The novel is dramatised in 20 parts by Lavinia Murray.
5: Mill workers are laid off and Wilson and Barton find a desperately poor family barely alive in a cellar. Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Gaskell
Unknown:
Lavinia Murray.

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from Grange over Sands in Cumbria with a panel which includes chairman of the Food Recovery Unit and head of Northern Foods Lord Haskins, John Redwood MP and political editor of The Observer Kamal Ahmed.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
John Redwood
Unknown:
Kamal Ahmed.
Producer:
Lisa Jenkinson.

A biography series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Rabbi Lionel Blue talks about the 19th-century Hindu missionary and thinker Swami Vivekananda , whose message of universal religion has always influenced his life. With Joan Bakewell. Producer Miles Warde

Contributors

Talks:
Lionel Blue
Unknown:
Swami Vivekananda
Unknown:
Joan Bakewell.
Producer:
Miles Warde

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