'No job's worth it if it's going to kill you,' says Bob Smith, victim of a lethal industrial disease. But what can workers do to discover health hazards at work? Is it safe to leave everything to the employer, the union and the factory inspector?
The Docks are vital to everything we make, eat and sell. Yet even before the recent strike and the Jones-Aldington Report, Britain's Docks were in serious trouble. In Liverpool for Money at Work, David Taylor has been talking to those parties with the greatest interest in the problem - the Mersey Docks' and Harbour Company, the unions, the employers, the unofficial shop stewards and not least the dockers themselves.
The earliest known fossil remains of a polar bear come from Kew. So, when polar bears swam in the Thames, did Britain really look like present-day Greenland? What was the Ice Age? Was it so long ago? Will it happen again?
Plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear.
with Michael De Morgan
Harry Williams, former Dean of Trinity College, Cambridge, talking to Nicholas Tomalin
"I can't speak except in terms of my own experience."
Written by Nicholas Tomalin
A dramatised examination of the people and politics, facts and suspicions, that surround the last voyage and tragic sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915. She was struck by a single torpedo off the Irish coast and sank in less than 18 minutes; 1,195 people died, many of them women and children, some of them American.
Was it an atrocity for which the Germans were solely responsible? Or was it calculated strategy by which Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty, ensured that America would enter the war on the side of the hard-pressed Allies? New evidence is examined in the Old Court House, Kinsale, Ireland - where the original inquest was held.
(I tried everything: pages 68-70)
by Evelyn Waugh
Adapted in seven parts by Barry Took
starring Harry Worth as William Boot
Ishmaelia is on the brink of civil war - but who is against whom?
by Julian Bond
[Starring] Kenneth More
with Zena Walker as Mary Drew, Hildegard Neil as Helen Barlow and Stacey Tendeter as Serena
The face Richard Drew shows to his 16-year-old daughter Serena cracks in a surprising situation.
Starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine
with Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston
A season of Billy Wilder's most celebrated comedies
An insurance clerk's apartment becomes a popular venue for his bosses' extra-marital entertaining, but the shortcut to promotion proves to be a dead-end when his own emotions become involved.
(This Week's Films: page 9)