(Details on BBC1 at 3.55 pm)
with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2
A series of ten programmes
9: Are You Living Comfortably*
PAT O'SULLIVAN shows how to use basic ideas to get rid of the ' zones of discomfort' in your living room.
Director CHRISTOPHER SERLE
Producer MICHAEL GARROD !
Michael Charlton , Charles Wheeler with Richard Kershaw
Newsreader Angela Rippon
George Steiner , Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Geneva University, says England has given its political language to most of the world but is now in a state where it is no longer communicating with itself. His assertions and his arguments are scrutinised by Dr John Rae and others
Chairman Graham Turner
MICHAEL HOGAN London producer JENNY MONAHAN Manchester producer CYRIL GATES Editor DONALD BAVERSTOCK
A series of six plays by FREDERIC RAPHAEL 2: A Love Life
1955: in their final year at Cambridge, Adam's friends make their preparation for life in the outside world, some by laying the foundation stones of their careers, many pairing off in the marriage stakes, a few by doing both.
Riveting drama (DAILY EXPRESS) Producer MARK SHIVAS
Director ROBERT KNIGHTS
Brecht in Newcastle
Songs! Battles! Laughter! Tragedy! Playwrights EDWARD BOND and PETER BARNES and actress JANET SUZMAN make their personal contributions to this special 20th anniversary tribute to Bertolt Brecht at Newcastle's University Theatre. With scenes from The Good Woman of Setzuan, and late-night performances of prose, poetry and music by Brecht, Weill and others, including British premieres of Roundheads and Pointed Heads and The Breadshop.
Also, an exclusive sneak preview of the 1976 Plays and Players awards. We discover whom the London theatre critics have nominated as the year's best actress and actor, the most promising newcomers, the best new play and the best production.
Directors CHRIS mohr , CHARLES CHABOT Producer PETER ADAM
DAVID MARKHAM reads The Plain by PATRIC DICKINSON