Created by A. j. CRONIN starring in Snares and Pitfalls by CLIFFORD HANLEY
When Annie Dougan claims she has been attacked by a man, Mistress Niven is convinced she is lying and Dr Finlay is uncertain of the girl's story. But Dr Cameron has no opinion on the matter; he's too preoccupied with a certain Miss Wright ...
The series produced by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Designer WALTER MILLER
Script editor BARRY THOMAS Producer JOHN HENDERSON
Directed by KEN HANNAM
by Pat Dunlop
Created by A. J. Cronin
Starring Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron, Barbara Mullen as Janet and Bill Simpson as Dr Finaly
When Bob Dewar wants a loan from the bank to open a garage, Dr Finlay decides to act as guarantor. But Dr Cameron, although agreeing that Dewar is a skilful mechanic, has doubts about his business potential.
from the television series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN with Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron Barbara Mullen as Janet Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay
A Penny Saved: written and adapted by DICK SHARPLES
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Produced by PETER TITHERAOCE (Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
Fiona Talkington and Ian McMillan host an evening of drama, music, commissioned poetry, reportage and listener contributions in celebration of the summer solstice.
With studio sessions from Finnish folk band
Varttina and English singer June Tabor.
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
6.45 A Midsummer Night's Dream
ByWilliam Shakespeare. Another chance to hear a star-studded production of one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies, first broadcast in 1999. Introduced by Richard Eyre.
Music composed and performed by Robin Rimbaud Director Susan Roberts
Midsummer Serenades and Renga
During the three intervals, updates on work in progress at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, near
Wakefield, where Alec Finlay is leading the creation of a 100-verse poem in the Japanese renga tradition. Plus seasonal music by Haydn, Paul Patterson and Grainger performed by the Galliard Ensemble.
9.45 The Posthumous Life of Pagan England 1/2. Historian Ronald Hutton takes Ian McMillan around Solsbury Hill near Bath, where a fiery wheel-rolling tradition persisted.
10.00 Midsummer in Midsomer Norton
Ian McMillan visits the Somerset town to see if its romantic name makes summers special there.
10.15 The Land of Giving In Lavinia Greenlaw 's poetic account of midsummer bathed in 24-hour sunlight on the Lofoten Islands, Norway.
10.30 A Midsummer Light's Nighthouse
WN Herbert reads a poem from his lighthouse.
10.45 The Posthumous Life of Pagan England 2/2. Ronald Hutton tours the ancient stone circles atStanton Drew, near Bristol.
11.00 Of Fowls and Foula Poet Kathleen Jamie and musician Don Paterson share the midsummer light on the Shetland island of Foula.
11.25 Magic Meadow Drums Novelist and poet James Lasdun calls in from Woodstock in New York state, still a hippy gathering-place.
11.30 Midsummer Legumes and Brass Ian McMillan finds out what's going on at his brother John's allotment.
11.50 Midsummer Renga
An update on the progress of Alec Finlay 's communal poetry creation.
11.55 The Nights Are Drawing In Ian McMillan performs his own countdown poem for midnight. Email throughout the evening with your midsummer moments and memories to email@example.com
Producers Tim Dee , Lyndon Jones and Susan Roberts
The comedy drama, from the pen of writer Simon Nye , returns for a second series of six episodes.
White Pubic Hair. While taking photographs, Ian falls through the roof of Astley's barn. Lisa discovers an unnerving symptom of her stressful life. See Choice.
Director John Henderson ; Producer Margot Gavan Duffy (S) (W)
I'm Not an Alcoholic. Ian is invited to join the ranks of the school governors, but the first meeting coincides with his ill-fated attempt to give up alcohol for a month. See Choice.
Written by Simon Nye ; Director John Henderson
Producer Margot Gavan Duffy (S) (W) Yokel boy done good: page 37
Second in a six-part comedy-drama from Simon Nye, writer of Men Behaving Badly, starring Dylan Moran, Charlotte Coleman
Ian is commissioned to take the annual picture at Lisa's school, but the job doesn't go as smoothly as planned.
See today's choices.
Director John Henderson ; Producer Margot Gavan Duffy
Everybody's talking about.... Charlotte Coleman : page 11
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