Spring Highlights on BBC Radio 4 Gwyneth Williams, Controller of Radio 4, has today announced a selection of Spring highlights on BBC Radio 4. These include: A new play by Joan Bakewell, written in reaction to Harold Pinter’s Betrayal and examining the affair from another perspective. A new dramatisation of Michael Cunningham’s 1999 book The […]
New on BBC Two, The Repair Shop New on BBC Two, The Repair Shop (Monday-Friday, 6.30pm, BBC Two) follows the work of a team of skilled craftsmen and craftswomen as they restore unique historical possessions to their former glory… In the repair shop today, three cherished family heirlooms are brought back to life.
Holding Back The Years In Holding Back The Years (Monday-Friday, 9.15am BBC One) five celebrities explore the key concerns related to ageing… Maureen Lipman travels back to her home town of Hull to meet inspirational characters who have found different ways to stay social and avoid loneliness in later years. Drawing on her own experiences after losing her husband of […]
BBC One Special Question Time: Britain After Brexit As the government prepares to trigger Article 50 and start the Brexit process, BBC One has a special Question Time: Britain After Brexit debate (Monday,8.30pm)… David Dimbleby presents a special edition of Question Time from Birmingham – Britain after Brexit. On the panel are secretary of state […]
Paula Rego: Secrets And Stories A unique insight into the life and work of celebrated painter Paula Rego, directed by her son, Nick Willing. Notoriously private and guarded, Rego opens up for the first time in this film about the secrets and stories in her life. Born in Portugal, trained in London, she nevertheless used […]