A Family Affair

What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

In a new series, Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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20070226

2/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. In a new series, Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070305

3/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem?

These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070312

4/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem?

These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070319

5/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem?

These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070326

6/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem?

These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070702

1/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070709

2/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070716

3/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070723

4/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070730

5/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20070806

6/6. What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society. Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

20080218

1/7. Drugs in the Family: Ruth Wishart looks at the ethical and moral dilemmas affecting families as Sandra Grieve talks about her son who turned to drugs.

20080225

2/7. Ruth Wishart meets people who've faced the difficult dilemma of either seperating from their partners or opting to stay, often for the sake of their children.

20080303

3/7. Ruth Wishart explores some of the ethical and emotional dilemmas families have to deal with, with the people who've had to face them.

20080310

4/7. Ruth Wishart talks to Anna MacInnes whose daughter Isla was born with a facial disfigurement.

20080317

5/7. Ruth Wishart explores some of the ethical and emotional dilemmas families have to deal with, with the people who've had to face them.

20080324

6/7. Ruth Wishart explores some of the ethical and emotional dilemmas families have to deal with, with the people who've had to face them.

20080331

7/7. Ruth Wishart talks about the difficult ethical and emotional questions in modern family life, with those who've had to face them.

20080825

Drugs in the Family: Ruth Wishart looks at the ethical and moral dilemmas affecting families as Sandra Grieve talks about her son who turned to drugs.

20080826

Ruth Wishart meets people who've faced the difficult dilemma of either separating from their partners or opting to stay, often for the sake of their children.

20080827

Ruth Wishart explores some of the ethical and emotional dilemmas families have to deal with, with the people who've had to face them.

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 November 198919910616

First broadcast on 1989-11-03

Producer: R. BUCKHAM

Next in series: 23 June 1998

Previous in series: A FAMILY AFFAIR

Description

Play by Alexander OSTROVSKY. New version for radio by Nick DEAR. Set in Mosc-

Subject Categories

historical drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Nov 1989 20:55-22:30 (RADIO 3)

16 Jun 1991 21:55-23:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Jo Kendall (Actor)

Pauline Letts (Actor)

Michael Maloney (Actor)

Stratford Johns (Actor)

Maggie Steed (Actor)

Amanda Root (Actor)

Julian Curry (Actor)

Nick Dear (adap)

Alexander Ostrovsky (Author)

Richard Buckham (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-10-11

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 3

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What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

In a new series, Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

0120070702

1/6.

What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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Ruth Wishart looks at the ethical and moral dilemmas affecting families as Sandra Grieve talks about her son who turned to drugs.

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2/6.

What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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Ruth Wishart meets people who've faced the difficult dilemma of either seperating from their partners or opting to stay, often for the sake of their children.

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What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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Ruth Wishart explores some of the ethical and emotional dilemmas families have to deal with, with the people who've had to face them.

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4/6.

What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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Ruth Wishart talks to Anna MacInnes whose daughter Isla was born with a facial disfigurement.

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5/6.

What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem?

These are just some of the difficult areas of family life and living which pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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5/6.

What's the best way of caring for our elderly relatives and how do we solve our obesity problem? These are just some of the difficult areas of family life that pose hard ethical and emotional questions for all of us in today's society.

Ruth Wishart finds out how we're tackling such dilemmas, with people who've had to face them.

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Modren slavery - human trafficing.

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On 22nd November 1990, following dissention in the Conservative ranks and an equivocal leadership ballot, Margaret Thatcher made the dramatic decision to offer her resignation as prime minister.

Michael Dobbs' play follows Thatcher's last traumatic days in power, seen from the perspective of her husband, Denis, and her family.

Margaret Thatcher....Clare Higgins

Denis Thatcher....Stephen Moore

Carol Thatcher....Monica Dolan

Mark Thatcher....William McGeogh

Bill....Benjamin Whitrow

Sir Geoffrey Howe....John McEnery

Anthony....Kevin Doyle

Minister....Sean Campion

Christine....Sara Stewart

Directed by Roland Jaquerello

A Fiction Factory production for BBC Radio 4.

Michael Dobbs' play follows Margaret Thatcher's last traumatic days in power.