A Hard Act To Follow

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0101Liz Allen19980618

In the first of eight conversations about professional and personal `inheritances', Diana Madill talks to Liz Allen, crime correspondent of Ireland's Sunday Independent, whose predecessor in the job, Veronica Guerin, was murdered by the gangsters she had striven to expose.

0102Mark Winer19980625

In the second of eight conversations with people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes, Diana Madill talks to Mark Winer, the American rabbi appointed to succeed the late and much-loved Hugo Gryn.

0103Toby Young19980702

In the third of eight conversations with people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes, Diana Madill talks to writer and self-styled Essex man Toby Young, son of renowned social reformer Lord Michael Young of Dartington.

0104Margaret Ryan19980709

In the fourth of eight conversations with people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes, Diana Madill talks to head teacher Margaret Ryan, who took over at the London school where Philip Lawrence was stabbed to death while defending a pupil.

010519980716

The fifth of eight programmes in which Diana Madill meets people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes.

0106Caroline Hamilton And Ann Daniels19980723

In the sixth of eight conversations with people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes, Diana Madill talks to amateur explorers Caroline Hamilton and Ann Daniels who, having successfully reached the North Pole, have now set their sights on the South.

0107Jim Mcgrath19980730

In the seventh of eight conversations with people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes, Diana Madill meets racing commentator Jim McGrath, who has taken over from Sir Peter O'Sullevan.

0201Ash Pawade19990729

Diana Madill presents a seven-part series that focuses on people facing a professional challenge. 1: Ash Pawade has taken over as consultant cardiac surgeon for Bristol Royal Infirmary, where a public enquiry is currently looking into the deaths of 29 children.

020219990805

Diana Madill presents a seven-part series that focuses on people facing a professional challenge. 2: David Hemery, president of UK Athletics.

020319990812

Diana Madill presents a seven-part series that focuses on people facing a personal and professional challenge. 3: Writer Ruth Hamilton, who has been called the new Catherine Cookson.

0204The Book Of Kells19990819

Diana Madill presents a seven-part series that focuses on people facing a personal and professional challenge. 4: Malcolm MacClean and Theo Dorgan, who are working on a contemporary version of `The Book of Kells'.

020519990826

Diana Madill presents a seven-part series that focuses on people facing personal and professional challenges. 5: Maggie McCune, who has been following in her daughter's footsteps in Sudan.

020619990902

Diana Madill continues the series that focuses on people facing personal and professional challenges. 6: Elizabeth Filkin, the new Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards and Privileges.

0207Elizabeth19990909

Diana Madill continues the series that focuses on people facing personal and professional challenges. 7: Alison Owen, producer of the film `Elizabeth'.

0208 LAST19990916

Diana Madill meets David Green, the new boss of the British Council, in the last of the eight-part series.

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Diana Madill presents a seven-part series that focuses on people facing personal and professional challenges.

4: Malcolm MacClean and Theo Dorgan, who are working on a contemporary version of `The Book of Kells'.

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B01Inheritances19980618
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B0319980702
B0419980709
B0519980716

Eight programmes in which Diana Madill meets people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes. 5: Indian economist Professor Amartya Sen, the new Master of Trinity College, Cambridge.

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B08 LAST19980806

Eight conversations with people faced with the challenge of stepping into someone else's shoes. Diana Madill meets Emma Townshend, daughter of rock musician Pete.