That's What Friends Are For

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19931227]

A five-part daily series in which

Meera Syal looks at friendships that have been forged against the odds. Today, South Africans Hugh Masekela and Bishop Trevor Huddleston , reflect on a background of exile. Producer Tony Phillips

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931227]

Unknown: Bishop Trevor Huddleston

Producer: Tony Phillips

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931228]

2: Ex-armed robber John Williams met Christine Grey in HMP Lewes when she came in as his Open University tutor. They talk about how their friendship has changed since John was released on parole last year.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931228]

Unknown: John Williams

Unknown: Christine Grey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931229]

iandra and Selma met in London. Both are Bosnian and both used to live in Sarajevo, but Sandra is a Serb and Selma is a Muslim. They talk about how their friendship has grown and given them comfort against the backdrop of the bitterness and bloodshed between their compatriots at home.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Meera Syal continues her look at friendships that have been forged agains the odds.

Boxer Herol "Bomber" Graham retired from the ringearlierthis year. One of the few friends who stuck by him was his old school-mate Sammy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Unknown: Meera Syal

Unknown: Boxer Herol

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931231]

Last of the series in which Meera Syal looks at friendships forged against the odds.

Shortly before she died, writer Jill Tweedie and Falklands veteran Ken Lukowiak spoke of how impending death had become part of their friendship.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931231]

Unknown: Meera Syal

Unknown: Jill Tweedie

Unknown: Ken Lukowiak