Presented by Peter France. 2: Rambling Wombs and Wandering Stars Greek myth tells how the moon fell in love with Endymion as he lay sleeping in a cave, and soothed him with gentle kisses so that he lay there for centuries in eternal youth and beauty. Now man has walked on the moon and we know that it's just a chunk of dead rock four-and-a-half billion years old. Can we learn anything from the Greeks about science? Producer Kate McAII
Why is food a four-letter word? Jenni Murray invites you to take part in a special debate with therapist Susie Orbach about our relationship with food, fat and dieting. Why are eating disorders still on the increase? Do men suffer from them too? What are the symptoms, treatments and cures? Put your questions on [number removed](lines open from 9.00am).
Serial: Tommy Was Here (3)
by Martin Davies.
2: The Mould in the Gold
Father Benedict is holding a golden-oldie night in honour of the late Gregory Patterson. But is it the right occasion for a eulogy from his only son, Robert?
Producer Richard Wilson. Stereo
by Carlo Goldoni.
An English version by Carlo Ardito , to commemorate the bi-centenary of the great Venetian writer's death. Venice: 1756. Don
Ambrogio wants to be rid of his recently widowed daughter-in-law. But if she marries again she may take her dowry with her. Never!
Director Glyn Dearman
In a series of six programmes,
Christopher Cook delves into the BBC Sound Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past through the memoirs of those who met them.
Producer John Knight
The biographer of David 0 Selznik, David Thompson , talks to Nigel Andrews about the great Hollywood producer; also a review of Woody Allen 's latest film Shadoivs and Fog.
Producer Sarah Johnson
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
The recession still bites hard, producing a continuing rash of business failures. But pockets of prosperity are also emerging from the gloom. Brian Widlake presents the final profile of winners and losers, and assesses what they tell us about how Britain will shape up when the recession eventually ends. Producer Vanessa Harrison
An eight-part series about life in Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, one of Britain's largest hospitals.
5: A threat to the future of the hospital's infertility unit, and Sister Maggie Kitchen struggles with violent patients in Admissions.
Producers Sarah Rowlands and Brian King
On the trail of the world's oldest joke - and it's so old even Des O'Connor 's forgotten it! Along the way, Dr Christopher Andrew and two schoolboy companions discover battlefield puns of a thousand years ago,
"nudge nudge, wink wink" gags from medieval monks, and the funny sides of the Bible, to the Romans and the ancient
Egyptians. In a Paleolithic cave they find a 15,000-year-old joke.... which would still raise a laugh in any playground.
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