A series of features in which Harry Thompson meets people still living in the house where they were born.
Eileen Halliday was born 75 years ago in a cottage called Riverside. She has fought developers, entrepreneurs and the council to stay in what she calls her "ultimate docking place".
bv Edith Wharton. Third of six parts
With Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer ,
Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison as May Welland.
Newland follows Ellen to the country where their rendezvous is disturbed.
Oramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter
four-part serial goes into the life of a successful headmaster of an independent school in London.
Dr Patrick Balfour is a popular media figure and a charismatic leader, but is under enormous pressure in both his public and private lives.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin
In the last of six programmes,
Richard Mullen considers aspects of 19th-century life viewed through the eyes of this far-seeing author.
"Among the innumerable enjoyments of life must surely be the act of travelling, with all the consequent results of new images, new ideas and new emotions."
With Paul Rogers as Anthony Trollope. Producer John Knight
As this week's films include Charles Dickens 's unfinished story, Edwin Drood , Mark Steyn considers possible ends. He also explores the abiding fascination with nuns in popular culture - from The Sound of Music to Body and Soul. Producer Paul Quinn
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
An Adventure in Bed by Stacy Aumonier.
George's philosophy of life was simple: "People should stay in bed till they've found something worth doing." But then he meets Maisie.
Read by John Baddeley. Producer Matthew Walters
Profiles of three unusual
2: Michael Long 's domineering father tried to prevent him learning to fly or becoming a doctor.
Today, Long shares his passion for both activities with students who regard him as a guru.
Reporter David Wright. A Revolution Recordings production
Presented by Peter France. Of all the ancient peoples the Greeks were the most sporting. They competed in the Olympics in the nude and seemed to value the male body - and mind - above the female.
3: Nakedness, nudity, games and sex
Producer Kate McAII
* BBC BOOK: 'Greek as a Treat' by Peter France. From bookshops, price £15.99
Simon Brett returns with diaries for April 23: Rider Haggard tunes in to the first live broadcast from
Wembley on his neighbour's "wireless broadcasting set" in 1924. Barbara Pym has lunch with a shy
Philip Larkin in 1977. And in 1661, two eyewitness accounts of the coronation of Charles II from members of the audience - from John Evelyn in prime position, and Samuel Pepys in the cheap seats.
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