Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn, Edward Pearce and Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes
Jenni Mills talks to six people who were famous for a short period of time.
4: From Dr No to Octopussy, Lois Maxwell flirted with danger and 007 as Miss Moneypenny.
Producer Sarah Rowlands
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A six-part dramatisation of Mary Wesley's novel with Beatie Edney as Poppy Carew. Furnival's Fun Funerals offer Poppy more than the usual amount of comfort.
by Paul Copley.
When Tipperary Smith went to Australia with her Bradford boyfriend, she dreamt of adventure. After three years of barbecues, she takes off alone on a flight which could lead to the End of the World.
Director Ned Chaillet
Great Uncle Wilfred:
Paul Allen takes to the streets of Lisbon to explore the art and architecture of this year's European City of Culture: from the local music of underground bars to major theatrical openings.
Producer Abigail Appleton (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
A chance to feast your ears on a sumptuous half-hour of highly smoked comedy, written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh , with Peter Bradshaw , Melanie Giedroyc and this week's special guest, Ken Campell. Producer Jon Naismith
Life on a Knife Edge. The last of the series meets the Bennett family. For four years, since breadwinner Danny's serious accident, the family has lived under the threat of repossession. But it's not simply the loss of the house they've lived in for over 20 years that worries them -three very close generations will probably be split up. Reporter Sara Parker. Producer Fiona Couper
The Bear Contained?
As economic hardship and turmoil deepen in Russia, the country looks to restore some of its former greatness by drawing back to it parts of the old Soviet empire. Its new assertiveness presents the West with the huge problem of how to respond. Concluding his two-part investigation, John Lloyd says that the options are narrow and hard and, in the end, the process may not be controllable. Producer Sue Davies
First of seven episodes abridged by Aidan Mathews from his novel.
1: Meggie is a single, middle-aged Dublin teacher, trying to remain buoyant and humorous in the face of hopeless educational policies at work, and a social desert at home.
Read by Pauline McLynn. Producer Pam Brighton
In the last of the series Andrew McAllister investigates the wealth of poetry written in prisons both here and abroad, with contributions from a leading judge, a writer-in-residence, and a serving prisoner-poet.
Producer Paul Dodgson
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