To mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, Mark Holdstock talks to the people who kept Britain fed during its darkest days.
with James Whitbourn and guest. Producer Janet McLarty
with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
with Mary Lauden.
Sports news with Cliff Morgan. Producer Matthew Allen
Presented by Sandy Gall. Producer Jill Thomas
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with Ned Sherrin.
Producer Torquil MacLeod
The final programme of the series, a special edition for the 50th anniversary ofVE Day, looks at how Germans experienced the end of the war. David Walter reports from Cologne, the first major German city to be liberated by the Allies, and talks to everyone from resistance fighters to the son of Konrad Adenauer.
Producer Arlene Gregorius
with Alison Mitchell.
Producer Frances Macdonald
Barry Took , Alan Coren and guests celebrate VE Day with a satirical look back at the week's news in 1945. Producer Aled Evans. Rptd Monday 6.30pm
with journalist Simon Jenkins ; Charles Kennedy MP, Liberal Democrat
Foreign Affairs spokesman; Marjorie Mowlam MP, Shadow Northern
Ireland Secretary; and the Rt Hon
John Redwood MP, Welsh Secretary. Repeated from yesterday
Producers Poppy Hughes and Nick Utechin LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
by David Pownall.
In the spring of 1945, a boy overcomes his terror of a world at war to demand of Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin, who are meeting in his grandfather's greenhouse, a reason why his mother is now widowed and inconsolable.
With David Calder as the storyteller.
Music composed by Neil Brand and performed by Sarah Homer.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan
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A topical history magazine which examines the historical background to today's news. On the eve of the second round of the French presidential elections, Mark Urban looks at how the phenomenal power of the presidential office in the Fifth Republic arose.
A Takeaway production. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm
Presented by Peter Evans.
Producer Paula McGrath. Rptd Tue 8.00pm
A montage of stories and actuality in which people talk about why they left home and what they found. Repeated from Tuesday
The series which celebrates the ordinary.
Past and present users join in praise of its unique properties, including former Middlesex and England cricketer Denis Compton, who talks about his endorsement as the "Brylcreem boy".
with SalTy Grace, Toby Longworth and special guests.
Repeated from yesterday
Men who have become disabled discuss the impact it has had on their lives. Presented by Tom Robinson.
Producer Nick Ware. Rptd Thursday 11.30pm ANSWERPHONE: (0171) [number removed]
"If you ain't praisin'them ... they ain't listenin"
Susannah Clapp examines the tempestuous relationship between critic and artist. What makes a critic in the 90s? Has the role changed in recent times, or are we experiencing a wave of unprecedented sensitivity? Producer Mohit Bakaya. Rptd Friday 9.30pm
J R Jones's play is set in 1945 on the wild coast of Pembrokeshire, where people say there is no boundary between magic and reality.
With Manon Edwards ,Winston Evans and Brendan O'Malley. Director Jane Dauncey
The Cunning Man:
Presented by Brian Kay. Producer Anthony Sellors
Led by Dr Susan White. Producer Kathryn Pritchard
Simon Armitage introduces Dana Gioia and Paul Muldoon in performance at the South Bank Centre.
Producer Viv Beeby
Six programmes in which people who have made Egypt their home talk about their lives. 5: Safeyyah.
Originally from England, Safeyyah married an Egyptian in 1945. She lives in Maadi, a suburb of Cairo, where she is known as "the tree lady". Producer Kerry McGeever
with the composer Priti Paintal. Repeated from Tuesday
Traditional stories with Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad. 5: Hazma's Dance
With Mary Wimbush and Steve Hodson. Music by Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan. Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans. Director Nigel Bryant Rpt