England v New Zealand
The Second Test at Lord's.
Commentary on the first day's play by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld ,
Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle. Scorer Bill Frindall.
Including at 1.00* News *Approximate times
+ See Jonathan Agnew : page 36
Zanzibar is one of Africa's magical place names, conjuring up images of adventurers, sultans and spice traders. The mix of Hindu, Muslim, Christian and African cultures is one of its attractions, but also part of its political conflict. Max Easterman explores the roots of the feud between Zanzibar's two islands and looks at the West African threat to
Tanzania's traditional music and arts. Producer Lynne Jones. Rptd on Monday 11.30pm
Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music in two programmes and asks why the bond between the two is so strong.
1: He covers the sweep from ancient Greece to the Olympian revival of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain and the songs that accompanied it.
Producer Tom Alban. Rptd Wednesday 11.30pm
By Michael Allen. In his day, Algernon Charles Swinburne was a famous poet - but left to his own devices he would undoubtedly have drunk himselfto death. His lawyer and close friend, Theodore Watts-Dunton , was determined this would not happen. with Tracy Wiles , James Taylor and Melinda Walker. Director Tracey Neale
Michael Rosen returns for the series about English and the way we speak. 1: Past, Present and Fast Forward
Including poet laureate Andrew Motion on 1,000 years of English, the vogue for voice-training workshops, and superfluous jargon for the 21st century. Producer Jane Ray. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm
The ingredients of four post-war recipes for policy blunder. 3: Tartan Steel. Chris Bowlby looks back at the policy of regional development and discovers how London's idea of Scottish industry left thousands of Scots economically stranded. Producer Smita Patel
How far will people go for precious minerals and raw materials? In the second of two programmes, Alun Lewis discovers that if the price is right, the technology exists to start mining at the bottom of the oceans or out in space. Producer Alison Ayres
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