A four-part series exploring the character of British birdsong over the course of a year as a backdrop to the life of field naturalist and Britain's longest-serving foreign secretary, Edward Grey.
3:Late Summer and Waning Birdsong.The shadows ofwar are gathering. In 1910 Grey walks through the New Forest with Theodore Roosevelt and finds a kindred spirit. Narrated by Anthony Hyde. Reader Julian Glover. Producer Julian Wilkinson
A comedy drama series by Barry Grossman about the collision between the old and the new in the Jewish community of Hillfield.
Great excitement and some confusion at the impending visit of an Israeli MP.
Rabbi Su Jacobs:
Rabbi Abraham Fine:
Roger Bolton airs your views on BBC radio programmes.
Producer Nick Utechin. WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London. W1A 1QT. FAX: [number removed] PHONE: [number removed]. E-MAIL: [address removed] Repeated Sunday 8pm
A surreal love story by Nandita Ghose. Heart transplants take on a new dimension in this tale of Michael, who discovers his heart and his life. with Shirley Dixon , Oliver Cookson , Gavin Muir , Tim Treloar ,
Gemma Saunders and Elizabeth Bell. Director Janet Whitaker
Rebuilding Waterways. Howard Stableford visits Bugsworth Basin in Derbyshire, once Britain's largest port on the narrow canal system. It has just been reopened after 30 years of restoration by dedicated volunteers. In Sussex, on the Wey and Arun Canal, the plan to open up London's lost route to the sea still continues after a quarter of a century. But the volunteers working on the project have much work to do, including the restoration of the bankside environment.
Producer Sandra Sykes. Call [number removed]044 for afree booklet E-MAIL: [address removed]
The last in the series in which Lisa Jardine meets cutting-edge artists, whose work is inspired by technological discovery, and unites them with leading scientists to hear of the latest research in theirchosen field.
5. Award-winning sculptor Tony Cragg. Fordetails see Monday
David Stenhouse presents a special edition on children's books. He isjoined by ex-Python and writer Terry Jones , writer and reviewer
Philip Pullman and children's editor of The Bookseller
Caroline Horn to recommend children's fiction and non-fiction for Christmas.
Repeated from Sunday 4pm
David Aaronovitch invites celebrity guests to re-spin the week's news in the satirical panel game that delves into the shadowy world of spin doctors and media manipulation.
Producer Anthoy Lee. Repeated tomorrow 12.30pm
Kate has some shocking news for Roy.
Written by Peter Kerry. Director Louise Gifford
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from Queen Anne School, Bootham, York. Panellists include Lord Hattersley, Bernard Jenkin MP, Sarah Sands , editor of The Daily
Telegraph, and Mattew Taylor , director of the IPPR. Producer Li saJenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm
By Maurice Maeterlinck , dramatised by Graham Mort. A classic scientific text on the life cycle of the bee. Sexual conflicts, politics and eugenics all form undercurrents in this glimpse into the secret society of the hive, where survival dictates everything.
Music Mario Verandi. Director David Hunter
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