A series examining whether men and women see, smell, hear, feel and taste things differently. 3: Taste the Difference. Claudia Hammond explores why more women than men are "super tasters" and asks whether men's s taste buds are more able to deal with spicy food. Producer Dymphna Flynn
With the Rt Rev RoyWilliamson. Hail to the Lord's Anointed (Cruger); Mark 16, wl-6; The Angel Rolled the Stone Away (Shepherd); I Bind Unto
MyselfToday(St Patrick's Breastplate). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Jenni Murray presents the latest news, views and interviews from a woman's point of view. Drama: Chapters and Verses: Treasures of the British
Library - the Marie Stopes Storytold by Maggie Allen. Part9. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Double bass player and former King's Singer Alaistair Hume goes in search of those who spend their working hours deep down at the bottom end of the musical stave. He explores the historic importance of the bass line to all forms of music and asks if bass players are miscast as the leaden oompah providers of accompaniment and whether, given half a chance, they would all like to burst into the melodic limelight. ProducerTomAlban
By Char March. When the colour drains out of the world and all you can see is grey, how do you rekindle the rainbow? Two old friends lose their colours- Pam is blind and Jess has a broken heart. Together they help to paint each other back to life.
Director Lindsay Leonard
Dr Raj Persaud speaks on behalf of a charity which provides care and rehabilitation services to those suffering from mental illness in developing countries.
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Michael Rosen presents the last of the series of programmes about words and the way we speak. Crowning Glory. To keep warm there are beavers, Phrygians, fedoras and calpacs: words for articles you wear on the head to make a statement. Plus a look at German idioms used in English to express the Zeitgeist.
Producer Michael Nangla. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm
Space syntax is a mathematical theory that predicts how traffic and people will move within conurbations. Quentin Cooper learns why the busiest street in anytown will always be the least number of turns from everywhere else. Is space syntax the keyto safer and more enterprisingcities? Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: email@example.com
"This house would trust Mohamed Al Fayed further than they could throw Jeffrey Archer. " The comic debating show returns to tackle the weighty issues of the day. Dr Phil Hammond referees a clash of titans, including Tony Hawks and guests. Producers Bill Dare and Adam Bromley
In two programmes Michael Portillo explores the history of the Spanish Civil War and the years of General Franco's dictatorship.
1: A Time of Extremes. An examination of the growth of extremism on the right and the left, and a look at the social and cultural tensions which led Spain into such a savage conflict. Producer Anthony Dworkin
The control of the Panama Canal was handed overto Panama on 31 December 1999. In the first of a new series, Alun Lewis looks at the major programme of modernisation aimed at re-engineering the canal forthe 21st century. Ittook 60 years for the canal to be completed, with early attempts thwarted by tropical disease and rugged terrain. Lewis goes on site to meet the Panamanians who have taken responsibility for the maintenance, modernisation and smooth running of one of the world's most vital trade routes. Producer Paul Arnold. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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