Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Dr Jane Goodall. Forty years after she first began to study chimpanzees in Africa, she describes how she now devotes her time fighting for their survival.
(Repeated from Sunday 11.15am)
Jenni Murray presents topical interviews and debate from a woman's point of view. Drama: Chapters and Verses: Treasures of the British
Library - the Marie Stopes Storytold by Maggie Allen. Final part. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Les Woodland tells the story of Captain Leonard Frank Plugge , founder of Radio Normandy, which competed so successfully with the early BBC that Lord Reith was forced to compromise his principles and broadcast dance music on a Sunday. Producer Brian King
Captain Leonard Frank
A comedy series by Martin Wade set in a Victorian publishing house.
2: Great Expectations. Primus plans to save
Spavin and Spavin from bankruptcy by becoming Charles Dickens 's new publisher. Cordelia has a surprise for Gerald.
Director Cherry Cookson
Roger Bolton airs your views on BBC radio programmes and policy.
Producer Viv Black. WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London,
- W1A lQT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated Sunday 8pm
By Manny Draycott Lai. Jane Lapotaire plays the mother of two daughters living in very different parts of the world in the early 1920s. They correspond with her as she sits alone in England, a long way from her homeland of Trinidad, trying to come to terms both with her isolation and the recent death of her husband and son. Producer Cherry Cookson (R)
Sue Cook presents the series that gets to the bottom of historical mysteries, local legends, family curiosities and architectural oddities. Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick. WRITE TO: [address removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com
1,000 Years of Spoken English
In a new series of six programmes Melvyn Bragg continues his exploration of the history of the spoken language of Britain.
1: Coininglt. New words -linguists referto them as coinages - are as old as the English language itself. Bragg traces the history of linguistic innovation from the Middle Ages, through the inventiveness of the Industrial Revolution, to the latest creations of the newtechnology. Producer Simon Elmes. Rptd Tuesday 1.30pm Programme of the Week: page 129
The topical comedy programme starring the world's s biggest names from politics, sport and entertainment- courtesy of impressionists
Alistair McGowan , Kate Robbins , Simon Lipson and Jon Culshaw.
Producers Bill Dare. Mario Stylianides and Danny Wallace Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at Parsons Mead
School, Ashtead, Surrey, by panellists including Diane Abbott MP; Heather Rabbatts , chief executive of Lambeth Council; and Sarah Sands , deputy editor of The Daily Telegraph.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm
BySharman Macdonald , written specially for Phyllida Law. The interwoven stories of two women - one old, one young-who struggle with the meaning of words and language. Seventy-five-year-old Ella, who suffers from dysphasia, and lovelorn teenager Louise, who has Down's syndrome, are often misunderstood, even by their nearest and dearest.
Music Caleb Knightly and Adrian Howarth. Director Pam Wardell
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