Clive Anderson , former barrister and grand inquisitor of the stars, returns to cut through the legal jargon and gets to the heart of an issue which affects anyone who uses or will have cause to use the legal system.
Producers Cathy Packe and Bruce Hyman. Repeated at 9.30pm
Bryan Forbes explores the history of cinemas in Britain.
4: The Multiplex. During the late seventies and early eighties, British cinemas witnessed a dramatic fall in audiences, blamed on shabby interiors, the popularity of television and a lack of good blockbuster films. In 1985 an American idea-the multiplex-was broughtto Milton Keynes. Forbes examines its design and popularity. Producers Sara Jane Hall and Julia Reming
With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Jesu, Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth); Psalm 139, wl-6, wl3-18; Oculi Omnium (Byrd); Through All the Changing Scenes of Life (Wiltshire). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Martha Kearney hosts topical debates and conversation from a woman's point of view.
Reading: The Glory of Love. Five readings forthe week of Valentine's Day, including
John Betjeman , Seamus Heaney and Carol Ann Duffy. 2: Love Realised. Reading repeated at 7.45pm
The last of four programmes in which Tim Pigott -Smith follows a year in the life of the University of Wales School of Ocean Sciences in Bangor. On a beach in Chile a team from the school investigates a case of poisoned mussels and a pollution problem. Back in Wales second-year student Niall has a new love in his life - Rosie the motorbike. And we discoverwhy there are no snakes in Ireland. Producers Gwenan Thomas and Jeremy Grange
Felix Dexter profiles the first black comic to break through the rigid segregation of sixties' America to become a successful mainstream act.
Dick Gregory was the first stand-up comedian to sell a million albums. He tells his own story, with archive illustration from comedy clubs and television Shows. Producer Lucy Armitage
1,000 Years of Spoken English
Melvyn Bragg continues his exploration ofthe history of the spoken language of Britain. 5:
Freezing the River. Changing incessantly, shifting styles and phraseology, the English language has often been compared to an onrushing river. Yet for at least 350 years people have been trying to fix its grammar and pronunciation. Bragg follows the trail ofthe language fixers and their opponents. Repeated from Friday
Occultist Aleister Crowley was once described as "the wickedest man in the world. Today Mark Coles presents some facts and fictions as he builds a case both for and against this controversial figure. For details see yesterday
LibbyPurves presents a guide to the world of learning, with practical advice, features and your Views. Producer Dorothy Stiven ACTION LINE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: email@example.com. Repeated Sunday llpm
A comedy series by Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses set in Baltimore just before the American Revolution.
5: A Helluva Lot of Storm Clouds. Cora discovers that she is pregnant, which is embarrassing as she and Ezekiel have not yet consummated their marriage. Meanwhile Mary and Captain
Brimshaw can hardly control their passion.
Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
Geoff Watts presents a series on what can happen when the body's own defence mechanism -the immune system - goes wrong. 2: Why does the body's immune system allow cancer to develop, and how can it be made to attack instead? Producer Sue Broom. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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