Sir Charles Bell. This anatomist, surgeon and neurophysiological pioneer influenced both scientists and artists with his remarkable work. Bell's palsy was one discovery among many during his work on the function of nerves and his Essays on the Anatomy of Expression in Painting, a classic of art history, was in print for nearly 90 years. Barbara Myers tells his story. Producer Virginia Henry
With the Rev Canon Noel Vincent. God Who
Created This Eden of Earth (Quedlinburg);
Romans 9, wl9-24; Kyrie (Stokes); Lord Christ, Who on Thy Heart Didst Bear (Gonfalon Royal). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
4: Return Trip to Nirvana by Arthur Koestler , read by John Shrapnel. Using first-hand experience Koestler challenges the cult of mind-altering drugs as advocated by his friend Timothy Leary. Abridged and produced by Chris Wallis. Fordetails see Monday
Neanderthals could not pronounce the sound "ee" because of the shape of their faces and the position of their larynges. Is this why they died out and we survived? In a three-part series Alistair McGowan traces the evolution, development and uses of the human voice.
By Gordon Cruikshank. A moving account of how a man came to terms with his new identity as a tetraplegic after a road accident.
Gordon Cruikshank begged nurses to attach a stick to his hand so he could tap out his innermost thoughts on to a laptop computer. The result was a unique diary of nearly 25,000 words. Peter Capaldi stars as Gordon. Adapted and directed by Pete Atkin (R)
Tony Robinson speaks on behalf of a charity which supports self-help initiatives of disabled people in developing countries.
DONATIONS: Action on Disability and Development, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am
From Euclid to Einstein, from Copernicus to
Newton - where would we be without maths?
Since ancient times, mathematics has had a profound impact on the way we understand our world and it continues to playa a key part'in modern science. To celebrate World Mathematical Year, Quentin Cooper talks to Professor Keith Moffatt and Professor Ian Stewart about the contribution of maths to disciplines as diverse as astrophysics and biotechnology.
Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
The semi-detached world of aspiring singersongwriter John Shuttleworth comes direct from his front room in Sheffield. In the first of the new series, Hattie Hayridge telephones to "make
Mary merry" and Barbara Dickson pops in for a chat. However, John has just placed an advert for the sale of son Darren's bed.
Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Additional material by Martin Willis. Producer Dawn Ellis
The last of five programmes using documentary evidence to throw new light on past events. TakingSides with the Enemy. Why is there a triumphal arch in Leeds with a Latin inscription celebrating the independence of North America? Martin Wainwright follows a trail oftreacheryto discover who was jubilant at the humiliating defeat of the English army and the loss of the American colonies. Producer Elizabeth Abrahams
Geoff Watts returns with the stories behind the best in cutting-edge science. Biotechnology is big business as academics increasingly turn to the financial markets for support. But is this the best way forward for science in the 21st century? Producer Rami Tzabar. E-MAIL: email@example.com
The Chipmunks gave birth to it. George Martin introduced the Beatles to it. What? The strange effect produced by speeding up tape recorders. John Walters explains how to do it and admits to dabbling in this mysterious art back in the sixties. Readers Kerry Shale and Bob Sinfield. Written by Bob Sinfield. Producer Mark Farrar (R)
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