Clive Anderson , former barrister and grand inquisitor of the stars cuts 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
A four-part series of personal diaries by black and Asian police officers recording their experiences in the year following the publication of the report on the Stephen Lawrence inquiry. 1: One of the Met's longest-serving black detectives laments the pace of change. producer Sally Chesworth. Editor David Ross
With Maggie Roux. Soldiers of Christ! Arise (From Strength to Strength); 1 Samuel 17, w32-37, w41--47; Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock); Stand Up! Stand Up for Jesus (Morning Light). Director of music James Whitbourn.
Film-maker Huw Cordey witnesses one of the Amazon's great wildlife spectacles - the arribada or mass nesting of the rare giant river turtle. In a period of two weeks, thousands of female turtles haul themselves up on to the sand bars in the middle of the River Xingu, but whetherthe eggs hatch is a lottery. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
Professor Jeffrey Richards delves into the cases of five more radio detectives, comparing British with American. 1: Sam Spade-the Original
Private Eye. The development of the tough, hard-boiled, wisecracking but principled detective. Producer Liz Anstee
1: The Vicars of Bray. In the first of six programmes about conscience and musical creativity, Peter Ainsworth , music lover and Tory spokesman on culture, explores the plight of Thomas Tallis and other English composers underthe religious repression of the Reformation. ProducerSimon Crow
By Ted Moore. Merchant seaman Danny is certain that his wife Beth has been having an affairwith her professional dancing partner. The battle to save his marriage leads him into uncharted waters.
Director Michael Fox
Rick Gekoski looks forthe unsung heroes behind the great books of the 20th century.
2: Lord of the Flies. Legend has it that William Golding submitted his first novel to nearly two dozen publishers before a far-sighted editor at Faberand Faber recognised the merit of the future Nobel laureate.
For details see yesterday
Libby Purves 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 11pm
Simon Fanshawe chairs the irreverent writing game. This week Carmen is interviewed for the job of London cabbie, Andy McNab writes the Queen's Christmas message, and Puff Daddy delivers Alastair Cooke 's Letter from America.
With Mark Steel, Dillie Keane , David Stafford and Linda Smith.
Producer Marc Jobst
Francine Stock meets American writer
Douglas Coupland , who sprang to fame with Generation X and who now unpicks the worlds of the beauty pageant and the Hollywood producer in his new book Miss Wyoming. Producer Tim Prosser
Why do the passing years bring wisdom to some and wrinkles to others? Is there anything you can do to stop the ravages of time? In a new four-part series Barbara Myers explores the latest research in one of the most challenging areas of medicine. Producer Paula McGrath E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
The second of four sketch shows that take a swipe at the human condition. 2: At Dis-FM Hospital Radio, Bob Davies introduces new boy-band sensation Musical Chairs. And there is a new poem from one-armed performance poet Dalston Kingsland. Starring Rob Brydon ,
Simon Greenall , Daryl Beeton , Mat Fraser , Leila Hackett and Emma Kennedy.
Producers Ash Atalla and Helen Williams
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