Stuart Milligan reads five extracts from Paul Theroux 's new book of travel essays.
1: Trespassing in Florida. In which Theroux points out that there is more to this part of America than pot-bellied golfers. Producer Duncan Minshull
With Judy Merry. The Servant King (Kendrick); Mark 10, w35-45: Servant of All (Thorne);
Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Praise My Soul). With Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Director David Swinson.
Martha Kearney with interviews and discussion from awoman's point of view. Drama: Bound Feet and Western Dress by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang. Parti of 10. Editor Ruth Gardiner. E-MAIL: woman email@example.com
Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Francis Wheen immerses himself in 50 years of well-meaning attempts by the Central Office of Information to tell the British public how to behave. 2: As her colonies gained independence, many British citizens came to work and study here. Britain needed to remind them that she still had much to offer. Producer Miriam Newman
The first of three drama documentaries this week looking at the creation of specific paintings. Judith Beheading Holofernes. Lucy Gough 's drama reflects on the problems of being a female artist in 17th-century Florence. Germaine Greer discusses Artemesia Gentileschi's dramatic interpretation of the apocryphal story of Judith's seduction and decapitation of the enemy leader Holofernes.
Temesia Anna Chancellor Model David Perks Tuzia Susan Jeffrey
Directors Rosie Boulton and Peter Leslie Wild
A week of stories that tap into the vibrant energy of South American cities. 1: The Wardrobe, the Old Man and Death by Julio Ramon Ribeyro , read by Anton Lesser. A huge mirrored wardrobe, central to family life, is damaged in a football game, bringing the narrator's childhood to an abrupt end. Producer Gemma Jenkins
Five imaginary worlds from Alice in Wonderland made real, presented by Jo Morris.
1: The Mad Tea Party. An Edinburgh tea party gets too personal when a group of six-year-old lassies gets high on Coke and the Bee Gees. Readers
Stanley Holloway , Jane Asher and Alan Bennett. Music Toru Takemitsu. Producer Matt Thompson Programme of the Week: page 119
Nigel Rees exchanges quotations and anecdotes this week with Vivienne Parry , Sarah Harrison , Gemma O'Connor and Colin Swift. Reader
Producer Carol Smith. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang , dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker. The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a traditional Chinese family in 1900 who comes to defy the expectations of her class and culture, which require her to have her feet bound and submitto an arranged marriage and a life of servitude to her husband's family. 1: At the age of three Yu-i must eat a special dumpling to soften her feet before the binding process begins.
Director Mary Ward Lowery. Repeated from 10.45am
Second brother/Tutor 2:
Vivian White examines the problem of adult illiteracy and finds it much more widespread than was acknowledged before. Could this be a major cause of social exclusion?
Producer Dennis Sewell : EditorGwyneth Williams
In the tough Russian city of Yekaterinburg, the local mafia has become a political party and is standing for parliament. The godfathers now study psychology, support the church and wage war on drugs. On the eve of presidential elections, Tim Whewell asks if Russia's robber barons can successfully reinvent themselves. Repeated from Thursday
Alice Walker 's novel is read in ten parts by Clarke Peters and Khandi Alexander. 6: Magdalena's anger against heryoungersisterturns to explosive rage.
Produced and abridged by Pam Fraser-Solomon
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