The series which finds the past behind the present. 3: Simon de Montfort.Jonathan Freedland and guests Billy Bragg , David Carpenter , Bernard Crick and Sian Thomas set off across the Worcestershire countryside to explore the legacy of Simon de Montfort -13th-century English statesman and soldier- in the light of devolution today. Producer Virginia Crompton. Repeated at9. 30pm
Five programmes in which Lisa Jardine meets acclaimed cutting-edge artists whose work is inspired bytechnological discovery, and unites them with leading scientists to hear of the latest research in theirchosen fields.
1. Sculptor Antony Gormley and his Quantum Cloud. Producer Adrian Washbourne (R) E-MAIL: email@example.com
With Maggie Roux. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds (St Peter); Matthew 9, w35-38; We
Cannot Measure How You Heal (arrWhitbourn); Amazing Grace! How Sweet the Sound (Amazing Grace). Director of music James Whitbourn.
In the last of his series of programmes Professor Jeffrey Richards delves into the cases of radio detectives, comparing British with American. Stand By for West. An examination of the top-class detective fiction of John Creasey and one of his most popular creations -Inspector West. Producer Liz Anstee
A series of programmes about conscience and musical creativity.
5: The German forOstrich.Peter Ainsworth examines the ideological and moral dilemmas faced by Richard Strauss (whose surname means ostrich) and other composers underthe Third Reich. Producer Simon Crow
2: Nocturne in Blue and Gold by Geoffrey Beevers. When James McNeill Whistler 's impressionistic painting of Old Battersea Bridge was first exhibited, the critic John Ruskin accused the artist of "flinging a pot of paint in the face of the public". Whistlertook Ruskin to court, and many believe that the libel case which ensued changed the course of art history.
Richard Dorment examines the structure of the painting.
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2: The Queen by Jose Emilio Pacheco , read by Gemma Saunders. Adelina dreams of becoming the next carnival queen, but then reality intrudes and spoils her carefully laid plans. For details see yesterday
2: Who Stole the Tarts?Alice is in danger of being had up on charges of stealing the tarts. The sentence is "Off with her head!" Luckily British justice never makes such mistakes. Or does it? For details see yesterday
In the first of a new series, Louise Doughty discuss es three favourite paperbacks with BBC chairman Sir Christopher Bland and Charlie Higson , writer and producer of The Fast Show. ProducerViv Beeby. Repeated Sunday llpm
Simon Fanshawe chairs the irreverent writing game. This week Chaucer reviews a Saga holiday, Lady Bracknell is interviewed for the post of Minister for Women, and PG Wodehouse reports from a Damien Hirst exhibition. With Stuart Maconie, David Stafford, Linda Smith and Richard Coles.
Imagine living in a world where you do not know how to communicate. You are unable to express your needs and you cannot understand the way people behave around you. You feel completely isolated and you do not fit in. In an award-winning programme Janet Davey investigates the disabling condition called autism.
Producer Pauline Newman. First broadcast on BBC World Service
A four-part variety-comedy-sketch show written and performed by Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine , with Martin Hyder and Jim North. 2: Mel and Vicki have an unexpected visit from their landlord. With more rent owing than they can possibly afford, it looks like Mel will have to pay in kind. Producers Helen Williams and Claire Jones
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