With Dr Pauline Webb. Christ forthe World, We Sing! (Leddington Wright); John 3, wl-15; Os Justi (Bruckner); Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is
Mine (Blessed Assurance). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
Jenni Murray is joined by guests for lively and topical interviews and conversation from a woman's point of view. Drama: Bound Feet and Western Dress by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang. Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Jonathan Glanceytellsthe story of Fairford Leys in Buckinghamshire, the new housing estate deliberately designed as a ready-made village.
Architects, builders and residents describe how it feels to be involved in the birth of a new, complete community. Producer Rebecca Nicholson
A comedy series written by Lynne Ferguson.
2:Lineage.Big brother Gordon has returned to Millport. But Irene wonders why anyone would return there once they have had the chance to escape. Producers Lucy Bacon and Kathy Smith
From Archimedes to Stephen Hawking , penicillin to viagra, Chris Stuart returns with a celebrity panel at the Science Museum in the quiz that explores the world of discovery and inventions. With Lewis Wolpert , Adam Hart-Davis , Johnny Ball and Kevin Warwick. Compiled by Crispin Belcher.
Inspiration (1.30pm R4) returns today after an 18-month interval. Its aim is to demystify science and make it jolly and accessible. Carol Smith, the producer, insists that her eminent professorial contestants should make everything comprehensible to someone like her, who boasts of no scientific qualifications beyond CSE biology. Lewis Wolpert and Adam Hart-Davis (of Local Heroes on BBC 2) chair the teams. Their guests are Johnny Ball, father of Zoe and the man who was always asking us to Think of a Number, and the cybernetics guru Kevin Warwick - who recently had to buy an extra plane ticket for his robot cat. SG
Paul Gauguin's wife gave birth to a child who died when only a few days old while the artist was living in Tahiti. His response was to paint one of his most striking paintings, which depicted his wife in the classical pose of a nude Venus but in a tropical setting, with a raven gazing over the scene. Professor John House explores the painting.
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Live from the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford. With
Nigel Colborn , John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew ,
Pippa Greenwood , Bunny Guinness and chairman Eric RobSOn. Repeated from Sunday 2pm
3: Don't Tell Her You Love Herby Senel Paz , read by Joseph McFadden. A passionate story about politics and young love set against the backdrop of the newly formed Cuban Republic. For details see Monday
3: Croquet with the Queen of Hearts. When Alice played croquet in Wonderland she used a live flamingo forthe mallet and the balls were hedgehogs. Some people think the real game is just as eccentric today but in Victorian times it was a useful place to lose your head over a girl. For details see Monday
Richard Sennett, Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics, believes that economic change is having a profound effect on life in our cities. He tells Laurie Taylor that the shift to short-term patterns of employment has altered the way we use the urban environment. Modern cities, he says, have become neutral places which fail to provide physical stimulation for their inhabitants.
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What motivates a person to become a dentist? Is it the thought of a highly profitable dental practise, or do dentists worry about the poor and the disabled -the people society often neglects? Niall Dickson investigates. ProducerGeraldineFitzgerald(R)
Last instalment of Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan 's s comedy drama about the Conroys, a family living in Stockport. Organathon. Eddie goes forthe English record for continuous playing, while Jason receives a mysterious letter. with Jo-Anne Knowles , Brian Poyser and Chris Pavio Music Big George. Producer Neil Mossey
Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Janet Daley , David Starkey , Ian Hargreaves and David Cook cross-examine guests who have conflicting views on the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, to which he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.
2: Gongs Galore. Walker is eagerto join the gong players in the village, but he soon declares himself hopeless in the face of the staggering virtuosity of the native performers. Repeated from Sunday 5.40pm
Seven hundred million years ago the world froze over. Temperatures dropped to 50-below-zero and the oceans turned to ice a kilometre deep.
Gabrielle Walker talks to the scientists who have only recently unravelled this story and who have discovered how it may have kick-started the emergence of animal life.
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Six new episodes of the award-winning comedy sketch show. Have you ever wondered whether alternative healing really works, what the best ways of dealing with stress are, or why the speculum is always so cold? Doctors Tony Gardner and Phil Hammond demystify all things medical with their unique brand of dark and irreverent humour.
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