With the RevJeffCuttell. Ride On, Ride On in Majesty (Winchester New); Luke 19, w28-40;
Hosanna to the Son of David (Weelkes); Ride On, Jesus, All-Victorious (Hyfrydol). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
Living and Loving. The baby-boomers of the 1960s who defied convention and gave youth a new identity are now in their fifties and sixties. What is life like for them now in a society that, partly through their own efforts, worships youth? In the second of two programmes, Jenny Cuffe finds Out. Producer Ronni Davis
Dr Mark Porter on the health implications of turning 50: page 36
A six-part comedy written by Lynne Ferguson. 4: Derek Dodds Is Dead. After Derek dies unexpectedly, Irene decides to seize the day. But the island's equilibrium comes under attack when the townsfolk decide to follow suit. Producers Lucy Bacon and Kathy Smith
By Arnold Bennett , dramatised by Dominic Power. A comedy set in a West End theatre. Actor
Reginald Sark finds fame and fortune when he attracts the attention of doyenne Emily Flyfax. But can he repay the favour he owes her?
For details see Monday
3: Heart Wings by Gabriel Josipovici , read by Stephen Thorne. The story ofCeyx and Alcyone, whose mortal love was reborn with their transformation into two birds.
For details see Monday. Abridged and produced by Jill Waters
Trevor Baylis visits another firm that has stayed in private hands for over 300 years and is, therefore, permitted entry to one of the country's most exclusive clubs. Today he discovers a very British bank whose customers have included
Jane Austen and Samuel PepyS. For details see Monday(R)
Whatever happened to political art? Laurie Taylor talks to James Aulich and Peter Kennard about the rise and fall of the poster. He examines the contrasting social conditions that made poster art such a powerful medium.
Producer Tony Phillips. E-MAIL: email@example.com
Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe in Mark Tavener 's comedy series. This week they attempt the impossible - the relaunch of The Sun as the beacon of the pro-Euro movement while retaining the paper's traditional readership. With Siobhan Hayes , Tony Gardner , Roger Blake and Neil McCaul. Producer Paul Schlesinger (R)
Respect for the Earth
Five eminent thinkers speak from around the world on different aspects of the complex theme of sustainable development. They will also answer questions from the audience. The lecturers, introduced by Kate Adie, come together for a final round-table discussion hosted by the Prince of Wales.
1: Governance. The Rt Hon Chris Patten, Commissioner for External Affairs for the European Union, tells an invited audience at the Royal Institution in London why he believes civil society and democratic values must flourish for governments to pursue environmentally-friendly economic policies. The lectures are published on [web address removed] Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Respect for the earth: page 26
Voyaging to Mars is not so very different from making pioneering Antarctic explorations: outside a capsule a person dies quickly, and being trapped for three years in a tiny space with the same old faces is enough to drive even the strongest-willed crazy. Astronauts Shannon Lucid and Michael Foale did time on the Mir space station and received inspiration from successful explorers such as Sir Ernest Shackleton and Fridtjof Nansen. But what makes for a good leader and what was wrong with the noble failure Scott? And why is Bleak House the best read for both sledging and orbiting?
The award-winning comedy sketch show. Doctors Tony Gardner and Phil Hammond demystify all things medical with their unique brand of dark and irreverent humour. This week a look at the dark underbelly of the doctor-patient relationship. With Philippa Fordham and David Wolstencroft. Producer Helen Williams
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