Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Sir Anthony Caro , widely regarded as the grand old man of British sculpture. In the fifties his mentor
Henry Moore taught him that artistic rules were there to be broken. Caro rejected the traditional materials of bronze, marble and wood for girders, nuts and bolts. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am
Jenni Murraydiscusses women's issues and celebrates the work of feminist Jill Tweedie with Polly Toynbee , Natasha Walter and Liz Forgan in the National Portrait Gallery. The programme considers what has been achieved in terms of equality, what has yet to be achieved and how relevant feminism is now to a new generation of women. Drama: Daughters of Britannia. Part 10. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Explorer John Harrison canoes the length of the Duero Riverthrough Spain and Portugal with his paddling partner Peter Strub.
2: Through Castile. The duo navigate their way through the dusty heart of Castile, and Harrison reports on the tastes of the local wines and speculates on the legacy left by 19th-century soldiers from Wellington's army. producer Mary Price
A comedy series by Tony Bagley.
2: The Truth Is Out There.Robin uses a scam from his old universe to make himself rich in his new universe. In the process he attracts the attention of the security services and learns the horrible truth about Operation War of the Worlds.
Producer Claire Jones
John Humphrys puts the food industry's leading figures on the spot. He investigates just how fresh food actually is bythe time it reaches the supermarket shelf and whattreatment it undergoes to give it that "just picked" look. Guests include
Peter Seggar , whose company imports organic foods. Producer Steve Peacock. Repeated Sunday 8pm
A play by Stephen Mollet, inspired by the letters of the Hungarian writer Tibor Dery. A young wife tries to help keep the truth of her husband's imprisonment from his elderly mother, but can their trust and love survive?
Director Penny Leicester (R)
From St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Suffolk, based around the Seven Last Words of Christ. With
John Tavener 's Funeral Ikos. Led by John Bowker. With Joe Duttine and the choir of St Edmundsbury Cathedral directed by James Thomas.
. Good Friday? Not in Ambridge.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Sean O'Connor
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To markthe 250th anniversary of the death of JS Bach, conductor John Eliot Gardiner has embarked on an epic project- performing and recording all of Bach's cantatas in a year-long pilgrimage. Mark Lawson investigates the journey SO far. Producer Tanya Hudson
by Ian Curteis.
At a critical period in his life, when success as a composer is becoming assured, Beethoven discovers that he is going deaf. He goes into retreat away from his family and friends, and most notably from the woman that he loves.
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