Sue Lawley's castaway this week is chief executive of British Telecom Sir Peter Bonfield. It is said that when he left his previous company, its Japanese owner presented him with a samurai sword and helmet to remind him of the warrior qualities he would need at BT. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am
In two programmes Ian McMillan recreates a family journey to the far west -the place where cowboys and heroes walked.
1: From Tamworth Services to Castlemorton, scene of the great hippy invasion of 1992. Producer VivBeeby
A comedy series by Tony Bagley.
Robin is about to encounter the double of someone he knew from his old universe. After all this time, and one universe later, he cannot still be nursing a grudge.
Producer Claire Jones
By David Pownall
starring Robert Glenister, Gerard Murphy and Jenny Jules.
The tragic story of the murder of Caturia, one of Cuba's most influential composers. He was the first to combine black and white Cuban music, paving the way for today's famous Afro-Cuban sounds. The play is based on evidence found after investigative research in the north of the country.
The dot com revolution has taken off - everything seems to be www this or www that. But are the websites worth visiting? Quentin Cooper asks whether personal computers have changed our lives, or whether it'stime to cut down on the hype. Producers Anna Buckley. E-MAIL: email@example.com
WEBSITE: v™w.bbc.co.uk/webwise. UNES OPEN from lpm
4: Tenor Ian Bostridge reads letters written by Mozart in Paris to his father in Salzburg. In 1778 the young Mozart travelled to Paris with his mother to seek fame and fortune. But he found potential French patrons haughty and the musical establishment fickle, and, to cap it all, his mother died during the visit. For details see Tuesday (R)
Morning Has Broken. Rick Wakeman describes how his famous piano introduction to the 1973 Cat Stevens version has come to haunt him, and the Beverley Sisters discuss the song's universal appeal. Final part. Fordetails see Monday
Nick Revell discovers what is happening in the world of books. Including an interview with Robert Drewe , author of The Shark Net- a portrait of a serial killer at large in one of Australia's most remote Cities. Repeated from Sunday 4pm
Brian plans some light manoeuvres.
Written by Paul Brodrick. Director Alec Reid
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John Wilson investigates the current reputation of French philosopher Jean-Paul Satre , as Richard Eyre prepares to direct a new version of his play Les Mains Sales, which raises questions of political purity and compromise beneath the Shadow Of an assassination. Producer Erin Riley
Four centuries of diplomatic life, as experienced by diplomats' wives and daughters. Coming Home. Mary Sheil rejoices at being set free from her solitary life in 1850s Persia, and after the sudden death of her husband in 1666, Ann Fanshawe makes a lonely departure from Spain. Final part. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
In the aftermath of the elections for London mayor, Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined at
Westminster University, London, by panellists including Michael Ancram MP, Ken Livingstone MP and Dr John Reid.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm
By Tim Jackson. The eminent Austrian physicist Ludwig Boltzmann commits suicide. Does his death embody his famous entropy principle, and does his daughter's love affair- an affairthat grows out of the tragedy -transcend it?
Director Janet Whitaker
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