England v Zimbabwe
Commentary on the first day's play at Trent
Bridge in the Second Cornhill Test, with Jonathan Agnew, Henry Blofeld, Simon Mann and Christopher Martin-Jenkins. Expert comment from Graeme Fowler, Graham Gooch and Andy Pycroft. Scorer Bill Frindall. Including at 1.18* County Talk and News at 1.15 and 3.45. *Aooroximate times
Journalist and author Tony Parsons is best known for his contributions to The Mirrorand BBC2's Late Review. Yet it is the sensitivity with which he has written his latest book Man and Boywhich is bringing him his biggest and most unexpected success. He uses passages from Ernest Hemingway , Frank McCourt , Sue Townsend and Jan Morristo highlight the influences in his life. Producer Nicky Barranger. Repeated Sunday 12.15am
4: You cannot get much closer to being alone than floating free in space, looking down on planet Earth. No woman has spent more time walking in space than shuttle astronaut Kathryn Thornton. For details see Monday (R)
As food regulations become more stringent and medicine requires more accurate methods of diagnosing a patient's condition, there is an increasing need for non-invasive technology which can supply precise information about specific biological conditions. Quentin Cooper talks to Professor Tony Turner about biosensors - a developing technology used in medicine, the environment, public health and defence-and asks what new uses forthem remain to be developed. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL:"firstname.lastname@example.org
A newsix-part comedy by Carolyn Stafford. and David Stafford. 1: The deeply strange occupants of Lottie's cafe-bar in the former Soviet state of Slomzovakia return for an incendiary episode.
Music David Stafford. Producer Dirk Maggs
From St Martin in the Fields, London, with the Most Rev Rowan Williams , Archbishop of Wales. Celebrant the Rev Nicholas Holtam. Music by the 16th-century Venetian composer
Giovanni Gabrieli is sung by the Daily Service Singers and members of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Director of music Gordon Stewart.
Waste Not, Want Not. Alex Kirby looks forward to a Britain in which our throwaway culture gives way to one in which nothing is wasted. All waste would be reused, recycled, composted orturned into energy. Options for disposing of the millions of tons of waste produced every year are running out. We must adopt innovative new approaches to the manufacture, packaging and disposal of products - or end up swimming in our own rubbish. Producer Brian King
A comedy serial by Simon Warne.
2: Penny and Kate share a flat. As they are like chalk and cheese, chaos is just around the corner. And in the flat below lives Bob - half man, half television - who has an annoying habit of bringing his work home with him.
Director Tracey Neale
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