Olivia O'Leary talks to two people who have had similar experiences. This week she speaks to
Robert Fisk and Martin Bell MP about their lives as foreign correspondents. They discuss war, morality and the problem of censorship. Producer Sara Conkey. Repeated at 9.30pm
Philip Sweeney travels the Paris Metro to explore the city's love affair with the underground, past and present. 4: This week's programme looks at the Metro as an icon in the literature and cinema of 20th-century Paris, from Raymond Queneau onwards. More so than any other culture, films, novels and poetry have all drawn on the Metro for literal and symbolic settings. Producer Sara Davies
With the Rev Tony Burnham. 0 Praise Ye the Lord! (Laudate Dominum); Acts 2, wl4-21; Lord, You Sometimes Speak in Wonders (Cleveland); Thy Hand, 0 God, Has Guided (Thornsbury). Director of music James Whitbourn.
The coasts and island cliffs of Britain are vitally important globally for many sea-bird species that come hereto breed every year. MarkCarwardine visits one of the noisiest and most densely populated sea-bird colonies in Europe -that of the unusual-looking, blond, blue-eyed gannet on Bass Rock - and learns about the threats faced by SUCh communities. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
Kit Hesketh-Harvey examines the internal workings of the comic song.
2: This week he investigates the ways in which a comic performance can make or break a comedy lyric. With contributions from Dillie Keane and Ned Sherrin. Performers include Hermione Gingold , Dora Bryan and Zero Mostel. Producer Frank Stirling
Paul Strangis a retired solicitor. His mother was singer Dora Labbette , but what most of his colleagues never knew is that his father was Sir Thomas Beecham. Strang talks forthe first time about being the illegitimate son of a famous conductor and the extraordinary life that this has given him. Producer Bill Lloyd
ByZinnie Harris. In the Museum of Scotland, an extraordinary woman plunges the relationship between two curators into crisis. Fiona and Martin live together and are gettingalong fine-that is until the arrival of the beguiling, iconoclastic and illiterate Carrie. Fiona starts to teach her how to read and write, but her emotional involvement with Carrie forces cracks to appear in her relationship with Martin.
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
2: The Lost Seed, read by James Wilby. In the middle of the 17th century in the new colony of Cape Cod, Richard Berry reflects on the hardships and temptations of a settler's life. For details see yesterday
Libby Purves presents the intelligent guide to the world of learning. This week the programme looks at the effectiveness of drug education in Britain. Producer Anne Freeman. Action Line: [number removed]
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated Sunday llpm
A comedy magazine hosted by Steve (not the snooker player) Davis, with regular features: Little Fellahs ; a motoring section called Don't
Slam It, It's Not a Ford; mysteries of the universe with Tony Rubini ; big fat chef Brian Quimby ; and music from Victor Wood. Starring Gerard Foster ,
Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb. Producer Maria Esposito
This week Graham Easton looks at how to grow old healthily. Does the NHS discriminate against the elderly, and can new technology make the home a safer place?
Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald. E-MAIL: email@example.com Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
MarkTavener's satirical comedy thriller stars Michael Williams and Barry Foster.
3: Tension mounts when the serial killer claims a third victim. As the evidence grows,
Supt Jefferson is convinced that celebrity chef Coco St Martin is the journalist killer. Meanwhile, the PM takes a winter skiing holiday, leaving Marcia to keep an eye on the Chancellor. with Peter Woodthorpe. Hugh Parker. Martin Hyder , Chris Pavlo , Beth Chalmers and Andrew Crawford. Music Paul Mottram Producer Dawn Ellis (R)
Coco St Martin:
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