BBC Disability Affairs correspondent Peter White talks intimately to disabled people who have bucked the odds and achieved outstanding success in a variety of fields.
Producer Sue Mitchel. Repeated at 9.30pm
With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Come, Holy Spirit. Heavenly Dove (Manchester); Mark 1, w4-13;
This Is the Record of John (Gibbons); 0 Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford). Director of music Gordon Stewart.
American actress Jeanne Tripplehorn talks to Martha Kearney about her career, from Basic
Instinctto Sliding Doors, and about her latest role in the film version of Noël Coward's Relative
Values. Drama: Music and Silence by Rose Tremain. Part 12. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Forthousands of years, biters, nibblers and chewers have shaped the British countryside. Mark Carwardine tracks down the wild and domesticated grazing animals that have created the landscape around us. He discovers how they are being used to conserve a huge number of plants and animals, from the cowslip to the wart-biter Cricket. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
Kit Hesketh-Harvey examines the internal workings of the comic song.
3: This week he investigates the fine art of parody, with contributions from Dick Vosburgh and a variety of parodies from Tom Lehrer , Allan Sherman , Anna Russell and Stephen Sondheim. Producer Frank Stirling
George Galway remembers his childhood with his brother James on the streets of Protestant north Belfast. He has spent his life playing jazz and teaching clarinet to Manchester school children, while James is internationally celebrated as the "Man with the Golden Flute". George examines the influence of flute bands on the family and recalls how his father reacted when James announced that he mightconvertto Catholicism. Producer Bill Lloyd
A comedy by Lloyd Peters set in a university drama department. What happens when you combine a drama lecturer locked in a studio with a shy student, a real gun and a copy of Hamlet? Add Black Forest gateau, a scheming dean, a drunken parent and the police, sprinkle liberally with sharp one-liners, slapstick and comic tension, and you have a combination guaranteed to ruin any head of department's day.
Director Polly Thomas
Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning, with advice, features and yourviews. Producer Dorothy Stiven. Action Line: [number removed]
E-MAIL: email@example.com. Repeated Sunday 11pm
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
Everyone, including the Government, wants to see fewer lorries on the road and more freight being carried by train. Alan Whitehouse investigates why this is not happening. Producer Andy Denwood. Repeated Sunday 5pm
Graham Easton 's guest in the studio is surgeon Nady Hakim , who made medical history 18 months ago by transplanting a human hand. Plus a look at how newtechniques can prevent our bodies from rejecting body parts, and a report on encouraging blood donors in ethnic minorities. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
Mark Tavener 's satirical comedy thriller stars Michael Williams and Barry Foster.
4: Rupert Thresher arouses Cragge's suspicion as the hunt for the journalist killer continues.
Meanwhile the PM is once again depressed as his approval rating falls below 50 per cent forthe first time. with Peter Woodthorpe , Hugh Parker , Neil McCaul , Chris Pavlo , David Holt and Beth Chalmers. Music Paul Mottram Producer Dawn Ellis (R)
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