The !ast of the series sampling the vibrant cuisine of the Baikans. Tom Jaine shares a gourmet meai in the Slovenian Alps with one of the country's most famous pop stars. Atthis family restaurant they make their own wine, kiit their own pigs and revive traditiona) national recipes, producer Jessica Mitchell (R)
2: StephenCieobury.directorofmusicatKing's Coiiege. Cambridge, readsfrom the writings ofJS Bach concerning the trials and tribulations of his years as cantor of St Thomas 's, Leipzig. For deta!fs see yesterday
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West Indies v Zimbabwe
Commentary from Canterbury by Henry Blofeld, Donna Symmonds and Tony Cozier. Expert comment from Sir Viv Richards, Andy Pycroft and Mike Selvey. Scorer B!ill Fhnda!!. Including at 2.20 News. *Approximate times
In Llanarthne in rural Wales it has taken three years to turn the old, neglected estate of Middleton Hall to the National Botanic Garden of Wales, the first to be built in the UK for over 200 years. With its innovative architecture and an agenda of research, conservation and education, it aims to provide the model for a 21st-century botanical garden. Kerry Ten Kate investigates. Producer Gwenan Thomas
Choice: The National Botanic Garden of Wales has just opened in Carmarthenshire (above). Kerry Ten Kate introduces The Plant Hunters (11.00am R4 FM) who have been travelling the world looking for plants to stock it. These include Dr Wolfgang Bopp, part of whose job is to simulate bush fires with a blow-torch, in order to facilitate the regrowth of trees from south west Australia. A scary new series begins tonight. It Couldn't Happen Here (9.00pm R4) we think, when reading of the effect of West Nile fever on New York last summer. But, actually, it could. Sue Armstrong counsels eternal vigilance: in the global village, we're only a bad plane-trip from disaster. More cheerfully, it's nearly the Queen Mother's 100th birthday. Centenary tributes start now in A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving (11.30am R4 FM) from St Paul's Cathedral. SG
Nicholas Witchell presents a service in St Paul's Cathedral on the day the nation gives thanks to God for the Queen Mother's long life and many years of public service. The Cathedral Choir is directed by John Scott. Organist Huw Williams. The service will be preceded and followed by interviews and archive footage, and include observations on Her Majesty's role as a former monarch and family person.
A series of programmes looking at how music and musicians were manipulated to further the political aims of Hitter's Nazi regime. 2: The laws prohibiting non-Aryan musicians from earning a living in Nazi Germany had two effects: the few with foresight and connections were able to emigrate, but the vast majority were condemned to the death camps. Valentine Cunningham speaks to cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch who survived the camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau and Belsen. Producer Paul Evans
2: The House in Tamworth Park by Josephine Corcoran.
The second of four ptays set in houses which sing their secrets.
Alice, a writer, lives in a flat in a big old house. All the tenants are made an offer to move out, but Alice stays and begins to trace the story of a couple who lived in the house nearly 100 years ago - a story of buried treasure.
Director Josephine Corcoran
/t Partner for Life by Kate Atkinson , read by Stephen Tompkinson. Gerard has never met a woman who comes close to evoking the same affection which he feetsforthe dog. Then he joins a dating agency ... For details see yesterday
Steve Richards hosts a pane) game about potitics. with team captains Roy Hatterstey and Sir Patrick CormackMP. This week's guests are journalist Juiia Langdon and broadcaster James Cox. Producer Steve Doherty (R)
!n a new three-part series, Sue Armstrong reveats just how vu)nerab!e we are to new and reemergingdiseases. 1: tVestM/e Story. The story of a dramatic outbreak of a mystery disease !n New York City !ast summer shows how a virus, never seen before in the Americas. can emerge across the world. Readers Pau)Birchard and Nora E)we!i-SuttOn. Producer Louise Dalzfel
2: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Super-Stork by Helen Dunmore, read by Emma Fielding. Susie and Pat are both pregnant, but Pat's baby is legal and ordered from the Michelangelo brochure. Will Susie's secret be discovered? For details see yesterday (R)
A four-part comedy by Dan Freedman and Nick Romero about the exploits of Lord Zimbabwe, occultist and adventurer.
Lord Zimbabwe travels back to ancient Egypt to uncover the mystery of the tackiest of the pharaohs.
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