Jonathan Freedland returns with the series which finds the past behind the present.
1: In 1885 pioneering investigative journalist WT Stead exposed a child prostitution ring in London's West End. Jonathan Freedland tells his story and asks if children are any better protected in the 21st century.
Producer Hilary Dunn. Repeated at 9.30pm
Britain, so it is claimed, invented the takeaway. In the continuing series, Simon Parkes investigates the British taste for Indian food and goes behind the scenes at the Nawabi restaurant on the Outskirts Of Oxford. Producer Gillian Gray
With Denis Nowlan. Chnst Is Made the Sure
Foundation (Westminster Abbey). Acts 4, w5-12; There's a Spirit in the Air (Lauds); God, Your Glory We Have Seen (Dieu, nous avons vu ta gloire). With the Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Director of music David Swinson.
Primates. Zoologist Charlotte Uhlenbrook travels around the world, from Equatorial Guinea to
Madagascar, in search of some of ourclosest relatives. She encounters potato-washing macaques and chimps running their own pharmacies. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
Concluding Dr Raj Persaud 's Psychological look at humour. This morning he asks why people decide to become comedians given that research indicates that a high percentage sufferfrom depression. Comedian Donna McPhail talks candidly about the rigours of working on the comedy Circuit. Producer Cheryl Gabriel
When Arabic dancing was first seen in Europe, the bold sensuality of its female dancers created a scandal. In the first ofthree programmes, dancer and writer Wendy Buonaventura reveals how Arabic dancers first dazzled and shocked with their earthy undulations. Producer Pete Atkin
By Peter Spafford and Mary Cooper. When Daniel dies young, Paul wonders how he can commemorate their relationship. He joins a tour of Leeds statues and his meditation begins. The story of a 20-year friendship and a poetic tour around a city.
Director Susan Roberts
In today's programme on cleanliness and world faiths, Kate Saunders learns how and why
Muslims make their ritual ablutions and the significance of the Haj pilgrimage as a means of purification. For details see yesterday
Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning, with advice, features and your views. Producer Dorothy Stiven. Action Line: [number removed]
E-MAIL: email@example.com. Repeated Sunday llpm
By Bridie Canning. 2: Sons and Mothers. Bridie has to deal with a neglected boy at school and with a neglected soldier at home on the streets of Londonderry.
For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am
Radio 4's series on modern warfare and the consequences of global peace.
2:The Arms Trade.United Nations arms embargoes are designed to choke off weapon supplies to the world's bloodiest conflicts. Richard Watson investigates why these international controls are often so ineffective-for example, rebels in Sierra. Leone are selling diamonds to raise funds and using supply routes through neighbouring states to avoid a UN embargo on weapons shipments.
Watson asks why it is so easy for rebel armies and rogue states to flout international restrictions.
Producer David Lewis. Editor David Ross. Repeated Sunday 5pm
Graham Easton pulls on his wellies once again to compare the similarities and differences between being a doctor and being a vet. This week he finds himself doing an obstetric examination on a cow and doing blood tests on 70 sheep, with a farm animal vet.
Producer Julia Durbin. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last in a comedy series by Tony Bagley.
War of the Worlds. It is a fight to the death as Robin finally meets his doppelganger. When two universes collide, there can be only one winner.
Producer Claire Jones (R)
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