Jonathan Freedland presents the series which finds the past behind the present. 3: Offa's PennyThe first single European currency is not the euro - it was Offa's penny, the common coinage throughout Britain and Europe over 1,200 years ago. Freedland explores the controversy then and now. Producer Virginia Crompton. Repeated at 9.30pm
Seafood crepes, beef Wellington and lemon chiffon pudding - a gourmet meal in seconds, and all that one need do is lightthe oven. Simon Parkes concludes his series by visiting Black Tie Foods, one of a growing number of "door to door" food companies, to find out about the takeaway with a difference. ProducerGillianGray
In October 1969 a Sunday night religious television programme was replaced by a new comedy show. Carol Cleveland , who worked with the team from the beginning, presents the insider's guide to Monthy Python. With contributions from John Cleese , Michael Palin , Terry Jones , Neil Innes , Stephen Fry and Harry Secombe among Others. Producer Mark Rickard (R)
The Tango. Born in the bars and brothels of Buenos Aires, the tango was almost banned when it reached Europe - its provocative movements were seen as too suggestive in a public dance hall. In the concluding episode of the series, dancer and writer
Wendy Buonaventura reveals how the wildness of the tango has still not been tamed. Producer Pete Atkin
Julia Schofield 's humorous portrait of life in the catering trade was awarded a special prize in the 1998 Alfred Bradley Awards. Tasty Toasty is a naive breakfast chef in the crazy world of a seaside town hotel kitchen, staffed by a lively and disparate group of young people. He ambles through staff intrigue, naked ambition, grand passion and a potentially disastrous management takeover as he struggles to buy a car to impress the girls.
Director Polly Thomas
2: lyabo's Weddingby Buchi Emecheta, read by Janice Acquah. lyabo dreams of becoming a stunning Yoruba bride, but the man she has chosen prefers a much less honorable arrangement. Fordetailsseeyesterday
2: From Waste to Wealth. The world celebrated when sewers were installed, but what was never foreseen was the level of pollution which was destined to follow in the wake of flushing loos.
Modern treatment systems have helped, but now good design is going some way to transforming the 150 litres each of us wastes each day into happy homes for fish. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated Sunday llpm
The return of the comedy series where, each week, a well-known comedy name will reminisce, entertain and amuse. This week Roy Hudd tells anecdotes about his long and varied career and Shares his love Of the music hall. Producer Claire Jones
Mark Lawson reports on Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes as he returns to the theatre with a new play by Nick Whitby , To the Green Fields
Beyond, the tale of a tank crew preparingto go into battle. Producer Robyn Read
By Miles Franklin , adapted in ten parts by Annie Caulfield. 7: Sybylla seems to have won the affections, or at least the attentions, of Sydney's leading carouser. She embarks, tentatively, on herfirst liaison.
For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am
Radio 4's series on modern warfare and the consequences for global peace.
4: The New Peace Makers. Edward Stourton looks at two war-torn parts of the world - Sierra Leone and The Balkans. He investigates the powerful new instruments that might be deployed in the fight for peace. Guests include Dr Mary Kaldor of the London School of Economics and Lt Col Tim Spicer of Sandline. Producer Sue Davies. Repeated Sunday 5pm
Lt Col Tim
A comedy series by David and Caroline Stafford. 2: In which Klepke stands for president against Boris the Warlord.
Music David Stafford. Producer Dirk Maggs (R)
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