From Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff, led by the Rev Roy Jenkins with Cambrensis. Psalm 8. 0 Lord Our Lord, how Majestic; Praise to the Lord the Almighty; All Heaven Declares; From the Sun's Rising to the Sun's Setting. Director of music Kelvin Thomas. Organist Jeffrey Howard.
By Simon Garfield , read by Tom Baker in five parts. The extraordinary story of William Perkin , the accidental discoverer of aniline dyes, who revolutionised the fashion trade and invented industrial chemistry. 1: Architecture's Loss Abridged and produced by Chris Wallis
Peter Snow presents a new six-part series in which each programme's stories come from the pages of an archive newspaper.1: Using reports of a copy of the Parliamentary Intelligencer from May 1660, Snow re-creates the events of a landmark day in British history
. Eleven years after his father was executed and the monarchy was abolished, Charles II rode into London to reclaim the throne. Fountains ran with wine and bonfires burned effigies of Oliver Cromwell. Producer Andrew Green
The conclusion of Evelyn Waugh 's biting satire of class, pr&war politics and the appalling nature of the newspaper industry, adapted in four parts by Giles Havergal. Banquet. The civil war in Ishmaelia comes to a head and William Boot returns to England - but in triumph or ignominy?
Director Dave Batchelor
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to contestants. Third Semi-Final.
Producer Richard Edis. Repeated Saturday 11pm
By Michael Butt. Albert has worked in the same seaside hotel for over 50 years. He is a bachelor, but he has had offers, one of which now weighs on his mind. He consider's three couple's stories from the bridal suite as he searches for a way forward.
Director Claire Grove
Martin Jarvis performsfive new stories by Grant Allen. This entertaining series of deception and trickery appeared in the Strand Magazine in 1896. 1: The Episode of the German Professor. Will Sir Charles be fleeced again or could he now discover the true identity of the wily Colonel? Director Martin Jenkins
Producer Rosalind Ayres
In five programmes Leslie Forbes explores the links between artists and gardens.
1: Restoring The Ghosts. Angelica Garnett returns to the garden of her childhood.
Charleston inspired the Bloomsbury set, but can the garden match her memory? Producer Sally Flatman
Sandi Toksvig joins regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth for the return of the antidote to panel games.With Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
Michael Field by Moya O'Shea. Aftertragedy comes a new beginning. A move to Richmond and two new family members - husband for Amy and an adorable chow puppyforthe Michael Reids. Part 6 of 10. Director TraceyNeale. Repeated from 10.45am
Will more of us feel the need to go private or can we trust the Government's new plan to rescue the NHS? Jenny Cuffe reports from Southampton in a four-part series. 1: Countingthe Cost Producer Sheila Cook
Max Easterman investigates deep-seated corruption and violence in the Romanian police. He meets the British officer trying to clean up the force and a Romanian whistle-blower who was forced to leave the country to escape reprisals. Repeated from Thursday 11am
In a three-part series Pippa Greenwood discovers how green-fingered boffins produce amazing crops, In this second programme she goes in search of the perfect plant.
Producers Gabi Fisher and Sera Lefroy Owen
TrezzaAzzopardi's Booker Prize-listed novel a haunting story of daughters and debt - is read by Sian Thomas and abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury. 1: It is 1960, and on Cardiff's dockside reckless Frankie is staking his livelihood, his home and his wife's wedding dress on a twist of the cards. Producer Di Speirs
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