With the Rev Canon Noel Vincent. Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round (Song 1); 1 John 5, wl-5, wlO-12; God So Loved the World (Stainer); All
My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Director of music Jeffrey Makinson.
By Simon Carr. 4: Hog Heaven. Carr decides to sell the house, buys instead a white elephant and becomes a workaholic. Alexander asks if he can live with his best friends instead. For details see Monday
The Victorians perfected the use of popular song as a way to reflect values, morality and beliefs. It is an art which has never lost its ability to act as a mirrorto society, as Simon Brett reveals in his exploration of morality in note form, from the early
19th century until today.
Demon Drink and Drugs. "Won'tyou sign the Pledge?", sang the Victorians while handing opium-enriched cough mixture to the masses.
Over 150 years drink and drugs have exchanged places; nowhere is that better reflected than in Song. Producer Mary Price
By Manny Draycott Lai. Viv, Fiona, Christie and Sophie have been friends for ages, and for a long time they have been meeting at Peter's Cafe.
Peter introduced them, Peter listens to all their woes over coffee and wine, and smooths overthe rifts in their friendships. But Peter has a life they know nothing about.
Director Jonquil Panting
Lesley Joseph speaks on behalf of a charity which supports the families and friends of drug users. DONATIONS: Adfam National. [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]. Repeated from Sunday 7.55am
4: Scottish poet Don Paterson reflects on the idea that as well as walls having ears, ears have walls. Has Hadrian's Wall poisoned relations between North and South ever since it was built?
Fordetails see Monday
Michael Rosen concludes the present series about words and the way we speak.
Faff, Banter and Bop. After weeks of "hardcore" and being "klangered", students across the land are returning to colleges to get on with the serious business of.... playing computer games. This week Rosen looks at the jargon of student life. Producer Bella Bannerman. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm
A crisis is looming in the car industry. Customers are demanding vehicles with ever higher specifications, but atthe same time manufacturers are under growing economic and political pressure to produce cars that are lighter and more energy-efficient. Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Ken Kendall from Aston Martin and Dr Gordon Smith from the Warwick Manufacturing Group about research that is shaping the next generation Of cars. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: email@example.com
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Simon Bligh hosts the stand-up programme, featuring the pick of the current comedy circuit and future talent. This concluding programme includes Marcus Brigstocke , motormouth Adam Bloom and new female sketch act McDougall and Donkin. Producer Mario Stylianides
By Alex Ferguson. 9: Annie's tutor advises her not to get involved with runaway teenager Kate, and Annie tackles school bullying head on. Mrs Salthouse Lynne Verrall For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am Further cast details across the week
Scarily Good Health. Despite warnings about our unhealthy habits and lifestyles, the surprising thing about health in the modern west is that it is so good. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks whether scaremongering distracts us from identifying the real reasons for our good health and makes us vulnerable to the health scare that comes true.
Producer Ingrid Hassler. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
Exploring issues which affect all our lives. Depleted Uranium. Alex Kirby investigates concerns that the use of depleted uranium weapons by allied forces during the Gulf War and in Kosovo has resulted in increasing numbers of deaths and chronic illnesses among soldiers and civilians, and has even caused birth defects in children ofwarveterans. Producer Brian King
A six-part series by Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan. 3: Shahab dreams up a night of "curryoke" and Bollywood Stars. But will it be enough to win the price war in the Balti triangle?
Director Kristine Landon-Smith
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