Fergal Keane talks to individuals who have, through conviction or circumstance, taken a stand against something significant. He examines their motives and looks at the results of theirdecisions. Producer Jane Beresford. Repeated at 9.30pm
Simon Calder begins a new four-part investigation of maps and their makers, uncovering maps' secrets, propaganda and inftuence.
Mercator's Map of Britain. In 1564 Gerardus Mercator engraved a truly modern map of the British Isles but denied being its original creator. Calder searches forthe identity ofthe real cartographer and discovers a tale of treason and political espionage.
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With the Rev Roy Jenkins. From Hawarden Library in north Wales, as part of Radio 4's Victoria Season. Romans 12, w3-13; Angel Voices ever Singing; 0 Lead My Blindness; Beati Quorum
(Stanford); Lord from Whom all Blessings Row.
With the Sirenian Singers.
Director of music Jean Stanley-Jones .
Social. Alexei Sayle looks at the social influence ofthe train through film, literature and music, this week with the help of Pete Seeger , Charles Dickens and some fried green tomatoes. Producer Jayne Gibson
Today's films are filled with more sound and fury than ever before but how and why do films sound the way they do? Christopher Cook examines the creative marriage with sound in motion pictures, starting with the Oscar-winning godfather of sound design, Walter Murch.
The Conversation. Murch's talents and ears have shaped the soundscapes of American Graffiti,
The Godfather, The Conversation and Apocalypse Now, and redefined the role offilm sound. Producer Mark Burman
By Lucy Catherine. Alison is young and has her future ahead of her. Mrs Gawkrodger is too old to even plant her window box. So why is it that Alison wants to discover a past and Mrs Gawkrodger thinks only ofthe future? These two unlikely neighbours are drawn together by an old photograph with the caption "Mablethorpe 1952". Alison UaWilliams Mrs Gawkrodger Anna Wing Director Tracey Neale
2: Town, Country and Surburbia. Shopping is the developing national sport, rail commuters ftood into the cities from the new suburbs and the countryside sees its first incomers. For details see yesterday
Stephen Fry and John Bird return as masters of spin Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe in a new six-part series of Mark Tavener ' s comedy. 1: It seems that the country is bored with New Labour, so Charles takes the commission to revive interest in the party. Martin, however, has his own boredom problem and is missing the days when Prentiss McCabe was a struggling pair of twisted charlatans. With Siobhan Hayes , Tony Gardner , Beth Chalmers , Sue Elliott-Nicholls , Terence Edmond and Kenny Blyth. Executive Producer Paul Schlesinger Producer Dawn Ellis
Mark Lawson reports from Tate Modern on its first major new exhibition, Century City, which focuses on art from nine cities around the world at key points during the last 100 years. Producer Mohit Bakaya
This week Dr Graham Easton examines one of our most precious and vital organs -the heart. He looks at the bestwayto monitorthe health ofthe heart and discovers the latest recommendations for keeping it beating strongly. Producer Alison Ayres
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Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses 's comedy series set in Baltimore just before the American Revolution. 4: Tons of Storm Clouds. Revolutionary orator
Nathaniel Hopkins arrives and wins Mary's fervent support. But it isn'tjust her support he is after.
Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer (R)
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