Jenny Cuffe follows the work of three of Britain's frontline investigator's. Fraud Busters
Following the Government's renewed promise to crack down on welfare cheats, she joins a team from the Benefits Agency. Editor David Ross (R)
Four adventures of Michael Gilbert 's pensive south London detective, set in the postwar decade of rationed morality. Dramatised by Michael Butt. 2: The Myth of Return
Detective Petrella wrestles with murder on the marshes and the foggy nature of truth.
Director John Taylor (R)
3: Holland Rem Koolhaas. For many, rapid urbanisation is terrifying- an environmental nightmare. But Rem Koolhaas, a visionary architect, finds it exhilarating. He explains why Europe has lessons to learn from Asia and how his research into shopping has affected his architecture. Producer Lucy Ash. For details see Monday
This week Laurie Taylor examines the phenomena of oriental theme parks. In countries like Japan people can touch, taste and hear other cultures through purpose-built villages such as "Canadian World" and "British Hills". Social anthropologist Joy Hendry argues in her new book, The Orient Strikes Back, that these structures pose a challenge to western notions of theme parks, imitation, leisure, education and entertainment. Producer Tony Phillips. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
A comedy series based on Frank Dickens 's classic cartoon strip, featuring Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk and those who serve alongside him. 1: Of Moles and Men
The office rebel returns with inside information which must surely lead to promotion.
Music John Whitehall. Director Neil Cargill (R)
By Simon Armitage and Jeff Young.
3: The Oath and Edward's Death. Back in England, King Edward dies in his sleep, and Harold is anointed his successor.
Further cast details across the week. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
David Cook , Janet Daley , Ian Hargreaves and David Starkey cross-examine witnesses on their controversial and conflicting views of the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Max Pearson narrates four features that go behind the scenes at Westminster to follow a day in the life of a regional lobby correspondent. This week he looks at Francis Elliot of Scotland on Sunday. Producer Nick Patrick. Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
Jolyon Jenkins concludes a series which investigates the changing face of epidemiology by looking at statistics and their relevance to everyday life. What does it mean if something is "statistically significant"? And what does a 17th-century vicar have to say on the subject? Rescheduled from last week. Producer Paul Arnold. E-MAIL: email@example.com
A new four-part comedy series by Llewella Gideon and Lynn Peters about Cynthia, a thirtysomething out-of-work actress with ambitions to make it anywhere she can. Meanwhile, she is temping in the worst office in the world. With Brian Bovell , Roger Griffiths , Mandy Knight and Jo Martin. Producer Gareth Edwards. Music Clem Ishmael
A new four-part series by Peter Tinniswood , starring Leslie Phillips as Sir Plympton Makepeace. 1: The General Thingermejig the useless and forgetful MP recalls how he was seduced back into politics after three years in the wilderness and tells of his happy association with Major Attlee, co-founder of the House of Commons Train Spotters' Club. Producer Enyd Williams
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