Isabel Losada reads her irreverent account of her search for happiness, a journey which takes her from a convent to a tantric sex workshop. Abridged in five parts by Sally Marmion. Part 1. Producer Sarah Johnson. Repeated at 12.30am
With Judy Merry. I'm Goin' Up a Yonder(Hawkins arr Sirvatka); 2 Timothy 1, w6-10: 0 Salutaris Hostia (Franck); Prayer of St Patrick (Rutter). With the Laudamus Choir. Director of music Deborah Catterall.
The elegant French spa town of Vichy has never lived down the moment in 1940 when it became home to the wartime government of Marshal Petain which collaborated with the Nazis. In the first of two programmes, James Maw visits Vichy to investigate why commemorating what happened there is still controversial, and how the town is struggling to reinvent itselfthrough sport and spas. Producer Rob Ketteridge
Angela Carter 's comic tale about the intertwining fortunes of two theatrical families is dramatised in four parts by Bryony Lavery.
1: Welcome to the Wrong Side of the Tracks
Dora and Nora Chance are the illegimate twin daughters of the great Shakespearean actor Sir Melchior Hazard. Disowned by the Hazard family, and, by extension, the whole "legitimate" theatre to which he belongs, the sisters embark on a career as chorus girls.
Director Claire Grove
It began as "a little something" on a Californian ranch, and ended up as "Hearst Castle", one of the most extravagant homes in the world, fruit of a three-decade-long collaboration between publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst and architect Julia Morgan. This drama documentary draws on their largely unpublished letters and telegrams, charting the growth of the "castle", with its cash-flow and labour problems, train loads of art and antiques, impossible deadlines and near bankruptcy.
Producer John Goudie (R)
Ten tales written and read by Alan Bennett. With customary wryness, he reminisces about growing up in Leeds. 6: Proper Names Producer Liz Allard. Music George Fenton
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Five features and audio diaries from the winners of Radio 4's competition to find young voices for the airwaves. Their mission is to tell us about their lives, loves and concerns and to show us the worlds they inhabit. 1: Lauren Coultard talks about the teenage drugs scene in Liverpool and Charlie Bennett reveals the more innocent pleasures of life on the Scilly Isles. Producer Bella Bannerman
The antidote to panel games comes from the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield with Linda Smith joining regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden. With chairman Humphrey Lyttelton and Colin Sell on the piano. Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
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In a ten-part series, usingdiaries, journals, letters and poetry, Robin Brooks captures a gripping snapshot of the turbulent and passionate relationships in which Lord Byron was embroiled. 6: Lady Byron
Knowing he must somehow break off an incestuous relationship with his half-sister Augusta, Byron proposes to Annabella Milbanke again.
Director Clive Brill. Repeated from 10.45am
A new series in which people on the receiving end of prejudice or discrimination find out what's behind it by meeting those they believe are responsible. Disability. With Colin Hughes , a BBC political producerwith muscular dystrophy. Producer Roger Childs
The series that shows listeners how to discover the hidden history of yourtown through the streets and buildings of today. St Andrews. Archaeologist Julian Richards discovers the hidden history of this
Scottish golfing town, exploring why war with the English and supporting the wrong pope led to the founding of Scotland's first university and why the one-time owners of the golf course decided to turn it into a rabbit Warren. Producer John Byrne (R)
Clean Beaches. Sea, sand, sun and.... strandline? With summer upon us, presenter Mark Carwardine visits Swansea Bay in South Wales and questions the desire for immaculate seaweed-free beaches and crystal clean seas when wildlife shuns them as sterile deserts.
Producer Laura Fudge. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated tomorrow 11am
Barbara Kingsolver 's powerful tale about a southern Appalachian farming community is read in ten parts by Buffy Davis. 6: Lusa struggles to make a living from her dead husband's family farm, while Deanna, up on the mountain, tries to protect the coyote den from the man she has fallen in love with. Abridged and produced by Jill Waters
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