With the Very Rev Ken Riley. Who Would True Valour See (Monks Gate); Psalm 31, wl-6; My Heart,
Ever Faithful (Bach); Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow (Marching). With Manchester Cathedral
Choristers. Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Clive James reads from his new collection of essays. 1: George Russell. Thanks be for academic mentors. Abridged and produced by Duncan Minshull. Repeated at 12.30am Clive James 's Kind of Day: page 130
We are losing the differences between our homes, villages, towns and cities. Everywhere in the country is startingto look the same. In a four-part series Lucinda Lambton goes in pursuit of buildings that are both local and lyrical, talking to architects, planners and craftspeople. This week she examines individual houses, from a "horror development" on her doorstep to an Egyptian temple on the Thames. Producer Peter Everett
The conclusion of Angela Carter 's comic tale about the intertwining fortunes of two theatrical families, dramatised by Bryony Lavery.
What a Joy It Is to Dance and Sing
The Lucky Chances, illegitimate twin daughters of the great Shakespearean actor Sir Melchior Hazard , get ready for his 100th birthday party. It promises to be an evening of thoroughly bad behaviour, and skeletons crashing out of well-upholstered cupboards.
Director Claire Grove
A four-part drama series by Michael Butt , adapted from Michael Gilbert 's stories.
2: The Missionary Position. When Detective
Constable Milo encounters a former tutor, he is unprepared for the world of betrayal and death into which friendship will lead him.
Director John Taylor
Harriet Walter reads five stories by one of the most distinctive writers of the 20th century, observing English middle-class life from the twenties to the Blitz. 1: Mrs Windermere. Psychic Mrs Windermere re-enters Esmee's life in a London restaurant where her attempts to "help" have a distinctly Unsettl ing effect. Director John Tydeman
A week-long investigation into the history and importance of five machines which changed the face of modern medicine, presented by Dr Mark Porter. 1: The Dialysis Machine. The invention of the "artificial kidney" meant that patients with renal failure had a good chance of survival by dialysis. But the early types were cumbersome and had to be largely built by the patients themselves. What was it like constructing membranes out of sausage skins and how does it feel to have to spend long hours on dialysis today? Producer Emma Kingsley Dr Mark Porter on x-rays: page 23
Comedy panel game from the Theatre Royal, Norwich, with regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor , Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and special guest. With chairman Humphrey Lyttelton and Colin Sell on the piano. Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
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George Eliot 's haunting story of love betrayed and rewarded, dramatised in 15 episodes by Robert Forrest. An immediate bestseller in 1859, Eliot's second novel established her reputation and paved the way for masterpieces such as The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch. 1: It is the summer of 1799 in the Staffordshire village of Hayslope, and one of Lisbeth Bede 's sons has marriage on his mind.
Director Patrick Rayner. Further cast details across the week Repeated from 10.45am
Former Conservative Chancellor Norman Lamont is best remembered as the man who blew Â£7bn on Black Wednesday, keeping sterling in the Exchange Rate Mechanism. That may explain why some people loathed him at the time. Here he talks to people who hate capitalism, for economic, social, moral and environmental reasons. Producer Roger chiids
The series that shows you how to discover the hidden history of your town through the streets and buildings of today. Dublin. From ninth-century
Vikings to 19th-century Englishmen, Julian Richards charts how waves of invasion and immigration have shaped the development of the town, for better and for worse. Producer John Byrne (R)
Following recent crises inthe industry, British meat production is at a crossroads. What kinds of farms should there be, and what livestock should they carry? This week Sue Broom investigates what the future will bring for sheep farming. Producer Sue Broom. Editor Deborah Cohen
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