With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Blessed Jesus, at Your Word (Liebster Jesu); Matthew 26, w36-46; I Will Take the Cup of Salvation (Cummins); Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me (Toplady). Director of music Christopher Walker.
A celebration of the long-term relationship, presented by Edi Stark. In this concluding programme she asks the million-dollar question - do you need good sex to have a good marriage? Producer Fiona Couper Chill out and hang loose: Health, page 17
A new four-part comedy written and performed by David Holt. Bob Braithwaite is a "watcher" -from the top of the Blackpool Tower where he is caretaker, he sees everything through high-powerbinoculars. 1: Penne Arabiata No Chips. Bob observes Clinton J Beesley , self proclaimed "King of the Weddings", who is hosting a dinner for his 25th wedding anniversary. Afteronetoo many drinks at the local Italian, Clinton's wife Janet reveals more than anyone had bargained for. Producer Dawn Ellis
The parliamentary panel game that reveals the lighter side of life around the dispatch box.
Steve Richards takes the speaker's chairto call order on opposing team captains Roy Hattersley and Sir Patrick Cormack MP . Their guests this week are journalists Ann McElvoy andChris Moncrieff . Producer Steve Doherty
Three plays by Alan Plater inspired by the Women's Jazz Archive.
1: Roll, Jordan, Roll. Rehearsing for the Brecon Jazz Festival, Megan keeps playing a certain melody, but where does it come from? Her musical detective trail leads to the 1880s and the visit to Swansea of a choir of emancipated slaves.
A new series of summer specials celebrating landmark studies of society. Laurie Taylortravels round Britain to meet authors of renowned research, discovering what impact their work has made on society. This week he visits Liverpool with Professor Howard Parker , author of View from the Boys, a study of inner city youth in the seventies. What happened to the boys he observed and how different is life for the next generation?
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Christopher Fitz-Simon's six-part drama.
When Frances Butler hears of a windfall from a deceased aunt in County Cork she thinks her financial worries are over. But then she discovers the truly unusual nature of the legacy that awaits her.
Pierre Koffman's autobiographical cookbook, dramatised by Rod Dungate.
The long school summer holiday sees Pierre back on the farm for the slog and fun of the harvest, yet he still finds time to discover some fascinating local history in the dusty tomes of the town hall.
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Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Joanna Bogle , Claire Fox , Janet Radcliffe-Richards and David Starkey cross-examine "witnesses" who hold passionate but conflicting views on a moral dilemma from one of this week's news stories.
Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Two of Ireland's best-known political commentators reflect on the political and social implications of the country's economic success. This week, after the defeat of the referendum on the Nice Treaty by Irish voters, Fintan O'Toole , a columnist at the Irish
Times, considers the political issues surrounding welfare provision in the Republic of Ireland. Producer Rachel Wright. Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
How science and technology affect our lives.
Bumper to Bumper. Over the next ten years, traffic on Britain's already congested roads is expected to grow by a staggering 30 percent. Short of building more roads, what can be done to ease the jams?
Quentin Cooper meets the people in the front line of traffic control in Birmingham, talks to researchers in Berkshire and California, and goes for a ride in a "smart" carthatcan sense the traffic flow around it and adjust its speed accordingly. Producer Nigel Acheson
A six-part sketch show from Manchester, starring Smug Roberts , Kate Ward , Robin Ince and Helen Moon. Olive: "Ooh, I am shattered. You've really got to punch those old ladies hard if you want any bargains at the church jumble sale nowadays. I saw Vicar Simms headbutt that Mrs Knowles to get a blazer. Arthur, what are you doing in my tights?" Producer Graham Frost
Cartoonist Steven Appleby 's six-part series takes a distinctly abnormal look at everyday life in the 21st century by looking each week at one of life's fundamental topics. Normal Love. Today he goes in search of love. Starring Paul McCrink as Steven Appleby and featuring Rachel Atkins , Ewan Bailey , Nigel Betts and Rosalind Paul. Producer Toby Swift
Mark Tavener 's comedy series. This week the masters of wheeze have to put a failed novelist at the top of the best-sellers list. Starring Stephen Fry , John Bird , Beth Chalmers , Siobhan Hayes , Tony Gardner , Tamsin Greig , Ewan Bailey and Emma Kennedy. Producer Dawn Ellis. Executive producer Paul Schlesinger (R)
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