Fellow 64-year-olds talk to writer Hunter Davies about their lives, hopes and expectations. In this concluding programme, Nobel Peace Prize-winning politician John Hume recalls growing up in Northern Ireland during the war. Producer Miles Warde. Rptd at 9.30pm
With the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch. Lord God, Your
Love Has Called Us Here (Ryburn); John 13, w2-5, W12-17- Most Glorious Lord of Lyfe! (Lloyd
Webber); 0 Jesus I Have Promised (Wolvercote). Director of music John Powell.
Britain is a leader in the developed world with its proportion of mixed-race relationships. Yasmin Aiibhai-Brown joins Jenni Murray to discuss the impact of the children of this generation on our national identity. Drama: The History of the Life and Memoirs of the Late Ingenious MrsAphra Behn by Alison Joseph. Part2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Oxygen's Poisonous Life Force. Modern chemistry started with the discovery of the gas that is essential for life-oxygen. Adam Hart-Davis learns howthis remarkable element was first isolated by three chemists in three different countries at the same time, and that only a little less oxygen in the atmosphere would suffocate life, while only a little more would cause massive fires to sweep the globe. Reader Crawford Logan. producer Louise Dalziel
The War. First in a new four-part series looking at Workers Playtime, the classic radio variety show which was broadcast live to factories all over Britain. Destined to run for six weeks in 1941 it eventually finished in 1964, and featured such entertainers as Eve Boswell, Tommy Handley , Harry Secombe , Peter Sellers , Diana Coupland , Peter Goodwright , Nicholas Parsons , Janet Brown and Sheila Tracy. Presented by Mervyn Stutter. Producer Jayne Gibson
The series examining pieces of music known for their emotional impact. The Lark Ascending. Vaughan Williams 's famous piece forviolin and orchestra is an evocation of a lark rising in an English summer sky at the turn of the century. Violinists
Tasmin Little and lona Brown discuss what it is like to perform this most English Of works. Producer Rosie Boulton
In Simon Little's drama Willie Crawford strikes gold as he digs for a gas main. In the panic that follows, he is preyed upon by various vultures, including councillors, development agency executives, loan sharks and geologists. That's before the council disputes ownership of the mineral rights.
Director Dave Batchelor
The programme that examines queries and concerns about the environment, presented by Richard Daniel. Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick
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2: The Ex-magician from the Minhota Tavern by Murilo Rubiao , read by Steven McNicoll. When a man can't stop producing lions, snakes or free lunches out of thin air-what Can he do? For detailssee yesterday
"Batty boy", an abusive term for a a homosexual, has become a familiar chant on British streets. The term originates in Jamaica where violent, homophobic lyrics are an integral part of dancehall music; a Jamaican song calling for gay men to be burnt topped Radio 1's ragga chart last month. Writer and director Rikki Beadle-Blair journeys to the island of his mother's birth to confront the homophobia used in music, and to find out where it comes from.
Homosexuality remains a crime in Jamaica, but as Beadle-Blair discovers, even in this environment, gay people are beginning to exert themselves.
Producer David Prosser.
Repeated Sunday 5pm
Most households have a first-aid box tucked away somewhere, but how many of us know anything about first aid? There are courses to attend, but do we always remember what we have been taught? Would we know what to do if someone had a heart attack, for example? Dr Graham Easton investigates. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald. E-MAIL: email@example.com Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
Comedian and storyteller Dave Gorman has spent every August for the last 12 years at the Edinburgh Festival, first as a penniless student and later as a sell-out performer. As 12 Augusts make up a whole year, in this one-off programme Gorman looks back on his "year" at the Fringe, and at some of the comedians who have influenced his style since his first trip to Edinburgh.
The remarkable tale of the late eccentric blind composer and poet Moondog, alias Louis Thomas Hardin, who was a regularfixture on Manhattan's streets in the sixties and seventies dressed as a Viking. Presented by Brian Morton. Producer Neil George (R)
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