With Andrew Graystone. Lord, forthe Years (Lord of the Years); Colossians 1, w9-20; 0 Lord, Increase Our Faith (Loosemore); Come, Ye Faithful , Raise the Anthem (Neander). With the John Powell Singers. Directorof music John Powell.
Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, presented by Jenni Murray.
Drama: The History of the Life and Memoirs of the Late Ingenious Mrs Aphra Behn by Alison Joseph. Part 3. (Drama repeated at 7.45pm)
Author (The History of the Life and Memoirs of the Late Ingenious Mrs Aphra Behn):
Is work about the pursuit of dreams or paying the mortgage? In the first of a new three-part series Sara Parker examines the changing impact of work over a year in the life of four generations of the same family. John and Sue have escaped the rat race to live in Cornwall. John's brother Hamilton has spent all his working life as a manager with the same bank. Which of them has got the balance right?
A four-part comedy-drama written and performed by David Holt. From his eyrie on top of the Blackpool Tower where he is caretaker, Bob Braithwaite sees everything through high-power binoculars.
3: Complete with Wipeable Cover. This week Bob spies on Nadine Kirkman , the gently warbling voice behind Victoriana Trinkets, the business that sells everything Victoriana - from the Mr Grimsby Easter pussycat fish slice to the Victorian chimney sweep glow-in-the-dark- teasmade. But someone is determined to ruin her reputation. Producer Dawn Ellis
The parliamentary panel game that reveals the lighter side of life around the dispatch box.
Steve Richards takes the speaker's chair to call order on opposing team captains Roy Hattersley and Sir Patrick Cormack MP. Their guests this week are Times columnist Anthony Howard and former
Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson. Producer Steve Doherty
The conclusion of Alan Plater's three dramas, inspired by the Women's Jazz Archive.
Beacons. Megan's search for the roots of a melody she keeps playing comes full circle when her grandmother arranges a surprise.
The conclusion of 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.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan (R)
Marcel Berlins chairs the programme in which members of the public pittheirwits against the professionals. Planning. The law comes to your own backyard in decisions about planning and the environment. But how does it work?
Producer Anna Parkinson. Repeated Saturday 11.15pm
Legendary historian AJP Taylor was fascinated by the changing role of the prime minister.
Professor Peter Clarke introduces recently unearthed recordings of the great man's lectures for university students. William Ewart Gladstone. Gladstone started as a high Tory and became a radical when he advanced into old age. Producer Matt Thompson
An exploration of the different ways people react to pain, presented by Geoff Watts. Acute Pain. Be it the pain from childbirth, sports injuries or migraines, Watts looks at the ways in which people cope with pain, and the variety of methods used to combat it, from drugs to behavioural strategies to hypnosis. Producer Paula McGrath. EMAIL: Scirad@bbc.co.uk
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A six-part sketch show from Manchester, starring Smug Roberts , Kate Ward , Robin Ince and Helen Moon. "My dad said William Tell had shot the apple off Newton's head just as it hit him, so Newton thought gravity was a sideways force -that's why we slide about in bed." Producer Graham Frost
Cartoonist Steven Appleby takes an abnormal look at everyday life in this comedy series. Normal Death This week he sells his soul to the Devil in the hope of securing eternal life. The main side effect is that he becomes rather like a certain Hollywood icon. With Mark Perry as Steven Appleby , featuring
Rachel Atkins , Ewan Bailey , Nigel Betts and Rosalind Paul. Director Toby Swift
Mark Tavener 's comedy stars Stephen Fry and John Bird. This week Charles decides to help the case for prison reform, while Martin takes on the much greater challenge of helping Delia Smith change her image. With Siobhan Hayes , Tony Gardner , Tamsin Greig , Beth Chalmers and Clare Corbett.
Producer Dawn Ellis. Executive producer Paul Schlesinger (R)
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