The changing impact of work over a year in the life of four generations of the same family. This week the Wilsons face a tragedy which rocks their lives - and their work. With Sara Parker. Producer MaryWard Lowery
The concluding episode of a four-part comedy-drama written and performed by David Holt.
One Good Turn. From his position on top of the tower, Bob watches the progress of one of Blackpool's top acts - Donna Dee and Tony - as they make their way slowly and painfully up the promenade, carrying an amplifier, several mike stands and a couple of extension leads. Their van has failed its MOT and Donna is not a happy woman. 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 journalists Ann McElvoy and Chris Moncrieff. Producer Steve Doherty
The Race. The concluding part of Enid Bagnold 's tale of passion and ambition. Velvet and Mi enter the piebald for the Grand National, the greatest horse race of all time. Although women riders are banned, Velvet has a plan. For detai I s see yesterday
John Cushnie , Bunny Guinness and Roy Lancaster tackle gardening's most frequently asked questions, including a guide to combatting slugs and snails.
With Chairman Eric Robson. Shortened rptfrom Sunday 2pm
New stories by established and emerging writers. 2: Rushpool by Jane Gardam , read by Anna Massey. A farmer has vivid memories about his land and golden cattle, but that was back then ... For details see yesterday
A look at the development of Birmingham's jewellery quarter, from the mid-18th century, when Matthew Boulton petitioned Parliament forthe city's own assay office, to its heydayjust before the First World War.
For details see yesterday (R)
Laurie Taylortravels round Britain to meet authors of renowned research, discovering what impact theirwork has made on society.
Race, Community and Conflict. Professors John Rex and Robert Moore return to Sparkbrook in Birmingham where they first documented the effects of institutional racism back in the sixties. Producer Elizabeth Senior. E-MAIL: email@example.com
The final part of Christopher Fitz-Simon 's 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 legal professionals. Parole. How is it decided who can leave prison and who must serve out theirfull sentence behind bars?
Producer Anna Parkinson. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
Historian AJP Taylorwas fascinated by the changing role of the prime minister. Here,
Professor Peter Clarke , Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, presents obscure recordings of Taylor's university lectures. 2: David Lloyd George. A look at the prime minister who was outmanoeuvred by General Haig during the First World War- a mistake not lost on Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher.
Producer Matt Thompson. Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
The last in the series in which Geoff Watts explores the different ways people react to the experience of pain. Chronic Pain. From back pain to arthritis to cancer, much of the process of coping with pain is a mental one. Watts finds out how pain management clinics are helping chronic pain sufferers use a wide variety of techniques, from medication to art therapy and acupuncture, to enable patients to live as normal a life as possible.
Producer Alexandra Feachem. EMAIL: Scirad@bbc.co.uk
A six-part sketch show from Manchester, starring Smug Roberts , Kate Ward , Robin Ince and Helen Moon. "My Dad would fill his mouth with conkers then he'd drink vinegar and sour wine to harden the shells. Next time when he nutted somebody, he splintered their heads." Producer Graham Frost
Cartoonist Steven Appleby takes an abnormal look at everyday life in this comedy series. Normal Science This week he sets out to prove that science will eventually make the natural world, humans included, entirely redundant. With Paul McCrink 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. In the last of the series Charles is outdone by a rival PR woman. With Siobhan Hayes , Tony Gardner , Tamsin Greig , Beth Chalmers and Clare Corbett. Producer Dawn Ellis. Executive producer Paul Schiesinger (R)
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