4: The MP for North Lanark Jennie Lee had no intention of ever becoming anybody's wife, but Nye Bevan persuaded herto change her mind. But this didn't turn her in to a monogamous homemaker. For details see Monday. Rptd at 12.30am.
A new ten-part series of the international current affairs programme. At the Sydney Olympics,
Australia was proud to display its multicultural heritage. Now, one year later, its refusal to allow hundreds of Afghan boat people into the country is presenting a rather different image. As the world faces a mounting refugee crisis, Rosie Goldsmith talks to the people who make immigration policy in Australia and with people who have sought asylum in Australia overthe past 50 years -from Afghans on the run to refugees from seventies Vietnam and postwar Eastern Europe. What's behind the changes in Australian refugee policy? Producer Mark Alden
Conductor Martin Nearey looks at the power and significance of the requiem mass set to music. Composers, performers and clerics testifyto its abilityto reach sublime heights of personal faith and emotion. It is questionable whether Verdi kept to the true spirit of the liturgy in his most popular of requiems, but with over 800 years of musical devotion from early monastic plainchant, through the music of the 16th-century Spanish composer and priest Victoria, to Benjamin Britten 's 20th-century testament to pacifism, War Requiem, the requiem is arguably the most inspirational art form. Producer Paul Evans
Another chance to hear a five-part mystery series set in Dublin, being broadcast every weekday. 4: Death Cap by Simon Brett. A sudden death amongthe Franciscan brothers at a monastic retreat in County Cork raises Paolo's suspicions.
For regular cast and details see Monday (R)
The health phone-in looks at obesity. Listeners can ask a medical expert in the studio about the latest approaches to losing weight and how to stop regaining it when you 've reached your ideal size. Is obesity solely related to how much you eat or is it genetically determined? Are drugtreatments ever a good idea? And what are the health dangers of being seriously overweight? With Barbara Myers. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker
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4.5 I Spy and Beauty. A small boy wakes in the night and sneaks down to his father's shop, but is not the only one up and about. The second tale shows that love is not always requited. Read by Nigel Anthony and abridged by Jill Waters. For details see Monday
Science series. Quentin Coopertalksto professors of chemistry Laurence Barron and George Tranter about the puzzles surrounding the "handedness" of molecules, including why living organisms only possess left-handed amino acids and right-handed sugars. Should we be searching forthis handedness as evidence for life beyond our planet?
Producer Fiona Roberts. E-MAIL: email@example.com
A six-part comedy-drama by Barry Grossman. 4: The Lift. An intimate meeting takes place - but not one that Su and Abraham would have chosen.
Producer John Fawcett Wilson (R)
Anthropologists are often thought of as men in pith helmets investigating obscure tribes. But as Nigel Barley discovers, they are now putting their work to practical use - both in the development industry and the commercial world. He meets Intel's in-house anthropologist and visits a firm of consultants who use anthropology to find out what consumers want. Producer Hugh Levinson
Waron What? The American-led alliance against terrorism has adopted the rhetoric of a global moral campaign, with echoes of the Cold War. But how well do we understand our ideological opponents, and can we hope to win the battle of ideas? Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks if there's a danger of oversimplifying the issues as a conflict between secular democracy and religious fanaticism.
Producer ZareerMasani. Editor Stephen Chilcott. Rptd Sunday9.30pm
Topical science magazine. Geoff Watts visits the Bureau of Legal Dentistry laboratory in Vancouver, Canada. Forensic dentistry is a specialised area, but one that can uncover important evidence in the most grisly of cases. Dr David Sweet runs the lab and is one of the few forensic dentists in North
America. He explains how the DNA encased in teeth is often the only option left to investigators in the hunt for information. Producer Alexandra Feachem
A new four-part comedy series by Andrew McGibbon and Robert Chandler in which John Bird interviews remarkable people who are no longer living. 1: Mary Shelley and Robert Oppenheimer discuss monsters, poetry and recipes. With Fiona Allen and John Sessions. Producers Robert Chandler and Alison Vernon-Smith
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