Should mobile-phone thieves be sent to prison? Should some criminals go to jail only at weekends? Jonathan Freedland is joined by Robert Hardy to explore the rights and wrongs of tough sentencing.
(Rptd at 9.30pm)
Geeta Gury-Murthy explores notions of faith and how they relate to urban life. 3: Prince of Synagogues
The 19th-century synagogue in Toxteth, Liverpool, has fallen on hard times. But Rabbi Ariel Abel and Rate Dorfman, the 92-year-old leader of the choir, have their own ways of maintaining it. Producer Bella Bannerman
Presented by Peter Firth. God Be in My Hand
(Walford Davies ). Proverbs 4, wlO-18. Father,
Hearthe Prayer We Offer (Sussex). Open Thou
Mine Eyes (Rutter). The Spiritto Set Us Free. Director of music Gordon Stewart.
Yvonne Ellis presents a three-part series lookingat the lives of American Indians in the 21st century.
2: Although revered by the Blackfoottribe, the fox was eradicated from their reservation in north-east Montana through hunting and habitat loss.
Nowthe community is reintroducing it, in the hope that it will return to its ecological and cultural niche. Producer Joanne Stevens
Last in the series looking at comedy double acts.
Brought together on the sixties classic, "The Frost Report", their talent soon became apparent. Stuart Maconie asks what made this unlikely pairing so Special.
In the final programme, five former students of the Royal College of Music in London meetto perform a piece specially arranged by cellist Martin Radford.
The class of '93 talk to Charlotte Monta about where their careers have taken them, including
LOS Angeles and Germany. Producer Richard Bannerman
By Laura Watson. "Sleep pretty children, do not cry, and I will sing a lullaby, goes the song, but nine-year-old Tom is shaken from his sleep by a ghostly presence - one that looks set to destroy his whole family. A haunting play from a new writer.
Director Sarah Brown
Richard Daniel chairs the programme in which listeners set the agenda with their environmental concerns. Producer Nick Patrick PHONE: [number removed]
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Simon Singh continues his investigation into some of the most intriguing numbers in mathematics. 2: Pi. The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is known as pi. From Archimedes to the modern-day Chudnovsky brothers, few mathematical mysteries have captured the imagination so widely.
By Lynne Truss. The Spartan siege of Athens is now into its fifth month but the regulars at the Acropolis Fish Restaurant continue to turn up in the vain hope of being served some food.
2: Love. It's Eros Night and thoughts turn to love.
Producer Brian King
Socrates Robert Hardy:
By Mary Cooper. 7: Anne and Mariana deepen their bond by privately exchanging vows, but will
Mariana be able to balance life as the perfect wife to Charles and be Anne's lovertoo?
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France is undergoing a quiet revolution. This three-part series looks at the paradoxes and peculiarities of a nation redefining itself. 1: Breaking All the Rules.
British academic Anand Menon looks at the booming French economy. France is ignoring the advice of the globalisation gurus-yet the country is thriving in the face of worldwide competition. Why? Producer Lucy Ash Repeated Sunday 5pm
A five-part series about the development of drugs. 3: Edi Stark look at anaesthetics from the early days of laughinggas, ether and chloroform, to the latest i ntravenous agents. Producer Louise Dalziel
New Zealand v England - the First Test at Christchurch
Lancaster Park is the setting for the first of the three-match series. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew, Henry Blofeld, Vic Marks, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Mike Selvey and Bryan Waddle. Scorer Bill Frindall.
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