Clive Anderson returns with a new series of the programme that scrutinises and demystifies key legal issues. 1: Two seniorjudges and a leading QC discuss freedom of speech.
Producers Bruce Hyman and Barbara Loftus Repeated at 9.30pm
A five-part series in which presenter
Christopher Cook and historian Helen Weinstein bringto life the diary of John Cannon , an extraordinary memoir of an ordinary 18th-century taxman. 4: The Tennis Ball of Fortune. In 1721 John Cannon is sacked from his prestigious job as a taxman, after his baby son has just died. He is then arrested for debt, at which point he says this is the "lowest ebb of adversity". But he and his wife soon bounce back, with the help of a new bread oven. Producer Jane Ray
Presented by Rev Stephen Shipley , with the University of Newcastle (Australia) Chamber
Choir. Give Me the Wings of Faith (San Rocco). Mark 10, w23-31. Like as the Hart (Noel Rawsthorne ). Forth in thy Name (Song 34). Director of music Philip Matthias.
I A graveyard might not seem an obvious spot to watcn wildlife but naturalist Brett Westwood and author
Francesca Greenoak visit two churches to discover how graveyards have become a wildlife haven for many fascinating plants and animals which are disappearing from ourtowns and countryside. Producer Jan Castle
Geoffrey Wheeler goes behind the facade of the Odeon cinema in London's Leicester Square to seek out the traces of the variety theatre which once stood in its place-theAlhambra. From the earliest days of the 20th century until its closure in the thirties, the Alhambra was one of London's premiervariety venues. It was forced to close due to the rising popularity of cinema and radio entertainment. Producer Libby Cross
Voices of Everyman. Essentially an oral tradition, popular music-making in the Middle Ages is shrouded in mystery. In the final programme in his exploration of medieval music Michael Wood re-creates a sound world of songs and dance-music with the help of present-day performers.
Producers Lyndon Jones and Deborah Preston
By Philip Palmer.
By the 1690s, Isaac Newton, already the world's greatest mathematician, was hungry for a new challenge and became warden of the Royal Mint. His pursuit of London's most notorious counterfeiter, William Chaloner, confirmed him as a man prepared to go to any lengths to solve a problem.
Mr Secretary Vernon:
Another chance to hear the five-part series in which Lars Tharp and guests look at antiques and collectables. 2: The Shaker Chair. This design icon and hymn to simplicity continues to influence style, two centuries after it was perfected by the puritanical Sect. Producer Lindsay Leonard
Rosie Boycott , joined by guests Frank Delaney and Jackie Kay , entertains an audience with a lively discussion of three of their favourite books-popular classics from Kate Grenville , Ernest Hemmingway and Jean Rhys.
ProducerViv Beeby Repeated from Sunday llpm
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Another chance to hearthe return of Scotland's most celebrated doctor in Sue Rodwell's dramatisation of AJ Cronin 's comic stories.
1: The Resolution That Went Wrong. Finlay picks a fist fight with one of his less reasonable patients.
Producer Jeremy Howe
By Stan Barstow , dramatised by Diana Griffiths. 2: Tom, a town councilor and long-time lover of Norma, a married woman, discovers unsettling news about Norma's husband.
For details see yesterday Rpt from 10.45am
In the aftermath of 11 September, the Government promised a financial crackdown which would make it easierto detect flows of illicit money. But, in the second of his investigations, Allan Urry uncovers evidence that some institutions and professionals are still being allowed to undermine the global battle against criminals and their cash. Producer David Lewis Repeated Sunday 5pm
3: Tim Brooke-Taylor's look at golf and comedy takes him back to his birthplace of Buxton in Derbyshire for a round of golf and a rummage through the comedy archives in search of Patrick Cargill, Norman Evans. Tony Hancock , Arthur Marshall and other comedy heroes Of his Childhood. Producer Tony Staveacre
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