Clive Anderson scrutinises and demystifies key legal issues. 3: Can there only ever be one correct decision in court? Guests include senior law lord Lord Bingham and a professor of law.
Producers Bruce Hyman and Barbara Loftus Repeated at 9.30pm
A new five-part series in which the poet
Roger McGough has been travelling around England s suburbs in search of what has become of Betjeman's Britain -the one the poet captured in the television programme Metroland 30 years ago.
1: McGough picks up Sir John Betjemans discarded second-class return ticket for a seat on the Metropolitan Line at Baker Street -just after rush hOur.ProducersJanetGravesandClareJenkins
Lift Up Your
Presented by Nigel McCulloch , Ye Gates , Lift Up Your
Heads on High (St George's Edinburgh). Matthew
22, w41-46. Sing Hosanna (Barthdomaus
Gesius). Hail to the Lord's Anointed (Crüger')
Director of music Gordon Stewart.
The New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora is the first comprehensive audit of Britain's Plant species for
40 years - and, from invasive aliens to the effects of agriculture, the picture it paints of our native flora is not a happy one. Kerry Ten Kate meets the botanists who are sounding the alarm for shrinking violets of everyspecies. Producer Jeremy Grange
As a tribute to the writer, broadcaster and entertainer
Barry Took , who died recently, here is another chance to hearthis programme of reminiscences and anecdotes from his long career, recorded in 1999 at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London. Producer Claire Jones
Has Tommy Pearson learned to "play in a day ?The results of his efforts last week to learn the clarinet and the accordion from instrumental tutor books are revealed in an incomparable performance of Twinkle
Twinkle Little Star. With additional tips and pointers from the experts: Bert Weedon , author of the million-selling guitar tutor Play in a Day, jazz pianist
Julian Joseph , composer and piano teacher Carol Barratt , self-taught accordionist Neil Sanders and one of the country's finest clarinettists, Michael Collins. Producer Andrew Green
By Melissa Murray. In 1826 Coleridge's daughter stopped off on a coach journey to London and, on the spur of the moment, decided to stay on in her inn room indefinitely, leaving her husband and children to fend for themselves. She had very good reasons for this extraordinary decision - one being a desperate hope that she could cure herself of the addiction that had so blighted herfather's life.
Director Cherry Cookson
2: The Wild Wooders Ride into Town. Shopkeepers in Cookham, Berkshire, need a car park fortourists. Their plan is to build it on Marsh Meadow where
Kenneth Grahame first thought of Ratty, Mole and Toad. Tempers are high, and everyone wonders who are the real locals and who are the "stoats and weasels". For detail see yesterday
Joining Rosie Boycott this week are writer Mike Phillips and broadcaster Joan Bakewell. They recommend theirfavourite books, including history of Romania, Time Will Darken It by William Maxwell and a book about cod.
Producer Peter Everett Repeated Sunday llpm
Another yarn about Scotland's s most celebrated doctor in SueRodwell's new dramatisation of AJ Cronin 's comic stories. 3: The DayDandini Came to Town. Finlay finds that the touring Cinderella has more in common with La Traviata than a pantomime. Producer Jeremy Howe
Dr Finlay J:
By Claire Bennett. 2: Tuesday-Science. Millie is distracted from her GCSE revision as she learns why herfather has re-appeared in Walsall, while T'resa takes advantage of her parents' absence with a party. For details see yesterday Repeat from 10.45am
With the Middle East in turmoil, the role of the Americans as honest brokers becomes ever more important. But the pro-Israel lobby is possibly the most powerful influence group in Washington, armed with cash, an effective voting bloc and tight organisation. Has it hijacked US policy, creating hatred towards America among Arabs and Muslims? Stephen Sackur gets the inside story on how the lobbyists work - and what happens when politicians Cross them.
Producer Hugh Levinson
ENT. Inflamed tonsils, blocked sinuses, poor hearing and lost voices are all conditions that might be referred to an ear, nose and throat specialist. And hi-tech medicine is revolutionising the treatment of all these conditions. Dr Graham Easton finds out that ENT medicine is notjust about "snot, wax and tonsils". Producer Paula McGrath
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