Commentary on the first day's play in the Second
Test at Edgbaston by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Christopher Martin-Jenkins . With expert analysis from Vie Marks, Mike Selvey and Roshan Mahanama. The scorer is Bill Frindall. Including at:
1.15 County Talk Live discussion with players in action around the Country. Producer Peter Baxter -Approximate time
When the Motown hit Dancing in the Street was adopted as an unofficial anthem forthe US race riots in 1967, the company's artists unwittingly became icons of the struggle. Yet in 1970 the company's founder Berry Gordyupped roots from "motor city Detroit to the lucrative and essentially white pastures of Los Angeles. Stephen Evans concludes his profile into Motown's rise and fall. producer Paul Evans
By Jane Beeson.
A bleak, abandoned house and a ghost from the past troubles Anna, as she returns to Dartmoor, the scene of her childhood holidays.
With Kim Hicks, Oona Beeson, Stewart Clapp, Elizabeth Revill, Daisy Martinez, Florence Wood, Alex Maclaren, Stuart Crossman and Helen Weaver.
This week's appeal is for a charity which provides advice and support for people with kidney disease. Producer Laurence Grissell
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4: To the Realms of Light I Summoned the Worms Caroline Holmes talks to Peter Blackburne-Maze about the virtues of wine, mares' bones and other historic methods of deterring common garden pests. Fordetails see Monday
Charlie Lee-Potter meets the highly acclaimed American writer whose work depicts violent and disturbing reality: Hubert Selby Jr , author of the controversial Last Exit to Brooklyn. And there's a roundup ofthe week's best audio books with Gilda O'Neill. Producer Sarah Johnson Repeated from Sunday 4pm
Musical styles are always evolving but they often rely on well-established instruments. This week Quentin Cooper speaks to researchers who are taking advantage of the digital age to develop" " untraditional hyper instruments. But can these new instruments ever supplant the keyboard, string, percussion and wind? Producer Jonathan Rides E-MAIL: email@example.com
Power. Simon Fanshawe 's cornucopia of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter. Tonight, assisted by Bill Wallis , and with contributions from Woody Allen , Peter Cooke and Victoria Wood , Fanshawe develops a lust for power. Producer Paul Dodgson
By AS Byatt. Dramatised in 15 parts by John Harvey. 14: Daniel is losing faith in himself as a curate, while Frederica, still at Cambridge, begins to see the flaws in Rafael Faber.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
A series that explores why controversial policies, fashions and fads take hold. 3: Cheap ConcreteDreary, stained and crumbling concrete blights much of our urban environment. Chris Bowlby analyses an ugly construction mixture of architectural shock tactics, cost cutting, untried techniques, hatred of alternative materials and a bizarre fondness for a hundred shades of stained grey. Why was concrete was used so badly in the rebuilding of postwar Britain? Producer smitaPatei
Antibiotic resistant bacteria are a big problem, particularly in hospitals where they can be killers. But exactly how the resistance spreads from one bacterium to others in a colony has been a mystery. Now a team of British researchers has discovered that bacteria can send messages to theirfellows to turn on their resistance genes through the air. Geoff Watts reports.
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The antidote to the round-table discussion this week takes "the home" as its subject. Griff Rhys Jones plays host Ainsley Elliot with Melanie Hudson as his sidekick, Jude Prentiss. Guests include an elderly veteran ofthe Second World War's "unfortunate company" (Hugh Lloyd), a Russian clown (Chris Emmett ), Britain's first openly intellectual police inspector (Graeme Garden ) and TV chef Geoffrina Howe (Emma Amos ). Producer Jon Naismith
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