By William M Kuhn. 4: With her husband away, attending the Queen, Mary Ponsonby embarks on some projects of her own, including the unusual redecoration oftheirgrace-and-favour residence at Windsor Castle. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Canon Noel Vincent. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (Trad arr Morgan). Revelation 21, w22-i.
Gloria from Trinity Chapel Mass (Morgan). Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Austria). With the Mastersingers. Director of music James Morgan.
A new series exploring the impact four major books have had on people's lives. 1: Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen 's sparkling novel was written when she was 20 years old. Fay Weldon , PD James and biographer Claire Tomalin discuss the book's enduring charm. With readings from Emilia Fox and Teresa Gallagher. The other books in the series are The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Great Expectations and Wuthering Heights. Producers Rosie Boulton and Sara Conkey
The Rev Jim Thompson appeals for a charity that helps farmers in Africa to feed their families and improve their livelihoods through sustainable farming.
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Producer Laurence Grissell
The paints we use on our walls, the plastic bags we use to take home our shopping and the tablets we take to stop a headache are all products of the chemical industry. Quentin Cooper speaks to the green chemists who are laying down the challenge to the industry, and finds out what alternatives are available. But at what cost? Producer Jonathan Fildes E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Families. Simon Fanshawe 's cornucopia of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter. Assisted by Bill Wallis and with contributions from Harry Enfield,
Ardal O'Hanlon and Victoria Wood , he delves into the darkest corners of family life. Producer Paul Dodgson
By Dolly Eltenton. 4: Dolly is exhausted and returns to Britain for a holiday. But she feels a foreigner in her own country and is glad to return to Russia, the place she knows as home.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Chris Bowlby explores the reasons why fashions, fads and controversial policies take hold.
4: Arming the World. In the late sixties, the Wilson government moved to increase British arms exports and "defend Britishjobs". But exports have proved highly embarrassing to later governments, and economists are now concluding that the arms industry has done little to benefit the British economy. Producer Smita Patel
Boardroom. When a company gets out of control, people ask who is in charge? The directors, that's who. But what is the role of the person who suddenly appears in the boardroom spotlight: the non-executive director? Peter Day reports. Producer Sandra Kanthal Repeated Sunday
Tiny bumps in the mouthpiece of a trumpet or cornet can make a significant difference to the player, yet be very hard to detect physically. Now a team of scientists has been applying a technique developed to measure earthquakes and tremors to the diagnosis of errors in brass instruments. Geoff Watts reports on how the latest technology is refining the manufacturing of brass instruments.
Producer Martin Redfern E-MAIL: email@example.com
The antidote to the round-table discussion this week takes "secrecy and deception" as its subject. Griff Rhys Jones plays host Ainsley Elliot with Melanie Hudson as his sidekick, Jude Prentiss. Guests include the author of Radio 4's Letters from the Menopause (Sara Crowe ), a high-flier in M15's Welsh office (Rob Brydon ), a leading special-effects expert and the creator of the BBC's hit series When
Dinosaurs Ruled the BBC(Graeme Garden) and a heating engineer from Hounslow who claims to be the new Messiah (Brian Murphy ). Producer Jon Naismith
3: Voices of Earthly Glory. Michael Wood continues his exploration of music in the Middle Ages: a time when the growth of the merchant class had all sorts of implications for the arts. For details see Tuesday
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