5: Touchingthe Void. Paul Mohan reads from mountaineer Joe Simpson 'sgripping, award-winning account ofthe accidenton a Peruvian mountainside that brought him face to face with death. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
"Henry Moore would have given his hind teeth to have created something like this." Felicity Finch accompanies a group of cave artists as they brave the dark and claustrophobic atmosphere of tunnels and the magnificence of gigantic. chambers deep beneath the earth's surface in their quest to paint the underground world. Producer Sarah Taylor
By David Spicer. A six-part comedy drama about modern life and parenthood, as seen through the eyes of two thirty-something non-parents.
3: When Daniel's brother suggests a night in the pub and Lucy's best friend meets a new man, their plans for a week away from other people s problems come seriously unstuck. With Liz Carling and David Tennant, with Joanna Brookes, Robert Harley, Nasreen Hussain and Polly Frame.
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The first of two interconnected plays based on the subject of paternity.
When Paul reveals that he's been made redundant and that a one-night stand has landed him with a claim for child maintenance, it isn't long before his wife moves out. But when he decides to be a proper father to the child, Paul discovers that while he has all the responsibilities he has very, very few rights. The second drama, Proof, will be broadcast next week.
UistArt. Jessica Holm visits the Hebrides to find how a new arts centre is changing the lives of the islanders on North Uist.
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BBC Natural History Unit, Broadcasting House. Bristol BS8 2LR E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Dave Parkinson
5: Diva by Isla Dewar. At school Tilly dreams of being an opera singerwhen she grows up but she istoo much ofatearawaytojointheschoolchoirorworkhardat her lessons. She becomes pregnant and has to leave school. While herfriends go on to university and successful careers Tilly still harbours her girlhood ambition. Read by Amanda Root. For details see Monday
Phoebe wants her mum.
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5: As this haunting story draws to a close, a battle for possession of Clarissa commences between Agatha and David, the young man with whom Clarissa has fallen in love.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Another chance to hear Richard Eyre 's drama, which details an hour in the life and a life in an hour of Stephen, ajaded jingles composer and of Angie, a homeless young Scottish woman who turns up on his doorstep. All Angie wants is to have a wash but the meeting has a profound impact on Stephen, for whom this 60 minutes becomes zero hour.
Piano Claire Hope Jingles composed by Johannes von Weizsacker Director Kate Rowland
Humphrey Carpenter invites famous people to nominate great lives for discussion. This week, author and screenwriter Frederic Raphael selects a controversial figure - part-man, part-myth - Alexanderthe Great. With the help of classical historian, Professor Tony Spawforth , a very modern Alexanderthe Great emerges: a leader who travelled with his own "press corps" of historians while conquering the known world. Producer Mark Smalley
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