By Clara Olink Kelly. Four-year-old Clara's idyllic childhood on the island of Java was shattered when the Japanese invaded in 1942. Separated from her father, she spentthe nextfouryears in a concentration camp with her mother and two brothers. Barbara Flynn reads her extraordinary story of survival. Abridged in five parts by Libby Spurrier. Part 1. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Andrew Graystone. Come, Ye Faithful ,
Raise the Anthem (Neander). Ephesians 1, w3-10.
Father God, I Wonder (Smale). Bless Me, God the Father (Mawby). Risen Lord (Barry Rose ). With
Chester Cathedral Boys' Choir. Directorofmusic David Poulter.
The final part of the drama-documentary series that explores the life of the British soldier down the centuries. 6: The Volunteer. By Mike Dorrell.
It is the Spring of 1900 and young Albert (
Michael Legge ) has postponed his legal studies to fight in South Africa against the Boers as a volunteer with the Imperial Irish Yeomanry. His letters home to his sweetheart in Belfast describe his growing disillusionment with the campaign. Historical background is provided by Professor Ian Beckett and Dr Jacqueline Beaumont. Producer Sara Davies
By Giovanni Guareschi. Dramatised by Peter Kerry.
4: The Fear. Don Camillo turns detective to identify the mi irriprpr of a fascist. Director Chris Wallis
Five Latin American stories representing writing by some of the continent's finest literary minds. 1 Balthazar's Marvelous Afternoon
By Colombia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Balthazar creates the most beautiful birdcage in the world and it changes his life. Read by Andrew Wincott. Producer Anne-Marie Cole
In a series of five programmes this week Susie Emmett travels the world to talk about colour, uncovering the light and dark aspects -the craft, the charm and the cut-throat commerce - of the people in the far-flung communities that supply the pigments, that colour our clothes, food and furnishings. 1: Seeing Red
A colour associated with life and vigour but one that means death to a particular beetle. Peruvians are passionate about carmine red from cochineal, but what place is there forthis real red in a modern world? Producer Rosie Goldsmith
Suave and resilient chairman Nicholas Parsons braves verbal batterings and challenges four panellists to speak for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Tune in tonight to hear Tony Hawks on Avoiding Income Tax, Clement Freud on Petit Pois, Julian Clary on Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks and Paul Merton on the Perfect Murder. Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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By Mike Harris. Dramatised in five parts from the intimate letters and diaries of Leo Tolstoy and Sonya Behrs. 1: Two Sisters. Toistoy is introduced to the Behrs family. He finds the two eligible daughters most intriguing. But which one will he choose?
Director Clive Brill Repeat of 10.45am
In an age where pluralism rules and everyone has the right to believe what they like, is there still a place for people who believe they've got a monopoly on the truth? Ernie Rea meets believers to find out what drives them. Producer Phil Pegum
Dr Raj Persaud chairs a debate on schizophrenia, where listeners put questions to a panel of experts. The panel includes Professor Robin Murray , head of general psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, Cliff Prior of the National Schizophrenia Fellowship, Dr Hilary Foster from the Assertive
Outreach Service, Surrey, Oaklands NHS Trust and Rufus May, a clinical psychologist diagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia.
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Forget those tiny spiders you find in the bath, Martin Nicholas is off to Peru in search of a spider big enough to drag a chicken into its lair. Will he find it, and will it exceed the 11-inch span of the current record holder? Producer Neil Walker
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