2: Reconciliation. The lives of pilots David Morgan and Hector Sanchez changed for ever on 8 June
1982, when they both survived a savage battle in the South Atlantic. As Michael Nicholson discovers, neither of them could have predicted what happened next. Producer Neil George Repeated at 9.30pm
2: Moondogs and Banana Boats. Via mailbox and microphone, Tony Schwartz brought the world's music to his Manhattan home. Alan Dein hears the first appearance of the haunting Moondog, the blind Viking musician of midtown, and discovers how
Wimoweh and the Banana Boat Songwere brought to a new audience. Producer Mark Burman
Presented by Judy Merry. Bright the Vision (Laus Deo). Daniel 9, w3-7, 2O-23a. Listen to the Angels Singing (spiritual, arr Andrews). Around the Throne of God
(Solothurn). With Harrogate Ladies' College Chapel Choir. Director of music David Andrews.
Blake Morrison 's new book unravels the hidden story of his mother's life and how behind the conventional housewife he knew was a remarkable Irish woman who had qualified as a GP in 1942. it also offers a moving insight into love and marriage in post-war Britain. Abridged in five parts and produced by Jill Waters. Part 1. Repeated at 12.30am
2: Terra Australis Incognita. I n the second of three programmes that re-evaluate the career of the renowned explorer, Dr Nigel Rigbyofthe National
Maritime Museum considers Cook's second voyage to the South Pacific, which, in manyways, amounted to a negative achievement and demonstrated that there was indeed no great Southern Continent in temperate latitudes. Producer Mark Smalley
By Patricia Highsmith. Adapted by Shaun McKenna. 2: Jenny has fallen for Robert Forester , though he is not certain of his feelings for her. However, her ex-fiance, Greg, is very certain. He wants Jenny back-and Robert is in the way.
Music composed and performed by David Chilton Director Dirk Maggs
The first round in the nationwide general-knowledge contest continues with contestants from the Midlands and East Anglia. The chairman is
Robert Robinson. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at llpm
By Anita Franklin. The last of three plays developed through BBC Radio Drama's Chasing the Rainbow initiative. It's 1959, and Sam Love , a New York private investigator and jazz musician, is sent back to his roots in New Orleans by Kelly, a rich woman who is trying to find her daughter. Sam finds himself embroiled in a complex world and meets up with his old sweetheart, Reina.
Director Julie Beckett
Mark Whitaker tells the remarkable stories of four computer pioneers. 1: Leo the Lyons Computer Best known for its teashops, the catering company J Lyons also ran the world's first business computer programme, calculating the value of its bakery sales on a machine developed and built in-house. Producer Mike Hally
By Allison Pearson. Adapted by Penny Leicester in ten parts. 1: A tragedy about success - and a comedy about failure. Kate Reddy, high-flying fund manager and mother of two children, juggles her double-life in a story of our times.
Director Di Speirs
Repeated from 10.45am
In the third programme of the series, Jenny Cuffe visits the grim estate in London where Damilola Taylor was killed, to see how it is being transformed as part of a multi-million pound regeneration scheme. A local police officer has worked closely with architects to design homes and public spaces that feel safe, there are now car-lock devices and two young designers have proved that mobile phones can be made theft-proof. But although it is possible to remove opportunities for crime, criminologist Ken Pease argues that too little is being done. Producer SmitaPatel
With the help of politicians Ann Widdecombe and Chris Bryant , Edward Stourton tries to square
St Paul 's dictum that Christians should obey those in authority, even though he was regularly imprisoned for Sedition. Producer Phil Pegum
Urban Conservation. Mark Carwardine looks at how the urban environment is a haven for some spectacular British wildlife such as the black redstart, which is now an exclusively urban bird.
Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am
By Ralph Ellison. Set in post-war America, this provocative novel charts a young man'sjourney from north to south, from racial ignorance to enlightenment. Read by Clarke Peters. Part 1. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon
A series of documentaries capturing some of the people and places heard on the BBC's local and national radio networks. Home Is Where the Heart Is. A programme from Nottinghamshire. The Goose Fair has been held in Nottingham for over 700 years, while Newark is home to one of the biggest travellers' Sites in the country. Producer Sarah Julian
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