3: Celebrity. Jonathan Freedland and guests on the trail of the latest hot property - young and brooding, an overnight success, the talk of the town, and soon to be the scandal of the century. Why are we so fascinated with the cult of celebrity? Producer Elaine Walker Repeated at 9.30pm
John Suchet explores Vienna, which was the cultural capital of Europe for 150 years and is still at the centre of classical musical life today. The first programme of this three-part series focuses on the period when the city was home to Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. Producer Rosie Boufton
The Limits of Dominion Arnold Bennett returns to his native Stoke in this story A young engineer is offered the chance to make his fortune, but his father stands in the way. Dramatised by Elizabeth Baines.
Director Michael Fox
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Producers Ivan Hewlett and Nick Patrick
2: Goodbye My Love. Sylvestra leTouzel reads the second in a series of stories that explore the intense and often painful experiences of women who remained on the home front. Ruth has to face the trauma of parting from her husband as he leaves for active service. For details see yesterday
Writer Diane Purkiss explores the hidden meanings of fairytales. 2: A Story of Motherhood, Murder and Magic. Tales about fairy changelings abound in every culture and express the secret fears of mothers. The reader is Dolina McLennan. Fordetails see yesterday
A series of reminiscences by well-loved broadcasters. This week Andrew Sachs talks about his background as a German refugee and the career he loves including his first steps in rep and the role for which everybody remembers him: Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Producer Claire Jones
Francine Stock presents the programme from
Manchester, investigating new drama from South
Africa being staged at the Royal Exchange Theatre and interviewing Dolly Parton as her UK tour begins. Producer Bob Dickinson
As world attention focuses on the USA and Iraq, Gerry Northam investigates the continuing allegations of financial wrongdoing against senior members of the Bush administration. Can investors have confidence in the President's promise to clean up corporate America when so many politicians are still under a cloud? Editor David Ross Rptd on Sunday at 5pm
Dr Graham Easton presents the story of the stethoscope - medical icon, lifesaver, engineering challenge and doctor's best friend. Invented by a Frenchman named Lannaec in the early 19th century, the original design has barely altered. But digital technology is setto change all that. Plus, the chance to hear your body as you 've never heard it before: the gurgles of the gut, the "whoosh" of the heart and the roar of the lungs.
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In the first of a series about UK variety theatres,
Geoffrey Wheeler visits the scene of the infamous Windmill theatre in London. Famed for its nude dancinggirls, the Windmill was also known as the "comics' graveyard" - audiences being more interested in the girls than the gags. Peter Sellers, Arthur English , Pearl Hackney and Eric Barker are among those recalling their Windmill days with a mixture of affection and horror. Producer ubby cross
The series that puts pop classics under the musical microscope. Tonight, how Peter Cetera accidentally invented the "power ballad" with the Chicago song If You Leave Me Now, unintentionally providing a vehicle for, among others, Elkie Brooks and the King's Singers. Producer Alan Hall
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