A portrait of Orkney's most northerly - and endangered - -island, which is nearer to Oslo than to London. Clare Jenkins visits North Ronaldsay, home to 3 000 rare, seaweed-eating sheep and 60 islanders, to look at its unique traditions of sheep punding and sheep courts. Producer Clare Jenkins
Written and performed by Bobby Baker. A delightful exploration of misfortune and accountability, inspired by the myth of Pandora. Bobby Baker delves into a selection of boxes and unleashes the ills of the world. She attempts to conquer them with hope and unsettling humour.
Singers Jeremy Avis , Harvey Brough. Jacqueline Dankworth. Sianed Jones. Melanie Pappenheim. Tony Purves , Kim Scrivener , Brooke Shelley and Belinda Sykes. Music composed by Jocelyn Pook Director Marilyn Imrie
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are guests of the Lord Chancellor in the distinguished setting of the House of Lords with questions posed by peers and MPs - members of the All Party Gardening Club. The chairman is
Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
3: Henry Blogg of Cromer was the greatest lifeboatman who ever lived. Over 53 years he helped save 873 lives and won more bravery medals than any other lifeboatman. Paul Heiney tells the story of this remarkable man's career. For details see Monday
Naomi Klein , author of No Logo, gives an eyewitness account of popular protests against globalisation around the world. Plus a discussion of why democracy is in trouble, with John Keane , founder of the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Neera Chandhoke, Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi. Producer Jacqueline Smith
Dr Raj Persaud examines the final personality test in the series -the Myers-Briggs test- and investigates the validity of such examinations in recruitment and assessment procedures. Producer Marya Burgess
2: Lloyd George's Motor Car. The second episode of Christopher Lee 's Ministry of Defence comedy drama investigates the existence of £80m worth of brass nuts with no bolts, and why the RAF has enough spare fuel tanks to last 450 years.
Director Pete Atkin Producer Rosalind Ayres
Wing Cdr Bryan:
Michael Buerk chairs a live debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Claire Fox , Steven Rose , Michael Gove and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday
The Healing Power of Light. Light connects all material things. Life on earth is bound to the rhythms of light and dependent on the energy-synthesising oxygen it provides. Light controls our mood, health and biological rhythms.
Quentin Cooper explores how, with the latest advances in science and technology, scientists are only now beginning to fully understand this powerful natural drug, and to utilise it in the treatment of a wide range of diseases and psychological disorders. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Angela Hind Dr Mark Porter on SAD: page 38
The second in a four-part series celebrating performance poetry and the spoken word. The show is hosted by John Hegley and features rising stars of the vibrant performance poetry scene, with regular guest John Cooper Clarke. Producer Nigel Piper
Australia v England for the Ashes
England begin their attempt to recapture the Ashes in Brisbane on the first day of the First Test at the Woolloongabba ground -the celebrated Gabba.
Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Tim Lane and Jim Maxwell. Producer Peter Baxter •Approximate time Aggers on the Ashes: page 23
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