David Ross reads the sequel to William Woodruff 's memoir of his Lancashire childhood, The Road to Nab End. It is now 1933 and 16-year-old William leaves Blackburn for London, where he hopes to find work. Naive but determined to make his way in the world, William embarks on his new life with all the enthusiasm of youth and political idealism.
1: William finds lodgings with an East End family and talks himself into a job in an iron foundry. Producer Sara Davies Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Andrew Graystone. Christ Whose Glory nils the Skies (Ratisbon). Luke 2, w25-32. Nunc
Dimittis in G (Stanford). He Came Down That We May Have Love (arr Weaver). Portsmouth Grammar
School Choir. Directorof music James Henderson.
2: Fighting for the British. Even though Ireland had declared itself neutral in the Second World War, as many as 100,000 Irish men and women joined up to fight forthe British. Yet, on their return, many were treated as traitors. Now their story is finally being told, can their experiences help the peace process in Northern Ireland? Presented by James Maw. Producer Neil George
A series of six two-handers, written by Lynne Truss, which humorously explores the premise that not only are there two sides to every story, but that there are differing sides to every personality. Each week a characterfrom the previous episode is revisited to discover more about them.
5: The Colleague. When "old-school" Elaine meets "new- school" Annabel in the lingerie section of a department store, will friendship or betrayal win the day? And who will sell the most Nathan Ego-booster bras? Starring Sheila Hancock and Claire Skinner. Music by Rex Brough Producer Dawn Ellis
Tales of Welsh travellers, settlers and adventurers abroad. 1: EatingSugar by Catherine Merriman. On holiday in Thailand, Alex has to confront his fears. The reader is Patrick Brennan. Producer Geni Hall-Kenny
In 1975 Dai Le fled from her home in Vietnam with herfamily. After four years stranded in asylum camps, they were finally accepted as refugees by Australia. The story of her return home is told here in five parts. 1: Dai takes her mother back to her birthplace. Producer Mark Rickards
Food Waste. Sheila Dillon climbs the British food waste mountain to find out who's throwing food away and why. She investigates the truth behind sell-by dates, and discovers what happens to the unwanted food from shops and restaurants. Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm
Chairman Nicholas Parsons keeps control of the proceedings in the most devious of panel games. Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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By Thea Gersten. Dramatised in ten episodes by Andrew Farrell Readman from the Second World War diaries of a German Jewish teenager.
6:Evacuation to Harrogate.Thea and her family are evacuated to Harrogate. Separated from Philip and still with no news from herfather, Thea feels lonely. She begins to see that Britain is not the land of dreams she hoped it would be.
Director Nadia Molinari Repeat of 10.45am
Grimsby has produced more lottery millionaires than anywhere else in the country. In this programme, John Waite meets one of them-former trawlerman Bernie Finn , who is preparing to swapthe windswept fishing port on the banks of the Humber for a luxury mansion on the east coast of Australia. Producer Susan Mitchell
Ian Hislop continues his investigation into the history of the patron saints of Britain and Ireland.
The Golden Jubilee and the England football team's exploits in Japan were good news for St George's Cross flag sellers, but what do we know about the man himself? Ian Hislop goes in search of the real St George.
As the Earth's resources face increasing pressure from human exploitation, many scientists claim that a mass extinction of species is already under way. Some argue that by targeting species-rich
"hotspots" around the world it is possible to save the largest number of animals and plants.
Mark Carwardine examines the theories and problems posed by hotspot conservation. Producer Brett Westwood
By Shiva Naipaul. A collection of short stories set in Trinidad in the 1960s, abridged anwd produced by Jane Marshall. Read by Oscar James.
1: A Man of Mystery. MrGreen.aTrinidadian shoemaker, is overtaken by commercialisation.
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