Rollnecks and polonecks are very popular at this time of year. But where does this design actually come from? In the last of the series that looks at collars and the cultures behind them,
Rosie Goldsmith investigates woollen necklines. She reveals their surprising histories and what they say about those who wear them. Producer Arlene Gregorius
Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. God Is Working His Purpose Out (Benson). Isaiah 42, w5-9. God Has Chosen Me (Farrell, arr Thorne). 1, the Lord of Sea and Sky (Here lAm, Lord). With Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Director of music James Henderson.
A celebration of the work of Ivor Cutler to mark his 80th birthday, presented by fellow humorist and Glaswegian Arnold Brown, includes a selection of Cutler's work and interviews from the last 20 years. Sharing his enthusiasm for Britain's alternative poet laureate is John Peel. Peel, along with his former producer John Walters, introduced Cutler to the nation through their Radio 1 shows. Also lining up to give praise are comedians Harry Hill and Stewart Lee, John Hegley, radio producer Piers Plowright and Alan McGee, founder of Creation Records.
n a new four-part series, Huw Edwards discovers low some of the great operatic masterpieces reflect :he political and social circumstances of their age. 1: Don Giovanni.At the heart of Mozart's tale of murder and revenge is a simple message of divine retribution - a message not lost on the troubled world of 18th-century Vienna, where Joseph II dream of a secular morality was fading fast. Producer Kerry Chapman
By David Holt. When his wife of more than 40 years dies, Stan is left to cope alone. Supported by the avuncular, on-air advice of a TV chef, Stan again finds the love he once shared with Joyce and, in the process, discovers that he too can cook up a storm if he sets his mind to it.
Director Eoin OCallaghan Producer Marilyn Imrie
Tales of Welsh travellers, settlers and adventurers abroad. 2: To the Other Side of Night by Rhodri Clark. Returning from Belarus, Idwal feels guilty about obtaining a wife by deception. Read by Rhodri Hugh. Producer Geni Hall-Kenny
A new series of the panel game where someone stands to leave the studio 99p richer than when they came in. Hosted by Sue Perkins and featuring Armando lannucci and Simon Pegg.
Written by Kevin Cecil , Andy Riley and Jon Holmes Producer David Tyler
Major issues, changing attitudes, and important events at home and abroad. In tonight's programme Allan Urry investigates the black art of tax avoidance, revealing how big High Street names are adept at exploiting the regulations, saving themselves millions of pounds at the nation's expense. Producer Gregor Stewart RepeatedonSundayat5pm
Steroids are used to treat up to 200 different medical conditions, from eczema to cancer. Graham Easton explores the pros and cons of one of modern medicine's most powerful tools. EMAIL: email@example.com
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
By Shiva Naipaul. A collection of short stories set in 1960s Trinidad, abridged and produced by Jane Marshall. Read by Oscar James.
2: The Political Education of Clarissa Forbes (part 1) In the first of a two-part story (concludes tomorrow), Clarissa Forbes languishes on the sofa, dreaming of a more glamorous life-like the one portrayed in her beloved English magazine.
Another chance to hear some of the comedian's lectures on the lives and works of people he admires. All of his subjects were capable of fierce passions and all had ideas and enthusiasms that shaped theirgeneration.
1: Ludwig van Beethoven. Why did the composer's regard for Napoleon, based on their mutual admiration for individuality, go from dedicating works and signing "Luigi" on his scores to Bonaparte, to tearing them up in a rage? With the help of Martin Hyder and Mel Hudson. Producer Lucy Armitage
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