4: Down by the Docks. Watermen vying for attention, the rattle of turnstiles on the bridges, cranes cranking cargoes ashore - Fiona Shaw tunes her ear to the sounds of life on the River Thames when
Charles Dickens roamed its banks making notes for Great Expectations. Producer Kate McAII
Presented by the Rev Tony Burnham. Be Thou My
Guardian and My Guide (Abridge). Philippians 3, wlO-14 0 for a Closer Walk with God (Stanford). Fightthe Good Fight (Duke Street). With Clifton
College Chapel Choir. Director of music James Hills.
Nick Hornby puts more songs in the spotlight as he reads two more essays from his new book about the music he loves. 2: The debt he owes to Rod Stewart. And Aimee Mann and Ani DiFranco illustrate what sort of stories best serve a song. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
I Barry Cryer presents a 50th anniversary tribute to
The Good Old Days. The television programme, which began in 1953 with a live broadcast from the City Varieties theatre in Leeds, became a cornerstone of the BBC's Light Entertainment output for 30 years. Presented by Leonard Sachs , the show was characterised as much by its audiences in their Edwardian finery as by the quality and range of the acts. Performers featured in this programme include Eartha Kitt. Jvlorecambe and Wise, Arthur Askey and Norman Collier. Producer Libby Cross
The word "blue" has been associated with melancholia or depression since the Elizabethan era, but it took the savagery of America's Deep South to turn it into an art form. Washington DC traditional blues singer Michael Roach searches for the roots of his music.
1: In the cotton plantations, such as Dockery's, near Clarksdale in the Misssissippi Delta, back-breaking labour was anaesthetised with moonshine, ladies of easy virtue and the new, raw music of Charley Patton. Producer Paul Evans
By Bettina Gracias. An Indian love story with Nina Wadia , star of Goodness Gracious Me! When Nisha returns shiny-eyed to Bangalore after a secret six weeks in London with Parv, a mathematician she met on the internet, she finds things at home have changed And why won't Parv get in touch?
Producer Marilyn Imne Director David Hunter
2: Face Value by Pippa Gladhill , performed by Stephanie Cole. The future lies in the internet, claims Charles, but his wife Sonia has a shock in store when she confronts the brave new world of information technology. For details see yesterday
Revealing how the application of scientific principles to the use of everyday tools takes the stress out of DIY.
2: A Chip off the Old Block - Chisels and Saws
Whether building an extension to the house or just putting up a shelf, chisels and saws are essential. Joined by mechanical engineer Dave Milsom and physicist Jeff Odell , Len Fisher rolls up his sleeves to reveal howto sharpen a chisel properly. For details see yesterday
Another edition of the panel game in which someone stands to leave the studio 99p richerthan when they came in. Hosted by Sue Perkins and featuring
Armando lannucci and Simon Pegg. Written by Kevin Cecil , Andy Riley and Jon Holmes. ProducerDavid Tyier
Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Tonight, Gerry Northam reports from France on the way the authorities are fighting the war against terrorism and asks whether Britain has been slow to heed warnings aboutthe threat from militant Algerians.
Producer Anouk Curry Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
Sue Armstrong follows the course of action taken by a woman who discovers a lump on her breast.
Meanwhile the pathologists, who diagnose disease and determine treatment, conduct their investigations concealed behind the laboratory door. EMAIL: email@example.com
Producer Louise Dalziel Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
2: Cruise. As she sails round the Mediterranean, a young lady of leisure writes letters home aboutthe exotic sights on shore - and the romantic intrigues on board. Read by Abigail Docherty. For details see yesterday
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