The first semi-final at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, in which the league leaders from the first two phases play the team in fourth place. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew and Christopher Martin-Jenkins .
Producer Peter Baxter
Claudia Hammond examines fingers-five clues to ourgenetic inheritance, our cultural provenance and our psychological state. 1: The Thumb-It What Makes Us Human? The evolutionary theorists claim it's our opposable thumbs that set us apart from other animals, even primates. Producer Marya Burgess
By Norman Lewis. A bountiful fishing trip belies the difficulties soon to face the peasants and fishermen living on Spain's north-eastern coast in the 1950s. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
In the summer of 2001, wildlife cameraman Ian McCarthy travelled to Afghanistan, not on the trail of animals butto film material for a television programme about the country's remote lapis lazuli mines, thought to be the oldest gem mines in the world. Duringthetrip he kept this audio diary, only weeks before the events of 11 September focused the world's attention on Afghanistan and its people. Producer Sheena Duncan
Angela Rippon presents a profile of the famous Gaiety Girls -the chorus line dancers of the Gaiety theatre in London - who dazzled Edwardian audiences with their glamorous lifestyles and their extraordinary success in marrying out of their class and into the aristocracy, producer Libby Cross
Blues singer Michael Roach from Washington DC concludes this search forthe heart and soul of his music in the home of contemporary blues, Chicago, where he speaks with today's movers and shakers. Producer Paul Evans
ByTimandra Harkness and Linda Cotterill. When God is forced to downsize the heavenly host, two angels have no choice but to try their luck on Earth, where they discover that having to choose a gender and dealing with free will can be a little confusing. Producer Steve Doherty
Mr Adam Kane:
A week of stories about that timeless classic, the Little Black Dress. 2: The Difference by Sian Preece , read by Aled Pugh. Mark's band is given a shot at fame and his younger sister is on hand to create their look. For details see yesterday
r Comedian and erstwhile rabbi Jackie Mason returns with a special performance in two parts. This first programme combines Jackie's caustic social and political satire with topical observations about the current world Crisis. Producer Bruce Hyman
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By Christopher Denys , starring Nerys Hughes. It is the 1950s, the heyday of the Great British seaside holiday, and Llantwit-on-Sea is experiencing a boom. 2: The Chef. Arnold Pilton, henpecked hotelier and lover of Eirlys Richard , loses his chef and hopes to secure Matthew's services. But can he withstand the attentions of the formidable Theda Pilton and her pet poodle?
For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
America spends more on its military than the next ten biggest military powers in the world combined. But Allan Little argues that, far from having imperialist ambitions, the vast US forces of today have evolved against all the nation's instincts, traditions and history.
Producer David Edmonds Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm
Laying bare the secrets of the skin. 2. Skin Deep
Edi Stark finds out how much the skin reveals, and what it's like to live with irreparable damage to the skin. With readings by Crawford Logan and Hilary Neville. Producer Monise Durrani
Bob Monkhouse presents another programme in a series on the children's comic Radio Fun, published from 1938 to 1961. Featuring Issy Bonn, Big-hearted Arthur, Buzz-Buzz the bully wasp and Vera Lynn. Producer Angela Sherwin
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