By Norman Lewis, abridged by Katrin Williams and read by William Gaminara.
4: A visit to San Pedro to watch the fire walkers is arranged. Meanwhile, back in Farol, the inexorable march of the tourist industry continues. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Japan's Silver Society. Modern Japan has the most rapidly ageing population in the world and is renownedfortreatingitselderlywith reverence.
Rosie Goldsmith explores the truth behind the perils and pleasures of being old in Japan
Producer Rosie Goldsmith Repeated Monday at8.30pm
Black-and-white minstrels may have been the most popular representation of black people since the mid-19th century, but now they're taboo. The actor and comedian Felix Dexter investigates this lost chapter in the history of British entertainment.
The second semi-final at Kingsmead, Durban in which the team in second place from the first two phases plays the team in fourth place. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew and Henry Blofeld.
Producer Peter Baxter *Approximate time
By Susan Cooper , dramatised by Beatrice Colin. A magical adventure story set both in the present day and in Elizabethan England. Chosen to play Puck in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Shakespeare's Globe, young American Nat Field travels to London. Visiting the theatre forthe first time, he falls seriously ill. When he awakes, he finds that he has gone back 400 years in time. Director Gaynor Macfarlane
Hand conditions is the topic forthis week's health phone-in. Presented by Barbara Myers with consultant plastic surgeon Stuart Flemming. Phone [number removed] or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald
4: Dancing in the Dark by Rosemary Gonng , read by James Macpherson. Helen isn 't ready for the transformation that takes place in her stressed and inattentive husband when she slips into a little black dress. For details see Monday.
Mariella Frostrup talks to writer Donna Leon about her Venice-based mysteries featuring Guido Brunetti , and biographer Victoria Glendinning explains the links between her latest novel and Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
To celebrate the first day of Spring on 21 March, Quentin Cooper speaks to researchers from the UK Phenology Network whose job it is to collect seasonal information on changes in flora and fauna and use it to study climate change. Producer Sarah Empey EMAIL: email@example.com
The sketch show about life, written and performed by people who've lived it a bit. Starring Eleanor Bron , Clive Swift , Graeme Garden , Roger Blake , Neil Innes and Paul Wilcox. With music from Neil Innes and Ronnie and the Rex. Producer Claire Jones
By Christopher Denys. 4: The Silver Gumshoe Jenks , deputy town-clerk, bandmaster and bard, decides to divorce his young wife and marry Eirlys. A private detective is hired and turns up some astonishing results. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
In the second programme exploring Rastafarianism, poet Benjamin Zephaniah looks at Rasta dreams of returning to Africa. He asks what Africa means for today's Rastas, and what the attraction of the faith is for the growing numbers of white Rastas around the world. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
Neurotic Nation. More of us are turningto counsellors and anti-depressants for help. But is the country's mental health really getting worse? Felipe Femandez -Armesto asks whether modern life is really driving us crazy or if we're just a nation of neurotics. Editor Nicola Meyrick Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
Comedian Guy Browning provides practical life-coaching. 2: Duvet Control. "Losing control ofthe duvet can lead to the inevitable deterioration of your relationship, a slide into petty crime, ill-health, madness and an early death." Producer Jonquil Panting
6: Hello, Hello, Hello.More musings from John Shuttleworth as we eavesdrop on the singersongwriter's semi-detached world. The last of the series written and performed by Graham Fellows. Producer Dawn Ellis
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