By Jane Dunn , abridged in five parts by Polly Coles. With Catherine McCormack and Stella Gonet. A study of the parallel lives of the two queens.
1: Two child queens and their contrasting early years. Producer Clive Brill Repeated at 12.30am
To keep the nation's pictures safe from German bombs in 1939, the National Gallery evacuated its entire collection from Trafalgar Square to the Manod slate quarry near Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales. Emrys Evans recalls seeing the lorries lumbering up the valley to their secret destination over 60 years ago, and current gallery staff wonder how they would react to the threat of war today. Producer Lucy Lunt
By Mike Stott. Meet Barry Bunn of Bunn and Co, estate agents in a small Pennine town. Barry has returned from his annual holiday and, rather surprisingly, given his absence, business is booming. Or not so much a boom as a dull thud.
Producer Bruce Hyman Director Dirk Maggs
By Sophie McCook. Kelly is staring down the barrel of her 30th birthday and life is making her panic. If only she could do it all again, she'd make the right choices, especially in love. When Kelly meets Faith, a personal life trainer, Faith offers her the opportunity to redo the bits she got wrong the first time around. Given the chance - would you?
Director Lu Kemp
The return of the series showcasing first time and emerging short-story writers, read by voices new to radio. 1: A Gesture of Support written and read by Dariush Alavi. Mr Singh believes that ignoring racial tensions and moving house everytime trouble arises are the best ways to protect his family. But, one evening, an event forces him to abandon his role as observer and take a stand. Producer Gemma Jenkins
Peter France introduces a five-part journey into an alien empire as the lives of two colonies of wood ants are followed over the course of a year. Using specially designed microphones, listeners are immersed in the noisy world of the wood-ant nest and the sounds of the changing seasons in the surrounding forest.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson Producer Sarah Blunt
Nigel Rees is joined by Nick Higham , Julian Fellowes , Matthew Parris and Lynne Truss , who exchange favourite quotations. The reader is Peter Jefferson. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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A ten-part romantic drama by Mary Brunton , set in Perthshire and London. Dramatised by and starring Gerda Stevenson , In a world where polite society and sexual hypocrisy rub shoulders, can
Laura Montreville choose wisely between passion and virtue? 1: Colonel Hargrave's sexual advances are too much for Laura, so she places her suitor on a two-year probation.
Other parts played by members of the cast Director Bruce Young Repeat of 10.45am
In the second of a three-part series examining the plight of Africa's wildlife in the context of the continent's human tragedy, Julian Pettifer looks at the sophisticated conservation tools that might rescue both Africa's wilderness and its people. Producer Julian Hector
By Dai Sijie , abridged in eight episodes by Sarah LeFanu and read by David Yip. 1: At the height of Mao's Cultural Revolution in China, two students from the city are sent to a remote village on Phoenix Mountain for "re-education"by the peasants. They must work in the fields but first they have to explain the presence of a "bourgeois toy" - a violin - in their possession. Producer Mary Ward Lowery
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