3: David Nobbs recalls his part in the satire boom of the early sixties. "Peter Cook astonished me by saying I had been his hero at Cambridge. This from my hero? Still, he was younger than I, and maybe he was impressionable." For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Dr Judith Champ. All Glory, Laud and Honour (St Theodulph). Luke 19, w28-40.
Meekness and Majesty (Kendrick). Jesus Comes with All His Grace (Orientis Partibus). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright. Producer Judy Merry
Annoying young footballers, speeding motorists and Christmas-tree vandals are just some of the problems facing the rural wardens of Somerset, who are now well into the second year of a unique pilot scheme designed to support the overstretched police resources in country areas.
As Gerry Northam discovers, there are many stones of praise from the community and the crime figures seem to be falling, but will it be enough to convince
Chief Constable Steve Pilkington that he should find the funds to ensure they continue? Producer Ian Bell
By Gareth Edwards.
Continuing the drama series about a community of artists in Cornwall, starring Mina Anwar, Graham Crowden and Pauline McLynn.
Tamsin is uninspired and blames Dolores. To escape Tamsin's increasingly unpleasant behaviour, Dolores resolves to get a loan and rent her own studio.
Producer Katie Tyrrell
3: The First Day of Spring. Written and read by Paul Dodgson. The day you lose all your possessions should be a good time to put the past behind you and make a new start. But the first day of spring is lost on Sebastian.
Fordetails see Monday
3: Hearing Your Name. Having an individual call a "name" - is very important in busy, noisy places like flocks, herds and crowds. Dr Gillian Rice discovers how humans and animals heartheir name and make themselves heard above the hubbub. For example, an emperor penguin chick needs to hear only 0.2 seconds of its mother's call to recognise her-the rest of the call is to overcome the din of other penguins.
For details see Monday
The Fingerprint Revolution. Laurie Taylortalks to
Dr Chandak Sengoopta about the origins of fingerprinting in 19th-century India, long before it was used in the British criminal court, and hears how it transformed the lives of the colonised and the colonisers.
Producer Jacqueline Smith
Viruses. Graham Easton is joined in the studio by Professor John Oxford to consider why viral conditions such as shingles are so painful and whether old wives' tales about warts and verrucae contain more than a grain of truth. EMAIL: radioscience@bbc. co.uk
Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald Repeated from Tuesday
A four-part sitcom by Mervyn Stutter. 3: Love Bytes Pam discovers the joy of online dating with Duvet Derek from Luton, whilst Merv launches Love Byte Night" by advertising on RumpyPumpydotcom.
Producer Mario Stylianides
PC Dilkes -:
nThe Emerging Mind. In this year's series of lectures
ProfessorVS Ramachandran examines what science is discovering about the human mind. 2: Synapses and the Self. Tracking the visual pathways with the help of patients who are blind. Introduced by Sue Lawley from the International Conference Centre, Edinburgh.
Producer Charles Sigler Repeated on Saturday
2: Living in cities is dirty, tiresome and stressful.
What can technology do to make life more pleasant-especially when cities are growing bigger and more dirty every day?
In the second of two programmes, an in-depth view of the technologies used to make city living easier. What happens to all the rubbish we generate and what is the best way to get rid of it? How can you fix the drains without digging up the roads? Alun Lewis goes down a sewerto find out. Producer Helen Sharp
Bleak, funny and confusing tales of urban life, after dark, with Paul Merton , Richard Wilson , Liz Smith ,
Julian Clary and Meera Syal. An unwitting son takes his grieving motherto see Mamma Mia ; a provincial theatre directortalks about his latest play; and a business woman stumbles on her husband indulging secret obsession.
Music by Robert Katz and Rex Brough Producer Sarah Parkinson
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