1: Corporate and Public Manslaughter. For some time there has been pressure both within and outside the legal profession for a statutory offence for corporate and public manslaughterto be put in place. Clive Anderson considers what the obstacles are whether they can be overcome, and whether a corporate offence would be fairer than prosecuting individuals. Producer Cathy Packe Repeated at9.30pm
Simon Singh begins another investigation into the history and merits of some of the special numbers in maths beginning with the numberfour. The number four has dominated one of geometry's most perplexing problems - how many hues does it take to make a map so that no two regions with identical Colours ever meet? Producer Adrian Washbourne
Presented by Andrew Graystone. Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing (Vulpius). Revelation 1 wlO-18 At Your Feet We Fall, Mighty Risen Lord
(Fellingham). He Is Risen (East African, arr Peacock).
With the Commonwealth Games Choir. Director of music Andy Silver.
Another chance to hear two programmes in which Andrew Luck-Baker looks at the biology of isolated communities and the scientific lessons that can be learnt from them. 2: The effects of long-term space travel are high on the list of priorities of the top space programmes. And already, experiments are being conducted to recreate the conditions of such environments. Producer Alexandra Feachem
A series about husband-and-wife double acts in American entertainment. 5: Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. Mary Livingstone played the smartaleck foil to husband Benny. But the truth was very different Mary suffered agonies of self doubt and their marriage was not all it was cracked up to be.
This episode includes unheard clips and interviews with Jack and Mary's daughter and their grandson. Producer Elizabeth Freestone
With Peter White and Winifred Robinson.
Continuing the series on the politics and problems of parking Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours on illegal parking, high charges and unfair ticketing. PHONE' [number removed] LINES OPEN from 10am
By Beverley Naidoo. Set in 1995 soon afterthe execution of writer Ken Saro-Wiwa , two children of an outspoken Nigerian journalist witness the death of their mother. They become refugees overnight, travelling from Lagos to London.
Director Pauline Harris
Another chance to hear four programmes exploring family relationships from different perspectives. 1: The Red Car by Edward James. A young boy is evacuated to the countryside during the Second World War. He quickly discovers life with "Auntie" to be as devastating as London's Blitz. Read by Christopher Timothy. Producer Keith Slade
2: "I feel I have a right to be as I am..." Medical science can make the hearing world view deafness as simply a condition to be "put right". But what arguments need to be weighed up before opting for procedures such as cochlear implants? Two psychiatrists exchange notes. For details see yesterday
Novelist William Boyd and journalist Paul Foot join
Rosie Boycott to discuss books they love, including Scoop by Evelyn Waugh , King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov and Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon.
Producer Mary Ward Lowery Repeated on Sunday at llpm
Another chance to hear a programme from a series first broadcast last year in which British comedians returned to their spiritual homes to perform. Jocelyn Gee tries out her stand-up routine in the clubs of Africa's biggest city, Lagos, and explores the role comedy plays in Nigeria - a country infamous for its Chaos and corruption. Producer David Olusoga
The Price of Advice. After all the misselling scandals, whom can you trust for good financial advice? The programme's undercover reporters have been trawling the high street, testing the advice of banks, building societies and independent financial advisers. Will the advisers do the best for the customer or line their own pockets? Will they fall into the traps set for them? Lesley Curwen reveals the tricks of the trade. Producer Lynne R Jones Repeated Sunday at 5pm
Blood Clotting. Graham Easton explores normal blood clotting and bleeding disorders such as Von Willebrand 's disease, and the genetic defect, present in five per cent of the population, that increases the riskof developing deep-vein thrombosis. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
Robin and Wendy are a childless couple ("No, it's fine, honestly.") who have an unhealthy obsession with a model village they have built in their garage.
First of a four-part comedy drama with Simon Greenall , Kay Stonham , Debbie Stephenson and Phil Cornwell. DirectorMarioStylianides
Another chance to hear the series in which
John Suchet visits the city that was, for 150 years, the cultural capital of Europe. This first programme focuses on the time when the city was home to
Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. Producer Rosie Boulton
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