With ten per cent of British children overweight and three per cent obese it appears that the American experience has crossed the Atlantic. To help combat this rise in childhood obesity Britain's first weight loss camp has been set up in Leeds. This programme explores how the camp helps obese children to lose weight and how it sets them on the road to living a healthier life. Producer Martin Kurzik See also 4.30pm
A series of short stories by WS Gilbert , dramatised by Stephen Wyatt. 1: FingerofFate
Foggerty is a confirmed bachelor in search of peace and quiet, but fate has other plans in store for him in the rather large shape of Dolly Fortescue. the rather large shape of Dolly Fortescue.
Producer/director Sally Avens
Spring 1939. Rehearsals of Don Giovanni are in full swing, and love is in the air among the young singers in the Festival Opera Chorus. But as the situation in Europe worsens, some company members have reason to dread the approach of war.
Singers Katie Van Kooten. Giles Underwood and Balcarras Crafoord Pianist Oliver Gooch Director David Blount
3: The effort to discover Antarctica's role in climate change continues, but Vanessa Collingridge finds herself building rafts and wading through the peat bogs of South Georgia before the experiments can begin. Fordetails see Monday
Laurie Taylor hears about the hidden menace of hen parties when he talks to Professor Beverley Skeggs about why white working-class women are being popularly portrayed as a threat to the moral fabric of the nation. Producer Jacqueline Smith
Obesity. Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions in the UK. But how true are some of the myths that surround overweight? Does dieting really make you fat, or is it all in your genes? Dr Graham Easton looks at the latest research to see if it holds the answer to appetite control. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
By Jim Eldridge. Another chance to hear the comedy series about the fictional school. 3: The SystemThe end justifies the means, maybe; but there's sometimes a price to pay.
Producer John Fawcett Wilson
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Chief Superintendent Donaldson:
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Employment. How would you deal with an employee whose ill-health means they can no longer do the job? In this new series Marcel Berlins brings together listeners and lawyers to tackle moral and legal dilemmas. Producer Dinah Lammiman Editor Nicola Meyrick Repeated on Saturday
The official reporting of debates from both Houses of Parliament began 200 years ago. In the first of two programmes, Nick Utechin charts the history of Hansard. See also Sunday's Choice on page 112. ProducerViv Black Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
Although almost blind, army ants deploy pheromones so effectively they can create traffic lanes running to and from their nest. This week Peter Evans investigates ants' extraordinary ability to regiment themselves and meets scientists who take their inspiration from ant organisation. From traffic flow to systems analysis and robots, ants are influencing how we solve problems. Some now wonder whether ants will eventually give us insights into other
"emergent" properties, such as how the neurones in our brain combine to produce intelligence. Producer John Watkins
Comedy series starring James Quinn , in which Sir
Ralph, poet-in-residence for Salford, continues his placements at various local establishments. 2: The Garage. With Stephen Hoyle ,
Mark Chatterton , Neil Bell and Jemma Thompson. Producer Graham Frost
By Llewella Gideon and Lynn Peters. Comedy drama series about a thirty-something actress waiting for her big break. 2: "I'm Cynthia, Fly Me. Cynthia's film career is taking off-she's got a part as an air hostess. But her costume also causes a bit of turbulence with her boyfriend Gavin. With Llewella Gideon , Jo Martin , Mandy Knight , Roger Griffiths and Brian Bovell.
Music by Clement IshmaelProducer Gareth Edwards
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