Haydn Gwynne reads the final episode of this moving portrait of the Romantic composer by Benita Eisler , abridged in five parts by Doreen Estall. 5: His relationship with George Sand now over, Chopin decides to visit Britain on the recommendation of his Scottish pupil Jane Stirling , but his ever-fragile health is now in decline. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Second of two programmes in which Richard Stilgoe presents recently unearthed archive episodes of The Archers dating back to the 1960s. The cellar club at Arkwright Hall opens with a concert by the Swingalongs - Borsetshire's answer to the Mersey sound - and Jack Woolley arrives in the village with big plans to turn it into a leisure resort. And young female hearts are beating faster as Paddy Redmond joins the staff at Brookfield from Ireland. Producer Simon Elmes
The first in a new series of the comedy drama by Kay Stonham and Simon Greenall.
1: Them and Us. Joy and consternation hit the Mayfield household at the same time; Wendy is promoted at work and Robin is suspended.
Meanwhile, Maureen tries to relive heryouth and Derek lets the Ground Force be with him. With Simon Greenall , Kay Stonham , Martin Trenaman , Amelia Bullmore , Robert Webb , Matilda Thorpe , Tony Rohr and Ewan Bailey. Producer Mario Stylianides
This week Emily Buchanan looks at the battle to liberate the airwaves - how foreign radio stations fought their own media war in the gulf. Was truth a casualty of the coalition?
Producer Leonida Krushelnycky Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
By Paul B Davies.
Tommy the Voice was a legend: the best minicab controller in the business. Ten years after his death his memory lives on, and one night it seems as if Tommy's story has come back to haunt driver Amit, broken down in the middle of nowhere with a mysterious passenger in the back of the cab. Starring David Hemmings as Tommy.
Michael Rosen presents the programme about words and the waywe speak. Do Yer Know What
Mean? Democratic speech: Arthur Smith defends a noble filler phrase and Pete Atkin has a bugbear aboutthose of us who have linguistic bugbears. Also, altered English (did you know that taste once meant smell and a breast was a voice?) and the language of deception. Producer Jane Ray Repeated Sunday at 8.30pm
The return of the topical panel game, hosted by Simon Hoggart , whose guests this week include Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton and Linda Smith. Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm
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Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at Windermere in Cumbria puts questions on issues of the week to a panel of prominent public figures and politicians.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated on Saturday at 1.15pm
Another chance to hear comedian Boothby Graff oe's play about an extraordinary day at a small church in rural Ireland. When the church's statue of the Virgin Mary suddenly appears to be pregnant, the problems are onlyjust beginning for Father Demps. Graffoe explores the nature of faith by examining the different effects this apparent miracle has on believers and non-believers alike.
Humphrey Carpenter is joined byjazz singer Stacey Kent to explore the lives of film-makers
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and their company the Archers. Joining them in the studio is film historian Ian Christie to chart the rise, fall and resurgence of the Archers' reputation. ProducerJohn Byrne
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