Public Interest Immunity. When the government is involved in court proceedings and wants to withhold evidence of a sensitive nature, the minister concerned can issue a public-interest immunity certificate. But is "public interest" just another way tohide executive embarrassment? Presented by Clive Anderson. Producers Cathy Packe and Bruce Hyman Repeated at 9.30pm
Another chance to hear a series in which Paul Henley profiles five extraordinary Europeans. 1: Crime novelist Yulia Latynina writes pulpfiction Russian-style.Herbooks.setintheviolentworldof capitalism in the wild east, sell in their hundreds of thousands. Producer Lucy Ash
Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea. -Seethe Conqueror
Mounts in Triumph (Rex Gloriae). 2 Kings 2, w2-3; 6-12a Thou Art Gone Up on High (Handel). Lo, I Am with You (Presence). Director of music Gordon Stewart.
How Does Your Garden Grow? The programme takes up residence in a wildlife-rich country garden in Wiltshire that has been wired for sound by recordist Chris Watson in order to eavesdrop on the garden's residents as they go about their daily business. Presenter Lionel Kelleway finds out about the silent rhythms, signals and cues at work in the garden. Repeated from yesterday
Mark Little concludes his history of Australian comedy with a look at the Australian "stand-up" explosion of the 1980s. He takes the comic temperature in today's multicultural Australia, where different comic traditions have created a rich
COmic brew. Producer Vicky Shepherd
A A programme exploring what practising means to three leading concert musicians: the cellist
7 Steven Isserlis , the pianist David Owen Norris and the flautist Philippa Davies , eavesdropping on their routines at home, far away from the glamour Of the Concert Stage. Producer Emma Kingsley
A dark comedy by Neil Griffiths. Marcus Black hated his dad so much he wrote a book about it. But that was ten years ago. Now his dad is dead, and on the day of his funeral, .Marcus confronts the fact that his father was a different man from the monster he created in his book.
Director Jim Poyser
Another chance to hear four short stories about flying the nest. 1: Whales and Seals by Helen Dunmore , read by Brenda Blethyn. Set on the waters off the Vancouver coast, this tale explores the relationship between mothers and sons. Producer Elizabeth Allard
With Zina Saro-Wiwa . 2: Bangladesh. Because the water in their village is contaminated, the Hawlader family have to walk two kilometres to a riverto collect theirwater. For details see yesterday Producer Neil George
An estimated eight out of ten new companies fail in the first five years, yet a few companies have survived for centuries. So what is the secret to long-term company longevity? And what lessons can the young companies of today learn from these survivors? Producer Ben Crighton Editor Stephen Chilcott
Mark Lawson meets American writer Don DeLillo , author of the novel Libra, which focuses on Lee Harvey Oswald and the Kennedy assassin, and Underworld, an epic account of America during and after the Cold War. Producer Nicola Holloway
The Government has invested hundreds of millions of pounds in the reform of cancer services, which it says is "a litmus test" for broader NHS changes. So why are doctors still saying there's been no improvement in treatment and that people are still dying unnecessarily? Julian O'Halloran reports. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane Repeated Sunday at 5pm
Needles. A look at the use of needles in medicine, from early needles made from bone to the latest in pain-free injections, and how to deal with needle phobia. Presenter Graham Easton also finds out why the needle has always been so important in Chinese acupuncture, and why, increasingly, it's being seen as a symbol of the power of western medicine. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald Repeated tomorrow at4.30pm
Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby with additional material by Graeme Garden. Meet Giles Wemmbley Hogg : traveller, backpacker, fearless investigator of cultural diversity and upper middle-class student ponce of Budleigh Salterton. 2: This week Giles goes off to....China.
Producer David Tyler
A four-night rerun of Kit Hesketh-Harvey's examination of the comic song. 1: The importance of knowing your audience. With examples of some of the most successful popular comic songs and their singers, from Marie Lloyd to Willie Rushton. Producer Frank Stirling
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