Presented by Andrew Graystone. All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Ezekiel 36, wl6-17; 20-28. Heaven (Arwell Hughes). There Is a River
(Protheroe). With the choir of Bury Girls' Grammar School. Director of music Dorothy Stoddard.
By Fiammetta Rocco, abridged in five parts by Libby Spurrier.
Hilary Neville reads the story of how the cure for malaria was discovered, how quinine transformed medicine and its subsequent effect on the British Empire.
There is a remarkable first-hand account of how efforts to elect a Pope in high summer led to cardinals droppping dead all over the place. The Jesuits had to do something. Repeated at 12.30am
Lifelong Thinking. In the final part of this series, Ian Peacock investigates what he can do to keep the brain cells ticking as he gets older. Is it a case of "use it or lose it"? He visits the set of Countdown to find out whether an interest in conundrums is actually helping to keep minds active. And along with otherwell known older thinkers, Tony Benn ponders how his thinking has Changed overtime. Producer Alexandra Feachem
A new four-part comedy drama written by Lynne Truss , starring Jane Asher. Susan is determined that each week she will find time to watch her favourite old show, Mrs Milliner. Buteverytime she settles down to watch it she is inevitably interrupted - in this episode by a rather incompetent window cleaner.
Producer Dawn Ellis
Bryony Phillips , starring Imelda Staunton and Helen Baxendale. "The past is another country, they do things differently there" - and that was never more true than in the Midlands in the 1950s where Jenny is busy growing up and struggling to make sense of practically everything.
Director Chris Wallis
Young Jenny 2:
Five short stories by Ronald Frame set in the fictitious Perthshire village of Carnbeg-the location of his Radio 4 drama series, The Hydro.
1: The Doocot. Tamara Kennedy reads the story of a Carnbeg woman's impetuous affairwith an artist visiting from Glasgow one summer between the two world wars. Producer David Jackson Young
Another chance to hear a five-part weekday series exploring lasting friendships. 1: Simon Cundyand TedFussey. How a Savile Row tailor and a former professional wrestler forged a lasting friendship. Producer Lindsay Leonard
No hesitation, deviation or repetition is allowed when Nicholas Parsons brings the first of a new series of the panel game to London. This week's panellists are Paul Merton , Sheila Hancock , Kit Hesketh-Harvey and Clement Freud.
Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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Mark Lawson chairs the arts show, and reassesses the work and often troubled life of the American poet Robert Lowell as a complete edition of his verse is published forthefirsttime. Producer Angharad Law
The first of five dramatisations from Hilary Mantel 's collection of stories. Theresa, the child of a Catholic family, is growing up in a northern mill village in the early 1960s. 1: King Billy Is a Gentleman. In this first story, Theresa is nine, and on the verge of the first great upheaval in her life.
Director/producer Marilyn Imrie
When George Starr and other agents from Britain's Special Operations Executive were parachuted into Nazi-occupied France to organise the Resistance, they found an unexpected ally: veteran Spanish
Republican fighters. Nick Caistor meets them and tells of theirflight to France and theirtransformation into the SOE's secret weapon. Producer Ingrid Hassler
Every night in a Shanghai bar, the Old Jazz Band plays western tunes with an oriental twist. With an average age of 75, the musicians have lived through Shanghai's recent turbulent history. Kathy Flower orders a drink and listens as the music and the Stories flow. Producer Neil Acheson
1 In the first of two programmes, Scottish wildlife writer Jim Crumley journeys through fact and fiction - from his native Scottish Highlands via Devon to
Norway- in search of the real wolf. 1: Dead Wolves, Werewolves and Feral Children. Crumley tracks down the last wild wolf in Britain and meets a man who has lived as a member of a wolf pack. Producer Grant Sonnex
By Mark Haddon. Continuing the ten-part murder mystery, narrated by a 15-year-old who has Asperger's syndrome. 6: Christopher has discovered letters that can only mean that his father has not been telling him the truth about his mother. Abridged by Sarah LeFanu and read by James Meunier. Producer Sara Davies
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