By Hilary Mantel , read by Patience Tomlinson in five parts. This honest yet painfully funny autobiography by the novelist tells of her life, haunted by the ghosts of her family and the children she was unable to bear because of medical ineptitude. Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am
The asylum seekers' debate continues to be a heated topic. But why do people become refugees? This three-part series follows the lives of six refugees, three now living in the UK and three in another country. 1: Genesis. Refugees from
Vietnam, Somalia and Bosnia experience war, human-rights violations and near starvation before deciding to leave. Presented byJatinderVerma. Producer Neil George
Lynne Truss 's comedy drama, starring Jane Asher. Susan is desperate to find time to watch her favourite old show, Mrs Milliner. 2: Mrs Milliner is busy dazzling London with her new collection of hats and Susan is in heaven watching it-until her Auntie Pat turns up with alarming news.
Producer Dawn Ellis
Devised after the Toxteth riots in 1981, garden festivals were meant to regenerate inner-city areas. John Thorne visits Liverpool, Stoke, Glasgow, Gateshead and Ebbw Vale to find out whether or not they succeeded. With Liz Barclay and Peter White.
Ali Smith's offbeat but rather romantic comedy features a cameo appearance by Valerie Singleton as herself around 1967. Max has taken Jenny from the office out on a date. But why is Jenny so concerned to know the exact measurements of his flat and of his bed?
An important day in the literary year as some undiscovered anecdotes by Virginia Woolf are published and broadcast forthe first time. The selection has the author visiting Thomas Carlyle , the Darwin family and, strangely, the divorce courts. Read by Emilia Fox. Abridger/producer Duncan Minshull
A new series of features and audio diaries exploring teenage life around Britain. 1: Bransholme Babes Kara is 15. Some of her friends have babies and others are pregnant, but when her best friend, Eve, joined the crowd, Kara was galvanised into recording her friends on a community radio project. Sex on theirestate starts around the age of 12 and contraception doesn 't always play a part. Producer Bella Bannerman
Bananas. How does a supermarket take-over in Britain affect the life of a banana farmer in the Windward Islands? Simon Parkes considers the place of the banana in global trade. Extended repeat of yesterday
Nicholas Parsons attempts to keep control over the most devious of panel games, which this week features Clement Freud, Paul Merton, Tony Hawks and Charles Collingwood.
(Repeated Sunday 12.04pm)
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By Emily Bronte, dramatised in 15 parts by Lucy Gough.
The new tenant of Thrushcross Grange, Mr Lockwood, calls on his landlord Heathcliff at Wuthering Heights. Bad weather means he has to spend the night in this inhospitable place.
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The first in a series relating the untold stories of those who have risked their r lives for love.
Palestine in the 1940s was a country divided British servicemen struggled to police the Mandate while Jewish underground groups fought forthe creation of Israel. Linda Pressly hears from men and women who dared to love across the divide. Producer Tanya Datta
Often found in Central Africa, Ebola kills 80 percent of its victims. Forthe first in a new series, Pascale Harter goes to a remote village in the Republic of Congo where World Health Organisation doctors are trying to contain an Ebola epidemic. On herway back to the capital, Brazzaville, she begins to feel unwell. Repeated from Thursday
Scottish wildlife writer Jim Crumleyjourneys through fact and fiction in search of the real wolf.
2: Flesh and Blood. Crumley knows a man in Norway who might help him to meet a wolf in the wild as he searches through the stories for a true picture of these animals. Producer Grant Sonnex
By Frederic Richaud , translated by Barbara Bray , abridged in five parts by Alison Joseph and read by Phillip Franks. There is intrigue at the court of the Sun King. And the gardens of Versailles, tended by the enigmatic La Quintinie , present more mysteries and Conundrums. Producer Duncan Minshull
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