By Kate Colquhoun , abridged by Doreen Estall. George Baker reads from the biography of Joseph Paxton , who was responsible for some of the most famous horticultural and architectural developments of the Victorian age, including the gardens at Chatsworth and the Crystal Palace of 1851. Producer Emma Harding Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Ram Gidoomal . There's a Wideness in God's Mercy (Sussex). Zephaniah 3, wl4-20. Love
One Another (SS Wesley). Oh, the Love of My Lord
(White). With Lucy Rhodes , Radio 2 ChoirGirl of the Year. Director of music Christopher Stokes.
The stories of six refugees from three continents who were forced to leave their homeland to seek a new life in a new land. 2: Exodus. Having already faced war unspeakable atrocities and famine in Somalia, Vietnam and Bosnia, they now face a humiliating and often precarious trip with shipwrecks, beatings, imprisonment, alienation and rejection How did they cope and why did they stay in their new home? Presented byJatinderVerma. Producer Neil George
Lynne Truss 's comedy drama, starring Jane Asher.
3: Mrs Milliner has secured a contract to be the sole provider of boaters for the 1928 British Olympic team, but to her annoyance most of the straw workers have been imprisoned after a general strike. Susan is determined to watch this episode but is again interrupted by a rather forceful charity worker.
Producer Dawn Ellis
Over the next four days, Peter White investigates whether society is becoming more disability-friendly. Today he addresses the question of access on public transport. He asks why wheelchair-user
Ann Bates had to go 60 miles out of her way to attend a meeting, and why the Strategic Rail Authority can t guarantee to meet the legal requirement to make railway stations fully accessible by October of next year. With Liz Barclay.
The first round of the nationwide general knowledge quiz continues with contestants from the Midlands and East Anglia. Robert Robinson is in the chair. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
Written by John B Keane , dramatised by Kerry Lee Crabbe, and starring Ardal O'Hanlon. This play, about Jim Conlon 's fervent attempts to cure his hypochondriac mother, is being broadcast on what would have been the Irish author's 75th birthday to commemorate his death last year.
Director Gemma McMullan
The first of five new stories about fathers and adolescents. 1: Gentleman's Relish. By Patrick Gale , read by Robert Bathurst. Frank prepares himself for a difficult man-to-man conversation with his youngest son. Producer Emma Harding
I In five programmes this week, Martin Plimmer discovers the truth about lies. 1: Little Liars. Are we born liars? Why do children lie so enthusiastically?
Can the brain reveal the secrets of our lying ways? Producer Brian King
From Westcliff-on-Sea in Essex, with Nicholas Parsons and panellists Tony Hawks, Jenny Eclair , Ross Noble and Clement Freud.
Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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Mark Lawson presents the arts show and meets
Hollywood director Joel Schumacher , whose latest film tells the story of Veronica Guerin , the Irish journalist assassinated after she investigated organised crime in Dublin. Producer EkeneAkalawu
By Emily Bronte , dramatised in 15 parts by Lucy Gough. 6: A Beast Prowls the Fold. Heathcliff, having returned afterthree years, catches the eye of Edgar's sister, Isabella. This, and his behaviour towards Catherine, brings him into conflict with Edgar.
Director/producer Peter Leslie Wild
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The second in a series relating the stories of those who have risked their lives for love. Mississippi in the 1960s was a society at war. As civil rights workers poured into the state to fight segregation, white racists went on the attack in an explosion of violence. Interracial relationships - always taboo in the American South - became more dangerous than ever. Linda Pressly hears the stories of those who dared to love across the divide. Producer Tanya Datta
Lucy Ash investigates the human cost of India's dowry system. She meets India's unlikely heroine, Nisha Sharma , who recently called off her wedding afterthe groom demanded an extra$25,000 in dowry payment. Repeated from Thursday
Protecting the Roof of Europe. 1: The Alpine region is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, attracting ten million visitors every year. In the first of a new series, Lionel Kelleway finds out about the threats to Alpine landscapes and wildlife and asks how we can protect the unique mountain fauna and flora yet at the same time allow this scale of tourism and leisure to continue. Producer Sheena Duncan
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