Continuing his history of the car and its influence,
Peter Day traces the rise of the American auto giants and hears at first hand about the workplace struggles they provoked.
Producer Neil Koenig Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Chanting for Peace. Geeta Guru-Murthy discovers that a patch of reclaimed land in Milton Keynes was once home to the first Peace Pagoda and now houses both a Buddhist temple and a North American Indian stone circle, providing people of widely differing faiths with a place to pray. Producer Marya Burgess
A selection from Tim Cahill's book, which reflects his passion for extreme and quirky travel. Abridged by Neville Teller and read by Stuart Milligan. 1: My Brother, the Pot Dealer Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am
Reporter Mike Thomson signs up as a delegate for
Hampshire Police's two-day course in race relations, an initiative designed to help the force shake off the institutional racism charge levelled by the McPherson report against their London colleagues. Producer Nicky Barranger
By Simon Brett. Starring Prunella Scales. 2: Verse Dramas. A poetry competition sounds like an easy event to organise until you take into account the egos of the poets involved.
Producer Simon Brett
With Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Continuing the series in collaboration with BBC2's Restoration, another report on people battling to save their favourite buildings and the obstacles they meet.
3:The copper mines of Parys Mountain in Anglesey.
By Robin Brooks , starring Jack Klaff as Lewis, the celebrated 19th-century lawyer. 3: Darling Daisy
Lewis becomes involved in a scandal that spirals out of control and threatens to destroy the reputation of his royal client.
Director Clive Brill (R)
First-Time Blues. Property prices have never been higher and it's proving almost impossible for first time buyers to get that crucial first foot on the ladder. Nurse Vikki Smith , from Oxford, is one of thousands wondering if she will ever own her own home. She joins presenter Lesley Curwen to investigate her Chances. Extended repeat from Saturday at 12.04pm
A week of short stories from the Pleasance Cabaret Bar in Edinburgh. 1: How to Have Meetings, by Ruth Thomas , read by Hilary Nevile. Jane has arranged an important lunch but the meeting is complicated by the presence of her two-year-old daughter. An uncomfortably realistic portrait of the artist as a harassed parent. Producer David Jackson Young
A Taste of the Times. The first of four programmes exploring the role of food in the social movements of our time. 1: The youth movement and the burger.
How the burger, once the favourite food of teenagers, is now reviled as an icon of global capitalism. Extended repeat of yesterday
From Southwold, Suffolk, with Nicholas Parsons in the chair and panellists Paul Merton , Graham Norton , Linda Smith and Clement Freud. Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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By Alison Joseph. 6: A week has gone by and Lucinda, wife of Richard Carey QC , is still missing, last heard of in Yorkshire.
Director/producer David Hunter
In October 1947 tribesmen attacked a convent in the Kashmirvalley. It was the birth of what has become known as the Kashmir crisis, one of the world's most dangerous flashpoints. Andrew Whitehead , former BBC Delhi correspondent, revisits the scene and tracks down eyewitnesses of the event. Producer Jo Glanville
it was supposed to bring waterto South Africa and electricity to the small kingdom of Lesotho, but the multi-billion dollar Lesotho Highlands Water Project is now embroiled in a series of trials as Lesotho takes powerful Western companies to court for bribery and corruption. Esther Armah reports. Repeated from Thursday
Lough Hyne - Europe's Giant Rockpool.
Lionel Kelleway travels to the southern Irish coast to the lake designated as Ireland's first marine nature reserve in 1981. Home to a rich and varied range of plants and animals, including many rare species,
Lough Hyne is the centre for scientific research into the factors governing the distributions of marine animals and plants, and one of the most studied marine Sites in Europe. ProducerSheenaDuncan
Bertie Wooster attempts to smooth the path of true romance in PG Wodehouse's comic novel of misfired plans and mistaken identities. Abridged in ten parts by James Robertson and read by Crawford Logan.
6: Bertie is trapped in a den of slavering aunts while pretending to be a teetotal Gussie Fink-Nottle . Producer Bruce Young
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