Melvyn Bragg continues his series chronicling how great events of British history have affected the lives of ordinary people. 4: The Crofters' Farewell
Recorded in the Western Highlands and the Isle of Mull with professors Tom Devine and Allan Mcinnes , Bragg hears how communities were relocated during the Highland Clearances.
Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at 9.30pm
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With the Rev Brian Haymes. Like the Fruits of His
Creation (EastAcklam). Luke 6, w43-45. Set Me As a Seal (Clausen). Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart (arr Leddington Wright). With the Paul Leddington Wright Singers.
England v South Africa
The first day of the Third Test Match, from Trent Bridge. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neil Manthorp. Including at 12.45 County Talk.
Producer Peter Baxter * App roximate time
When Lula Da Silva came to power he promised to champion the Brazilian poor. Seven months into his presidency Linda Pressly looks at three dilemmas facing Latin America's biggest nation. Producer Lucy Ash Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
With Liz Barclay and Diana Madill. Bricklayer and broadcaster Jeff Howell goes behind the scenes of the building business. In the first of a series on home-improvement he exposes common misconceptions about conservatories, asks if it really is possible to use them all year round and exposes the tricks used by high-pressure salesmen. Get the professionals in: page 29
By Christopher William Hill. Productions of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde have often been jinxed by mysterious deaths. Conductor Sergei Bodanov convinces himself that he too will sufferfrom the curse and tells his therapist that he has six weeks to rid him of this "evil" before the first performance. Piano by Colin Guthrie Director Liz Webb The RT interview- Bill Nighy : page 20
Linked to this week's Case Notes, Barbara Myers is joined by Dr Clive Weston to answer your questions on cholesterol. See Tuesday's Choice on page 116. PHONE: [number removed] or email email@example.com Producer Michelle Martin
Anita Roddick appeals on behalf of Women's Link. Founded in 1928, this charity provides a housing advice service for women. Donations: [address removed] Credit-card donations: [number removed] Repeat of Sun 7.55am
4: Vesuvius by Ella Henderson. Liam and his class are building a papier-mache volcano - but when Miss McGregor calls out "Time for the eruption! ".things don't go quite according to plan. Read by Carol Ann Crawford. For details see Monday
Jenny Colgan talks to Tobias Hill , explores the troubled history of the cult classic Midnight Cowboy, and, as the summer literary festivals get into full swing, asks well-known writers which questions from the audience they dread most. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
Scuttled in 1797, the French frigate La Surveillante lay undidsturbed in Bantry Bay, off the coast of Cork, until its discovery in 1981. The science of maritime archaeology has been uncovering its secrets ever since. Presented byQuentin Cooper. Producer Sarah Empey
By Alison Joseph. 9: In desperation, Lucinda's former lover, Daniel, goes round to see Richard.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
When George [text removed] , a profoundly deaf little boy struggling in a mainstream primary school, met new teaching assistant Michael Fowkes , both their lives were changed forever. Producer James Crawford
Home Alone. Surveys suggest that within 20 years, forty per cent of us will be living alone. Kenan Malik asks whether our culture undermines the creation of permanent relationships.
Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sun at 9.30pm
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