I Newseries 1: Never Again. In the first part of anew series about the rebuilding of Britain after the Second World War, Gavin Esler listens to the memories of those involved in Labour's landslide election
Victory in 1945. Producer Jane Ashley Repeated at 9.30pm
Michael Crick examines the small political societies that survive as discussion and debating forums.
This week he joins members of the Headstrong Club in Lewes as they consider the work of Thomas Paine. Producer Vicky Shepherd
England v South Africa
The first day's play in the final Test of the summer.
Commentary from the Oval by Jonathan Agnew
Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins ana
Neil Manthrop. Including at 12.45 County Talk.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time
H Julia Copus 's first radio play features ten-year-old Jess, who masks the unhappiness of her broken home through a fantasy world. But her childish daydreams are punctured when she starts learning the truth aboutthe adults surrounding her Director Jim Poyser
New series Stewart Henderson presents the problem-solving show and helps provide answers to those intriguing questions from everyday life. PHONE: [number removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Eve Streeter
The Orkney Islands are home to an International Science Festival. Quentin Coopervisitsthe islands to find out how the Orcadians are making use of their natural energy resources. Could their attitudes towards renewable energy be a model for the whole Of the U K? Producer Martin Redfern
Norman Heatley is not a name normally associated with the miracle cure of penicillin, but this modest 92-year-old is the last surviving member of the Oxford Penicillin Team that played a pivotal role in the drug's development and ensured it was available in quantity in time for the D-Day landings of June 1944. Dr Heatley talks to Ruth Evans about his memories of those pioneering days. Producer Ruth Evans
Safe As Houses? With its plans to help key workers find affordable homes, liberalise the planning laws and make our mortgages more in line with other European countries, the Government wants the housing market to achieve much wider political goals. David Walker asks if these efforts at reforming the notoriously sensitive world of property will work, and what they might mean for all of us who own homes. Last in series.
Producer Simon Coates Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
New series The topical science programme returns with Geoff Watts investigating a new class of biologically inspired robots, mimicking the anatomy oftenacious insects. By capturing the essence of insect movement, researchers believe these autonomous robots will prove vital for previously unattainable space exploration, environmental sensing and military activity. Producer Adrian Washbourne
New series Comedy dramas written by and starring Mark and Daniel Maier that tell a different story each week about people who are trapped either emotionally or physically.
When two couples go on a skiing holiday they have no idea what lies ahead. Starring Olivia Colman, Chris Pavlo and Joanna Holden.
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