2: Blackpool. From the piers to the Pleasure beach, via the theatres in between, the growth of Blackpool has always been fuelled by fun on the cheap.
Presenter Julian Richards unearths why so many attractions were built here, revealing a tale of cash, greed and Class. Producer Miles Warde
By William Cooper. Final part of this dramatisation of the ground-breaking comic novel, exploring the lives and loves of a schoolmaster and his friends in pre-war Leicester. 4: Round the Clock-Tower. The four lovers' fates are resnlverl in thp centre nftown.
Director David Blount
More puzzles from Chris Maslanka and the panel. On this week's panel are neuropsychologist Dr Doreen Baxter , magician Geoffrey Durham and anagram specialist John O'Byrne.
Send in puzzles and answers to firstname.lastname@example.org or Puzzle Panel, BBC Radio 4, London WlA 1AA Producer Clare Csonka
Continuing David Ashton 's popular detective stories, set in Victorian Edinburgh. 3: The Wild Spark Mulholland is in lovelorn pursuit of the fair Emily,
Jean Brash is battling with the malevolent madame of a rival bawdy house and McLevy has a warehouse of tobacco gone mysteriously up in smoke.
Director Patrick Rayner (R)
Another of this week's stories of youth and age.
3: The Old Man in the Kipper House, written and read by Alex Ferguson , in which he considers the need to keep your end up despite age, youthful provocation and reduced Circumstances. Fordetails see Monday
The kidneys are vital organs, helping to maintain healthy blood, regulating blood pressure and removing waste products from the body.
Dr Mark Porter asks how we can look after our kidneys, what happens when they become diseased, and what it's like to have to cope with life on dialysis three times a week for the rest of your life. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
Comedy drama by David Spicer about modern life and parenthood as seen through the eyes of two 30-something non-parents. 2: When Lucyjoins a school reunion website and is contacted by an old classmate, youthful indiscretions return to haunt Daniel's best friend, Andy. Starring Liz Carling and David Tennant , with Samantha Spiro , Tony Gardner and Nasreen Hussain. Producer LizAnstee (R)
Francine Stock reports from the National Theatre on Michael Frayn 's new play, Democracy, set in 1969, which focuses on German Chancellor Willy Brandt and his duplicitous assistant, GCinter Guillaume. Producer Kirsty Pope
FatTax. In ten years a quarter of the UK population with be clinically obese - a fact that is leading many health experts to warn of a health emergency. The programme asks if we should introduce a fat tax not only on food but also on aspects of our sedentary lifestyle. With Nick Ross.
Producer Sara Nathan Repeated on Satudayat 10.15pm
In the next part of a series about political rivalries, Brian Walden examines the long-running tensions between the former prime minister Harold Macmillan and his deputy Rab Butler.
Producer Martin Rosenbaum Repeated from Sunday 10 45pm
3: Everyday Life on Mars. What would a mission to Mars be like? In deserts on Earth, scientists are donning spacesuits and living in tiny habitation modules to test the systems that would be used on a human journey to Mars. Sue Armstrong hears what it's like to be a Martian explorer without ever leaving Earth. Producer Monise Durrani
By Niall Clark. 4: Deeper and Down. The deep-sea adventures continue as Ronan and his guides survive the underwater twister only to find themselves in more peril, trapped in a cave with tiny self-multiolving creatures. Will they be buried alive?
Producer Maria Esposito
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4: Mobiles. You can answer a mobile phone anywhere, including a cinema. Should you say anything if somebody does? Adam Bloom deals with this tricky situation with the help of Rob Rouse , Stefano Paolini and Sarah Kennedy. Producer Adam Bromley
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