In 1968, the women machinists of Ford s
Dagenham car plant went on strike over equal pay, an action that paved the way for the Equal Pay Act. Sue MacGregor reunites the women with their former Ford negotiator.
Shortened repeat from Sunday at 11.15am
Journalists Andy Home and Grigori Gerenstem winners of this year's Royal Geographical Society
Journey of a Lifetime award -visit Norilsk, Russia s most polluted town, where the snow is black and life expectancy is 10 years below the national average.
Yet it is here that Russia is turning one of its most Soviet of industrial plants into a worldwide Commercial Success. Producer Adam Fowler
Sitcom by Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson. 6: Patrick and Stella finally find the house oftheir dreams - perfect cottage with a garden in the country. But the children aren't budging. Will their plans be scuppered at the eleventh hour? Cast includes Duncan Preston and Penny Downie.
Producer Elizabeth Freestone
Emily Buchanan goes back to school to give out marks on how teaching is portrayed on English-language radio stations around the world, Including reports on the first gay high school in the US, which is dividing public opinion, and the pensioner who makes music with spoons.
Producer Sarah Parfitt Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
New Life over Loch Ness. In a hanging valley overlooking Loch Ness, the villagers of Abriachan are redefining life in a small Highland community, following the purchase of 1,200 acres of land from
Forest Enterprise. Sandra Sykes finds out how they combine a commuting lifestyle with communal work On the land. Producer Julian Hector
6: Bak to Skool. Michael Rosen sets out to teach classical English grammarto 2003's GCSE students. Plus, Topp marks- a celebration of the arcane spelling of Nigel Molesworth.
Producer Simon Elmes Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm
Sketch and impressions show, starring Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Kevin Connolly and Mark Perry.
Producer Mario Stylianides Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm
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With Francine Stock, including a report from the Baltic, Gateshead, on a new exhibition by artists Jane and Louise Wilson, who have investigated how industrial areas of north-east England have been reinvented over the past five decades.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at Speen in Buckinghamshire puts questions to a panel that includes shadow minister for homeland security Patrick Mercer MP and Labour MEPforthe West Midlands, Michael Cashman. They are joined by Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips and NewStatesman writer Ziauddin Sardar. Producer Anne Peacock
8: Sensuality. Matthew Parris invites soprano
Catherine Bott , Arabic dancer Wendy Buonaventura and chef Raymond Blanc to discuss the five senses to see if they can disentangle sensuality from sex. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
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