New series Charles Wheeler tells the shocking story of the migration of more than 150,000 children frorr Britain to all parts of the world from the 1900s to 1967. 1: Children of the Empire. Wheeler looks at the origins of the scheme and the departure of the children from Britain.
Producer David Prest Repeated at 9.30pm
Spain. Paul Henley meets Spanish chef Ferran Adria , who spends six months of the year in a laboratory to devise new taste sensations. Henley asks whether Adria is a gastronomic genius or a culinary charlatan. Producer Lucy Ash
Written and read by Nigel Slater , abridged in five parts by Chris Wallis. The cookery writer and TV chef tells the funny and at times heartbreaking story of how it all began. 1: A Wolverhampton Kitchen Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am TV chefs chew the cud: page 16
New series A four-part comedy drama by Marianne Carey 1: Claire and Ronnie Vincent have been in politics as long as they have been in love, but as she takes over his Westminster seat and he heads for Holyrood as an MSP, will love endure? And will their children Tom (16) and Holly(15) survive having their father around their Edinburgh house for more than iust weekends?
Director/producer David Ian Neville
You and Yours and the Today programme investigate areas of Britain that have been allowed to go to seed. Listeners can also nominate their own local derelict sites as the ones most deserving of a clear-up. With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
By Michael Butt. Ciera Thomas set herself alight outside the Ministry of Defence, apparently in protest at a recent arms deal. Three years later, those left behind bear witness to a shocking event, as they continue to try to make sense of what happened.
Producer Toby Swift
A week of crime fiction from leading Scottish crime writers. 1: Black and White by Manda Scott , read by Frances Grey. The paralysed patient in Ward 3 is
Kelvin Award-winning scientist Dr Elizabeth Stanton. She has only the use of her eyes but she is determined to end a life - if she can convince the young medical student at her bedside to assist her. Producer Lu Kemp
Psychologists have generally ignored the role played by feelings, preferring more easily measurable processes such as memory and learning. But now social scientists are finally focusing on feelings, as evidence mounts about the powerthey exert over us. 1: Fear. In the openertothisfive-part series, Claudia Hammond explores the effects of fear. Producer Marya Burgess (R)
Sheila Dillon joins the World Trade Organisation conference in Cancun, Mexico, to find out what the talks mean for British producers and consumers. She discovers whetherthe WTO has met the commitments promised at their last meeting. Extended repeat ofyesterday
New series Nigel Rees returns with the popular literary quiz. Exchanging favourite quotations and anecdotes this week are Christopher Lee , Roy Hudd , Kate Adie and Mary-Ann Sieghart. The reader is
Peter Jefferson. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12 04prr BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this show is available on CD and audio cassette from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]
By Jane Austen , dramatised in ten parts by Lin Coghlan. 1: The classic story of Fanny Price's bid to find a position in society. uirecror bally Avens Repeated from 10.45am
2: Sisters of Kali. Why would a respected Irish school headmistress travel to India and change her name t( Sister Nivedita? Over 100 years later, the effect of her dedication can still be fe lt. Mike Thomson follows a trail of documents from Calcutta to Galway, New York and the Sri Lankanjungle. Producer jane Ray
Another programme in a series exploring the effect that certain birds have had on people's lives. This week, six people describe the special encounters they've had with those birds of the night-the owls. Producer Rosie Boulton
Turtles. Yvonne Ellis travels to Bali to meet the man who is leading a crusade to save green turtles from the illegal food trade. And on the Galapagos islands she takes a look at the hatchery that is helping to regenerate the population of native giant tortoises. Producer Sheena Duncan Repeated tomorrow at llam
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