Charles Wheeler tells the shocking story of the migration of more than 150,000 children from Britain to all parts of the world from the 1900s to 1967. 2: Good British Stock. This week Wheeler looks at the early experiences of some of the children and the political background to the continuation of the migrations. Producer David Prest Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Ukraine. Paul Henley meets Igor Kurilets , a neurosurgeon working in Ukraine. Unlike most of his rivals he refuses to accept bribes from patients and he denounces doctors who do. Not surprisingly, he has infuriated the local medical establishment, which has tried to get him barred. Henley hears the passionate arguments and watches as Dr Kurilets opens up a patient's cranium. Producer Lucy Ash
Written and read by Ian Kelly. The account of the life and culinary achievements of the 18th-century Parisian slum child who grew up to be the first celebrity chef: Antonin Careme , cook to Napoleon, the Tsar and the Prince Regent. Abridged by Roger Pine. 1: Dinner chez Rothschild Producer Sara Davies Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Nigel Swinford. John 1, w24-31. On
Jordan's Bank (Winchester New). Agnus Dei (Faure). Sing Alleluya Forth Ye Saints on High (Martins). With the Chapel Choir of Harrogate Ladies' College. Director of music David Andrews.
New series Clive Anderson presents a three-part series that looks at the world of the barrister-at-law and the customs, practices, history and future of the Bar Contributors include Philip Sales , the "Treasury Devil", Christopher Leslie , a minister in the newly formed Departmentfor Constitutional Affairs, and senior barristers. 1: Pupils and their life at the bottom of chamber's hierarchy. Producer David Perry
A four-part comedy drama by Marianne Carey.
2: Ronnie is determined to become the new First
Minister, but will he have the support of his peers?
Director/producer David Ian Neville
Charles Dickens thought nothing of walking 20 miles a day around London's crowded streets. But what sounds did he hear as he walked? Fiona Shaw recreates the sounds of 19th-century London. 1: A Whole Lot of Shouting Going On Producer Kate McAII
It can be found in two-thirds of all manufactured foods, has been at the centre of the genetic modification row and is the subject of numerous health claims. This week, Sheila Dillon examines the soya bean. Extended repeat of yesterday
Joining Nigel Rees this week are Ben Moor , Magnus Linklater , Jo Caulfield and Joyce McMillan. The reader is William Franklyn.
Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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By Jane Austen , dramatised in ten parts by Lin Coghlan. 6: A ball is held at Mansfield Park in honour of Fanny and her brother William.
Producer/director Sally Avens Repeated from 10.45am
3: An Organist's Tale. Almost the only evidence of the life and loves of James Parry , a local hero of Herefordshire and Monmouthshire, comes from his kiss 'n' tell memoir published in 1741. Mike Thomson hunts forthe merest trace verifying the raunchy tale of Parry's love affairwith the wealthy
Mary Powell , and his subsequent imprisonment and effective removal from the county. Producer Tom Alban
Nightingales. In the final part of a series exploring the effect that birds have had on different people's lives, astrophysicist Hubert Reeves describes how a nightingale singing outside his window when he was very ill gave him the strength to carry on. Richard Mabey , Francesca Greenoak , Jim Flegg , Dee Doody and Geoff Sample also tell of the magical place this great songster has in their lives. Producer Rosie Boulton
Lizards. Yvonne Ellis concludes her series about sophisticated reptiles. In the Galapagos Islands she swims with marine iguanas; on the island of Rinca in Indonesia she comes face to face with the giant komodo dragon, which breathes harmful bacteria instead of fire; and in the Sonoran Desert of North America she coaxes a venomous gila monster from its lair. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am
By Robert Harris. Abridged in ten parts by Lisa Osborne. 1: In the summer of AD 79 the mighty Aqua Augusta develops a fault in the countryside outside Pompeii. Read by David Tennant. Producer Lisa Osborne
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