2/3. Continuing the series featuring Shetland entrepreneurs. Joanna Hunter is a textile designer who uses traditional Shetland knitting patterns and the island landscape for inspiration. Producer Lynne Mennie
Presented by Father Philip Sumner. Be Still, forthe
Presence of the Lord (Evans, arr Hughes). Acts 16, wil-15. Tis the Gift to Be Simple (Shaker song, arr Llewellyn). Jesus! the Name High over All (Lydia). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.
Gerry Northam unearths the neglected story of the Bevin Boys the 50 000 young men who, dunngthe Second
World War, had no option but to go down the mines to provide the coal on which British industry relied Without their contribution, the country's war effort could have been seriously impaired, so why have these reluctant miners been overlooked for so long? Producer Mark Smalley
New series 1/4. The Stain on the Carpet In this semi-autobiographical story, set in the early 1950s, Poppy is the junior reporter on the Downingham Post where it is always herturn to make the tea. She takes lodgings with the formidable Mrs Goff and discovers something sinister under the bed. Written by Monica Dickens , adapted by Sheila Goff. s. hen Critchlow
Director David Hunter
4/6. Jay Rayner and his guests Clement Freud , restaurant critic Jennifer Sharp , Hugh Fearnley -
Whittingstall and food writer Roopa Gulati ponder such vexed questions as where the term offal comes from and what agnolini is. Producer PaulaMcGinley
The suicide of Major-General Sir Hector MacDonald in 1903 provoked a storm of controversy. Was he guilty of paedophilia or was he an innocent victim, caught up in a web of lies and class prejudice? David Gooderson play weaves together fact and fiction to create the most likely scenario, and attempts to solve the mystery
Director Jenny Stephens
Whose City? Laurie Taylor concludes his tour of Amsterdam by asking to whom the city really belongs. Is it to the growing numbers of international corporations, the tourists who swamp the central districts or the residents who, since the revolutionary days of the 1960s, have gone on insisting this is theirtown? ProducerNatasha Maw
Newseries 1/6. Return ofthe thrilling panel game in which someone stands a chance of leaving the studio 99p richer. Hosted by Sue Perkins and starring
Simon Pegg , Armando lannucci , Peter Baynham and Jon Holmes. Written by Kevin Cecil , Andy Riley , Jon Holmes and Tony Roche. Producer David Tyler Sue Perkins on radio Marmite: page 113
3/5. Captain Littlepage. Alec McCowen stars as a sea captain with a memory of meeting an ancient
Scots mariner who sailed into uncharted waters and discovered a strange land -with no place forthe living. By Sarah Orne Jewett.
For more details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
3/8. The Future of the Welfare State. If you asked
British people whether they wanted to pay less tax and reduce the amount of welfare for the unemployed the answer would probably be a resounding yes. Nick Ross asks if there is a radical way to reform or even dismantle the welfare state. Could we create a better welfare system without relying solely on work as a solution?
Producers Sara Nathan and Anne Reevell Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/3. Mark Stephen climbs Ben Nevis to find the remains of a Victorian mountain weather observatory. He discovers that pioneering meteorological research was carried out continuously for 20 years at the summit Of our highest mountain. Producer Louise Dalziel
2/4. How to Go to a Party. "When you step into a party, everyone is locked into hugely enjoyable conversations with popular, attractive people who are waiting to hate you." Comedian Guy Browning continues to provide practical life-coaching in the challenges of life. Producer Jonquil Panting
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