5/5. Scroby Sands Offshore Wind Farm. By 2010, it's hoped that ten per cent of UK's energy will come from renewable sources. Adam Hart-Davis visits the Great Yarmouth coastline to see the very latest technology involved in constructing an offshore wind farm. Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at 9.30pm
4/4. TheBigChill. Scientists nowthinkthatthe universe will expand into a cold, dark nothingness.
But it's still veryyoung, so we've plenty of time left. But does astronomy ultimately put a full-stop on humanity's s amibition to live for ever? Brother Guy Consolmagno concludes his guide to ideas about howthe universe will end. Producer John Byrne
4/5. It's September and the beginning of Francis s second year at Truss Comprehensive. Time to make a fresh start and let his new class know who s the boss. Written by Francis Gilbert and read by Jack Davenport. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
3/5. American poet Mark Doty , poet-in-residence at this year's Ledbury Festival, shares with listeners those verses that have helped shape his life. The readers are Kerry Shale and Barbara Barnes.
Producer VivBeeby Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
A love story set in London and Ibiza between the wars.
Hatty is young and desperate to fall in love, but she is self-conscious about her looks. Then she meets
Cynthia, an older woman who encourages herto be confident and follow her heart, but Hatty takes her advice perhaps a little too literally. Written by Isobel English , dramatised by Michelene Wandor.
Cyn Jennie Stoller Ted Crispin Bonham-Carter
Director Cherry Cookson
4/6. Travel Health. Whetheryouareoffonatnpto
Spain, trekking in the Himalayas, orwhite-water rafting in Sri Lanka, DrJane Zuckerman can offer advice on vaccinations, malaria, altitude sickness and how to prevent Delhi belly. With Barbara Myers.
PHONE: [number removed] from 1.30pm Producer Paula McGrath
4/5. By the early summer of 1970 the pond is well-established. The young froglets emerge from the pond, and venture into the surrounding fields in search of suitable places fortheirwinter hibernation, but it's a dangerous journey. For details see Monday
Quentin Cooperfinds out about the life and work of one of the greatest interpreters of science in the 19th century-the astronomerMarySomerville. Quentin Cooper isjoined by Dr Allan Chapman , historian of science at Oxford University, to explore the life of this extraordinary yet relatively unknown scientist. Producer Pamela Rutherford
2/3. Medium Rare. By David Holt , starring Stanley Baxter. Meet Wee Davy Dowds , a medium in 1950s Glasgow, nicknamed the "Nostradamus of the Candleriggs". He provides comfort for the troubled and conversation with loved ones gone before - not to mention the occasional chatwith John Knox. One of his clients is Ina McClure , who's trying to find out about an inheritance - but husband George is unimpressed.
Producer Graham Frost
Wee Davy Dowds/Bruce:
4/5. Miss Esther's Guest. Miss Esther Porley feels it's her duty to provide a country breakfor a city-dwelling church member, so she offers to take in a guest from Boston. Butthe visitorturns out not to be the old lady she expects. By Sarah Orne Jewett.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
1/2. Zubeida Malik enters the normally closed world of the traditional Islamic seminary or Darul Uloom, where trainee imams are taught how to promote their message of peace and conciliation in what they see as Islamophobic British society. Producer Brian King
DrZaki Badawi, principal of the Muslim College in west London, discusses the role of the imam in Britain today
8.00pm R4 Following on from last year's Rookie Reverends programmes, which were repeated over the past two weeks in this slot, the focus is now on trainee rabbis (next week) and imams (tonight), or young Muslim leaders-in-the making. Dr Zaki Badawi is a high-profile Muslim cleric and principal of a college for imams in London. We hear him telling his students that "if other people don't understand us, it is our failure to communicate". This is very much the modern face of Islamic seminaries: he also teaches in English and accepts women as students. The programme then visits the Darul Uloom in Leicester, where the schooling lasts four years longer than Dr Badawi's and is much more traditional. Before moving on to looking at contemporary life in Britain the students here must grasp the classical Koran and most lessons are taught in Urdu. The methodology may be different but both sets of students share the same dream: to be guides to their community and share their love for humanity.
8/9. Catch Them Young? The early years for children are crucial, we're told. But is it true? Kenan Malik asks whetherthe scientific evidence is reliable enough to justify policymakers' preoccupation with catching children young to save society trouble later on. Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
6/6. Series in which comedian Andrew Clover gets celebrities to improvise stories - thus revealing them in an extraordinary new light. Tonight, a special programme recorded live last Sunday at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Producer Gary Reich
6/6. Normal Truth. Steven bravely decides to depart from his usual format and end the series by telling the truth. This proves to be a less than wise career move. With Paul McCrink , Rachel Atkins , Ewan Bailey , Nigel BettS and Rosalind Paul. Producer Toby Swift
2/3. Trainers Galore. In March 1997 the container ship Cita rammed into St Mary 's in the Scilly Isles. The islanders woke up to discover that Christmas had come all over again. Fordetails see yesterday
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