Newseries 1/6. Mothers and Miscarriages of Justice. A mother is accused of murdering her baby.
The courts find her guilty. And then - in an astonishing turn of events - an expert witness comes forward and Anne Green 's case returns to court. Jonathan Freedland is joined by Helena Kennedy , Fiona Shaw and Germaine Greerfor a 17th-century story, one that resonates with recent trials in Britain. Producer Virginia Crompton Rptd at 9.30pm
2/5. The Pyramid. Egyptian mausoleums, the entrance to the Louvre in Paris and tetrahedral tea bags are well known, but this rather hierarchical shape is remarkably rare in the manufactured world. Look underthe microscope, though, and they're everywhere.
Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy continues his series that looks behind familiar shapes. producer Anna Buckley
2/5. Essays by two leading biographers. Lyndall Gordon reads The Death Mask on how researching deeply into Henry James caused a moment's retribution, and Ann Wroe reads Caught in the Net, which delves into the life Of Perkin Warbeck. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
3/3. Water, Water. The Environment Agency is responsible for keeping the rivers of England and Wales clean and for keeping them out of peoples' houses.
Jeremy Bristow pulls on his waders to join a flood defence team in the Midlands and sees how the agency Protects our waterways. producer David Parkinson
2/2. Bernard Cribbins describes how the entertainer
Roy Castle picked himself up after the disappointments of America and returned to the UK to resume his career in radio and then television, with Record Breakers running for more than 20 years, producer Stephen Garner
2/2. Bill Lloyd reports from Texas on the final rounds of the 2004 Van Cliburn Competition for Outstanding Amateurs and reveals whether the world's best amateur pianist is a sewage expert, an air steward, a composer for computer games or a cancer survivor.
When gastronomes Kate and Oliver embark on a "cold turkey" detox, they little imagine that a few bodily improvements may be a poor reward for a deeply turbulent relationship. By Rebecca Saire
Director Eoin O'Callaghan
Richard Daniel fields listeners' questions about the environment and the developing world.
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2/5. Sneeze on Tuesday, Kiss a Stranger. When Tim was a baby, a small sycamore seed lodged itself, for 29 years, between the anterior part of his brain and the optic nerve, causing blindness. This is the seed's story. Written and read by Tim Crouch. For details see yesterday
2/5. Great Waves. Len Fisher reveals the secret to finding the "sweet spot" in nature that produces giant waves. He's joined by Cunard Commodore Ron Warwick and scientist Jeff Odell to explore two spectacular examples -giant ocean waves and the Severn Bore. For details see yesterday
3/4. The Flying Squad. It seems to have been raining forweeks, everyone's getting ill, and the banks of the Po are looking decidedly dodgy. Not a good time for Don Camillo to keep forgetting the oil for extreme unction, you might think? And what has Smilzo done with his beloved party membership card? Stories by Giovanni Guareschi , first broadcast earlier this year. Dramatised hv Peter Kerrv.
Producer/Director Chris Wallis
2/5. Swimming with Delphine. Delphine and her son-in-law Brian go to the same swimming club. Before long it becomes an addiction. By Claire Dowey. For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
2/2. Syria. Allan Little, the BBC's Paris correspondent, visits Damascus, where he gets exceptional access to the ruling elite to ask about change. From the prime ministertothe president's personal adviser on reform, all are talking about the need for a shake up. But is talk all it is? What, if any, pressure is France bringing to bear on this ossified political and economic environment? The French claim it is they, rather than the Americans, who hold the keys to substantial change in the region, so it ought to be possible to see evidence of their influence on the ground. Producer Sue Davies Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
5/6. Contraception. The Pill first became available for women 34 years ago. So, how long will it be before men have a reliable hormonal contraceptive? Dr Mark Porter also discusses the options women have to reduce the number of hysterectomies carried out in the UK and how we are tackling the issue of teenage pregnancy across the Country. Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
3/6. When a new coroner is appointed Ruth tries to get him to send the most interesting autopsy cases her way. Black comedy by Laurence Howarth.
With Stephen Critchlow and Beth Chalmers.
Music by Paul Mottram Voice by Stephanie Benavente Producer Dawn Ellis
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