5/5. Creative Accounting. John Wilson talks to film-makers David Puttnam and Alan Parker about how the notion of "culture" was pulled to the forefront of profit and expansion in the 1990s. Was this proof that the Government had finally made the nation cultural life one Of its priorities? Producer Matthew Dodd Repeated at 9.30pm
4/4. Tightening Up-Nuts, Bolts and Spanners
Physicist Len Fisher renovates an old bicycle with the help of practical experts Dave Milsom and Stuart Burgess. They reveal tips on howto undo a rusty bolt, how to tighten up a bolt without a spanner and how to hold your spanner properly.
Music by Tom Bancroft Producer Amanda Hargreaves
1/5. The first extract from this brilliant reconstruction of Shakespeare's life, work and the age he lived in, written by Stephen Greenblatt and abridged by Miranda Davies. Read by Toby Stephens, with excerpts through the week read by Alice Hart and John Rowe. The young Will Shakespeare has his first encounter with the heady world of theatre. (Repeated at 12.30am)
Presented by Andrew Graystone. All Things Bright and Beautiful (Royal Oak). Joel 2, w21-26. Look at the World (Rutter). For the Beauty of the Earth (England's
Lane). With Chester Cathedral Choristers. Director of music David Poulter.
New series 1/3. A Sustainable Future. Ashford in Kent is about to double in size, the biggest single development since Milton Keynes. Kevin McCloud discovers howthis ambitious projectwill affectthe people, the ecosystem, and the surrounding villages. In this programme he tries to discoverwhat actually lies behind the new buzz-phrase "sustainable housing". Producer Neil George
1/4.The Two Ivans. In the sleepy Russian town of Mirgorod, next-door neighours Ivan Ivanovich and Ivan Nikiforovich are best friends, "the like of whom the world has never seen", until one day, a careless insult t changes everything. Comic plays by Jim Poyser , set in 19th-century Russia and based on the absurdist short stories by Nikolai Gogol. Ann Rve
Producer Susan Roberts
In John Morrison 's comic fantasy, some of the minor characters in Shakespeare's canon have decided that they want bigger and better parts. A rebellion is led by Captain Macmorris from Henry V, the only Irish character in the whole body of Shakespeare's work.
1/5 New short stories by Ronald Frame , set in and around the small Perthshire spa town of Carnbeg.
Blind Shot In 1959, a Glasgow businessman with a holiday home in Carnbeg reaches his 50th birthday and decides it's time to choose a wife from among the local ladies. But Donald Walkinshaw 's method of selection is briskly unconventional. Read by Paul Young. Producer David Jackson Young
1/5 Room NIA, Nuffield Research Laboratory, Physics Building, Birmingham University. The first story behind significant events that happened in a particular room begins with Allan Beswick talking to nuclear historian
Lorna Arnold about how the Allies got the nuclear bomb before the Germans. producer SaraConkey
2/10. Gerry Anderson , George Bain , Nuala McKeever and Anne Tannahill exchange quotations and anecdotes. Nigel Rees is in the chair and the reader is Sally Grace. Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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16/20. Rawdon is released from debtors' prison. But his return home only leads to further trouble. Stephen Fry narrates Thackeray's comic novel. Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby Repeated from 10.45am
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Fran Abrams investigates the mystery behind events on the Suffolk coast in 1940. Why do people still believe that the isolated beach at Shingle Street is at the centre of a government cover-up of an attempted German i nvasion? Producer David Lewis
Peter White sets off on a sonic journey along the path followed by a charge of electricity - from its generation in a Scottish power station to its consumption in London. He meets the generators, consumers and an electrophobic who lives in fear of this often-forgotten commodity. Producer Philip Sellars
3/9. The Overlooked Underfoot. Small, flowerless plants like mosses, liverworts and lichens are giving us important clues about our changing environment, as Paul Evans discovers. Producer Joanne Stevens
6/10. By Graham Greene. After a second death in Harry's neighbourhood, Rollo is no closerto uncovering the identity of the mysterious third man. Read by Mark Strong , abridged by Lisa Osborne. Producer Lisa Osborne
For various TV programmes celebrating Graham Greene 's centenary see BBC4's listings for yesterday and Saturday 2 October
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