Presented bythe Rt Rev George Stack. Inspired by Love and Anger (Salley Gardens). James 5, wl-8. Hear My
Prayer, 0 Lord (Purcell). Give Us, 0 God, in This New Day (Luff). Director of music Alan Wilson.
Thisthe story of Ruth Ive who, at the age of 22, was monitoring the secret wartime telephone link between London and Washington. Among the callers she listened in to, and censored if and when necessary, were Winston Churchill and President
Franklin Roosevelt. Many years later, Ruth discovered that the Germans had been listening to the calls but, because of her and her colleagues' efforts, they heard very little of value. Presented by Ivor Gaber. producer nona Ledger
At 39, Joe feels trapped in a recurring situation of either wanting to marry someone who won't marry him, or not wanting to marry someone who will. Romantic comedy set in postwar London.
By William Cooper, dramatised by Eric Pringle.
416. Valerie Grove and Geoffrey Durham join regulars
Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to play the game that delights in corruption and controversy. Gyles Brandreth presides over subjects for discussion ranging from OJ Simpson to Oscar Wilde. producer Elizabeth Freestone
It's only a small painting by a little-known Renaissance master, but it seems to have an uncanny power- and not just because of its beauty. By Stephen Wakelam.
Producer Marilyn Imrie Director John Burgess (kj
3/5. The Evening News. "Loch Bragar was unchangeably itself, as were the mountains. For Una, that meant God was in charge; for Bill it meant the doings of humans count for very little in the final reckoning. Keaa Dy Eileen McCallum. For details see Monday
3/5. The Constable's Room, Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight. Historian Dr Jack Jones talks to Allan Beswick about the occupation of this room by Charles I, who was virtually a prisoner here from 1647. For details see Monday
Newseries 1/3. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie. Alan Davies stars as Jack - who has a problem. Or rather, his mistress does. Well, she's more of an ownerthan a mistress. And she needs to decide whether or not to move in with her boyfriend, Adrian, who likes designer leather furniture but definitely doesn't like dogs. Which brings us back to Jack - and his problem. Written by Graeme Garden , from an idea by Debbie Barham.
Producer Jon Naismith
Graeme Garden on keeping actors in kennels: page 121
New series 1/10. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Claire Fox , Ian Hargreaves , Professor Steven Rose and Michael Gove cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories. producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/3. The veteran journalist and former Labour MP Brian Walden talks about the highs and lows of his political career. This first talkfocuses on Enoch Powell 's "rivers of blood" speech in 1968. Walden recounts what Powell told him about it and what Willie Whitelaw subsequently confided: "Treachery, sheertreachery, dear boy. He never said a word in shadow cabinet-then goes off and shames us. It's a disgrace."
Producer Simon Hollis Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
1/2. Science writer Richard Hollingham reveals that much of our past, from analogue sound recordings to digital computer data, is lost owing to deterioration. He uncovers startling news about government data as well as popular rock songs. While a piano recordingfrom the 1930s can be rescued, recent rock classics have fallen victim to "sticky-shed syndrome" and can't be played anymore-except for those by the Grateful Dead, as their percussionist Mickey Hart reveals. Producer Arlene Gregorius
4/6. Mobiles. You can answer a mobile phone anywhere, including in a cinema. Should you say anything if somebody does? Adam Bloom deals with this tricky situation with the help of Rob Rouse , Stefano Paolini and Sarah Kennedy. Producer Adam Bromley
2/4. Sir Frank's Search for an Ending. Frank has talent for editing film endings. He's in demand from producers all over Hollywood but tonight, the final scene of a "Civil War serial-killer romance" just isn't playing ball - and neither are the lead actors. More comic stories in insomnia by Toby Jones and Edward Kemp.
Producer Dawn Ellis
Bright lights, tunnels, meetings with dead relatives and life reviews are all features of near-death experiences. This programme hears from those who have had such experiences and from scientists and theologians undertaking new research to understand these Strange phenomena. Producer Amanda Hancox
3.00 Together (ages 7-11) 3.15 Time and Tune (ages 7-9)
3 35 Word Games 2 (ages 7-9) 3.50 Maths Adventure (ages 7-8)
4.15 Music Extra (ages 7-11) 4.30 First Steps in Drama (ages 7-9)
4.45 World Writing (ages 7-11)
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