Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. God Is Working
His Purpose Out (Benson). Ecclesiastes 3, wl-a. Sure On This Shining Night (Barber). A Gaelic Blessing
(Rutter). With the Laudamus Girls' Choir. Musical director Deborah Catterall.
1/5. Struck by her good looks and her copper hair, the Pre-Raphaelite painters made Lizzie Siddal one of the more recognisable faces of the Victorian era. Susannah Harker reads her remarkable story, written by Lucinda Hawksley and abridged by Doreen Estall. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am
2/3. A Most Desperate Undertaking. Britain embarked on a disastrous war against Russia in the Crimea 150 years ago. Tom de Waal travels to the area to consider why the British army was nearly wiped out by disease and starvation as it besieged the city of Sevastopol. Through the letters and diaries of those who were there, he discovers a military system suffused with snobbery and inefficiency. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
2/6. When Patrick makes a chart to show where all the children are at any one time, it dawns on Stella that
Egg isn't always where her little arrow says she is. Sitcom by Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson.
Producer/director Elizabeth Freestone
2/5. In 1775, Elizabeth is seeing spirits and n 2004,
Jess is hearing voices. As each girl's father tries to control their futures, an alliance is forged across the centuries. By Ruth Jones and Debbie Moon.
Continuing the series of orginal dramas by new duos.
Producer/director Alison Hindell
1/5. Light-hearted stories by Irish writers, specially commissioned forthe Festival at Queen's.
Singles by Clare Boylan , read by Lynda Bellingham.
When Connie goes on a singles holiday for a final fling, her unlikely roommate leads her to a much more meaningful relationship than she was expecting. Presented by Tony HawkS . Producer Heather Brennon
1/5 Ever wondered how your ancestors earning a crust 100 years ago? Nick Hancock and experts find
_ out about the jobs that have disappeared.
Midlands. Focusing on the jobs that came out of the Staffordshire pottery industry, the mineral quarrying and mining in the area and the hosiery industry of the East Midlands. Producers Helen Stiles and Simon Barnett Adam Hart-Davis on long-lost jobs: page 32
7/10. Minette Walters , Julian Fellowes ,
Simon Fanshaw and Clive Aslet exchange quotations and anecdotes. From the Corn Exchange, Dorchester.
Chaired by Nigel Rees. The reader is Peter Jefferson. Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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1/5. Molly Ringwald and Lorcan Cranitch star in the passionate story of the relationship between the dancer Isadora Duncan and the actor Edward Gordon Craig - son of Ellen Terry - as told through their letters and diary extracts. Compiled by Derek Bowskill. A Blossoming Romance. Gordon Craig first sees
Isadora dance in Berlin in 1904. He is swept away by the beauty of her performance and a passionate affair quickly develops.
Director Katherine Beacon Repeated from 10.45am
During the Second World War, 50,000 young men, known as the Bevan Boys , 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? Gerry Northam unearths the neglected Story of the Bevin Boys. Producer Mark Smalley
4/8. Cambodia is rife with the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children. In a fractured society still recovering from genocide, sexual mores have broken down, with sex-seeking tourists only exacerbating the problem. Julian Pettifer travels to Phnom Penh to report on efforts to bring to justice the perpetrators of sex Crimes. Repeated from Thursday
8/9. The Toxic Timebomb. With many chemical pollutants now awash in the environment, scientists are only just discovering the cause behind the changes in animal behaviour. Not only have these substances caused fish in British rivers to switch sex, but changes are also being seen in birds, mammal and reptiles across the world. With Paul Evans. Producer Sheena Duncan
11/15. Clarity in the Caribbean. Claire learns truths about both herself and her sister. Emma Fielding and Alex Jennings continue to read Jonathan Coe 's satire on modern life and sequel to The Rotters' Club, abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Di Speirs
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