1/5. Readings from Brian Dolan 's new biography of the master potter. Abridged by Libby Spurrier and read by James Masters. Born in 1730 in a "dirty spot of earth" in the Midlands, Josiah could have ended up in the workhouse, but from an early age he showed astonishing determination, talent and a desire for self-improvement. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated at 12.30am
Investigative journalist Roger Cook looks back at 30 years of Victim Support, a charity dedicated to helping people affected by crime. He hears from both victims and volunteers, and considers the organisation's achievements to date and the challenges ahead as it enters its fourth decade. Producer Isobel Eaton
5/6. The Birds and the Bees. Stella decides that if she can't move to the country then the country must come to her - but it transpires that the Bartholomews may not be suited to country living after all. Sitcom bv Lucv Clare and Ian Davidson.
Producer/Director Elizabeth Freestone
An investigation into the fate of some of the world's most vulnerable refugees. Is the Home Secretary's wish to get tough with asylum seekers actually putting lives at risk? Presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. Producer Sue Mitchell
5/5. Big conspiracy comes to a small town in this light-hearted comedy. The town's local hero hasn't stepped out of her house for years, but then Pedro arrives from Columbia determined to maKe a miracie happen in Mecklington. By Hannah and Rachael McGill.
Producer/Director Lu Kemp
11/5. As chairman of the judges in last year s Man
Booker Prize, John Carey ploughed through more than 100 novels at the rate of one a day. Here he explores the very process of reading - the science of how words on a page create pictures in the mind. He begins by asking how reading developed in the ancient world and how we learn to read. Producer Julia Adamson
10/10. Clive Coleman , Sue Limb, Laurence Boswell and Corin Redgrave exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes. Nigel Rees is in the chair and the reader is Chris Emmett. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm BBC AUDIO: Highlights from more than 21 years of Quote ... Unquote, selected and introduced by Nigel Rees. are now available on audio cassette from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
6/10. After the death of his friend, Richardson cuts himself off from the group and their familiar surroundings. But while out walking one day he comes across a figure he recognises. Written by HE Bates, and dramatised by Vivienne Allen.
Director Tracey Neale Repeated from 10.45am
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3/3. Drovers'Boys. Up to the 1950s, cohabitation between Aboriginal Australians and white Australians was deemed a criminal offence. But in the brutal cattle country of the Northern Territory, Aboriginal women were often taken by force and disguised as men to evade the authorities. Working on remote cattle stations, they became known as the drovers' boys. Linda Pressly goes deep into the outback to explore the story of those violent and exploitative times. Producer Tanya Datta
7/8. Immigration to Israel has slumped. With the Arab population of Israel and the Palestinian territories growing much faster than the Jewish population, immigration is a top priority for the Israeli government. Lucy Ash investigates the impact of this demographic time bomb On Israeli politics. Repeated from Thursday
2/2. Compared to other farm animals, fish are primitive, unselected stock - but not for long. Sue Broom reports on the new application of genetic selection in fish farming and on efforts to turn our most popular carnivorous fish, including salmon and cod, into vegetarians. Producer Jonathan Fildes
6/10. Joan, aged 64 and apparently content, is planning to leave her highly successful author husband of more than 40 years. But as he collects a prize for a lifetime's achievements, why can't she just bask in reflected glory - as wife, muse, helpmeet and secretary. Liza Ross continues reading Meg Wolitzer 's acerbic and astonishing new novel. Producer Di Speirs
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