3/5. Consider the Stars. The adolescent Sedans confronts the power of the popular crowd and suffers agonies of embarrassment at the hands of his parent. By David Sedaris. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by the Rev Roger Hutchings. Master, Speak!
Your Servant's Listening (Magister). Ephesians vvl-9a. Blessed are the Pure in Heart (Archer). There s a Spirit in the Air (Lauds). Director of music Alan Wilson.
The story of a secret mission in 1944 that seized
Possession of a slice of the Antarctic - making it trie southern most part of the British Empire. Eminent geopolitical historian Dr Klaus Dodds grapples with the question of why men and materials were diverted to the South Pole when Britain was embroiled in the closing stages of the Second World War, examining a new theory that suggests it may have been an intelligence operation linked to the Enigma code. Producer Laurence Grissell
4/5. Tom Cobb or Fortune's Toy. Tom Cobb is engaged to Matilda O'Fipp - but the course of true love never runs smooth. By WS Gilbert , dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.
Director Jenny Stephens
4/6. In a special edition of the cryptic treasure hunt
Brian Sewell , Robin Simon and Sue Gaisford travel to France to unravel some French clues in order to discover some
French treasure, where X marks the spot. Presented by David Stafford. Producer Sarah Rowlands
When Bill retires from his tedious career in confectionery sales, he looks forward to spending his autumn years indulging in the ancient art of lawn bowls. He and his w fe are the best pair in the club and odds-on favourites for the Riddington Married Couples Cup. That is, until Matt and Jude move in next door. By Andy Barrett.
Director Peter Leslie Wild
Answering gardeners' most frequently asked questions are Roy Lancaster , John Cushnie , Matthew Biggs ,
Pippa Greenwood and Tony Russell. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened rpt of Sunday at 2pm
3/5. The correspondence between Albert Einstein and his friend and fellow physicist Max Born not only covered their work but also raised such issues as the rise of fascism in Europe and the plight of Jews. Presented by Brian Cox and read by Michael Roberts and Ewan Bailey. For more details see Monday
Lecturer in criminology Laura Piacentini talks to Laurie Taylor about her time living in a Russian prison colony.
Piacentini's research is an investigation into the notion of imprisonment, one that appears to be ingrained in the psyche and social lives of Russian people. Producer Natasha Maw
1 Around a quarter of deaths in the UK are due to diseases of the lung, such as asthma, lung cancer, emphysema and bronchitis. Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest treatments for some of these common lung conditions. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
2/4. Holidays are the theme for Pam Ayres 's poetry and sketch show this week. With the aid of Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu , she performs sketches on such themes as booking a holiday online and getting Shingles up the Orinoco! Producer Claire Jones
3/5. Letters of a Country Postman. There's trouble in the post office when the nosy postmistress "Katie the Steamer" mistakenly swaps the contents of despatched mail.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/3. London. "When a man is tired of London, he is tired with life, for there is in London all that life can afford." Was Samuel Johnson right?
London is often described as one of the world's best cities and dominates the political, economic and cultural life of the nation. But is that position deserved? Diana Madill chairs this debate from Centre Point. London, between Alice Rawsthorn of the Design Museum and Paul Campbell , a businessman who relocated to the North East.
Producer Jim Frank Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
5/6. Team captains Tracey MacLeod and Andrew Collins , along with their guests music journalist David Hepworth and Carol Decker (former lead singer with T'Pau), are put through their musical paces by James Walton. With Beth Chalmers as the reader. Producer Dawn Ellis
The ring of an old telephone, a treadle-sewing machine, the hum of a radiogram: as the world changes ever faster, once familiar sounds are disappearing. Yet memories of sound persist - along with the emotional reactions they produce - long after the sounds themselves have vanished. Producer Kate McAII
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