New series 1/6. Hull. Julian Richards uncovers the history of Hull through the geographical clues found in its streets. Trade was the starting point of Hull's history but the shipping brought in ideas and people as well as goods.
Their legacy can still be found in the city. Richards is joined by historians Arthur Credland , John Markham and Nicholas Evans. Producer Mary Ward Lowery
5/6. Taking Chances. Roger is in despair about retiring,
Emily has dramatic news from Australia, and Charlotte's television career really seems to be reviving_So Anna will be nn hanri tn nirk i m the oieces. Written by Simon Brett.
Producer Simon Brett
4/6. The Black Country. The anchor chain of the Titanic, a traditional glass works and some local cave-dwellers help the landscape detectives uncover the connections between people and the landscape of the Black Country. With Brett Westwood. Producer Grant Sonnex
From the sight of an artwork to the scent of perfume or the savour of dinner, sensory perception informs our social world. In Western society, sight and sound are highly prized, but what is the world like to cultures that value touch or smell above all? Why do many people in West African societies hold hands when they talk; how is the time of day told in the rain forests of Papua New Guinea? Laurie Taylor finds out. Producer Natasha Maw
10/10 The oldest specialist eye hospital in the world - Moorfields, in London - is celebrating its 200th anniversary Dr Mark Porter visits its A&E department. finds out how careless contact lens wearers could lose their sight and hears the latest news on laser eye surgery. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
4/6 To Infinity and Beyond. The museum throws open its door to a sci-fi convention and a rival theme park draws visitors away from Badgerland. Sketch comedy written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke , Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell. With Lucy Montgomery.
Music Dominic Haslam and Ben Walker ; Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
3/5. Jeff (Philip Jackson ) is trying rather unsuccessfully to cope as a single parent and finds his children desperate to use the garden competition as a means of persuading their mother to return. By Helen Brandom. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
4/10. A live debate, chaired by Michael Buerk , in which
Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Clifford Longley and Rosie Boycott cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news Stories. Producer David Coomes Rptd on Saturday at 10.15pm
Amber is a unique time capsule, perfectly preserving whatever life is trapped inside it. Howard Stableford embarks on an extraordinary journey through time when he follows a trail of ciues trapped in the once sticky plant resin to discover how the amber forests would have looked, and even sounded, 20 million years ago. Producer Sarah Blunt
3/5. Ulysse has failed to persuade his monkey captors that he is anything other than another human, but there is some compensation. He is sharing his cell with the beautiful Nova. By Pierre Boulle. For details see Monday
1/4. Herne Hill resident Julian Fox makes a travel programme without leaving home. Julian couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get homesick. So he chose not to leave London. A comedy about a heroic optimist, struggling to escape the hollowness of his existence through a deep-felt love for simple things.
- New series 1/4. The True Confessions of Sherlock Holmes , Part2 - the Inevitable Invention ofMoriarty Sherlock Holmes is out of work and desperate to re-establish his reputation as the finest sleuth on the nationwide detecting circuit. Written and performed by Simon Munnery , with Kevin Eldon and Sally Phillips. Producer Ed Morrish
In 1918 Virginia Crompton founded a club to provide safe and cheap lodging for aspiring actresses and dancers in London. Hannah Gordon tells the story of this haven with contributions from former residents, including Betty Boothroyd and Amanda Barrie. Producer Anne Brown
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