New series 1/6. Beards. When Clarence Willcock refused to present his ID card to a police officer in 1950, it led to a test case in the High Court. Jonathan F Freedland is joined by Shami Chakrabarti of Liberty. Martin Linton MP - who developed the prototype of the new biometric cards - and Peter Byrne, alias Andy Crawford in Dixon of Dock Green, to debate ID cards in 1950s Britain and in Britain today. Repeated at 9.30pm
New series 1/5. Fivemicrobioiog)stsd!scussttie!r relationship with a favourite microbe. DrHaze! Barton takes Joiyon Jenkins underground on a hunt tor one or the world's most abundant organisms - Pelagiba er utMoue. First discovered in the Sargasso sea !n the 1970s, pe/agtbacte lives on practically nothing. But can it survive in cave rocks deep under the Kentucky countrys!de!-Producer Jolyon Jenkins
2/5. Young Jeal is sent off to boarding schools mother anxious that he be exposed to the influence of less cranky mates than his father. By Tim Jeal, read by Tim Pigott-Smith. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by the Rev Stephen Shiptey. We FjhdThee
Lord. in Others' Need (Dom/nus RegffMe). Matthew 10, vv24-33.0 for a Closer Wa!k (Stanford). Thy K!ngdom !s Upon You (Wolvercote). Director of music !an Tracey.
2/5. The Roman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Juiia Darting. 8/9. Ocean Wanderers. Recent research has shown just how far and fast albatrosses travel. Gi!!ian Burke finds out how understanding the birds' movements may he!p 10 Conserve them. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
1/2. Associated London Scripts was a workers co-operative formed in the iate 1950s by Enc Sykes, Spike Milligan, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson and Johnny Speight.
This programme looks at how and why it was formed and sheds some tight on their working practices.
Consumer issues, presented by John Waite and Peter White , including a took at how first-time house buyers tare in other countries. And at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed]0444 Lines open from Mam
in 1941 Arthur Miller was sent south to Wilmington,
North Carolina, to record the accents of the former
slave port a few weeks before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Christopher Bigsby discovered the material he gathered and hears Miller tell the story of how. quite by chance, the playwright became a music collector. Producer Julian May
Danny Crossley, child prodigy and quiz-show whizz-kid, becomes convinced that TV gameshow host, Mike Cosier, is his long-lost dad. We follow Danny's painful journey as he discovers the truth. By Lloyd Peters
6/13. Listeners' questions about the environment, discussed by Richard Daniel and a panel of specialists
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Producer Nick Patrick
2/5 Numbers. When things go wrong at home. Jim, a mathematician, "retreats into coping, trying not to mind as the details of his life slip into chaos". By Matthew Kneale, read by William Hope. For details see yesterday.
2/5 It's late winter, and the white-tailed sea eagles hunt and scavenge for food: raiding fish farms, scouring the shoreline and chasing eider duck on a loch. In mid-April the first sea eagle chick hatches out of its egg on the island of Mull. For details see yesterday.
5/6 The globetrotting hero deades to help rebuild a village and gets stuck into a bit of voodoo as he goes off to Haiti. Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Sasby . with additional material by Graeme Garden. producer David Tyler
BBC AUDIO: Hiqhliqhts from various episodes of Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off are available on CD from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets. or by calling [number removed]
2/5. 77)6 House of Sp/hfs. MaureenWetherbyhas recent!y teamed that she has a tumour behind her eye. Undaunted, she's made an appointment to see Theresa to find out what the future holds. By Juiia Darting. For cast and detai!s see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
4/9. Speeding and mistakes by drivers are said to be the biggest causes of road accidents in the UK. But is there a factor that is being overlooked? Ahan Urry investigates concerns about the poor maintenance and construction of Britain's roads. Producer GreoorStewart Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/10. The programme dedicated to the mysterious workings of the brain. Dr Raj Persaud examines the latest research and brings together experts from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and menta! heaith. Executive producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
New series 1/8. Set in 1991, Jonathan Coe's cult novel is a black comedy, inspired by the immorality, greed and ambition of 1980s Britain. Adapted by David Nobbs.
Director Lucy Armitage
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