P 1/5. When nature writer Richard Mabey found I himself in the grip of a severe depression, the natural world became meaningless to him. This book charts the first year of his recovery and the adventure of re-engaging with nature. Written and read by Richard Mabey. Abridged by Julian Wilkinson. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Trilby By George du Maurier. 6/10.The Woman's Hour drama.For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
BBC AUDIO: The recently released Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
2/2. Once cemeteries were elegant, aesthetically pleasing burial grounds But with more northern Europeans now opting for cremation, graveyards have become a different kind of place Patrick Wright looks at some possible solutions to the current predicament. Producer Matthew Dodd
2/4. People in Glasshouses. It's "Up Tools All" at the St
Privet's School for Lady Gardeners, where a mysterious new mistress gets the gals' hearts beating with irregular lessons in garden design. By Jyll Bradley.
Other parts played by Alex Tregear and Emily Wachter Song sung by the Farlington School Choir Producer/Director Jonquil Panting
1/3. Laocoon. Bandinelli's sculpture depicting the death of the priest who foretold the dangers of the Trojan Horse, was commissioned by the Vatican in the 1520s. Set on Bandinelli's dying day, this drama documentary, the first of three about famous sculptures, depicts the artist haunted by the myth, the work and his fierce rivalry with Michelangelo. Written by David Calcutt , with commentary by Tony Sellors. The next Out of the Mould drama documentary is broadcast tomorrow at 2.15pm.
Producers/Directors Rosie Bouton and Peter Leslie Wild
1/5. Jennifer Ryan 's Eyes Are Still As Blue. When an unexpected invitation from an old schoolfriend arrives, a father finds himself lost in nostalgic reverie. Dan Gordon is the first well-known Irish performer to write and read their own stories this week. Producer Heather Brennon
1/5. Written in 1905, Freud's Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality is one of the pillars on which modern
Psychoanalysis rests and one of the five major works re-examined on their centenary. Lisa Appignanesi talks to psychoanalyst Adam Phillips about the first of these essays, Sexual Aberrations. In it Freud explains why our
Sexual instinct is an irresistible force. Producer Pam Rutherford
2/5 Novelist Joanne Harris talks about the connections between wine and literature (in particular its place in her own novel, Blackberry Wine). Listeners may join Joanne Harris and presenter Oz Clarke for an interactive tasting.
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Producer Paula McGinley
8/11. Clement Freud , Paul Merton , Linda Smith and Graham Norton are the guests for the venerable panel game, which returns to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford. Hosted by Nicholas Parsons. producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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6/10. Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee returns from Paris in despair. Then, later at a party, he hears rumours about their relationship that appal him. Dramatised from George du Maurier 's novel by Melissa Murray.
Other parts played by Emily Wachter and Robert Hastle
Music by David Pickvance ; Director Cherry Cookson Repeated from 10.45am
The extraordinary story of Hermann Goering 's favourite restaurant is told by historian Giles MacDonogh. In 1927 Goering arrived in Berlin, flat broke after years of exile.
Having a taste for the high life - and a mission from Hitler to cultivate the rich and famous - he approached Otto Horcher , owner of Berlin's most fashionable restaurant, asking for credit. So began a relationship that would see Goering propelled to the upper echelons of political power, with Horcher establishing a gourmet empire. But soon, Horcher, who was no Nazi, realised he must make a spectacular escape from the Reich. Producer Dennis Sewell
5/8. Niger. Nearly eight per cent of the population of Niger in West Africa are believed to be slaves. For generations whole families have been at the mercy of their masters, working round the clock for, at best, food and accommodation. Gerry Northam travels to Niger to discover why, despite a law making slavery illegal, it is proving difficult to Stamp Out. Repeated from Thursday
2/2. Still in the Freezer Scattered all over Britain are remnants of the Ice Age. Howard Stableford takes a whistle-stop tour of these islands in search of these remains. Here he discovers that glaciers actually left our land a very short time ago. But will the ice age return? Producer Mary Colwell
: A Short History of Tractorsin Ukrainian
6/10. As Vera and Nadia plot to extract their aged father from an unsuitable and increasingly expensive marriage of convenience, the voluptuous Valentina is set to thwart them. Sian Thomas reads Marina Lewycka 's wry story of emigration, immigration, feuding and families, abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Di Speirs
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