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6.25 , 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
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with the 4/5. it's June, and the cook can barely keep up i with the produce delivered to the kitchen by Monsieur Milbert. But Bibb lettuce, chives, fresh berries and cherries provide inspiration for some deliciously simple meals. by Amanda Hesser. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
The Minack Theatre in Cornwall draws thousands of theatre-goers every year. But it was one woman whose vision and physical hard work created this unique theatre, carving it out from the cliffs at the bottom of her garden in Porthcurno almost singlehandedly. From
1932 until her death in 1983 Rowena Cade devoted her to building and nurturing the Minack, and today ner presence is still keenly felt.
Producer Libby Spurrier Repeated on Sunday at liisam
Based on her autobiography, adapted by Rachel Bentham , this drama documentary celebrates the life of the astonishing Dolly Shepherd , one of the Edwardian era's most daring and popular parachutists, and chronicles her amazing mid-air rescue of another parachutist in 1908. includes an interview with her dauqhter, Molly Sedgwick.
With John Mackay , Chris Donnelly and Jonathan Nibbs Producer Kate McAll
New series 1/10. Stewart Henderson presents the interactive, problem-solving programme for those intriguing questions from everyday life. Producer Emily Williams
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4/5. Burton Beetroot or Chinese Mushrooms? We now have exotic tastes and huge choice in our foods.
Satisfying our appetite involves transporting food thousands of miles, using huge amounts of energy. The
Price family from Burton upon Trent are only allowed to eat produce grown locally, so will dinner time for them ever be the same again? For details see Monday
Since the tin can was invented in 1810, manufacturers have been battling to prolong the shelf life of food. Our daily trips to the grocers have become weekly trawls to the supermarket, so those extra "best before" days are essential Quentin Cooper looks at the biochemical processes that make food go bad. Why does bread go off quicker in the fridge than on the shelf? What happens to the internal structure of cornflakes to turn them stale? Andy Taylor, professor of flavour technology from Nottingham University, is on hand with the answers and to talk about his research into new food preservation techniques. Producer Michelle Martin
4/6 The Old Lock-Keeper. When he takes over The Old Lock-Keeper column, Ed thinks his big break has finally arrived. Comedy drama by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds.
Producer Simon Nicholls
14/20. Duties and Desires. Raffles tracks down an old acquaintance and Fred has an uncomfortable request to make of Farebrother. Brooke, meanwhile, makes an important decision about his political future, which has major implications for Ladislaw. By George Eliot. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
7/9. IsSidDead? In the 1980s and 90s privatisation promised to make Britain a share-owning democracy. But how far did popular capitalism really spread? Diane Coyle asks whether all the "Sids" attracted by the ad agencies are still in love with the world of investment and market risk.
Producer Chris Bowlby Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
2/6. The Best Meal You'll Never Have. Almost 40 per cent of the food produced in the UK never reaches our forks.
Tom Heap investigates a trail of shocking waste - or is it a golden opportunity? Producer Sandra Sykes
4/6. The Coach Trip. The Museum's annual awayday goes to a medieval fayre. Comedy written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke , Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell. With Lucy Montgomery.
Music by Dominic Haslam and Ben Walker ; Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
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