5/5. Having learnt to live with her eccentric uncles, Lily has a new challenge to face when they introduce a "fourth member of the team" into the Bronx apartment. But Lily's grandmother is far from the Nana of her dreams. By Laura Shaine Cunningham. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
The News Chronicle 9 May 1945 - VE Day. Taking his
:ue from the newspaper, Peter Snow walks through
-ondon visiting key sites in the VE Day celebrations from the seat where Churchill sat for Parliament s thanksgiving service in St Margaret's, Westminster, to Buckingham Palace, where thousands gathered to see the king and queen. There are moving stories of returning prisoners of war, weather forecasts are no longer top secret, and with massive cigarette sales reported, what was the legacy of wartime smoking? Producer Andrew Green
6/6. Children and staff - present and past - celebrate the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. Written by Jim Eldridge.
Local writer Carol Leeming developed her play in partnership with the Leicester Haymarket Theatre and a project working with young people in danger of offending.
The play tells the story of Shari, a teenager who has been labelled as difficult and lazy. As her problems come to a head it becomes clear that she has been misunderstood.
Directors Kate Chapman and Peter Leslie Wild
5/6. WildandWetinWigan. The Wigan wetland is only six years old and already threatened by road construction, while the Doncaster wetland has survived for nearly 40 years. Dylan Winter visits these urban wetlands to see if wildlife can survive in the heart of the industrial North.
Producer Mary Colwell
4/4. British contemporary composer Jonathan Harvey s interest in music began with the study of medieval texts, but his work today reflects his catholic interests in the avant-garde, Buddhism, bird song and electronica. With Critic Paul Driver. For details see Tuesday
A chance for listeners to put questions direct to senior BBC news executives on the Corporation's general election coverage across both television and radio, in a phone-in Chaired by Roger Bolton. Producers Nick Utechin and Viv Black PHONE: [number removed]0444 Lines open from 3pm
8/8. Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis , Laura Shavin ,
Marcus Brigstocke , Jon Holmes and Mitch Benn bring you all the excitement of polling night and the morning after with added jokes and a few surprises.
Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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5/5. Packed off around Britain in a search for a cure for his nerves, Framton Nuttel arrives at the Sappletons' house with a letter of introduction from his sister. It little prepares him for the tale of terror he is about to hear.
(For details see Monday)
(Repeated from 10.45am)
Mr Sappleton/Trap Driver:
This week's panel includes singer/songwriter Billy Bragg , columnist and former Tory spin doctor Amanda Platell , Howard Davies , director of the LSE, and Matthew Parris , political editor of The Times. Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at the Tormead School in Guildford, Surrey, puts questions to the panel. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
The novelist, essayist, playwright and polemicist James Baldwin forged his view of America when he sent himself into exile in Paris. Caryl Phillips knew him, and explores that extraordinary time in France in this play.
With Roger May. Timothy Morand , Bob Sherman , Rachel Atkins and Chris Moran
Director Ned Chaillet
Mrs Wilkes Lisa:
10/10. Candido leaves America and their new baby in the hideaway above Topanga Creek while he goes to find work, but when he returns unsuccessful and dispirited he finds his problems are only just beginning. By TC Boyle. For further details see Monday
6/10. Rockefeller. John D Rockefeller was the world's richest, and one of its most hated, men. The founder of Standard Oil, Rockefeller created the world's first corporation using methods more in tune with the old Wild West. He also gave great chunks of his fortune away.
Proposer Martin Smith , head of the English National
Opera, can't decide if he was a sinner or a saint.
Francine Stock chairs the programme, and Professor Homberger is on hand with expert advice. Producer Miles Warde
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