5/5. Trial and Execution. Aitken's lonely life and terrible exploits are put before the court. In Portsmouth he is hanged from a mast: a symbolic act that gained the dubious distinction of being "the highest gallows ever erected in England". The life of early terrorist James Aitken , chronicled by Jessica Warner. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
It is said that the royal family don't occupy the place i people's hearts that they once did. But despite this, Emma Freud hears amusing and affectionate tales of how different people react to meeting the monarch. Featuring Antony Worrall Thompson, Humphrey Lyttelton and a man in a bright pink suit. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
2/6. The Son. Mark (Robert Glenister ) is a news
Photographer who usually shoots people through the windows of a Black Maria, but when he's sent on a project to photograph psychics, a new side of him is revealed. A series of monologues about men in their 40s, written by Lynne Truss. Producer Dawn Ellis
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Listeners' comments, queries and criticisms, selected by Roger Bolton , who redirects them towards BBC Radio programme and policy makers.
Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10
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Jodie Johnson is a teenager who sings in her local gospel choir but has ideas about moving into the big bad world of commercial music. Written by Don Kinch , and developed with the involvement of communities in north Birmingham, working with Birmingham Repertory Theatre Stages of Sound is a collaboration between the BBC and Arts
Council Enaland. linking theatres and community groups.
Music by the Worship Team, from the New Life Wesleyan Church,
Birmingham; Soweto Kinch; Rasiyah; Stephen McCormack Producer/Director Jenny Stephens
New series 1/6 Clare Balding steps out in the company of writer and environmentalist Roger Deakin. They're on his home patch, near Diss in Suffolk, where they encounter the legend of St Edmund along an ancient droving road, rich in the season's flora and fauna. Producer Mark Smalley
5/5. Wilde delivers his final wounding blow - with love.
Simon Russell Beale reads the final part of Oscar Wilde 's letter to his lover Lord Alfred Douglas , written while in Reading gaol. For details see Monday
5/5. The Snow Queen. This tale, with its sweeping narrative and cold figure of the Snow Queen, is reckoned by many to be Hans Christian Andersen 's masterpiece.
What are the qualities that have given it such longevity - and is being frozen always such a bad thing? For details see Monday
2/9. Join the panellists as they wade through the week's biggest and smallest news stories in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. Producer Katie Tyrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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Mark Lawson meets the novelist Muriel Spark , who is nominated for the first Man Booker International Prize.
She reflects on how she began writing, and discusses the influence of her Catholic faith on her work.
Producer Robyn Read (Revised rpt)
5/10. Christmas has gone terribly wrong, because of David's illness. And Jane is furious that Toby isn't more helpful. But why is Dottie so upset? By Lynne Reid Banks. For cast and futher details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
A young widow, Lynn, befriends a Chinese cockle-picker in a Liverpool supermarket. Their friendship is based on a shared love of learning and interest in the world. But that friendship is viewed with suspicion by Lynn's brother-in-law. A play by Jim Morris , prompted by the Morecambe Bay disaster.
Producer/Director Liz Leonard
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10/10. The stresses of recent weeks finally come to a head when Sylvia's son loses his campaign to save the local meadow. But she has far more important matters to deal with - her husband's death leaves her free to start a new life. By Angus Wilson. For further details see Monday
8/10. Elizabeth Gaskell. Francine Stock is joined by historian Amanda Vickery to discuss the life of the Victorian novelist and humanitarian with Gaskell's biographer Jenny Uglow. Producer Mary Ward Lowery
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