1/5. Author Byron Rogers goes in search of his heroes and meets some rather singular candidates. Today, a visit to the treasure house of theatrical costumes. Read by Crawford Logan. Producer Bruce Young Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Accompanying book available for Â£11.99 including p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate).
Presented by John Forrest. Lord. Who Shall Sit Beside
Thee (Christus, derist mein Leben). Mark 10, vv34-45.
Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock ). Ye Servants of God
(Paderborn). With the St Nicholas Singers. Director of music Stuart Keen.
3/6. Clapham Mothers. Frances, Arlene and Melissa live at the heart of Abbevillage. That's what the locals call Abbeville Road, a south London street near Clapham Common. In between her pre-dawn power exercise, piano lessons and Italian classes, Frances is up to her ears organising the local Abbeville fete. These women seem to "have it all" - but is it enough? Producer Sara Jane Hall
5/6. It's Quiz Nite at the golf club and the big questions are: (1) Can Roger persuade his girlfriend to "dress casually"?; (2) Is Mike failing for his cleaning woman (3) Why does Tom insist on wasting his life squirreling away a sad harvest of pedantic trivia? Written by David Spicer. Producer/Director Liz Anstee
In January 1950 two men meet for lunch in an Oxfordshire pub. One is the head of physics at Harwell Research Laboratory. The other is a senior MI5 investigator. One of the most important spy stories ot the Cold War is about to be revealed. By Michael Butt. Producer/Director Jeremy Mortimer
1/5. After the War. Ryan McCluskey reads Alice Sebold 's story. Having been judged "obsolete", the town of Oxbow has been flooded. But three people continue to live there. The first in a week-long series of stories by some of the best contemporary US writers. Producer Emma Hardinq
1/5. We live on an island. Yet few people realise that almost 95 per cent of imports and exports come and go by sea. Dylan Winter investigates what life is like for the seafarers on whom we rely. He begins by asking if we are too complacent about the contribution of the British Merchant Navy. Producer Frances Byrne
4/13. Ernie Rea presents more conversations with guests about the place of faith in today's complex world, teasing out the hidden truths behind the experiences, values and traditions of our lives. Producer Janet McLarty
3/9. In the most devious of panel games, Clement Freud , Sheila Hancock , Victor Spinetti and Tony Hawks try not to repeat, hesitate or deviate from the subject given to them by chairman Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 1.30pm
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1/5. It's an unlikely combination: the former secretary of the Ace Detective Agency, Birmingham, and a retired member of the Vice Squad, Paris. They get to know each other in language classes and doing some gardening, but end up investigating one of a select group of expats in a small town in Gascony. By Nick McCarty.
Producer Frank Stirling ; Director Jane Morgan Repeated from 10.45am
A hundred years ago, the "Anglo-Masai treaties" gave British colonialists rights to use land occupied by the Masai in Kenya. Lawyers for the Masai are now arguing that colonialists made use of their illiteracy to trick them out of their land and that it should revert to their clients following the expiry of agreements signed between their tribal chief, Olenana, and the colonial government. Ayisha Yahya follows Olenana's heirs' efforts to reclaim their traditional lands and tries to unravel the complex legal and historical arguments surrounding land rights in Kenya and other African countries. Producer Ruth Evans
8/8. Australia's Wood Trade. An almighty row is taking place between Australia's wool producers and animal welfare groups, centred on the controversial practice of mulesing - shaving flesh from the sheep to protect them from insects. Wendy Carlisle finds out how the row is being played out in Australia and what the long-term effect might be on Australia's wool industry. Repeated from Thursday
1/5. To celebrate its bicentenary, Ian McKellen reads from The Prelude, Wordsworth's autobiographical poem. Recorded in Dove Cottage, Grasmere, where it was written in 1805. Producer Susan Roberts
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