1/4. Lucy Ash eavesdrops on controversial radio stations and programmes across four continents. What could be more provocative than a radio show that exposes love rats in the act? Soweto community station Jozi FM s show, Cheaters, copied from an American TV series, is hugely successful. Critics say it is exploitative. Others say it raises awareness about the consequences of cheating in a country decimated by Aids. producer Lucy Ash
Presented by Mark Coffey. Guide Me, 0 Thou Great
Redeemer (Cwm Rhondda). 2 Corinthians 6, vv3-10. How Can I Keep from Singing? (trad American, arr Formstone).
Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart (Smith). With Coventry Blue Coat Church of England School Choir. Director of music Philip Formstone.
Canoeing down the River Waveney from one Suffolk mni to the next. it is possible to enter another time, where the only sounds are the those of the river, the wind, and the wildlife. This is what writer and conservationist
Roger Deakin discovers when he paddles his canoe, Cigarette, from the river's source at Redgrave Fen in Suffolk to
Geldeston Locks in Norfolk, reflecting on the changing mood of the river, its rich history and wildlife. Producer Sarah Blunt
Stand-up comic, vaudeville entertainer, impersonator ana guru Lord Buckley influenced a generation of Americans, from Frank Sinatra and Lennie Bruce to Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead. Buckley aficionado CP Lee unravels the complex story of the man whose bohemian lifestyle and "hipsemantic" routines provoked the authorities but delighted audiences. Producer Bob Dickinson
3/3. Damon Albarn , Peter Gabriel , Baaba Maal and Taj Mahal are some of the stars contributing to this introduction to world music, presented by Mark Coles. He considers how globalisation, immigration and mass media are putting their stamp on individual cultures and their music. What does this new "fusion" mean for local music and the traditional world-music industry?
Producer Rebecca Stratford Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
Patrick is a confused teenager trying to navigate the minefield of 21st-century masculinity. But his role models are Billy, his terribly reasonable and politically correct father, and Phil, his eccentric photographer grandfather who has taken Billy's portrait every two weeks for 40 years. Written by Tom Kelly.
Producer/Director David Hunter
2/5. At the tiny port of King's Lynn and the immense oil and chemical terminal at Seal Sands, Dylan Winter finds the invisible men of tanker and coaster, and the volunteers who try to help them. For details see yesterday
5/5. Philippa Lamb reviews business books that give advice on how to become an entrepreneur. She also speaks to a psychiatrist who argues that all successful entrepreneurs are a bit "crazy". Producer Kirsteen Knight
2/5. Liz thought that she'd put detective work behind her when she retired to live in Gascony, but one of the other expats seeks her professional services. By Nick McCarty. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
9/11. Six years after the European Commission promised zero tolerance of corruption, why do allegations of widespread fraud and financial mismanagement persist? Gerry Northam examines the new anti-fraud regime in Europe and asks if it is working.
Producer Gregor Stewart Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/6. In the programme dedicated to the mysterious workings of the brain, Dr Raj Persaud discusses the psychology of negotiation. Whether it be industrial disputes or political deadlock, what's the knack to kick-starting discussion and keeping up momentum when there are entrenched positions on both sides? Producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
3/6. The Environment. This week the secret organisation with the power to influence every aspect of your daily life tackles the environment and makes the most of the newly introduced suggestions box. Comedy written and performed by Chris Addison , John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman , with Peter Dickson , Matthew Holness and Lucy Montgomery. Producers Richard Grocock and Jon Naismith
Ever wondered what would happen if someone switched off the world? No sight, taste, touch or smell - but what about sound? Kirsten Beasty captures the senses of sound in an aural sandstorm of sensory imagination. Producer Kirsten Beasty
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