2/4. Radio Recall. Lucy Ash eavesdrops on controversial radio stations and programmes across four continents.
This week she looks at how a conservative breakfast-show host helped Arnold Schwarzenegger become governor of California. Melanie Morgan, presenter of a right-wing talk r^.rim show ir. c an Franricm k nnp nf a new breed of activist hosts who urge listeners not only to get angry but also to do something about their anger. producer Lucy Ash
2/5. Swedish writer Bodil Maimsten has an encounter with her formidable neighbour Madame C, who tells her that she must write a book about her life in Finistere. Written by Bodil Maimsten. For details see yesterday Repeated 12.30am
Presented by Colonel Margaret Hay. Of the Glorious Body
Telling (Pange Lingua). Mark 14, vv12-16; 22-25.
O Taste and See (Vaughan Williams). Bread of Heaven, on Thee We Feed (Bread of Heaven). Director of music Stephen Jackson , organist Darius Battiwalla.
It sounds like an obscure movement in ph. osophy. but phenology's more down to earth than that. It's the study of recurring natural events - when the i first leaf or the first butterfly appears or when the first swallow departs. Mark Whitaker meets the amateur nature watchers around the UK whose meticulous records are being collated to provide evidence on climate change. Producer Janet Graves
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Barry Cryer presents this tribute to the TV programme that began in 1953 with a live broadcast from the City
Varieties theatre in Leeds and became a cornerstone of the BBC's light entertainment output for 30 years.
Featuring performers such as Eartha Kitt , Morecambe and Wise and Arthur Askey. Producer Libby cross <R)
Gordon Stewart encounters the largest pipe organ in the world at a department store in Philadelphia. Putting the 28 OOO-pipe six-keyboard, 470-stop instrument hrough its paces he explores the amazing sounds and colours it produces - and its relationship with ladies' swimwear, handbags and shoes. Producer Mark O'Brien Rptd Sat 3.30pm
Freva's diaries lyrical with hormonal pubescence, reflect the world around her in the 1960s: the Vietnam war and whether or not to dye her hair. But when her menopausal self discovers them, she has things to say in response. Bv Eryl Mavnard.
Producer/Director Ned Chaillet
2/5. The Flower Duet. Only a few moments of Delibes's
1883 opera Lakme have survived. The duet, rediscovered in the film The Hunger, is now famous as a theme tune to an airline advert. For details see yesterday
New series 1/13. The series focusing on business, money. technology and workplace issues returns, with Heather Payton and guests taking a look at the state of Britain's theatres. Expensive seat prices have driven some people away but "greasepaint" entrepreneurs are fighting back. Producer Lesley McAlpine
2/5. Swaying in the Breeze. Trisha (Marion O'Dwyer ) - married to a tight-fisted, football-obsessed boor - exacts a delicious revenge before repairing to the compost heap to become a sunflower and sway gloriously in the breeze. Another monologue by Kate Perry.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
10/11. With an increasing number of hospitals battling with large-scale debts, Liz Carney investigates whether policies designed to increase patient choice could create more financial instability and even lead to hospital closures. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
2/6. In the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of the brain, Dr Raj Persaud looks at new research that may help in the treatment of people involved in traumatic events, reducing their flashbacks. Producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
4/6. Europe. This week the secret organisation with the power to influence every aspect of your daily life tackles the relationship between Britain and Europe. Meanwhile, Lazlo's infatuation with Wendy is getting out of control. 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
Darcus Howe on a personal journey into the heart of Charles Dickens 's novel Great Expectations, which he first read as a child in Trinidad when he found a friend in Pip, the book's main character. He is accompanied by Stuart Hall and by some of today's Pips and Magwitchs in schools and prisons. Producer Virginia Crompton
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