2/6. Yalta. In February 1945 Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt met in the Crimea at Yalta. They put the seal on the division of Europe for almost 50 years and settled the fate of millions of people. Gavin Esler asks politicians and historians if it was the best deal that Churchill and Roosevelt could get from Stalin. Did it mean that for those behind the Iron Curtain the Second World War ended not in 1945, but with the collapse of the Soviet system? Producer Elaine Thomas Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
1/5. The Discovery that God Is Also Supreme Head of the Italian State Railway. Actor, director and writer Dario Fo s memoirs of his formative years growing up on the shores of Lake Maggiore, in northern Italy. Taken to Milan Central Station, the young Fo has a moment of enlightenment. Abridged by Jenny Worton and read by Marcello Magni. Producer Lu Kemp Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: This book is available for E13.99 (£14.99) including p&p. Call [number removed]042 (national rate)
1/2 Kevin Bocquet uncovers the great detective breakthroughs that have changed police work for ever. In this programme he finds out how DNA fingerprinting was developed - and only received recognition because of an overheard conversation in a pub. Producers Ian Bent and Steve Taylor
3/4 First Aid. Despite being sacked from running the first-aid stall at the local church fete Miles is determined to give his life-saving mannequin, Annie, a day out. Written by Gerard Foster.
Producer/Director Sally Avens
By Dawn Lowe-Watson . An atmospheric emotional drama set on Romney Marsh , about an impressionable teenage girl who has run away from home to be with a sculptor - her mother's past boyfriend - whom she feels much closer to than her own father.
Producer/Director Cherry Cookson
1/5. Sand, concrete, iron wheels, railway tracks and bird droppings - on board The Vigilance, a Brixham sailing trawler in Torbay, sailors tell how ballast is crucial to Safety at sea. Producer Steve Groves
8/13. Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place of faith in today's world, teasing out the hidden and often contradictory truths behind the experiences, values and traditions Of our lives. Producer Janet McLarty
7/9 Joining chairman Nicholas Parsons in Henley-on-Thames for tonight's show are Clement Freud , Paul Merton , Jenny Eclair and Gyles Brandreth. Producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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1/15. The 1960s bestseller by Jacqueline Susann.
Three beautiful young women become best friends as they carve out careers in the entertainment industry. Dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.
September 1945. Anne Welles arrives in New York from sedate Lawrenceville to find that every woman she meets is looking for a husband.
Director Claire Grove Repeated from 10.45am
Mrs Welles/ Miss Steinberg:
I New series 1/4. Mike Thomson returns with the series that takes an investigative approach to history. A Very British Coup. One night in late July 1953, at the request of the CIA, the BBC broadcast a coded message to the Shah of Iran. Mike Thomson reveals that this was only a small part of the corporation's role in assisting Britain and the United States to topple that country's democratically elected government. The plot involving secret agents, BBC spin and lucrative oil fields was to help pave the way for Iran's radical Islamic government 26 years later. Producer Laurence Grissell
Chris Watson has encountered all kinds of weather in his job as a professional wildlife sound recordist. A real passion is recording the sound of the wind and capturing the atmospheres different winds can create. Here he lends an ear to the sounds of some of these winds and their legends. Producer Mark Rickards
The island on the edge of Europe could be on the edge of catastrophe. Fair Isle is famous for its massive r7 colonies of seabirds and the rare migrant birds that find their way there. But the seabirds have stopped breeding because a combination of overfishing and global warming has resulted in the disappearance of the sand eels they feed on. Nature writer Jim Crumley explores the island, meets the crofters and discovers how one small community is coping with the kind of change that could be on the way for the rest of US. Producer Dave Batchelor
1/10. By Paul Bowles , read by John Sharian. In the aftermath of the Second World War, three Americans set out to travel in North Africa. But the journey into the desert is to have a devastating effect on their lives. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane Abridged by Alison Joseph RT DIRECT: This book is available for E8.99 including p&p. Call [number removed]042 (national rate)
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