5/5. "Why Do They Hate Us?" The final extract from Tom Holland 's examination of classical history looks at the legacy of one of the first monumental conflicts between East and West. Read by William Gaminara. for details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Photographer Chris Brown is the latest winner of the BBC/Royal Geographical Society's annual competition for travellers who want to fulfil their dream journey to the back of beyond. This spring, Chris joined the nomadic Rupshu tribe of Ladakh in their long, annual trek at high altitude. But as the country endured its worst winter in more than 30 years, his journey became ever more difficult, ultimately threatening his very survival. Producer Simon Elmes
New series 1/3. Sexagenarians Alan Coren ana
Christopher Matthew return to the buses for another series of their journeys of discovery. Armed only with a set of microphones and their freedom passes, which allow them free travel on local public transport, they venture forth to see where serendipity and public transport taKes them - geographically, historically and conversationally.
Their journey this week takes them south of the Thames to find the house in which Christopher was born. Director Paul Kobrak
7/7. Rosie Goldsmith is taken beyond the stars when she hears how space exploration is reported and dramatisea on English language radio stations around the world. Producer Leonida Krushelnycky Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
It's Eid and everyone's showing off their cars, but will Atn take it a step too far? A drama documentary by Faisal Oureshi exploring the yearly tradition of racing in and around Manchester on Eid. A powerful narrative interwoven with the voices of young Muslim men talking about their passion for cars and racing.
Interviews by Shazia Khan : Music by Ivan Stott Producer/Director Nadia Molinari
3/6. Clare Balding continues her journey across the North of England, taking in the panorama of the Yorkshire Dales with the photographer Derry Drabbs , famous for his pictures Of Wainwright's walks. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
5/5 On Merseyside, the harbour rat feeds on a fatal meal, while, further north, the sewer rat encounters a fox in an alleyway. In Suffolk, the farm rat has a narrow escape while foraging for food in the Snow. For details see Monday
New series 1/6. Series 11 of the peerless impression show in which politicians, celebrities, sports stars and Radio 4 favourites are all subject to merciless topical lampooning. Starring Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens ,
Kevin Connelly , Phil Cornwell and Mark Perry. From the Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells.
Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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5/5. One Small Step. By Zoe Strachan. Everyone knows the story of the moon-landing. Two brave men go where no man has gone before. But the world saw only the flickering images and heard the radio reports. What actually happened up there on 20 July 1969?
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/16. Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Stowmarket, Suffolk, puts questions on issues of the week to a panel that includes the former commander of troops in Iraq, Colonel Tim Collins. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
A black comedy woven into the real events surrounding Liberace's 1959 libel trial against the Daily Mirror. East
End teenager Owen Clancy is struggling with his sexuality and with his relationship with his mother, Esme.
Emotions escalate when Owen and Esme compete for the affections of Owen's piano teacher, Mr Doyle , and then erupt during Liberace's celebrated legal battle. Written by Christopher William Hill.
Other parts played by John Rowe , Philip Fox , loan Meredith and Christopher William Hill producer/Director Liz Webb
5/10. Benedict Cumberbatch continues to read from
Honore de Balzac's classic tale. The friendship between
Old Goriot and the student Eugene de Rastignac deepens. and Eugene's romantic plans advance. For details see Monday
9/11. Your Inner Child. The playful Pat Kane (of pop group Hue and Cry), novelist Hilary Mantel (whose inner child is a boy), and the poet Matt Harvey meet Matthew Parris. They discuss being young at heart. Producer Frances Byrnes
Olivia O'Leary tells the uniquely Irish story of the generation of women for whom large families were the norm. She speaks to the mothers about how they managed so many pregnancies, and to their children about what it was like growing up with so many siblings. Producer Rachel Hooper
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