8/8. Negotiators. Canon Andrew White and Alastair Crooke talk to Olivia O'Leary about negotiating hostage releases and the ends of sieges in the Middle East. Producer Nicola Humphries Repeated at 9.30pm
2/5. In the past decade a media revolution in Africa has changed the way Africans view the world, their thinking and their expectations. Journalist Adam Lusekelo meets the continent's key communication figures. He meets
Caroline Mutoka , gueen of the breakfast airwaves in Keny, whose outspokenness about corruption has landed her Station in court. Producer Ruth Evans
2/5. Clarice Cliff leaves the factory floor behind her when her talents as a designer are recognised. At the same time a clandestine romance blossoms. Written by Lynn Knight. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by John Forest. Come, Ye Thankful People, Come (St George's, Windsor). Psalm 65. Quid Retribuam Domino (Lioncourt). Beautiful Lord, Wonderful Saviour (The
Potter's Hand, arr Saunders). With the Leeds Cathedral Girls' Choir. Director of music Benjamin Saunders.
A Blight on the Landscape. Phytophthoras, a group of microscopic fungal-like organisms, are affecting a growing number of tree and shrub species on most continents. Paul Evans finds out how scientists are trying to contain these easily spreadable diseases. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
112. A look at the origins of musical comedy, that very British genre of musical theatre that took
London by storm in the late 19th century with shows such as The Gaiety Girl and The Shop Girl. Invented by George Edwardes , manager of the Gaiety Theatre, the genre was characterised by simple romantic plots, punctuated by songs that became classics of their day. Presented by Ned Sherrin. Producer Libby cross
The first black music to become hugely popular, but seen by many as a threat, ragtime accompanied the dawn of the 20th century in the United States. Conductor and pianist
Wayne Marshall looks at the history of ragtime, the way Americans responded to it. and whether it had a role in the emerging classical music tradition of the nation. Producer Megan Jones Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
Truth, lies and cultures intermingle in this contemporary love story written by Nick Drake. Shiraz is a young Iranian selling flowers from his pitch alongside the A40. Jane stops to buy a bunch for her sick mother - which leads to both a love affair and something more.
Producer/Director David Hunter
12/13. Richard Daniel discusses listeners' questions about the environment and the developing world. Producer Nick Patrick
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2/5. Her Only Sarong. A touching story that tells of a young girl's struggle to feed her family following the death of her mother. Written in 1984 by Nu Nu Yi. Translated by Anna Allott and read by Teresa Gallagher. For details see yesterday
7/90. Martin Frobisher and Fool's Gold. In the 1570s, a new route to China was still the priority for British explorers, whose main motivation was greed. Readers Mark Heap, Rob Brydon and Martin Freeman. For details see yesterday
10/13. Heather Payton talks to inventors in Britain and abroad and asks just what it takes to come up with a new product and whether the road to success could be made any smoother. Producer Rosamund Jones
3/4. In Andy Hamilton 's comedy set in Hell, Satan infiltrates the White House and the United Nations. Meanwhile, a dangerous subversive infiltrates Hell.
With Geoffrey Whitehead , Hugh Dennis , Tony Maudsley , Felicity Montagu and Philip Pope Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
7/10. Loss. William begins to watch over Frances with tender care but never far away is the more experienced Zoraide oozing charm and confidence. By Charlotte
Bronte. For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
The Community Security Trust's thousands of volunteers, trained in combat and intelligence, guard Jewish events, properties and persons. The CST claims it's fighting a rising tide of anti-semitism in Britain, but critics believe it exaggerates the problem, thereby stoking up a sense of paranoia and hysteria in the community. With unique access to the CST, Gerry Northam explores the myths and realities of anti-Semitism. (Repeated Sunday 5pm)
5/8. Obesity. A quarter of UK adults are obese. Dr Mark Porter explores the role of the medical profession in helping people to lose weight. Advice on diet and exercise will help, but there are also drugs that can play a significant role in reducing the risk of developing diabetes. And when all else fails, is surgery the only option? Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
New series 1/3. A series of comedy lectures in which actor, mimic and film buff Michael Roberts gives his idiosyncratic take on Hollywood. But he's not alone.
He is joined by a glittering array of the most celebrated stars in cinema. Most of them dead.... and all of them trying to take Over the Show. Producer Frank Stirling
The former Speaker of the House, Lord Weatherill, has a motto: "Tell me and I forget, remind me and I remember, but involve me and I understand." Employing his motto, can he enthuse a group of Croydon sixth-formers with his passion for Parliament? Producer SallyFlatman
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