2/8. Michael Buerk in conversation with people who have faced a life-changing choice. He talks to them about the dilemmas they have encountered and the conseguences Of their decisions. Producer Liz Leonard Repeated at 9.30pm
2/5. John Berendt continues to read from his book detailing the lives of the some of the more colourful inhabitants of Venice. The book takes its title from a warning sign outside a dilapidated church: "Beware of Failing Angels". For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Michael Wakelin. Hills of the North, Rejoice
(Little Comard). Isaiah 52, vv7-12. How Beautiful upon the Mountain (Stainer). To the Name of Our Salvation (Oriel). Director of music Gordon Stewart.
Two bodies are discovered: the bodies of two men 1,000 miles and five millennia apart. One discovery poses an archaeological riddle and the other launches a murder investigation. Yet simply by examining plant remains associated with the bodies it's possible to piece together the stories of these two very different lives and deaths. Crime writer Louise Welsh discovers that plants are a Useful tool in the hunt for clues. Producer Jeremy Grange
Woody Allen profiles the comic genius of SJ Perelman, whose style virtually defines the erudite New York humour associated with the New Yorker magazine. Allen explores Perelman's long career as a humorist and analyses his unique style, with the aid of admirers such as Bill Zinsser , Prudence Crowther. Roger Angell , Harold Evans and Denis Norden. Producers Michael Pointon and Neil Rosser Woody Allen - the Cabaret Years is on Thursday at 6.30pm
With John Waite and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours on the subject of dementia.
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2/3. In the 19th century, New Orleans had become the cultural capital of America. Stephen Evans travels to the Crescent City to find out how America's first original music came Out Of adversity. Producer Paul Evans Repeated Saturday 3.30pm
1962: Bernard's attempt to have a French New Wave film shown at the local cinema results in him being vilified.
Peter Vickers 's comic love story captures a moment just before the Swinging Sixties had begun to swing.
With Gerard McDermott , Harry Myers and John Cummins
Producer/Director Toby Swift
Sue Cook tackles listeners' historical challenges.
Producer Nick Patrick
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2/5. Roman Berman, Massage Therapist. All the family's hopes and plans for Roman's new business in Toronto are pinned on the outcome of a dinner with an established Jewish family. By David Bezmozgis. For details see yesterday
New series 1/6. The return of Andy Hamilton 's comedy about Trevor, the honourable sports agent in a dishonourable world. This week, his problem client is a footballer who has just issued his 17th public apology.
Producer Andy Hamilton
2/5. The Supersonic Butterware Party. Allaetitia is fascinated by news of Concorde, an aeroplane that will fly faster than the speed of sound and whose costs are spiralling out of control - just like her family's budget. By Charlotte Cory. For cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
8/10. Following several cases where it was shown that mothers had been wrongly convicted of killing their children, John Sweeney looks at two new cases in which families claim they've suffered a miscarriage of justice. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/6. Professor Raj Persaud returns for another series of the programme dedicated to the wonderful and mysterious workings of our brains.
Executive producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/5. The Wise Little Girl/The Rich Farmer's Wife. Two tales, the former from Russia, the latter from Norway, that feature young girls using their quick wits to outdo their superiors. Read by Eileen McCallum. For details see yesterday
2/4. Billy has been following runaway Lucy Bonham. He's been beaten up for his camera, but finds he's the one in police custody. Written by Adam Baron , dramatised by Doug Lucie.
With Stephen Hoqan
Producer/Director Janet Whitaker
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