Presented by Becky Harris. We Have a Gospel to Proclaim (Fulda). Ephesians 3, vvl-9a. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (Poston). We Are the Church (Freeburg and Walker). Director of music Christopher Walker.
Andrew Cassell tells the story of a remarkable and successful ten-year grassroots campaign to abolish tolls on the bridge that links the island of Skye to the Scottish mainland. Producer Peter Aitchison
3/6. The Last Laugh. Welcome to the world of Ed Reardon , author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive e-mail. Written by Christopher Doualas and Andrew Nickolds.
Producer Simon Nicholls
New series 1/6. The return of the series that tries to solve local-history puzzles, exploring the lines connecting people to places over the centuries, is marked by a visit to Looe in Cornwall. The clues include a 1,500-year-old six-mile hedge, Britain's longest long-distance footpath, and the link between smuggling and pilchards. Presented by Brett Westwood. Producer Grant Sonnex
One brother prepares marvellous starters in an Indian family restaurant on Leicester's culinary golden mile.
The other does main courses. Then they fall out and open different establishments. Now customers start eating in one, and then troop over to the other. Disaster! But can their families cure the rift? Written bv and starring Amit Gupta.
Director Peter Kavanagh
From Strasbourg, where John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the Council of Europe. Gill Pyrah is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Shortened repeat of New Year's Day at 2pm
3/5. Having the Guts. Indigestion, reflux, excess gas-there are plenty of problems with the human digestive system. Len Fisher sets out to discover whether science could come up with anything better. For details see Monday
The "esoteric" tradition of the occult is rarely thought of as a body of knowledge that has intellectual authority in contemporary society. With the rise of modern science, it seems to have lost all its cultural influence in the West. Laurie Taylor explores the occult tradition and the part it plays in the history of ideas. Producer Gavin Heard
1/6. Past Caring. Starring Sally Phillips as Clare Barker , the social worker who has entered a caring profession so that she can sort out other peoples' problems rather than deal with her own. By Harry Venning and David Ramsden.
Producer Katie Tyrrell
3/5. Howard (Christopher Kelham) fails to be of any use in rescuing Vera, so Irene, after breaking out of her ibizan jail, implores Brian to help. But when Brian catches up with Vera in Moscow, Vera's enraging remarks about her new-found intimacy with Irene's son-in-law urge Irene to write an anonymous letter she may regret. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/3. Thomas Jefferson v Alexander Hamilton : the Nature of Democracy
Allan Little revisits the dispute between
Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson over the US Constitution. Hamilton believed in strong centralised national institutions while Jefferson dreamt of an America with minimal government. Leading historians tell the story of how Hamilton's political rivalries led to his death in a duel, and how his dispute with Jefferson shaped democracy in America. John Redwood and Bonnie Greer assess the legacy of their ideas for today's democracies.
Producers Kirsten Dwight and Karen Maurice Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
1/3. In a series on political films, producer David Puttnam looks at the inspirational public information film Diary for Timothy, made by Humphrey Jennings at the end of the Second World War. Producer Jane Ashley Repeated from New Year's Day at 10.45pm
3/6. In Stitches. Quentin Cooper explores how embroidery and stitching techniques are being adapted for use in the automotive and aerospace industies, as well as being used for surgical implants. Producer Angela Hind
3/5. The Door. By Helen Simpson , abridged by Katrin Williams. After the death of her boyfriend a new door for the flat should mean security. Malcolm comes round to install it. Read by Niamh Cusack. For details see Monday
4/6. The Kids from Food! An 1980s orgy with wannabe TV chefs auditioning for a place in Delia Smith's Chef
Academy - where good food costs less. Starring
Richie Webb , Dave Lamb , Melanie Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine. Written by Richie Webb , Dave Cohen and David Ouantick. Music by Richie Webb. Producer Katie Tyrrell
2/3. Mr Williams. This week's comic monologue is written and performed by Curtis Walker. An irascible pensioner whiles away an afternoon at his old people's home, wondering why his family don't seem to visit much. Director Liz Webb
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