Rummaging in a dusty cupboard, Richard Rawles ot the psychology department of University College London stumbled upon 6,000 dusty postcards, all dating from 1953, stacked in shoeboxes. On the back appeared to be answers to a questionnaire about left-and right-handedness. Chris McManus describes how he and his colleagues tracked the postcards to an early BBC TV science programme presented by Jacob Bronowski, and 50 years later put them through a computer-driven analysis to find out what they could tell us now about the people and the time they lived in.
5/6. Rosie Goldsmith tunes in to the world's radio stations to hear how they cover religion. Find out how to download a daily sermon on to your iPod and what it takes to serve as an Imam in the US army. And is Harry Potter just an evil little boy? Producer Leonida Krushelnycky Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
I A play by Brian Sibley to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of AA Milne on 31 January 1956.
Best known as the creator of Winnie the Pooh.
Milne would have preferred to have been remembered as another kind of writer, rather than as one who wrote for children alone.
Hroducer/Director John Tydeman
7/9. This week it's potatoes on the menu. Gregg Wallace , Charlie Hicks and chef Trish Hilferty answer listeners' questions on spuds. Producer Lucinda Montefiore
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5/5. Dougal and his friends take an international trip. An unfortunate incident at the leaning tower of Pisa leaves Ermintrude feeling quite faint. The last of this week's tributes to Eric Thompson , the voice behind the TV series The Magic Roundabout, read by his daughter Sophie. For details see Monday
3/6. Steve Punt. Hugh Dennis and the team promise a normal edition of the show: it's not about Christmas or Snowmen or the new year. Cynicism is re-engaged, with the usual mix of stand-up, sketches and songs. Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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5/5. Vera and Christopher undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for M16. With no-one else to turn to, Irene combines forces with the expat couple employing her to get Vera and Christopher air-lifted out of the diamond mine in which they have been billeted. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
1/13. Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Rowhedge in Essex puts questions on the issues of the week to a panel of four leading figures, including the writer and broadcaster, Simon Fanshawe. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
A drama documentary set in the mother and baby unit of a prison. This is the story of the dilemmas faced by young mother Diane, when she is forced to "hand out" her baby when he reaches six months old. Bv Jackie Pavlenko.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
4/6. David Aaronovitch presents the Friday-night talk show that invites guests from around the world to observe, parody and dissect the habits of the British from a foreign perspective. Executive producer Rebecca Asher
Tristram Hunt looks at the history and legend of the signature, and asks what those little squiggles actually mean. Former England cricketer David Gower reveals the dark arts of autograph sigining, and the man whose name is on a billion banknotes talks about seeing his own scrawl every time he uses a fiver. Producer Thomas Morris
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